These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In New Haven, CT 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 New Haven 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in New Haven.

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

  1. Internists, General
  2. Surgeons
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Psychiatrists
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Optometrists
  9. Veterinarians
  10. Natural Sciences Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in New Haven. 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 New Haven and Connecticut job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in New Haven For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 422 job classifications in New Haven 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 New Haven

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $223,750 $58,320 150
2 Surgeons $212,800 $55,500 90
3 Chief Executives $212,120 $114,790 140
4 Psychiatrists $211,200 $126,890 70
5 Family and General Practitioners $204,730 $110,640 70
6 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $192,760 $71,070 1,010
7 Dentists, General $169,120 $86,590 150
8 Optometrists $153,810 $35,230 40
9 Veterinarians $150,910 $73,270 140
10 Natural Sciences Managers $140,960 $77,100 270
11 General and Operations Managers $137,530 $56,870 4,080
12 Actuaries $136,200 $87,160 30
13 Sales Managers $134,260 $73,510 980
14 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $132,500 $68,120 220
15 Architectural and Engineering Managers $130,570 $94,430 310
16 Podiatrists $130,050 $45,290 40
17 Personal Financial Advisors $129,760 $50,610 400
18 Medical and Health Services Managers $129,570 $81,720 1,180
19 Marketing Managers $127,140 $69,110 530
20 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $127,120 $71,070 110
21 Financial Managers $126,830 $71,810 1,350
22 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $126,120 $25,840 260
23 Lawyers $125,740 $72,750 1,060
24 Pediatricians, General $120,470 $84,470 110
25 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $118,370 $69,480 530
26 Industrial Production Managers $118,130 $78,630 470
27 Training and Development Managers $117,650 $70,350 70
28 Computer and Information Systems Managers $117,630 $82,010 740
29 Construction Managers $117,060 $71,390 440
30 Human Resources Managers $116,570 $72,940 230
31 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $115,720 $68,450 140
32 Microbiologists $115,270 $56,210 70
33 Physician Assistants $114,390 $88,580 430
34 Pharmacists $113,990 $75,720 460
35 Purchasing Managers $111,370 $66,440 180
36 Managers, All Other $110,180 $54,690 540
37 Chemists $109,900 $64,230 340
38 Statisticians $107,750 $52,670 170
39 Computer Network Architects $107,000 $82,130 140
40 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $102,590 $63,160 80
41 Education Administrators, All Other $102,200 $64,800 70
42 Administrative Services Managers $101,740 $67,770 760
43 Nurse Practitioners $100,900 $81,390 450
44 Computer Hardware Engineers $99,380 $60,300 70
45 Engineers, All Other $99,330 $66,400 170
46 Information Security Analysts $98,800 $59,400 70
47 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $98,610 $66,890 40
48 Operations Research Analysts $98,500 $54,950 40
49 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $97,650 $43,820 1,400
50 Software Developers, Applications $97,140 $54,430 1,130
51 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $95,510 $64,870 240
52 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $95,380 $49,810 70
53 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $93,330 $54,160 90
54 Loan Officers $92,630 $40,870 290
55 Software Developers, Systems Software $92,510 $67,490 370
56 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $92,180 $63,300 160
57 Computer Systems Analysts $91,150 $60,740 630
58 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $90,130 $53,460 100
59 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $89,760 $39,050 170
60 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $89,320 $51,580 410
61 Industrial Engineers $88,430 $60,190 780
62 Budget Analysts $88,270 $58,220 60
63 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $88,150 $67,490 390
64 Computer Network Support Specialists $87,710 $52,570 110
65 Occupational Therapists $87,160 $64,070 310
66 Sales Engineers $86,860 $44,340 150
67 Management Analysts $86,720 $43,710 800
68 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $86,640 $51,690 50
69 Aerospace Engineers $86,190 $60,120 40
70 Database Administrators $86,040 $58,100 240
71 Electrical Engineers $85,910 $55,900 320
72 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $85,030 $49,010 590
73 Curators $84,670 $57,030 40
74 Physical Therapists $84,580 $62,280 820
75 Civil Engineers $83,810 $58,530 710
76 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $83,480 $65,480 280
77 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $83,240 $56,400 110
78 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $83,060 $56,160 300
79 Speech-Language Pathologists $82,400 $54,460 340
80 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $81,860 $55,640 450
81 History Teachers, Postsecondary $81,790 $44,160 50
82 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $81,370 $51,750 140
83 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $81,220 $46,260 70
84 Compliance Officers $80,710 $49,360 330
85 Registered Nurses $80,060 $57,470 7,550
86 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $79,980 $40,310 110
87 Instructional Coordinators $79,890 $46,410 130
88 Computer Occupations, All Other $79,690 $50,430 120
89 Technical Writers $79,370 $43,170 70
90 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $78,830 $58,050 210
91 Environmental Engineers $78,470 $53,800 90
92 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,330 $49,640 250
93 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $78,100 $40,660 630
94 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $77,860 $64,210 200
95 Financial Specialists, All Other $77,750 $40,900 140
96 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $77,700 $54,130 130
97 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $76,710 $50,470 1,740
98 Cost Estimators $76,420 $48,360 420
99 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $76,280 $47,760 2,040
100 Urban and Regional Planners $75,910 $55,340 50