We combed through the data to identify the profession in Minnesota 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 Minnesota. 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Minnesota.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Minnesota:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in the North Star 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 Minnesota job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 714 job classifications in Minnesota 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|
|1||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$239,130|
|3||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$229,100|
|7||Family And General Practitioners||$190,140|
|11||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$154,770|
|12||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$146,450|
|13||Air Traffic Controllers||$135,460|
|16||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$132,620|
|17||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$128,830|
|20||Psychologists, All Other||$127,750|
|21||Training And Development Managers||$123,810|
|23||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$118,670|
|24||Human Resources Managers||$118,270|
|25||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$116,800|
|26||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$116,550|
|29||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$111,040|
|31||Personal Financial Advisors||$110,630|
|33||Natural Sciences Managers||$109,420|
|35||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$109,090|
|36||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$108,640|
|37||Computer Hardware Engineers||$106,970|
|39||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$106,680|
|40||Software Developers, Systems Software||$106,150|
|41||Industrial Production Managers||$104,650|
|43||General And Operations Managers||$103,660|
|45||Medical And Health Services Managers||$103,000|
|47||Engineers, All Other||$100,790|
|48||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,510|
|49||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$100,000|
|50||Funeral Service Managers||$99,440|
|51||Computer Network Architects||$99,100|
|54||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$97,320|
|55||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$95,750|
|56||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,290|
|58||Insurance Sales Agents||$94,040|
|59||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$93,910|
|60||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$93,260|
|62||Software Developers, Applications||$92,290|
|63||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$92,250|
|65||Information Security Analysts||$91,010|
|67||Area, Ethnic, And Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,060|
|68||Administrative Services Managers||$89,670|
|69||Computer Systems Analysts||$89,190|
|71||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$88,680|
|72||Operations Research Analysts||$87,800|
|75||Agents And Business Managers Of Artists, Performers, And Athletes||$86,810|
|77||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$86,310|
|78||Education Administrators, All Other||$84,780|
|79||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,580|
|82||Geography Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,890|
|83||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$83,540|
|84||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,220|
|86||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$82,960|
|87||Arbitrators, Mediators, And Conciliators||$82,930|
|88||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,320|
|90||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$81,780|
|91||Food Scientists And Technologists||$81,740|
|93||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,650|
|95||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$81,170|
|98||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,130|
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