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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 Minneapolis 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Minneapolis.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Minneapolis:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in Minneapolis. 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 Minneapolis and Minnesota job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 640 job classifications in Minneapolis 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|
|2||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$236,120|
|3||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$227,310|
|8||Family and General Practitioners||$186,630|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$151,390|
|13||Air Traffic Controllers||$139,160|
|15||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$136,560|
|18||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$130,480|
|19||Training and Development Managers||$127,990|
|20||Managers, All Other||$124,780|
|21||Human Resources Managers||$124,410|
|22||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$121,170|
|24||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$119,780|
|25||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$119,030|
|27||Natural Sciences Managers||$118,460|
|28||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$117,470|
|29||Personal Financial Advisors||$116,890|
|30||General and Operations Managers||$114,790|
|31||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$114,570|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$111,630|
|35||Computer Hardware Engineers||$109,560|
|36||Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers||$109,480|
|38||Medical and Health Services Managers||$108,510|
|39||Software Developers, Systems Software||$108,150|
|40||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$106,680|
|41||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$106,610|
|46||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$104,820|
|47||Insurance Sales Agents||$103,340|
|48||Engineers, All Other||$102,660|
|49||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$101,710|
|51||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$100,620|
|52||Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,050|
|53||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,210|
|54||Computer Network Architects||$99,010|
|57||Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$95,780|
|60||Funeral Service Managers||$93,260|
|61||Software Developers, Applications||$93,090|
|62||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$93,010|
|64||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$92,340|
|65||Administrative Services Managers||$91,050|
|66||Computer Systems Analysts||$91,030|
|68||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,670|
|69||Information Security Analysts||$90,550|
|72||Emergency Management Directors||$90,070|
|73||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$90,070|
|74||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$90,000|
|75||Power Distributors and Dispatchers||$89,580|
|76||Operations Research Analysts||$88,780|
|77||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,530|
|80||Education Administrators, All Other||$86,370|
|81||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$86,250|
|83||Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes||$85,440|
|87||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,760|
|88||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,140|
|89||Geography Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,910|
|93||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$80,920|
|96||Elevator Installers and Repairers||$80,490|
|97||Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators||$80,170|
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