We combed through the data to identify the profession in Kansas that will get you rich.
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 Kansas. 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Kansas.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Kansas:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in the Sunflower State. 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 Kansas job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 654 job classifications in Kansas 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 data on March 30, 2018.
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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$273,420|
|3||Family And General Practitioners||$227,140|
|5||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$199,630|
|11||Natural Sciences Managers||$128,300|
|12||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$128,300|
|15||Air Traffic Controllers||$121,220|
|16||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$121,180|
|17||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$120,270|
|19||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,810|
|22||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$110,600|
|25||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$107,750|
|27||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$105,900|
|29||Human Resources Managers||$105,460|
|31||Psychologists, All Other||$104,200|
|33||Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other||$103,710|
|34||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$101,280|
|35||Personal Financial Advisors||$100,730|
|36||General And Operations Managers||$100,580|
|38||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$99,300|
|39||Agents And Business Managers Of Artists, Performers, And Athletes||$99,290|
|41||Managers, All Other||$98,660|
|42||Software Developers, Systems Software||$98,460|
|44||Industrial Production Managers||$96,060|
|45||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$95,120|
|46||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$95,000|
|48||Physical Scientists, All Other||$94,830|
|49||Computer Network Architects||$94,620|
|50||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,140|
|51||Computer Hardware Engineers||$94,110|
|52||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,240|
|53||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$93,070|
|54||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$92,580|
|55||Medical And Health Services Managers||$92,330|
|56||Training And Development Managers||$92,310|
|57||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$91,610|
|58||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$89,880|
|59||Administrative Services Managers||$89,090|
|60||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,000|
|61||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$88,470|
|64||Operations Research Analysts||$87,590|
|65||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$87,410|
|67||Software Developers, Applications||$86,880|
|71||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,450|
|72||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$84,280|
|75||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$83,790|
|77||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$83,510|
|79||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,130|
|82||Computer Occupations, All Other||$82,160|
|84||Engineers, All Other||$81,380|
|86||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,630|
|87||Education Administrators, All Other||$80,590|
|88||Environmental Scientists And Specialists, Including Health||$80,390|
|89||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,020|
|90||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$79,980|
|91||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,670|
|92||Funeral Service Managers||$78,610|
|93||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$78,570|
|94||Media And Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$78,560|
|95||Computer Systems Analysts||$78,530|
|97||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$77,990|
|98||Social Scientists And Related Workers, All Other||$77,730|
|99||Information Security Analysts||$77,720|
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