We combed through the data to identify the profession in Nevada 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 Nevada. 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 Nevada.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Nevada:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in the Silver 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 Nevada job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 609 job classifications in Nevada 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|
|2||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$245,570|
|4||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$215,460|
|7||Family And General Practitioners||$197,500|
|9||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$169,000|
|10||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$157,030|
|11||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$143,830|
|15||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$130,230|
|19||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$120,630|
|22||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$118,170|
|23||General And Operations Managers||$117,300|
|24||Air Traffic Controllers||$116,450|
|25||Personal Financial Advisors||$116,300|
|26||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$115,900|
|27||Medical And Health Services Managers||$113,800|
|28||Natural Sciences Managers||$111,870|
|30||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$109,660|
|31||Human Resources Managers||$109,440|
|32||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$107,500|
|33||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$105,970|
|38||Industrial Production Managers||$104,760|
|39||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$104,630|
|41||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$103,410|
|43||Computer Network Architects||$103,200|
|46||Managers, All Other||$101,560|
|47||Software Developers, Applications||$101,010|
|50||Engineers, All Other||$96,090|
|51||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$95,880|
|52||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$94,800|
|54||Software Developers, Systems Software||$93,490|
|55||First-Line Supervisors Of Fire Fighting And Prevention Workers||$93,150|
|56||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$92,890|
|57||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$92,800|
|58||Administrative Services Managers||$92,690|
|59||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$91,780|
|60||Computer Hardware Engineers||$91,100|
|62||Training And Development Managers||$90,770|
|63||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,550|
|68||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$89,330|
|71||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$88,400|
|72||Education Administrators, All Other||$88,310|
|73||Information Security Analysts||$88,300|
|74||Therapists, All Other||$87,800|
|76||Operations Research Analysts||$87,250|
|77||First-Line Supervisors Of Correctional Officers||$86,420|
|78||Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||$86,260|
|79||Broadcast News Analysts||$86,070|
|80||Geography Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,910|
|83||Power Plant Operators||$85,240|
|84||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$85,000|
|86||Fire Inspectors And Investigators||$84,110|
|88||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$83,950|
|89||Commercial And Industrial Designers||$83,920|
|90||Farmers, Ranchers, And Other Agricultural Managers||$83,390|
|91||Urban And Regional Planners||$83,130|
|93||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$82,750|
|94||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$82,200|
|95||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$82,120|
|96||Computer Systems Analysts||$81,830|
|97||Designers, All Other||$81,000|
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