We combed through the data to identify the profession in Milwaukee 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 the Milwaukee 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Milwaukee.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Milwaukee:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in the Milwaukee. 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 Milwaukee and Wisconsin job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 570 job classifications in Milwaukee 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||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$258,450|
|2||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$247,830|
|5||Family and General Practitioners||$210,530|
|11||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$149,840|
|13||Real Estate Brokers||$132,850|
|15||General and Operations Managers||$129,980|
|19||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$120,810|
|20||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$119,700|
|21||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$118,920|
|22||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$118,220|
|24||Training and Development Managers||$115,110|
|26||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$113,070|
|28||Industrial Production Managers||$110,530|
|30||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$109,340|
|32||Human Resources Managers||$107,130|
|34||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$106,570|
|35||Managers, All Other||$104,180|
|36||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$103,900|
|37||Administrative Services Managers||$98,830|
|39||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$98,140|
|41||Computer Network Architects||$96,480|
|42||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$96,240|
|45||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,820|
|46||Medical and Health Services Managers||$95,170|
|47||Natural Sciences Managers||$94,480|
|48||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$94,300|
|49||Insurance Sales Agents||$94,110|
|50||Personal Financial Advisors||$93,170|
|54||Computer Systems Analysts||$91,370|
|55||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,080|
|57||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$89,950|
|58||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,930|
|59||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$88,560|
|60||Software Developers, Systems Software||$88,380|
|61||Engineers, All Other||$87,600|
|62||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,150|
|63||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$86,820|
|64||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,780|
|65||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$86,320|
|67||Software Developers, Applications||$85,950|
|69||Gas Plant Operators||$85,560|
|70||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,550|
|71||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$84,800|
|73||Elevator Installers and Repairers||$83,440|
|75||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,260|
|76||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$82,110|
|78||Psychologists, All Other||$81,970|
|79||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||$81,820|
|81||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$81,090|
|82||Information Security Analysts||$81,070|
|83||Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,810|
|85||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,460|
|86||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$80,310|
|88||Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents||$79,420|
|89||Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic||$79,030|
|90||Urban and Regional Planners||$78,860|
|91||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,930|
|93||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,250|
|94||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,240|
|95||Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,010|
|96||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,880|
|99||Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door||$75,980|
|100||Biological Scientists, All Other||$75,580|
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