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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 Lowell 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 Lowell.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Lowell:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in Lowell. 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 Lowell and Massachusetts job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 331 job classifications in Lowell 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||$261,810|
|5||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$185,860|
|8||Natural Sciences Managers||$157,280|
|9||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$155,970|
|10||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$144,190|
|11||Computer Hardware Engineers||$135,600|
|15||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$128,230|
|16||Computer Network Architects||$128,090|
|17||Industrial Production Managers||$127,810|
|18||Software Developers, Systems Software||$126,020|
|19||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$123,350|
|20||Human Resources Managers||$118,880|
|21||Computer Occupations, All Other||$116,450|
|22||Managers, All Other||$114,960|
|25||Medical and Health Services Managers||$114,020|
|26||Training and Development Managers||$112,920|
|27||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$112,730|
|28||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$111,330|
|31||Engineers, All Other||$108,340|
|32||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$108,230|
|35||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$106,790|
|38||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$104,560|
|40||Information Security Analysts||$101,150|
|43||Personal Financial Advisors||$99,020|
|45||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$98,530|
|47||Administrative Services Managers||$97,080|
|50||Computer Systems Analysts||$95,100|
|56||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$92,260|
|57||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$91,120|
|59||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$87,520|
|62||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$86,510|
|63||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$85,660|
|66||Operations Research Analysts||$85,380|
|71||Computer Network Support Specialists||$83,160|
|72||Urban and Regional Planners||$80,550|
|76||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$78,190|
|77||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$77,840|
|78||Producers and Directors||$77,590|
|79||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$77,090|
|81||Accountants and Auditors||$76,850|
|82||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products||$76,690|
|83||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$76,670|
|84||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$75,550|
|85||Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||$75,070|
|87||Labor Relations Specialists||$73,920|
|89||Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products||$73,440|
|90||Training and Development Specialists||$72,850|
|92||First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers||$72,000|
|93||Human Resources Specialists||$71,990|
|94||Sales Representatives, Services, All Other||$71,430|
|95||Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$71,150|
|96||Financial Specialists, All Other||$70,840|
|97||Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists||$70,710|
|98||Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products||$70,360|
|99||Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers||$70,310|
|100||First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||$69,400|
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