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Ever wonder who gets paid the most? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?
We had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in the Indianapolis area. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.
We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.
After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Internists, General are the highest paid people in Indianapolis.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Indianapolis:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in Indianapolis. So the next time you sit there while they drill you can dwell on the fact that they are getting extremely well paid for it.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the Indianapolis and Indiana job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 561 job classifications in Indianapolis in order to identify those that get paid the most.
Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂
We used the most recently released BLS data for this analysis which came out on March 29, 2019.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|5||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$217,710|
|7||Family and General Practitioners||$169,110|
|8||Air Traffic Controllers||$131,380|
|10||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$122,400|
|13||General and Operations Managers||$115,830|
|19||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$111,210|
|20||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$109,060|
|21||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$108,190|
|22||Human Resources Managers||$107,350|
|23||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$105,230|
|24||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$102,960|
|26||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$101,470|
|27||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$99,890|
|28||Industrial Production Managers||$99,770|
|30||Medical and Health Services Managers||$98,580|
|31||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$98,510|
|33||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$97,230|
|34||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,440|
|36||Psychologists, All Other||$93,760|
|37||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$93,340|
|39||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,030|
|40||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$88,160|
|41||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$87,410|
|42||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,150|
|43||Real Estate Sales Agents||$85,920|
|44||Computer Hardware Engineers||$85,800|
|45||Training and Development Managers||$84,780|
|48||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$83,710|
|49||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,470|
|51||Software Developers, Applications||$83,160|
|52||Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage||$82,130|
|54||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$81,470|
|56||Computer Network Architects||$81,290|
|57||Engineers, All Other||$81,180|
|59||Information Security Analysts||$79,980|
|63||Administrative Services Managers||$78,940|
|64||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$78,880|
|67||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$78,550|
|69||Computer Systems Analysts||$78,340|
|70||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,050|
|75||Computer Occupations, All Other||$77,100|
|76||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$76,830|
|77||Software Developers, Systems Software||$76,670|
|82||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$75,590|
|83||Funeral Service Managers||$74,740|
|85||Power Distributors and Dispatchers||$73,700|
|86||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$73,650|
|87||Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,540|
|88||Operations Research Analysts||$73,160|
|89||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$72,460|
|90||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$72,400|
|91||Financial Specialists, All Other||$72,310|
|93||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$71,620|
|97||Managers, All Other||$70,370|
|98||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$70,220|
|99||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||$69,410|
|100||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$69,390|
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