These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Montgomery, AL 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 Montgomery 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Montgomery.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in Montgomery. 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 Montgomery and Alabama job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Montgomery For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 366 job classifications in Montgomery 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 Montgomery

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $245,100 $120,580 260
2 Family and General Practitioners $219,030 $158,710 80
3 Chief Executives $209,150 $106,810 80
4 Dentists, General $173,290 $106,690 80
5 Personal Financial Advisors $136,450 $36,960 220
6 Marketing Managers $133,160 $68,230 50
7 General and Operations Managers $118,260 $54,480 2,340
8 Pharmacists $117,330 $87,740 350
9 Sales Managers $114,990 $56,500 180
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $112,280 $72,040 150
11 Financial Managers $112,250 $65,180 480
12 Lawyers $111,590 $56,140 910
13 Electrical Engineers $105,700 $49,840 320
14 Computer and Information Systems Managers $105,130 $68,460 300
15 Medical and Health Services Managers $102,840 $57,470 180
16 Education Administrators, All Other $100,510 $69,300 280
17 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $99,410 $66,640 50
18 Nurse Practitioners $98,510 $77,060 120
19 Construction Managers $97,950 $56,660 150
20 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $96,920 $54,650 230
21 Managers, All Other $96,260 $59,240 280
22 Purchasing Managers $94,920 $56,330 50
23 Financial Analysts $94,040 $49,350 50
24 Industrial Production Managers $92,680 $64,030 220
25 Human Resources Managers $91,100 $57,400 130
26 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $88,550 $38,680 90
27 Software Developers, Applications $88,360 $56,520 180
28 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $88,230 $59,330 30
29 Occupational Therapists $87,550 $65,310 50
30 Administrative Services Managers $86,230 $48,800 60
31 Computer Occupations, All Other $85,190 $66,590 590
32 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $84,850 $58,770 110
33 Software Developers, Systems Software $84,480 $57,220 200
34 Mechanical Engineers $83,980 $50,680 130
35 Computer Network Architects $82,930 $54,700 110
36 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $82,930 $51,920 30
37 Database Administrators $79,270 $52,480 400
38 Instructional Coordinators $79,180 $53,490 280
39 Environmental Engineers $76,960 $46,410 200
40 Management Analysts $76,630 $44,530 380
41 Computer Programmers $76,210 $43,950 800
42 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $76,010 $31,560 120
43 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $75,960 $54,360 230
44 Veterinarians $75,600 $55,410 80
45 Information Security Analysts $75,200 $54,430 60
46 Real Estate Sales Agents $74,870 $34,190 70
47 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $74,480 $43,030 310
48 Industrial Engineers $73,600 $52,450 270
49 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $73,180 $35,620 60
50 Civil Engineers $72,640 $44,450 680
51 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $71,760 $46,800 160
52 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $71,430 $42,330 700
53 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $71,140 $45,260 110
54 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $70,910 $44,250 60
55 Financial Specialists, All Other $70,860 $31,280 120
56 Logisticians $70,790 $49,590 80
57 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $70,500 $50,220 70
58 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $70,020 $51,170 60
59 Credit Analysts $69,840 $45,890 30
60 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $69,430 $56,480 190
61 Speech-Language Pathologists $68,610 $38,540 80
62 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $67,970 $40,680 80
63 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $67,940 $42,230 470
64 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $67,850 $50,500 40
65 Computer Systems Analysts $67,400 $40,290 340
66 History Teachers, Postsecondary $67,100 $48,340 40
67 Insurance Sales Agents $66,420 $22,760 350
68 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $66,100 $50,260 70
69 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $65,970 $45,420 50
70 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $65,920 $33,810 70
71 Technical Writers $65,670 $37,400 30
72 Compliance Officers $65,340 $38,950 140
73 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $65,010 $39,050 200
74 Chemists $64,240 $42,550 40
75 Social and Community Service Managers $63,320 $40,260 140
76 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $63,290 $30,100 40
77 Training and Development Specialists $62,630 $36,980 240
78 Accountants and Auditors $62,600 $38,610 1,980
79 Urban and Regional Planners $62,580 $37,210 130
80 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $62,530 $37,440 620
81 Art Directors $62,160 $51,520 30
82 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $61,670 $45,000 60
83 Archivists $61,030 $35,620 40
84 Loan Officers $60,970 $31,340 240
85 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $60,810 $32,970 300
86 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $60,770 $36,570 60
87 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $60,720 $40,660 370
88 Registered Nurses $60,420 $41,020 3,210
89 Budget Analysts $59,980 $39,940 120
90 Web Developers $59,680 $30,060 40
91 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $59,600 $40,970 70
92 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $59,300 $39,980 30
93 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $59,290 $36,710 390
94 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $59,090 $36,210 400
95 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $59,080 $43,360 90
96 Community Health Workers $58,790 $33,060 150
97 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $58,640 $38,030 280
98 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $58,240 $28,770 1,610
99 Food Service Managers $58,070 $43,830 230
100 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $57,770 $42,180 40