These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Oklahoma City, OK For 2018

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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 Oklahoma City 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Oklahoma City.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Surgeons
  3. Pediatricians, General
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Internists, General
  7. Nurse Anesthetists
  8. Dentists, General
  9. Psychiatrists
  10. Petroleum Engineers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 8 on the list of highest paid professions in Oklahoma City. 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 Oklahoma City and Oklahoma job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Oklahoma City For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 556 job classifications in Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $245,770 $159,740 60
2 Surgeons $223,690 $39,560 120
3 Pediatricians, General $210,970 $138,900 80
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $208,730 $46,130 1,270
5 Chief Executives $173,130 $59,790 2,700
6 Internists, General $170,780 $67,990 210
7 Nurse Anesthetists $165,740 $31,750 60
8 Dentists, General $159,140 $76,150 510
9 Psychiatrists $155,940 $47,400 140
10 Petroleum Engineers $130,850 $60,780 1,460
11 Family and General Practitioners $125,180 $47,640 2,820
12 Pharmacists $121,730 $85,980 1,780
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers $121,090 $65,260 820
14 Air Traffic Controllers $108,650 $66,720 140
15 Computer Hardware Engineers $107,000 $74,870 70
16 Lawyers $106,520 $39,570 3,780
17 Veterinarians $105,860 $65,430 300
18 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $103,920 $53,290 530
19 Chiropractors $103,770 $43,330 120
20 Financial Managers $102,710 $52,520 2,450
21 General and Operations Managers $102,160 $40,640 10,770
22 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $101,920 $53,300 330
23 Purchasing Managers $100,610 $53,840 390
24 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $100,360 $52,630 80
25 Sales Managers $100,280 $50,320 1,740
26 Physician Assistants $99,670 $61,540 690
27 Computer and Information Systems Managers $99,300 $58,000 1,570
28 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $98,850 $54,230 140
29 Sales Engineers $97,520 $60,190 100
30 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $97,450 $33,020 890
31 Managers, All Other $96,370 $51,960 1,000
32 Environmental Engineers $96,000 $50,610 170
33 Athletes and Sports Competitors $95,690 $16,280 80
34 Marketing Managers $94,300 $46,400 740
35 Personal Financial Advisors $93,920 $34,880 650
36 Natural Sciences Managers $92,330 $48,510 110
37 Actuaries $92,000 $55,360 60
38 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $90,840 $51,240 2,420
39 Engineers, All Other $90,550 $43,610 600
40 Human Resources Managers $90,290 $52,880 620
41 Aerospace Engineers $90,050 $56,650 480
42 Financial Examiners $89,730 $51,090 170
43 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $89,320 $40,850 330
44 Medical and Health Services Managers $88,730 $45,760 2,570
45 Industrial Production Managers $88,240 $48,610 840
46 Training and Development Managers $87,820 $49,090 240
47 Industrial Engineers $87,800 $50,660 720
48 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $87,670 $59,850 1,330
49 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $87,470 $51,890 250
50 Occupational Therapists $87,130 $55,990 420
51 Electrical Engineers $87,020 $49,910 480
52 Computer and Information Research Scientists $86,090 $60,540 160
53 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $85,690 $41,340 550
54 Compensation and Benefits Managers $85,330 $50,840 110
55 Transportation Inspectors $84,410 $43,720 260
56 Software Developers, Applications $84,190 $49,390 2,160
57 Mechanical Engineers $83,740 $51,540 740
58 Physical Therapists $81,920 $46,400 850
59 Radiation Therapists $80,870 $55,620 140
60 Computer Network Architects $80,730 $44,840 330
61 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $80,470 $32,740 360
62 Materials Engineers $80,000 $45,930 80
63 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $78,890 $47,070 610
64 Urban and Regional Planners $76,670 $49,170 60
65 Biomedical Engineers $76,620 $42,570 90
66 Computer Occupations, All Other $75,750 $42,700 1,270
67 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $75,400 $42,070 170
68 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $75,070 $59,630 40
69 Nurse Practitioners $74,970 $29,100 620
70 Database Administrators $74,880 $40,950 420
71 Financial Analysts $74,660 $42,210 570
72 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $74,270 $44,870 280
73 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $73,750 $49,490 70
74 Computer Systems Analysts $73,430 $42,530 1,590
75 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $73,370 $26,530 1,380
76 Logisticians $73,310 $50,010 1,690
77 Software Developers, Systems Software $73,210 $41,780 1,480
78 Education Administrators, All Other $73,170 $39,850 120
79 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $72,890 $37,690 380
80 Construction Managers $72,720 $52,070 1,560
81 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $72,450 $40,920 430
82 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $71,470 $47,530 2,620
83 Computer Programmers $71,030 $32,270 1,070
84 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors $70,960 $37,440 50
85 Civil Engineers $70,790 $34,870 810
86 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $70,780 $43,440 770
87 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $69,860 $51,880 890
88 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $69,660 $46,830 440
89 Financial Specialists, All Other $69,610 $23,260 300
90 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $69,380 $32,350 750
91 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $69,170 $51,630 70
92 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $69,050 $51,050 110
93 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $68,960 $28,970 3,040
94 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $68,570 $27,550 1,310
95 Management Analysts $68,260 $42,740 2,700
96 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $68,070 $40,760 170
97 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $68,060 $38,660 1,020
98 Administrative Services Managers $68,030 $40,170 2,040
99 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,020 $28,250 320
100 Budget Analysts $67,830 $43,360 410