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 Anesthesiologists 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 702 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 🙂
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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|3||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$255,980|
|8||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$182,650|
|9||Family And General Practitioners||$179,410|
|14||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$144,340|
|15||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$144,070|
|16||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$143,680|
|17||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$142,730|
|21||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$134,930|
|23||Natural Sciences Managers||$133,580|
|24||Human Resources Managers||$133,070|
|26||General And Operations Managers||$131,060|
|28||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$127,890|
|30||Training And Development Managers||$124,510|
|31||Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other||$124,500|
|34||Physical Scientists, All Other||$121,290|
|35||Managers, All Other||$119,970|
|38||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$119,670|
|39||Software Developers, Systems Software||$118,950|
|40||Computer Hardware Engineers||$118,840|
|41||Industrial Production Managers||$118,510|
|42||Marine Engineers And Naval Architects||$118,470|
|43||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$117,320|
|44||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$117,300|
|45||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$116,500|
|46||Engineers, All Other||$115,660|
|49||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$112,200|
|50||Medical And Health Services Managers||$111,420|
|51||Air Traffic Controllers||$109,630|
|52||Software Developers, Applications||$108,190|
|54||Life Scientists, All Other||$108,030|
|57||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$107,090|
|60||Funeral Service Managers||$105,830|
|61||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$105,450|
|62||Computer Network Architects||$105,430|
|63||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$104,390|
|64||Computer Occupations, All Other||$104,020|
|65||Administrative Services Managers||$103,840|
|66||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$103,380|
|68||Information Security Analysts||$102,950|
|69||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$102,390|
|70||Personal Financial Advisors||$102,140|
|71||Psychologists, All Other||$100,860|
|72||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$100,620|
|74||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,330|
|75||Biological Scientists, All Other||$98,780|
|76||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$98,600|
|77||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$98,430|
|81||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$97,830|
|82||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$96,770|
|83||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,700|
|85||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$96,410|
|86||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,290|
|89||Education Administrators, All Other||$95,900|
|90||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$95,560|
|91||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,300|
|92||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$95,080|
|94||Operations Research Analysts||$94,560|
|96||Media And Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$93,380|
|97||Zoologists And Wildlife Biologists||$93,070|
|100||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,680|
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