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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 Lansing 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Lansing.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Lansing:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Lansing. 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 Lansing and Michigan job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 373 job classifications in Lansing 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Family and General Practitioners||$200,680|
|3||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$149,610|
|4||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$148,890|
|8||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$115,150|
|10||Industrial Production Managers||$109,870|
|13||Medical and Health Services Managers||$106,840|
|14||Natural Sciences Managers||$106,060|
|15||General and Operations Managers||$104,330|
|16||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$104,020|
|17||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$103,880|
|18||Managers, All Other||$102,260|
|21||Human Resources Managers||$100,400|
|22||Personal Financial Advisors||$99,960|
|24||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$99,470|
|27||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$97,780|
|28||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$97,450|
|29||Computer Network Architects||$97,400|
|32||Software Developers, Systems Software||$88,640|
|33||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$86,800|
|34||Administrative Services Managers||$83,250|
|36||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$81,010|
|40||Engineers, All Other||$78,460|
|41||Information Security Analysts||$75,960|
|42||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$75,750|
|44||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$75,700|
|46||Public Relations Specialists||$75,040|
|48||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$73,810|
|49||Software Developers, Applications||$73,670|
|53||Financial Specialists, All Other||$71,660|
|54||Biological Scientists, All Other||$71,490|
|56||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$70,700|
|58||Computer Systems Analysts||$70,250|
|64||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$69,440|
|66||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$69,180|
|67||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$69,170|
|69||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$68,980|
|70||Labor Relations Specialists||$68,970|
|71||Urban and Regional Planners||$68,860|
|72||Accountants and Auditors||$68,820|
|75||Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||$67,350|
|76||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$67,070|
|77||Power Plant Operators||$66,970|
|80||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment||$66,190|
|81||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$64,710|
|82||Special Education Teachers, Secondary School||$64,650|
|83||Operations Research Analysts||$64,550|
|85||Social and Community Service Managers||$64,500|
|86||Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators||$64,440|
|87||Education Teachers, Postsecondary||$64,360|
|88||First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||$64,350|
|91||First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers||$64,080|
|92||Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||$64,050|
|96||Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians||$63,060|
|97||Special Education Teachers, Middle School||$62,980|
|99||Dietitians and Nutritionists||$62,680|
|100||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$62,420|
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