We combed through the data to identify the profession in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Pennsylvania:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 20 on the list of highest paid professions in the Keystone 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 Pennsylvania job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 746 job classifications in Pennsylvania 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|
|3||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$236,180|
|5||Family And General Practitioners||$216,800|
|6||Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons||$213,210|
|9||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$187,170|
|16||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$145,590|
|17||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$144,790|
|22||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$131,850|
|23||General And Operations Managers||$130,930|
|24||Human Resources Managers||$130,190|
|26||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$125,920|
|28||Managers, All Other||$123,430|
|29||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$120,890|
|30||Training And Development Managers||$120,470|
|33||Personal Financial Advisors||$117,510|
|34||Funeral Service Managers||$116,370|
|35||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$115,880|
|36||Forestry And Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$115,540|
|37||Air Traffic Controllers||$114,000|
|39||Physical Scientists, All Other||$111,470|
|40||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,290|
|41||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$110,490|
|42||Industrial Production Managers||$110,360|
|43||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$110,210|
|44||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$110,140|
|45||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$109,220|
|46||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$109,070|
|48||Computer Network Architects||$106,240|
|49||Administrative Services Managers||$105,360|
|53||Software Developers, Systems Software||$102,080|
|54||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$101,240|
|55||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$100,610|
|56||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$99,650|
|57||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$99,480|
|61||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,880|
|63||Medical And Health Services Managers||$96,400|
|64||Computer Hardware Engineers||$96,200|
|66||Software Developers, Applications||$95,660|
|67||Engineers, All Other||$95,560|
|69||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$95,040|
|70||Information Security Analysts||$94,810|
|71||Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,470|
|72||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,270|
|74||Computer Systems Analysts||$93,520|
|75||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,460|
|77||First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$93,420|
|78||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$92,280|
|79||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$92,230|
|80||Psychologists, All Other||$91,830|
|81||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,030|
|82||Biochemists And Biophysicists||$90,880|
|83||Geography Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,850|
|84||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$90,420|
|85||Farmers, Ranchers, And Other Agricultural Managers||$89,780|
|86||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,690|
|91||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$88,040|
|96||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,400|
|97||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$87,090|
|98||Computer Occupations, All Other||$86,910|
|99||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,810|
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