We combed through the data to identify the profession in Mississippi 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 Mississippi. 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 Pediatricians, General are the highest paid people in Mississippi.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Mississippi:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 9 on the list of highest paid professions in the Magnolia 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 Mississippi job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 627 job classifications in Mississippi 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 data on March 30, 2018.
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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|6||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$220,650|
|7||Family And General Practitioners||$218,640|
|8||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$185,700|
|10||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$167,520|
|13||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$133,880|
|14||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$124,140|
|15||Captains, Mates, And Pilots Of Water Vessels||$123,330|
|26||Natural Sciences Managers||$103,230|
|28||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,450|
|29||Personal Financial Advisors||$100,280|
|30||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$99,070|
|31||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$98,250|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$97,040|
|34||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,940|
|35||Engineers, All Other||$96,000|
|36||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$95,960|
|37||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,590|
|39||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$94,980|
|40||Medical And Health Services Managers||$94,690|
|41||Software Developers, Applications||$94,460|
|44||Training And Development Managers||$93,520|
|45||Marine Engineers And Naval Architects||$93,430|
|46||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$93,370|
|47||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,110|
|49||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$91,330|
|50||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$91,230|
|53||Human Resources Managers||$88,810|
|54||Physical Scientists, All Other||$88,550|
|55||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$88,470|
|57||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$87,680|
|58||Managers, All Other||$87,590|
|59||Soil And Plant Scientists||$86,820|
|60||Software Developers, Systems Software||$85,940|
|61||Computer Hardware Engineers||$85,730|
|62||Air Traffic Controllers||$85,530|
|64||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$84,020|
|67||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,140|
|69||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$81,930|
|71||Psychologists, All Other||$80,990|
|72||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,880|
|74||General And Operations Managers||$80,390|
|75||Computer Occupations, All Other||$80,220|
|77||Postmasters And Mail Superintendents||$80,130|
|78||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,490|
|79||Education Administrators, All Other||$79,460|
|82||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,600|
|85||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,420|
|86||Biological Scientists, All Other||$76,770|
|87||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$76,460|
|89||Administrative Services Managers||$75,780|
|90||Information Security Analysts||$75,500|
|91||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,150|
|92||Nursing Instructors And Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,050|
|93||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$74,280|
|94||Area, Ethnic, And Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$74,180|
|95||Broadcast News Analysts||$74,140|
|96||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$74,010|
|98||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,470|
|99||Computer Network Architects||$73,370|
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