We combed through the data to identify the profession in Las Vegas 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 the Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Las Vegas:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in the Las Vegas. 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 Las Vegas and Nevada job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 508 job classifications in Las Vegas 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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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$210,520|
|5||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$159,000|
|6||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$140,450|
|9||Family and General Practitioners||$132,640|
|10||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$121,960|
|12||Real Estate Brokers||$121,450|
|15||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$111,430|
|16||Natural Sciences Managers||$110,670|
|19||General and Operations Managers||$105,440|
|21||Occupational Therapy Assistants||$105,000|
|23||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$104,000|
|24||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$103,940|
|25||Engineers, All Other||$103,290|
|26||Personal Financial Advisors||$103,170|
|30||Medical and Health Services Managers||$100,500|
|32||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$99,080|
|34||Human Resources Managers||$97,810|
|36||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$96,260|
|37||Managers, All Other||$95,600|
|38||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$95,050|
|39||Industrial Production Managers||$93,570|
|41||Therapists, All Other||$93,060|
|42||Computer Network Architects||$92,750|
|43||Software Developers, Applications||$91,690|
|44||First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers||$91,450|
|46||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$91,050|
|47||Software Developers, Systems Software||$90,440|
|50||Power Distributors and Dispatchers||$89,670|
|52||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$88,790|
|53||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$88,490|
|54||Psychologists, All Other||$88,080|
|56||Fire Inspectors and Investigators||$85,700|
|57||Training and Development Managers||$85,040|
|58||Cartographers and Photogrammetrists||$84,940|
|59||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$84,810|
|60||Urban and Regional Planners||$84,530|
|61||Computer Hardware Engineers||$84,520|
|63||Computer Systems Analysts||$84,250|
|64||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$83,930|
|67||Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||$83,580|
|69||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$83,440|
|70||Administrative Services Managers||$83,240|
|73||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$80,570|
|76||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$79,930|
|77||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,910|
|78||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$78,880|
|80||Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$77,390|
|81||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$76,820|
|82||Education Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,680|
|83||Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||$76,460|
|84||Producers and Directors||$76,400|
|85||Operations Research Analysts||$76,340|
|86||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$75,780|
|87||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$75,260|
|88||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,090|
|90||Construction and Building Inspectors||$74,350|
|92||Information Security Analysts||$74,050|
|93||Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other||$73,310|
|94||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$73,190|
|95||Respiratory Therapy Technicians||$73,180|
|97||Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians||$72,930|
|98||Forensic Science Technicians||$72,800|
|99||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||$72,670|
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