The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Minneapolis, MN For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Apr. 11, 2022

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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2022. This is our sixth time ranking the highest paying jobs in Minneapolis

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 Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Minneapolis.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Minneapolis:

  1. Surgeons, All Other
  2. Cardiologists
  3. Dermatologists
  4. General Internal Medicine Physicians
  5. Psychiatrists
  6. Neurologists
  7. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  8. Emergency Medicine Physicians
  9. Physicians, All Other
  10. Family Medicine Physicians

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 15 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:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Minneapolis For 2022

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 669 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 29, 2022.

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Minneapolis

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons, All Other $358,250 $141,850 260
2 Cardiologists $347,780 $195,790 190
3 Dermatologists $337,900 $132,720 470
4 General Internal Medicine Physicians $310,950 $130,980 1,330
5 Psychiatrists $299,800 $101,140 260
6 Neurologists $298,030 $131,340 90
7 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $294,600 $165,600 280
8 Emergency Medicine Physicians $277,970 $62,770 330
9 Physicians, All Other $268,600 $102,120 2,060
10 Family Medicine Physicians $231,470 $100,890 1,110
11 Chief Executives $225,440 $93,810 4,230
12 Pediatricians, General $219,080 $80,530 500
13 Nurse Anesthetists $211,390 $166,070 1,310
14 Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric $210,900 $111,300 160
15 Dentists, General $189,740 $78,850 1,290
16 Physical Scientists, All Other $179,160 $129,790 620
17 Podiatrists $171,260 $62,680 70
18 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $165,990 $50,180 80
19 Architectural and Engineering Managers $162,030 $100,040 3,460
20 Marketing Managers $160,140 $95,420 6,230
21 Computer and Information Systems Managers $159,070 $101,250 8,030
22 Financial Managers $148,860 $80,710 11,150
23 Natural Sciences Managers $146,690 $80,730 1,130
24 Compensation and Benefits Managers $145,650 $95,140 440
25 Air Traffic Controllers $145,540 $83,220 540
26 Sales Managers $141,840 $75,290 6,440
27 Human Resources Managers $141,600 $78,230 3,190
28 Purchasing Managers $138,620 $80,710 1,230
29 Lawyers $138,210 $63,990 9,860
30 Optometrists $137,830 $86,600 340
31 Managers, All Other $137,070 $75,390 5,030
32 Public Relations Managers $135,960 $77,860 1,230
33 Commercial Pilots $133,450 $61,910 260
34 Computer and Information Research Scientists $129,670 $103,240 120
35 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $129,580 $79,960 370
36 Pharmacists $128,980 $80,580 4,040
37 Administrative Services Managers $128,240 $76,460 3,910
38 Physician Assistants $127,550 $100,030 1,590
39 Physicists $127,330 $50,730 60
40 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $127,140 $100,450 2,600
41 Database Architects $126,330 $95,820 800
42 Industrial Production Managers $126,260 $75,390 3,330
43 Actuaries $125,980 $77,040 480
44 Nurse Practitioners $125,940 $78,260 2,340
45 Advertising and Promotions Managers $125,770 $61,040 150
46 Training and Development Managers $125,240 $77,040 660
47 Nurse Midwives $122,660 $101,500 130
48 Computer Network Architects $121,280 $80,250 3,050
49 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $121,110 $50,180 180
50 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers $120,340 $62,950 930
51 Personal Financial Advisors $120,180 $48,730 5,050
52 Chemical Engineers $117,260 $67,790 100
53 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $116,720 $62,460 40
54 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $115,520 $62,790 1,840
55 Economists $114,910 $77,870 150
56 Engineers, All Other $114,450 $75,480 1,350
57 Medical and Health Services Managers $113,590 $66,500 5,580
58 Software Developers $113,150 $75,820 32,480
59 Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary $113,140 $75,850 2,560
60 Computer Hardware Engineers $112,950 $78,230 420
61 General and Operations Managers $112,550 $41,160 42,400
62 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $112,080 $61,090 1,300
63 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $111,910 $75,980 310
64 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $111,330 $39,410 730
65 Art Directors $110,410 $51,000 930
66 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $110,280 $97,000 120
67 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $110,260 $84,460 1,040
68 Veterinarians $110,030 $75,720 1,140
69 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $109,390 $48,970 3,890
70 Information Security Analysts $109,050 $72,780 2,210
71 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $108,950 $61,690 160
72 Fundraising Managers $108,590 $62,790 430
73 Construction Managers $108,170 $62,790 3,470
74 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $107,640 $48,960 3,020
75 Emergency Management Directors $107,430 $74,510 120
76 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $107,090 $59,310 50
77 Data Scientists $106,790 $75,230 1,250
78 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other $106,640 $32,230 670
79 Financial Risk Specialists $106,620 $63,240 1,570
80 Materials Engineers $106,290 $78,500 370
81 Conservation Scientists $106,200 $57,320 430
82 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $105,710 $69,510 900
83 Sales Engineers $105,200 $61,680 760
84 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $103,370 $47,930 6,210
85 Transportation Inspectors $103,340 $50,280 180
86 Materials Scientists $103,300 $62,470 110
87 Computer Systems Analysts $103,190 $62,780 12,840
88 Electrical Engineers $103,180 $64,310 2,870
89 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $101,960 $60,670 550
90 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $101,870 $60,770 130
91 Biochemists and Biophysicists $101,800 $48,860 1,140
92 Life Scientists, All Other $101,580 $49,660 70
93 Management Analysts $101,530 $61,000 16,510
94 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $101,350 $62,460 250
95 Industrial Engineers $100,790 $62,560 9,840
96 Surgical Assistants $100,300 $63,950 110
97 Financial and Investment Analysts $99,270 $61,520 5,140
98 Computer Programmers $99,260 $60,900 1,010
99 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $98,690 $64,030 80
100 Property Appraisers and Assessors $98,630 $36,000 1,130

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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