We combed through the data to identify the profession in New York 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 the New York 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in New York.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in New York:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 23 on the list of highest paid professions in the New York. 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 York and New York job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 701 job classifications in New York 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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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|5||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$205,140|
|7||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons||$192,270|
|9||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$187,390|
|12||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$176,780|
|14||Family and General Practitioners||$172,250|
|15||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$170,960|
|16||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$170,280|
|19||Natural Sciences Managers||$164,720|
|20||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$164,480|
|21||General and Operations Managers||$164,370|
|22||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$160,000|
|24||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$157,770|
|25||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$157,440|
|26||Funeral Service Managers||$157,350|
|28||Personal Financial Advisors||$150,930|
|29||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$149,570|
|31||Human Resources Managers||$144,690|
|32||Training and Development Managers||$143,230|
|36||Managers, All Other||$135,230|
|39||Industrial Production Managers||$132,710|
|40||Medical and Health Services Managers||$131,650|
|42||Administrative Services Managers||$130,590|
|43||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$129,210|
|44||Psychologists, All Other||$128,000|
|47||Air Traffic Controllers||$125,920|
|48||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$125,210|
|50||Computer Network Architects||$124,320|
|51||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$123,690|
|52||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$122,910|
|53||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$122,570|
|55||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$119,780|
|58||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$119,220|
|59||Information Security Analysts||$118,940|
|61||Software Developers, Systems Software||$115,400|
|62||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$115,290|
|65||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$114,120|
|66||Producers and Directors||$113,230|
|68||Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers||$111,640|
|69||Software Developers, Applications||$111,410|
|70||Computer Hardware Engineers||$111,090|
|71||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$111,040|
|72||Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary||$110,990|
|74||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$109,670|
|76||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$109,460|
|77||Operations Research Analysts||$108,550|
|79||Physical Scientists, All Other||$108,210|
|80||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$107,990|
|81||Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other||$107,880|
|84||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$106,900|
|85||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$106,850|
|86||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$106,790|
|88||Computer Systems Analysts||$104,940|
|89||Real Estate Brokers||$104,240|
|90||Real Estate Sales Agents||$104,150|
|91||Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$104,130|
|92||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$104,100|
|93||Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes||$103,830|
|95||Nuclear Power Reactor Operators||$103,350|
|97||Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,620|
|99||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,870|
|100||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,820|
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