We combed through the data to identify the profession in Maryland 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 Maryland. 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Maryland.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Maryland:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 12 on the list of highest paid professions in the Old Line State. 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 Maryland job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 672 job classifications in Maryland 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 data on March 30, 2018.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Family And General Practitioners||$209,420|
|4||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$199,830|
|7||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$193,570|
|11||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$157,950|
|15||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$150,540|
|17||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$146,900|
|18||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$146,020|
|19||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$144,140|
|20||Natural Sciences Managers||$142,920|
|22||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$140,650|
|23||Human Resources Managers||$138,050|
|24||General And Operations Managers||$136,080|
|27||Training And Development Managers||$130,630|
|28||Physical Scientists, All Other||$127,480|
|31||Industrial Production Managers||$125,750|
|33||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$125,350|
|36||Managers, All Other||$123,360|
|37||Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other||$123,350|
|38||Computer Hardware Engineers||$123,230|
|39||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$122,810|
|43||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$120,240|
|44||Engineers, All Other||$119,950|
|46||Medical And Health Services Managers||$118,860|
|47||Software Developers, Systems Software||$118,330|
|48||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$116,070|
|49||Administrative Services Managers||$114,840|
|50||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$114,380|
|53||Psychologists, All Other||$113,900|
|54||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$113,730|
|55||Air Traffic Controllers||$113,580|
|56||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$112,660|
|58||Software Developers, Applications||$112,190|
|60||Marine Engineers And Naval Architects||$112,120|
|61||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,150|
|62||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$110,620|
|63||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$110,170|
|66||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$109,700|
|68||Computer Occupations, All Other||$109,620|
|70||Computer Network Architects||$109,050|
|72||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$108,450|
|74||Information Security Analysts||$107,580|
|75||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$107,240|
|77||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$105,840|
|78||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$105,810|
|79||Personal Financial Advisors||$105,150|
|80||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$104,910|
|81||Education Administrators, All Other||$104,630|
|83||Biological Scientists, All Other||$104,220|
|84||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$103,720|
|87||Funeral Service Managers||$101,880|
|88||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$99,880|
|89||Zoologists And Wildlife Biologists||$99,800|
|90||Emergency Management Directors||$99,760|
|91||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$98,830|
|93||Operations Research Analysts||$98,160|
|94||Real Estate Brokers||$98,030|
|95||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$97,720|
|96||Computer Systems Analysts||$97,700|
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