These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Minneapolis, MN For 2018

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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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:

  1. Internists, General
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  4. Psychiatrists
  5. Pediatricians, General
  6. Chief Executives
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Family and General Practitioners
  9. Podiatrists
  10. Nurse Anesthetists

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:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Minneapolis For 2018

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.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Minneapolis

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $248,290 $139,900 660
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $236,120 $134,390 2,940
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $227,310 $146,910 400
4 Psychiatrists $226,500 $121,040 260
5 Pediatricians, General $207,630 $135,330 520
6 Chief Executives $197,670 $95,350 5,910
7 Dentists, General $188,900 $117,150 1,150
8 Family and General Practitioners $186,630 $119,960 1,810
9 Podiatrists $168,240 $109,170 50
10 Nurse Anesthetists $168,170 $138,040 1,020
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $151,390 $97,310 3,580
12 Financial Managers $141,440 $79,460 11,910
13 Air Traffic Controllers $139,160 $87,860 550
14 Marketing Managers $138,850 $81,040 6,600
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers $136,560 $89,110 8,520
16 Sales Managers $135,350 $64,370 9,840
17 Lawyers $134,460 $53,820 9,120
18 Compensation and Benefits Managers $130,480 $69,160 500
19 Training and Development Managers $127,990 $73,690 1,010
20 Managers, All Other $124,780 $70,030 10,940
21 Human Resources Managers $124,410 $68,190 3,320
22 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $121,170 $49,000 5,630
23 Pharmacists $120,070 $94,100 3,380
24 Advertising and Promotions Managers $119,780 $71,260 620
25 Computer and Information Research Scientists $119,030 $70,380 360
26 Purchasing Managers $118,930 $73,760 1,720
27 Natural Sciences Managers $118,460 $72,990 900
28 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $117,470 $47,970 170
29 Personal Financial Advisors $116,890 $44,270 3,030
30 General and Operations Managers $114,790 $50,060 26,640
31 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $114,570 $69,500 1,380
32 Optometrists $113,370 $56,920 380
33 Industrial Production Managers $111,630 $64,760 3,940
34 Materials Scientists $111,250 $65,940 310
35 Computer Hardware Engineers $109,560 $64,110 1,190
36 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $109,480 $75,790 2,980
37 Nurse Midwives $109,210 $86,590 150
38 Medical and Health Services Managers $108,510 $58,540 4,520
39 Software Developers, Systems Software $108,150 $68,750 7,700
40 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $106,680 $73,150 140
41 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $106,610 $72,790 1,960
42 Nurse Practitioners $105,620 $83,400 1,680
43 Physician Assistants $104,950 $80,210 1,270
44 Aerospace Engineers $104,880 $68,400 200
45 Sales Engineers $104,860 $59,220 1,630
46 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $104,820 $41,520 3,060
47 Insurance Sales Agents $103,340 $38,900 4,890
48 Engineers, All Other $102,660 $67,840 2,280
49 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $101,710 $30,240 5,830
50 Actuaries $101,320 $63,220 410
51 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $100,620 $61,240 1,620
52 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $100,050 $49,840 130
53 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $99,210 $42,960 150
54 Computer Network Architects $99,010 $57,950 3,520
55 Materials Engineers $97,370 $59,330 320
56 Biomedical Engineers $97,170 $39,430 1,020
57 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $95,780 $56,000 250
58 Transportation Inspectors $93,830 $43,670 160
59 Electrical Engineers $93,490 $62,090 2,920
60 Funeral Service Managers $93,260 $52,410 40
61 Software Developers, Applications $93,090 $56,910 11,540
62 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $93,010 $65,360 1,240
63 Construction Managers $92,640 $56,930 2,920
64 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $92,340 $44,010 40
65 Administrative Services Managers $91,050 $55,690 5,370
66 Computer Systems Analysts $91,030 $58,910 13,450
67 Financial Examiners $90,770 $51,350 890
68 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $90,670 $43,400 180
69 Information Security Analysts $90,550 $57,850 1,640
70 Industrial Engineers $90,500 $59,630 6,450
71 Database Administrators $90,400 $53,830 2,380
72 Emergency Management Directors $90,070 $52,470 130
73 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $90,070 $55,210 1,570
74 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $90,000 $72,670 1,360
75 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $89,580 $70,400 50
76 Operations Research Analysts $88,780 $53,940 1,770
77 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $88,530 $43,550 140
78 Financial Analysts $87,370 $51,740 5,480
79 Physicists $87,230 $42,580 100
80 Education Administrators, All Other $86,370 $49,790 930
81 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $86,250 $55,010 6,810
82 Management Analysts $85,570 $51,000 10,840
83 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes $85,440 $22,740 160
84 Veterinarians $85,270 $61,260 1,020
85 Commercial Pilots $85,230 $23,240 410
86 Civil Engineers $84,770 $54,620 3,330
87 History Teachers, Postsecondary $84,760 $53,400 200
88 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $84,140 $44,380 430
89 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $83,910 $50,050 50
90 Mechanical Engineers $83,140 $54,380 5,050
91 Art Directors $82,600 $50,060 590
92 Chemists $81,270 $50,710 1,090
93 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $80,920 $51,020 380
94 Computer Programmers $80,820 $50,350 6,210
95 Chemical Engineers $80,580 $42,460 390
96 Elevator Installers and Repairers $80,490 $61,840 460
97 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators $80,170 $45,590 130
98 Loan Officers $80,120 $42,240 4,980
99 Radiation Therapists $79,990 $56,490 120
100 Statisticians $79,870 $23,480 550

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