We combed through the data to identify the profession in Missouri 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 Missouri. 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in Missouri.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Missouri:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Show Me 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 Missouri job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 714 job classifications in Missouri 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|
|4||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$224,880|
|5||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$219,750|
|9||Family And General Practitioners||$172,940|
|10||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$163,280|
|15||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$135,440|
|16||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$134,220|
|19||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$130,240|
|20||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$125,240|
|22||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$122,450|
|23||Human Resources Managers||$119,950|
|25||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$116,130|
|28||Natural Sciences Managers||$113,730|
|29||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$112,020|
|30||Training And Development Managers||$110,680|
|33||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$108,580|
|34||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$107,700|
|35||Medical And Health Services Managers||$106,810|
|36||General And Operations Managers||$106,730|
|37||Funeral Service Managers||$105,590|
|38||Computer Hardware Engineers||$105,450|
|39||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$105,360|
|42||Air Traffic Controllers||$102,570|
|43||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$102,560|
|44||Managers, All Other||$102,020|
|45||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$102,010|
|46||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,400|
|47||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,230|
|49||Industrial Production Managers||$101,000|
|50||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,660|
|52||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$99,010|
|53||Computer Network Architects||$97,120|
|54||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,940|
|55||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$96,580|
|58||Software Developers, Systems Software||$96,200|
|59||Software Developers, Applications||$96,100|
|60||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$95,080|
|65||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,930|
|66||Information Security Analysts||$91,630|
|67||Recreation And Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,490|
|69||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,260|
|71||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,080|
|72||Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage||$89,790|
|73||Personal Financial Advisors||$89,710|
|74||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$89,620|
|75||Administrative Services Managers||$89,270|
|76||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$88,870|
|77||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,500|
|78||Computer Systems Analysts||$88,110|
|79||Physical Scientists, All Other||$88,100|
|81||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,860|
|82||Biochemists And Biophysicists||$87,010|
|85||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,810|
|88||Engineers, All Other||$84,400|
|89||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$84,320|
|90||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,200|
|91||Psychologists, All Other||$83,860|
|92||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,940|
|94||Media And Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$82,670|
|95||Broadcast News Analysts||$81,240|
|96||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$81,160|
|97||Computer Occupations, All Other||$81,060|
|98||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$80,550|
|99||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,410|
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