These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Las Vegas, NV For 2018

Chris Kolmar
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 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:

  1. Internists, General
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Physician Assistants
  8. Physical Therapists
  9. Family and General Practitioners
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in 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:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Las Vegas For 2018

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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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Las Vegas

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $229,040 $137,850 170
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $210,520 $52,710 860
3 Dentists, General $186,460 $74,960 670
4 Chief Executives $185,420 $84,300 960
5 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $159,000 $120,460 110
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $140,450 $82,390 610
7 Physician Assistants $137,950 $82,400 370
8 Physical Therapists $135,390 $67,970 1,090
9 Family and General Practitioners $132,640 $77,160 600
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $121,960 $73,880 1,000
11 Lawyers $121,450 $63,280 4,000
12 Real Estate Brokers $121,450 $33,090 290
13 Pharmacists $119,970 $89,530 1,670
14 Marketing Managers $114,170 $55,960 1,280
15 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $111,430 $82,250 510
16 Natural Sciences Managers $110,670 $84,070 50
17 Optometrists $107,730 $31,950 270
18 Financial Managers $106,620 $52,620 3,860
19 General and Operations Managers $105,440 $45,310 11,990
20 Gaming Managers $105,230 $55,240 410
21 Occupational Therapy Assistants $105,000 $52,900 140
22 Occupational Therapists $104,720 $63,760 440
23 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $104,000 $49,730 370
24 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $103,940 $57,110 410
25 Engineers, All Other $103,290 $54,040 410
26 Personal Financial Advisors $103,170 $33,240 540
27 Hydrologists $103,150 $53,890 90
28 Veterinarians $101,900 $73,680 370
29 Sales Managers $101,700 $45,510 2,640
30 Medical and Health Services Managers $100,500 $49,930 1,450
31 Nurse Practitioners $99,210 $74,210 370
32 Compensation and Benefits Managers $99,080 $57,390 60
33 Sales Engineers $98,710 $79,110 310
34 Human Resources Managers $97,810 $55,550 610
35 Purchasing Managers $96,990 $56,980 380
36 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $96,260 $63,660 430
37 Managers, All Other $95,600 $45,360 4,180
38 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $95,050 $51,030 1,220
39 Industrial Production Managers $93,570 $51,860 410
40 Electrical Engineers $93,150 $64,450 390
41 Therapists, All Other $93,060 $50,630 40
42 Computer Network Architects $92,750 $52,600 290
43 Software Developers, Applications $91,690 $65,920 1,220
44 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $91,450 $47,350 170
45 Chemists $91,240 $45,340 180
46 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $91,050 $55,480 300
47 Software Developers, Systems Software $90,440 $54,050 700
48 Civil Engineers $89,890 $54,410 1,050
49 Lodging Managers $89,720 $45,340 370
50 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $89,670 $64,000 60
51 Mechanical Engineers $89,590 $54,830 290
52 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $88,790 $68,960 1,160
53 Advertising and Promotions Managers $88,490 $48,290 260
54 Psychologists, All Other $88,080 $51,940 30
55 Speech-Language Pathologists $88,000 $42,640 510
56 Fire Inspectors and Investigators $85,700 $67,190 110
57 Training and Development Managers $85,040 $47,840 120
58 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $84,940 $63,640 90
59 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $84,810 $50,940 190
60 Urban and Regional Planners $84,530 $59,500 100
61 Computer Hardware Engineers $84,520 $57,000 90
62 Construction Managers $84,500 $52,570 2,090
63 Computer Systems Analysts $84,250 $47,770 1,640
64 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $83,930 $50,380 360
65 Registered Nurses $83,880 $62,700 14,230
66 Management Analysts $83,840 $43,510 2,120
67 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $83,580 $64,350 170
68 Dental Hygienists $83,550 $58,420 1,070
69 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $83,440 $66,290 340
70 Administrative Services Managers $83,240 $38,100 920
71 Art Directors $81,770 $51,570 150
72 Industrial Engineers $81,130 $55,780 340
73 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $80,570 $49,460 660
74 Database Administrators $80,530 $43,980 470
75 Environmental Engineers $80,510 $59,580 180
76 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $79,930 $63,170 70
77 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $78,910 $33,820 150
78 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $78,880 $36,750 70
79 Statisticians $78,450 $44,290 50
80 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $77,390 $52,420 80
81 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $76,820 $33,220 230
82 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $76,680 $50,070 140
83 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $76,460 $53,260 2,990
84 Producers and Directors $76,400 $30,040 780
85 Operations Research Analysts $76,340 $34,230 170
86 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $75,780 $56,930 380
87 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $75,260 $47,360 260
88 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $75,090 $34,810 220
89 Computer Programmers $74,700 $41,260 1,490
90 Construction and Building Inspectors $74,350 $45,310 530
91 Insurance Underwriters $74,160 $37,920 190
92 Information Security Analysts $74,050 $46,080 290
93 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $73,310 $50,720 180
94 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $73,190 $30,640 630
95 Respiratory Therapy Technicians $73,180 $48,900 40
96 Health Educators $73,010 $41,960 90
97 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $72,930 $50,280 600
98 Forensic Science Technicians $72,800 $53,020 190
99 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $72,670 $54,460 50
100 Chiropractors $72,500 $28,990 230