We combed through the data to identify the profession in North Dakota 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 North Dakota. 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 North Dakota.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in North Dakota:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in the Peace Garden 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 North Dakota job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 562 job classifications in North Dakota 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|
|2||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$255,840|
|4||Family And General Practitioners||$224,820|
|12||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$126,130|
|14||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$124,550|
|16||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$120,680|
|17||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$119,770|
|18||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$119,390|
|23||Training And Development Managers||$109,750|
|24||Human Resources Managers||$109,370|
|25||Medical And Health Services Managers||$107,720|
|27||Natural Sciences Managers||$105,900|
|29||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$104,230|
|30||General And Operations Managers||$103,630|
|32||Industrial Production Managers||$103,170|
|34||Managers, All Other||$101,740|
|35||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$99,880|
|36||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$99,520|
|37||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,450|
|39||Computer Hardware Engineers||$97,630|
|41||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,360|
|42||Labor Relations Specialists||$95,130|
|43||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$94,340|
|44||Personal Financial Advisors||$93,890|
|45||Psychologists, All Other||$93,570|
|46||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,160|
|47||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$92,190|
|48||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,930|
|49||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,460|
|50||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,970|
|51||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$88,800|
|52||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Commercial And Industrial Equipment||$88,310|
|53||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$87,840|
|54||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,580|
|55||Computer Network Architects||$87,100|
|56||Administrative Services Managers||$85,540|
|57||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$85,490|
|58||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$84,970|
|59||Occupational Health And Safety Specialists||$84,730|
|62||Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists||$84,300|
|63||Air Traffic Controllers||$83,080|
|64||Power Plant Operators||$82,950|
|65||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$82,660|
|66||Gas Plant Operators||$82,570|
|67||Engineers, All Other||$82,480|
|68||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$82,080|
|70||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,460|
|71||Soil And Plant Scientists||$80,730|
|72||Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers||$79,590|
|73||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$79,270|
|75||Emergency Management Directors||$78,550|
|79||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$76,860|
|80||Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other||$76,600|
|81||Nursing Instructors And Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,380|
|82||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,240|
|84||Control And Valve Installers And Repairers, Except Mechanical Door||$76,140|
|85||Information Security Analysts||$76,070|
|87||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$75,890|
|89||Mining Machine Operators, All Other||$75,480|
|90||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,070|
|91||First-Line Supervisors Of Mechanics, Installers, And Repairers||$74,850|
|92||Construction And Building Inspectors||$74,840|
|93||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$74,800|
|94||Software Developers, Applications||$74,310|
|95||First-Line Supervisors Of Construction Trades And Extraction Workers||$74,220|
|97||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$72,930|
|99||Computer Systems Analysts||$72,470|
|100||Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other||$72,450|
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