We combed through the data to identify the profession in Newark 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 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:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 15 on the list of highest paid professions in the 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:
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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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|5||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$206,270|
|6||Natural Sciences Managers||$199,960|
|8||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$172,580|
|10||General and Operations Managers||$170,110|
|12||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$166,940|
|13||Human Resources Managers||$163,590|
|14||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$163,350|
|17||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$158,760|
|18||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$158,350|
|21||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$154,710|
|22||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$149,960|
|26||Training and Development Managers||$142,530|
|28||Managers, All Other||$137,340|
|29||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$135,840|
|30||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$135,730|
|31||Air Traffic Controllers||$133,090|
|32||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$131,690|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$130,370|
|34||Software Developers, Systems Software||$128,070|
|35||Personal Financial Advisors||$127,630|
|36||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$126,110|
|37||Administrative Services Managers||$125,930|
|39||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$124,130|
|40||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$123,370|
|42||Medical and Health Services Managers||$118,910|
|44||Engineers, All Other||$116,800|
|45||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$116,300|
|46||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$114,660|
|49||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$112,360|
|50||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$112,230|
|51||Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,940|
|52||Computer Network Architects||$111,630|
|54||Information Security Analysts||$109,350|
|58||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$107,410|
|59||Life Scientists, All Other||$106,840|
|62||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$104,660|
|63||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$104,370|
|65||Computer Hardware Engineers||$104,130|
|66||Operations Research Analysts||$103,910|
|67||Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary||$103,590|
|68||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$103,500|
|70||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$102,350|
|72||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,740|
|73||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$101,720|
|74||First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers||$101,290|
|76||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,660|
|77||Software Developers, Applications||$100,540|
|78||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$100,150|
|79||Marine Engineers and Naval Architects||$99,880|
|81||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,330|
|83||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,160|
|84||Computer Systems Analysts||$97,840|
|85||Computer Occupations, All Other||$96,620|
|87||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,210|
|89||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$94,950|
|90||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,220|
|91||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,850|
|92||Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,400|
|93||Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,350|
|94||Psychologists, All Other||$93,350|
|95||Physical Scientists, All Other||$93,000|
|96||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$92,710|
|99||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,880|
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