These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Kingsport, TN For 2018

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by Chris Kolmar
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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 Kingsport 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Kingsport.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Kingsport:

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Dentists, General
  3. Pediatricians, General
  4. Nurse Anesthetists
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Sales Managers
  7. Chief Executives
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Natural Sciences Managers
  10. Optometrists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 2 on the list of highest paid professions in Kingsport. 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 Kingsport and Tennessee job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Kingsport For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 326 job classifications in Kingsport 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 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Kingsport

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $214,340 $123,120 270
2 Dentists, General $202,440 $112,930 90
3 Pediatricians, General $185,120 $114,730 40
4 Nurse Anesthetists $184,040 $138,620 100
5 Family and General Practitioners $145,290 $71,160 80
6 Sales Managers $136,840 $47,390 310
7 Chief Executives $134,210 $33,670 160
8 Pharmacists $132,280 $99,390 310
9 Natural Sciences Managers $127,670 $63,130 100
10 Optometrists $126,150 $45,440 40
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $124,640 $64,140 180
12 Marketing Managers $113,500 $48,980 120
13 Lawyers $112,780 $35,820 320
14 Architectural and Engineering Managers $110,410 $72,000 90
15 Physician Assistants $101,360 $69,490 30
16 Medical and Health Services Managers $100,840 $49,860 280
17 Financial Managers $97,920 $49,700 430
18 Nurse Practitioners $95,380 $72,840 210
19 Human Resources Managers $92,980 $52,630 130
20 Database Administrators $92,210 $36,820 30
21 Purchasing Managers $91,980 $43,510 140
22 Industrial Engineers $91,780 $52,510 380
23 Administrative Services Managers $89,080 $35,490 160
24 General and Operations Managers $88,970 $34,630 1,490
25 Financial Analysts $87,130 $48,690 110
26 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $86,840 $28,840 90
27 Electrical Engineers $86,240 $64,550 60
28 Physical Therapists $86,020 $51,730 240
29 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $85,760 $35,470 140
30 Industrial Production Managers $85,410 $50,440 360
31 Commercial Pilots $84,630 $51,220 80
32 Software Developers, Systems Software $84,310 $42,880 40
33 Occupational Therapists $83,800 $56,190 90
34 Mechanical Engineers $81,910 $49,940 250
35 Computer Network Architects $78,740 $39,130 30
36 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $77,540 $46,760 30
37 Managers, All Other $77,490 $18,780 190
38 Civil Engineers $76,150 $51,510 110
39 Management Analysts $76,070 $34,440 210
40 Budget Analysts $75,120 $43,470 30
41 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $73,880 $41,920 130
42 Veterinarians $73,650 $23,690 70
43 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $72,870 $39,680 40
44 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $71,530 $51,930 250
45 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $70,930 $25,610 160
46 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $70,610 $32,710 50
47 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $70,260 $40,950 380
48 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,650 $26,230 30
49 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $68,100 $45,170 70
50 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $68,020 $27,060 90
51 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $67,870 $35,550 70
52 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $66,260 $43,950 100
53 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $65,820 $44,270 90
54 Labor Relations Specialists $65,770 $44,410 40
55 Software Developers, Applications $65,610 $32,920 120
56 Power Plant Operators $65,520 $50,610 140
57 Accountants and Auditors $64,840 $40,320 540
58 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $64,310 $30,500 340
59 Logisticians $64,140 $40,650 180
60 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $63,440 $27,170 70
61 Loan Officers $63,420 $25,470 170
62 Speech-Language Pathologists $63,020 $37,970 110
63 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $62,250 $48,820 40
64 Training and Development Managers $60,750 $51,230 90
65 Construction Managers $60,170 $18,290 210
66 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $59,650 $26,370 60
67 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $59,590 $35,340 200
68 Dietitians and Nutritionists $58,870 $42,430 40
69 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $58,730 $31,900 590
70 Public Relations Specialists $58,660 $31,210 40
71 Instructional Coordinators $58,070 $39,540 40
72 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $57,400 $33,090 330
73 Computer Programmers $57,270 $18,480 90
74 Compliance Officers $57,120 $32,930 140
75 Occupational Therapy Assistants $57,030 $41,740 40
76 Cost Estimators $56,960 $35,280 230
77 Mechanical Engineering Technicians $56,430 $29,960 80
78 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $55,990 $34,900 330
79 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $55,750 $41,890 60
80 Social and Community Service Managers $54,920 $34,360 80
81 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $54,910 $37,850 30
82 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $54,510 $30,110 60
83 Physical Therapist Assistants $54,270 $34,960 100
84 Training and Development Specialists $54,250 $32,480 140
85 Dental Hygienists $53,890 $31,560 160
86 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $53,660 $35,640 140
87 Human Resources Specialists $53,510 $32,390 270
88 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $53,450 $29,290 230
89 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $53,360 $35,830 160
90 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $53,090 $35,230 380
91 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $52,880 $26,700 820
92 Postal Service Clerks $52,810 $38,240 60
93 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $52,380 $32,910 140
94 Millwrights $52,210 $30,050 90
95 Registered Nurses $51,860 $38,460 2,790
96 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $51,820 $23,800 70
97 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $51,150 $17,790 60
98 Paralegals and Legal Assistants $51,090 $26,670 150
99 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $51,080 $34,670 450
100 Insurance Sales Agents $51,060 $23,000 220