These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Newark, NJ 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 Newark 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Newark.

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

  1. Surgeons
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Psychiatrists
  4. Nurse Anesthetists
  5. Dentists, All Other Specialists
  6. Natural Sciences Managers
  7. Pediatricians, General
  8. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  9. Marketing Managers
  10. General and Operations Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 15 on the list of highest paid professions in Newark. 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 Newark and New Jersey job scene here:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Newark For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 573 job classifications in Newark 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 Newark

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $254,860 $137,670 460
2 Chief Executives $232,340 $134,940 210
3 Psychiatrists $230,820 $169,720 170
4 Nurse Anesthetists $207,550 $134,640 50
5 Dentists, All Other Specialists $206,270 $57,520 80
6 Natural Sciences Managers $199,960 $110,730 2,080
7 Pediatricians, General $182,310 $131,090 320
8 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $172,580 $54,470 4,960
9 Marketing Managers $170,320 $93,980 4,280
10 General and Operations Managers $170,110 $73,730 15,160
11 Financial Managers $167,460 $92,750 7,670
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $166,940 $105,980 5,460
13 Human Resources Managers $163,590 $92,170 1,510
14 Compensation and Benefits Managers $163,350 $96,280 190
15 Dentists, General $161,880 $105,610 680
16 Sales Managers $161,050 $84,830 4,460
17 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $158,760 $77,820 790
18 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $158,350 $59,110 310
19 Physicists $157,990 $84,420 70
20 Lawyers $157,290 $77,400 8,400
21 Architectural and Engineering Managers $154,710 $105,740 1,440
22 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $149,960 $84,780 740
23 Purchasing Managers $147,940 $89,070 630
24 Construction Managers $146,260 $81,680 1,580
25 Podiatrists $144,920 $54,450 100
26 Training and Development Managers $142,530 $94,950 520
27 Veterinarians $139,040 $73,050 430
28 Managers, All Other $137,340 $83,740 7,230
29 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $135,840 $65,470 110
30 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $135,730 $75,660 1,490
31 Air Traffic Controllers $133,090 $77,810 90
32 Advertising and Promotions Managers $131,690 $64,190 220
33 Industrial Production Managers $130,370 $78,170 1,730
34 Software Developers, Systems Software $128,070 $73,970 2,430
35 Personal Financial Advisors $127,630 $54,500 2,560
36 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $126,110 $88,740 2,530
37 Administrative Services Managers $125,930 $81,990 2,720
38 Aerospace Engineers $124,880 $77,670 190
39 Computer and Information Research Scientists $124,130 $83,340 600
40 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $123,370 $91,280 740
41 Chiropractors $119,540 $54,820 180
42 Medical and Health Services Managers $118,910 $82,850 2,660
43 Pharmacists $116,930 $96,650 2,540
44 Engineers, All Other $116,800 $71,920 1,660
45 Biochemists and Biophysicists $116,300 $64,620 1,750
46 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $114,660 $88,100 330
47 Nurse Practitioners $113,590 $89,230 810
48 Statisticians $113,250 $67,590 260
49 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $112,360 $47,730 740
50 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $112,230 $36,120 3,190
51 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $111,940 $66,120 90
52 Computer Network Architects $111,630 $48,650 2,720
53 Actuaries $109,460 $66,270 380
54 Information Security Analysts $109,350 $70,030 500
55 Optometrists $109,150 $70,140 200
56 Database Administrators $109,070 $62,330 970
57 Management Analysts $109,020 $59,250 3,980
58 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $107,410 $66,690 1,200
59 Life Scientists, All Other $106,840 $62,430 130
60 Materials Engineers $106,470 $80,940 100
61 Physician Assistants $105,280 $82,770 540
62 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $104,660 $79,120 110
63 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $104,370 $63,440 1,050
64 Art Directors $104,240 $60,310 140
65 Computer Hardware Engineers $104,130 $77,000 410
66 Operations Research Analysts $103,910 $59,460 510
67 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $103,590 $51,980 60
68 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $103,500 $66,040 140
69 Financial Analysts $102,530 $57,980 2,710
70 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $102,350 $43,030 920
71 Radiation Therapists $101,750 $78,600 170
72 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $101,740 $50,000 60
73 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $101,720 $51,000 90
74 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $101,290 $60,080 150
75 Chemical Engineers $101,090 $64,200 530
76 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $100,660 $52,350 160
77 Software Developers, Applications $100,540 $60,750 10,690
78 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $100,150 $53,370 2,790
79 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects $99,880 $66,980 50
80 Civil Engineers $99,810 $57,080 2,120
81 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $99,330 $55,470 1,410
82 Electrical Engineers $98,540 $67,040 1,670
83 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $98,160 $53,820 290
84 Computer Systems Analysts $97,840 $57,980 5,550
85 Computer Occupations, All Other $96,620 $45,950 2,890
86 Sales Engineers $95,860 $54,480 740
87 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $95,210 $46,220 300
88 Industrial Engineers $94,980 $60,850 1,220
89 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $94,950 $57,700 3,370
90 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $94,220 $45,890 470
91 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $93,850 $49,600 170
92 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $93,400 $48,050 200
93 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $93,350 $42,180 220
94 Psychologists, All Other $93,350 $27,040 70
95 Physical Scientists, All Other $93,000 $32,190 40
96 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $92,710 $70,550 170
97 Financial Examiners $92,540 $52,850 280
98 Physical Therapists $92,540 $68,070 2,090
99 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $91,880 $60,050 480
100 Computer Programmers $91,530 $51,810 4,340
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