These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Mobile, AL For 2018

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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 Mobile 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Mobile.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Pediatricians, General
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Personal Financial Advisors
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Financial Managers
  9. General and Operations Managers
  10. Pharmacists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in Mobile. 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 Mobile and Alabama job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Mobile For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 357 job classifications in Mobile 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 Mobile

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $232,890 $143,540 80
2 Chief Executives $218,790 $123,210 120
3 Dentists, General $187,090 $107,540 110
4 Pediatricians, General $169,310 $88,300 70
5 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $148,650 $44,180 610
6 Personal Financial Advisors $137,310 $35,420 200
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $136,750 $87,020 250
8 Financial Managers $127,360 $66,630 350
9 General and Operations Managers $123,830 $58,560 2,740
10 Pharmacists $117,690 $74,730 390
11 Sales Managers $115,470 $51,010 230
12 Chemical Engineers $114,700 $79,340 110
13 Lawyers $113,010 $55,810 550
14 Purchasing Managers $109,640 $73,350 70
15 Medical and Health Services Managers $106,770 $56,600 220
16 Industrial Production Managers $100,410 $67,040 440
17 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $98,340 $51,440 90
18 Computer and Information Systems Managers $98,240 $56,320 280
19 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $95,980 $46,730 180
20 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $94,760 $68,570 100
21 Human Resources Managers $93,440 $53,940 110
22 Industrial Engineers $92,950 $66,360 360
23 Managers, All Other $92,700 $55,420 140
24 Mechanical Engineers $92,180 $64,440 290
25 Electrical Engineers $91,360 $53,070 330
26 Administrative Services Managers $89,590 $51,510 50
27 Management Analysts $89,280 $39,950 210
28 Physician Assistants $88,150 $64,280 110
29 Environmental Engineers $86,800 $49,850 90
30 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $85,080 $55,170 50
31 Civil Engineers $84,890 $51,180 520
32 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $84,240 $50,690 70
33 Computer Occupations, All Other $83,890 $53,780 30
34 Physical Therapists $83,050 $65,300 250
35 Veterinarians $81,820 $27,480 50
36 Chemists $80,580 $48,530 80
37 Software Developers, Applications $80,410 $44,690 240
38 Loan Officers $80,320 $28,090 160
39 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $78,990 $59,960 210
40 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $78,900 $57,040 280
41 Construction Managers $78,010 $55,920 370
42 Aerospace Engineers $77,340 $42,690 50
43 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $77,150 $51,940 30
44 Nurse Practitioners $74,170 $48,180 160
45 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $73,660 $42,560 60
46 Mechanical Drafters $72,110 $50,930 80
47 Food Service Managers $72,060 $44,080 200
48 Compliance Officers $71,890 $41,730 140
49 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $71,490 $39,020 100
50 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $70,870 $47,680 210
51 Engineers, All Other $70,600 $28,550 70
52 Industrial Engineering Technicians $70,470 $51,080 60
53 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $70,110 $42,820 130
54 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $70,060 $46,750 140
55 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $69,540 $36,780 440
56 Gas Plant Operators $69,510 $53,160 40
57 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $68,080 $34,710 50
58 Database Administrators $66,820 $39,270 80
59 Biological Scientists, All Other $66,750 $37,640 100
60 Cost Estimators $65,500 $44,790 210
61 Occupational Therapists $65,440 $38,010 160
62 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $65,130 $40,270 940
63 Software Developers, Systems Software $65,050 $51,190 100
64 Accountants and Auditors $64,740 $37,890 1,240
65 Social and Community Service Managers $64,560 $34,700 140
66 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $64,100 $50,730 30
67 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $63,540 $42,410 460
68 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $63,120 $29,620 170
69 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $62,960 $40,890 90
70 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $62,620 $44,410 160
71 Insurance Sales Agents $62,270 $27,510 490
72 Human Resources Specialists $61,120 $33,000 540
73 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $60,930 $36,060 160
74 Speech-Language Pathologists $60,710 $46,280 190
75 Boilermakers $60,180 $39,870 60
76 Computer Programmers $60,150 $38,640 310
77 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $59,900 $29,320 200
78 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $59,890 $35,560 430
79 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $59,620 $42,800 60
80 Real Estate Sales Agents $59,610 $33,960 160
81 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $59,430 $36,760 1,480
82 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $58,720 $36,810 1,010
83 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $58,480 $40,860 140
84 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $58,280 $49,490 50
85 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $58,150 $30,140 50
86 Surveyors $58,070 $38,500 90
87 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $57,900 $41,500 40
88 Crane and Tower Operators $57,770 $35,430 480
89 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $57,480 $28,810 2,580
90 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $57,370 $34,240 110
91 Industrial Machinery Mechanics $57,310 $37,410 800
92 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $57,200 $34,510 310
93 Electrical and Electronics Drafters $56,920 $28,500 40
94 Chemical Technicians $56,890 $35,260 170
95 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders $55,880 $50,140 660
96 Registered Nurses $55,800 $42,470 4,350
97 Architectural and Civil Drafters $55,620 $31,350 130
98 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $55,400 $35,470 380
99 Computer Network Support Specialists $55,320 $33,530 90
100 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $55,270 $31,410 100