These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Peoria, IL For 2018

Chris Kolmar
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 Peoria 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Peoria.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  4. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  5. Optometrists
  6. Marketing Managers
  7. Lawyers
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
  10. Physician Assistants

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in Peoria. 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 Peoria and Illinois job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Peoria For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 327 job classifications in Peoria 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 Peoria

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $223,090 $76,130 120
2 Chief Executives $174,860 $66,240 450
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers $153,290 $94,430 650
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers $128,590 $56,960 280
5 Optometrists $125,500 $53,820 40
6 Marketing Managers $125,280 $46,770 310
7 Lawyers $123,760 $57,140 460
8 Pharmacists $121,890 $100,580 350
9 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $121,530 $55,020 330
10 Physician Assistants $121,520 $78,220 140
11 Financial Managers $121,080 $57,380 830
12 General and Operations Managers $107,800 $38,610 3,020
13 Human Resources Managers $106,160 $45,090 270
14 Advertising and Promotions Managers $103,080 $39,550 110
15 Personal Financial Advisors $103,020 $39,070 100
16 Sales Managers $99,560 $43,480 480
17 Industrial Production Managers $99,080 $64,090 380
18 Electrical Engineers $97,190 $66,830 130
19 Veterinarians $95,250 $57,830 90
20 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $93,070 $57,420 130
21 Computer Systems Analysts $92,430 $57,040 1,880
22 Management Analysts $89,280 $52,600 650
23 Financial Analysts $88,760 $48,550 170
24 Financial Examiners $88,430 $50,000 30
25 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $87,680 $30,090 380
26 Urban and Regional Planners $86,770 $46,810 50
27 Financial Specialists, All Other $85,600 $32,720 300
28 Software Developers, Applications $85,450 $50,930 570
29 Physical Therapists $85,180 $64,850 350
30 Occupational Therapists $85,050 $56,690 150
31 Chemists $84,560 $48,190 150
32 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $84,490 $54,840 100
33 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $84,240 $53,020 350
34 Industrial Engineers $82,670 $52,350 1,420
35 Nurse Practitioners $81,380 $27,350 140
36 Environmental Engineers $81,330 $44,950 80
37 Civil Engineers $80,000 $52,280 300
38 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $78,800 $62,630 100
39 Construction Managers $78,670 $51,900 370
40 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $77,850 $32,430 570
41 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $77,170 $32,280 40
42 Sales Engineers $76,900 $39,540 120
43 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $75,990 $38,470 560
44 Accountants and Auditors $75,850 $42,160 1,360
45 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $75,340 $37,550 180
46 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $75,130 $50,300 110
47 Database Administrators $74,470 $39,940 80
48 Speech-Language Pathologists $73,930 $44,900 160
49 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $73,590 $40,480 70
50 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $72,740 $53,480 70
51 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $72,740 $23,860 190
52 Computer Occupations, All Other $72,190 $32,750 500
53 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $72,190 $47,980 50
54 Logisticians $71,970 $45,180 550
55 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $71,730 $43,610 30
56 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $71,350 $53,240 110
57 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $71,000 $47,400 610
58 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $70,970 $47,250 420
59 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $70,790 $47,190 430
60 Public Relations Specialists $70,550 $32,740 210
61 Commercial and Industrial Designers $70,460 $45,200 60
62 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $70,280 $36,800 560
63 Loan Officers $69,780 $32,250 380
64 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $68,830 $19,040 40
65 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $68,800 $33,510 1,720
66 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $68,120 $42,740 110
67 Computer Programmers $67,880 $39,110 220
68 Cost Estimators $67,010 $27,770 300
69 Administrative Services Managers $66,580 $35,710 300
70 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $65,750 $51,380 30
71 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $65,430 $36,130 570
72 Training and Development Managers $65,150 $23,490 30
73 Credit Analysts $65,100 $28,890 30
74 Information Security Analysts $64,920 $34,040 80
75 Training and Development Specialists $64,690 $32,510 310
76 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $63,670 $43,330 250
77 Electricians $63,560 $36,580 930
78 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $63,300 $40,470 40
79 Technical Writers $62,510 $34,890 40
80 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $62,400 $38,530 220
81 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $62,360 $38,140 1,370
82 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $62,290 $33,800 750
83 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $62,220 $32,320 160
84 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $61,650 $35,470 220
85 Social and Community Service Managers $61,370 $40,830 210
86 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists $61,210 $38,870 70
87 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers $61,100 $36,520 130
88 Compliance Officers $60,940 $22,730 150
89 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $60,270 $18,190 30
90 Web Developers $59,980 $39,990 90
91 Human Resources Specialists $59,650 $33,380 540
92 Surveyors $59,380 $28,500 40
93 Computer Network Support Specialists $58,800 $28,590 120
94 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $58,640 $48,800 60
95 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders $58,050 $35,560 40
96 Millwrights $57,630 $36,510 310
97 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $57,610 $42,270 40
98 Editors $57,320 $27,640 50
99 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $57,280 $27,960 560
100 Health Educators $57,100 $33,160 40