These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Omaha, NE 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 Omaha 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 Omaha.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Internists, General
  5. Psychiatrists
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  8. Financial Managers
  9. Nurse Anesthetists
  10. Architectural and Engineering Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in Omaha. 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 Omaha and Nebraska job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Omaha For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 504 job classifications in Omaha 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 Omaha

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $259,080 $160,410 110
2 Family and General Practitioners $212,860 $93,270 490
3 Chief Executives $200,950 $78,870 430
4 Internists, General $191,460 $96,520 100
5 Psychiatrists $190,230 $76,180 90
6 Dentists, General $168,870 $59,520 250
7 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $151,740 $53,470 1,370
8 Financial Managers $141,160 $66,600 1,590
9 Nurse Anesthetists $139,170 $79,430 80
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $133,590 $86,810 290
11 Physical Scientists, All Other $126,380 $43,520 30
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $125,070 $71,330 1,090
13 Personal Financial Advisors $124,700 $35,890 550
14 Sales Managers $117,770 $56,530 1,110
15 Animal Scientists $116,700 $34,970 40
16 Human Resources Managers $115,150 $69,230 350
17 Purchasing Managers $113,770 $68,930 260
18 Lawyers $113,670 $52,950 1,620
19 General and Operations Managers $112,050 $49,250 6,580
20 Marketing Managers $108,800 $48,510 690
21 Compensation and Benefits Managers $105,910 $47,150 110
22 Managers, All Other $105,300 $51,820 560
23 Medical and Health Services Managers $100,810 $59,780 1,530
24 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $99,620 $52,750 400
25 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $98,300 $48,200 320
26 Nuclear Engineers $97,590 $66,550 200
27 Computer Network Architects $97,250 $57,010 750
28 Optometrists $96,690 $36,190 150
29 Pharmacists $96,500 $30,870 1,220
30 Administrative Services Managers $95,860 $50,480 930
31 Training and Development Managers $95,280 $45,560 130
32 Industrial Production Managers $95,090 $56,270 460
33 Construction Managers $94,700 $52,720 1,290
34 Nurse Practitioners $93,810 $63,570 670
35 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $93,460 $77,220 60
36 Natural Sciences Managers $91,630 $55,220 60
37 Actuaries $91,280 $56,490 190
38 Physician Assistants $91,150 $66,750 410
39 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $89,480 $60,670 750
40 Veterinarians $87,360 $56,640 240
41 Radiation Therapists $87,120 $53,260 90
42 Industrial Engineers $86,970 $51,570 470
43 Farm and Home Management Advisors $86,120 $48,070 120
44 Software Developers, Systems Software $85,780 $51,200 1,380
45 Software Developers, Applications $84,940 $52,210 2,930
46 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $84,930 $45,600 170
47 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $83,830 $46,070 100
48 Psychologists, All Other $83,580 $38,720 40
49 Management Analysts $83,300 $50,650 1,740
50 Sales Engineers $83,120 $41,840 60
51 Loan Officers $82,780 $36,130 1,130
52 Computer Hardware Engineers $82,610 $57,750 510
53 Database Administrators $81,340 $46,050 710
54 Computer Occupations, All Other $81,080 $56,510 690
55 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $80,900 $58,530 100
56 Financial Examiners $80,790 $47,850 310
57 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $80,750 $51,170 40
58 Civil Engineers $80,670 $52,750 740
59 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $80,660 $63,290 310
60 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $80,500 $45,770 280
61 Environmental Engineers $79,030 $48,610 320
62 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $78,540 $50,260 400
63 Commercial Pilots $78,540 $35,030 160
64 Computer Systems Analysts $78,330 $49,790 2,460
65 Computer Programmers $77,930 $47,700 2,240
66 Chemical Engineers $77,220 $62,270 80
67 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,100 $34,800 1,080
68 Electrical Engineers $76,820 $50,180 340
69 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $76,430 $59,410 30
70 Mechanical Engineers $76,340 $52,460 410
71 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $75,640 $54,030 100
72 Credit Analysts $74,890 $40,780 380
73 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $74,840 $32,510 1,470
74 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $74,670 $47,890 1,900
75 Materials Engineers $74,600 $48,830 40
76 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $74,330 $31,090 190
77 Art Directors $74,230 $41,020 180
78 Information Security Analysts $74,210 $43,680 450
79 Engineers, All Other $73,940 $28,640 190
80 Occupational Therapists $73,900 $51,870 400
81 Financial Analysts $73,760 $44,950 1,340
82 Physical Therapists $73,750 $52,730 710
83 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $73,580 $51,640 90
84 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $73,380 $34,000 170
85 Operations Research Analysts $73,230 $41,130 400
86 Chiropractors $72,660 $29,620 230
87 Advertising and Promotions Managers $72,300 $40,390 50
88 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $71,170 $34,390 90
89 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $70,890 $41,890 2,390
90 Accountants and Auditors $70,690 $41,780 5,440
91 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $70,280 $26,250 290
92 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $69,910 $44,180 240
93 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $69,810 $37,460 90
94 Soil and Plant Scientists $69,200 $33,380 30
95 Orthotists and Prosthetists $69,180 $41,830 30
96 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $69,030 $41,890 270
97 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $68,990 $45,020 300
98 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $68,770 $50,230 100
99 Urban and Regional Planners $68,600 $46,470 170
100 Microbiologists $68,500 $42,860 40