These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Ohio For 2018

We combed through the data to identify the profession in Ohio that will get you rich.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarRankings - 3 months ago

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 Ohio. 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 Ohio.

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

  1. Anesthesiologists
  2. Orthodontists
  3. Surgeons
  4. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  5. Internists, General
  6. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  7. Family and General Practitioners
  8. Chief Executives
  9. Psychiatrists
  10. Dentists, General

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 10 on the list of highest paid professions in the Buckeye 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 Ohio job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Ohio For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 741 job classifications in Ohio 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.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Ohio

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Anesthesiologists $277,020 $168,070 1,260
2 Orthodontists $270,220 $177,510 240
3 Surgeons $250,300 $72,470 2,620
4 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $224,970 $64,220 790
5 Internists, General $219,310 $58,190 2,860
6 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $214,440 $57,780 13,990
7 Family And General Practitioners $198,230 $58,140 3,960
8 Chief Executives $198,230 $66,670 4,990
9 Psychiatrists $195,510 $85,650 1,350
10 Dentists, General $187,770 $84,800 3,210
11 Pediatricians, General $169,210 $93,630 1,910
12 Nurse Anesthetists $159,000 $111,680 2,540
13 Podiatrists $147,400 $54,040 490
14 Optometrists $137,200 $53,750 1,210
15 Computer And Information Systems Managers $133,870 $77,680 14,110
16 Natural Sciences Managers $133,450 $74,440 990
17 Sales Managers $133,190 $65,110 10,830
18 Architectural And Engineering Managers $133,070 $86,720 6,170
19 Marketing Managers $132,500 $67,860 5,720
20 Financial Managers $132,360 $63,980 19,890
21 Air Traffic Controllers $129,720 $69,110 730
22 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $124,720 $43,150 890
23 Compensation And Benefits Managers $121,470 $63,520 560
24 Purchasing Managers $119,650 $70,350 2,580
25 Physicists $118,490 $58,960 460
26 Human Resources Managers $117,990 $66,500 4,480
27 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations $117,330 $32,610 50
28 Real Estate Brokers $116,700 $18,830 720
29 Aerospace Engineers $115,740 $71,880 4,450
30 Pharmacists $114,950 $57,290 12,720
31 General And Operations Managers $114,750 $43,110 61,360
32 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $114,550 $58,870 1,820
33 Lawyers $113,610 $52,660 16,260
34 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $112,840 $48,060 530
35 Economists $112,830 $70,220 140
36 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $112,560 $35,050 9,410
37 Computer And Information Research Scientists $111,610 $74,410 220
38 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $111,090 $37,280 1,380
39 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $110,830 $47,260 430
40 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $109,840 $55,350 5,270
41 Personal Financial Advisors $109,640 $36,510 5,860
42 Managers, All Other $108,470 $56,450 11,250
43 Training And Development Managers $107,760 $63,830 830
44 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $106,870 $45,740 1,530
45 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $106,730 $53,230 320
46 Physician Assistants $104,900 $72,350 3,050
47 Industrial Production Managers $104,690 $59,180 10,630
48 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $103,770 $28,610 3,730
49 Construction Managers $103,330 $58,310 9,680
50 Nurse Practitioners $101,710 $82,740 7,460
51 Environmental Engineers $100,700 $56,930 1,250
52 Computer Hardware Engineers $100,610 $63,660 910
53 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $100,540 $41,560 190
54 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $100,490 $46,610 800
55 Medical And Health Services Managers $100,290 $60,050 15,330
56 Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers $100,180 $29,240 980
57 Physical Scientists, All Other $100,040 $50,110 480
58 Veterinarians $98,990 $48,460 2,870
59 Actuaries $98,340 $56,440 1,190
60 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $98,310 $44,740 4,390
61 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $96,730 $40,740 660
62 Software Developers, Systems Software $96,450 $64,540 5,230
63 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $96,330 $40,800 580
64 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers $96,300 $43,910 500
65 Funeral Service Managers $96,080 $61,630 540
66 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $95,530 $54,940 5,350
67 Computer Network Architects $95,260 $55,800 5,780
68 Nurse Midwives $94,370 $65,980 190
69 Chemical Engineers $94,350 $53,490 1,620
70 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $94,340 $41,700 1,510
71 Atmospheric And Space Scientists $94,140 $47,380 130
72 Materials Engineers $93,260 $55,110 1,760
73 Software Developers, Applications $93,250 $53,070 36,000
74 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $93,250 $34,970 1,870
75 Information Security Analysts $93,190 $53,470 3,290
76 Administrative Services Managers $92,770 $53,540 10,130
77 Chiropractors $92,710 $45,730 1,250
78 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $92,690 $48,470 140
79 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $92,340 $55,060 3,490
80 Political Scientists $91,940 $54,460 50
81 Psychologists, All Other $90,770 $43,970 380
82 Engineers, All Other $90,650 $42,500 6,870
83 Sales Engineers $90,590 $52,300 3,170
84 Materials Scientists $90,270 $47,250 630
85 Computer Systems Analysts $90,070 $54,970 28,970
86 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $89,890 $57,570 550
87 Advertising And Promotions Managers $89,460 $42,560 420
88 Petroleum Engineers $88,430 $62,520 310
89 History Teachers, Postsecondary $87,420 $32,010 860
90 Physical Therapists $86,110 $61,950 7,690
91 Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other $86,090 $51,490 830
92 English Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $85,640 $29,810 2,820
93 Occupational Therapists $85,480 $57,550 4,670
94 Criminal Justice And Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $85,270 $40,590 440
95 Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $85,000 $45,030 180
96 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $84,950 $56,700 9,490
97 Statisticians $84,770 $52,350 750
98 Mathematicians $84,710 $49,930 40
99 Database Administrators $84,690 $48,000 4,160
100 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $84,330 $32,730 460

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