These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Lowell, MA 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 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:

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Internists, General
  3. Psychiatrists
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Sales Managers
  8. Natural Sciences Managers
  9. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

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:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Lowell For 2018

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.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Lowell

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $261,810 $186,600 80
2 Internists, General $210,050 $57,660 140
3 Psychiatrists $209,920 $123,040 30
4 Chief Executives $201,220 $92,640 400
5 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $185,860 $77,340 100
6 Dentists, General $182,970 $54,990 190
7 Sales Managers $164,600 $81,470 710
8 Natural Sciences Managers $157,280 $103,540 110
9 Architectural and Engineering Managers $155,970 $103,380 530
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $144,190 $87,110 880
11 Computer Hardware Engineers $135,600 $85,090 400
12 Physician Assistants $135,490 $113,870 40
13 Financial Managers $130,100 $64,080 820
14 Marketing Managers $130,010 $69,410 530
15 Computer and Information Research Scientists $128,230 $71,670 40
16 Computer Network Architects $128,090 $69,730 240
17 Industrial Production Managers $127,810 $76,260 380
18 Software Developers, Systems Software $126,020 $85,950 2,230
19 Compensation and Benefits Managers $123,350 $83,890 30
20 Human Resources Managers $118,880 $69,440 230
21 Computer Occupations, All Other $116,450 $63,210 280
22 Managers, All Other $114,960 $58,070 240
23 Pharmacists $114,510 $93,220 250
24 Sales Engineers $114,280 $70,830 300
25 Medical and Health Services Managers $114,020 $58,360 320
26 Training and Development Managers $112,920 $55,400 60
27 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $112,730 $63,920 300
28 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $111,330 $72,430 70
29 Purchasing Managers $108,980 $70,120 150
30 Nurse Practitioners $108,730 $76,380 150
31 Engineers, All Other $108,340 $64,430 200
32 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $108,230 $58,810 100
33 Lawyers $108,060 $47,580 330
34 Management Analysts $106,900 $57,710 690
35 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $106,790 $66,410 260
36 Electrical Engineers $104,800 $71,600 570
37 Materials Scientists $104,720 $55,820 50
38 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $104,560 $49,800 40
39 Civil Engineers $104,200 $53,710 620
40 Information Security Analysts $101,150 $64,540 80
41 Environmental Engineers $101,020 $63,920 170
42 Construction Managers $100,360 $70,700 130
43 Personal Financial Advisors $99,020 $36,130 80
44 Chiropractors $98,730 $69,070 30
45 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $98,530 $78,470 390
46 Chemical Engineers $97,830 $63,020 100
47 Administrative Services Managers $97,080 $46,620 410
48 Physicists $96,190 $54,760 40
49 Biomedical Engineers $95,200 $62,900 130
50 Computer Systems Analysts $95,100 $64,130 900
51 Materials Engineers $94,930 $65,290 60
52 Mechanical Engineers $94,750 $64,310 810
53 Industrial Engineers $94,420 $63,370 730
54 Veterinarians $93,820 $66,020 70
55 Technical Writers $93,290 $56,010 230
56 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $92,260 $52,670 1,280
57 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $91,120 $68,660 200
58 Tax Preparers $89,240 $53,690 30
59 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $87,520 $49,850 500
60 Financial Analysts $87,280 $54,840 240
61 Dental Hygienists $86,700 $73,270 310
62 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $86,510 $67,170 120
63 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $85,660 $35,800 230
64 Loan Officers $85,610 $41,350 180
65 Computer Programmers $85,430 $52,330 460
66 Operations Research Analysts $85,380 $53,320 90
67 Physical Therapists $85,200 $59,170 240
68 Logisticians $84,300 $48,690 200
69 Web Developers $84,080 $50,510 140
70 Compliance Officers $83,840 $52,770 160
71 Computer Network Support Specialists $83,160 $53,210 260
72 Urban and Regional Planners $80,550 $55,300 60
73 Occupational Therapists $80,410 $52,300 210
74 Database Administrators $79,410 $44,080 80
75 Chemists $78,730 $44,640 280
76 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $78,190 $59,150 50
77 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $77,840 $47,400 230
78 Producers and Directors $77,590 $31,340 40
79 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $77,090 $38,540 90
80 Speech-Language Pathologists $76,980 $54,120 190
81 Accountants and Auditors $76,850 $47,310 1,280
82 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $76,690 $36,180 1,030
83 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $76,670 $43,750 380
84 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $75,550 $60,850 110
85 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $75,070 $54,840 150
86 Instructional Coordinators $74,270 $47,310 170
87 Labor Relations Specialists $73,920 $32,730 90
88 Graphic Designers $73,870 $35,170 230
89 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $73,440 $45,700 390
90 Training and Development Specialists $72,850 $48,520 300
91 Cost Estimators $72,520 $44,710 350
92 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $72,000 $50,940 550
93 Human Resources Specialists $71,990 $42,940 670
94 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $71,430 $33,640 1,060
95 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $71,150 $42,410 880
96 Financial Specialists, All Other $70,840 $36,870 160
97 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $70,710 $51,490 80
98 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $70,360 $38,850 160
99 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $70,310 $36,270 290
100 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $69,400 $39,270 520