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 New York. 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 18 on the list of highest paid professions in the Empire 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 New York job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 748 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 data on March 30, 2018.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|3||Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons||$237,920|
|6||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$212,980|
|9||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$200,140|
|12||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$187,770|
|13||Family And General Practitioners||$186,460|
|15||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$179,040|
|17||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$172,540|
|19||Personal Financial Advisors||$166,100|
|22||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$164,740|
|23||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$162,550|
|24||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$160,280|
|25||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$157,540|
|26||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$157,120|
|28||General And Operations Managers||$151,920|
|29||Natural Sciences Managers||$151,370|
|31||Human Resources Managers||$144,310|
|32||Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations||$144,020|
|33||Training And Development Managers||$142,710|
|34||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$141,810|
|36||Medical And Health Services Managers||$136,770|
|37||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$136,540|
|39||Industrial Production Managers||$133,200|
|40||Administrative Services Managers||$132,420|
|42||Air Traffic Controllers||$129,460|
|45||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$125,860|
|46||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$124,970|
|47||Managers, All Other||$124,300|
|48||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$124,210|
|50||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$123,210|
|53||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$121,440|
|56||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$120,370|
|57||Judicial Law Clerks||$119,900|
|58||Information Security Analysts||$118,140|
|59||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$118,020|
|61||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$117,060|
|62||Producers And Directors||$116,160|
|63||Property, Real Estate, And Community Association Managers||$116,140|
|65||Software Developers, Applications||$115,530|
|66||Software Developers, Systems Software||$115,490|
|68||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$114,440|
|69||Computer Hardware Engineers||$114,230|
|71||Funeral Service Managers||$113,880|
|72||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$113,600|
|75||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,790|
|77||Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$110,600|
|78||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$110,370|
|79||Computer Network Architects||$109,200|
|82||First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$107,630|
|83||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$106,130|
|84||Financial Specialists, All Other||$105,090|
|85||Postsecondary Teachers, All Other||$103,910|
|87||Computer Systems Analysts||$103,550|
|88||Crane And Tower Operators||$103,530|
|89||Agents And Business Managers Of Artists, Performers, And Athletes||$103,230|
|90||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,890|
|91||Education Administrators, All Other||$102,370|
|92||Real Estate Sales Agents||$102,310|
|93||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,050|
|94||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,040|
|96||Broadcast News Analysts||$101,140|
|97||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,920|
|98||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$100,760|
|99||Emergency Management Directors||$100,640|
|100||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$100,580|
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