These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Provo, UT 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 Provo 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 Provo.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Surgeons
  3. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Sales Managers
  10. Architectural and Engineering Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Provo For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 379 job classifications in Provo 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 Provo

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $245,060 $158,480 90
2 Surgeons $224,480 $85,450 40
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $210,780 $118,750 60
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $183,490 $59,040 180
5 Chief Executives $170,650 $70,780 520
6 Dentists, General $154,130 $28,230 170
7 Computer and Information Systems Managers $127,320 $69,790 740
8 Pharmacists $117,310 $70,850 350
9 Sales Managers $116,120 $38,830 470
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $114,560 $61,110 360
11 Marketing Managers $113,000 $54,660 400
12 Financial Managers $110,650 $56,070 580
13 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $110,500 $48,060 50
14 Computer Hardware Engineers $107,940 $76,290 30
15 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $107,880 $44,000 290
16 Optometrists $104,720 $37,700 70
17 Lawyers $103,730 $60,660 440
18 Human Resources Managers $103,490 $65,310 170
19 Natural Sciences Managers $100,200 $52,400 50
20 Purchasing Managers $98,240 $65,900 80
21 Software Developers, Applications $97,610 $55,910 2,160
22 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $97,340 $45,680 190
23 Nurse Practitioners $95,860 $76,130 270
24 Industrial Production Managers $94,270 $38,870 230
25 History Teachers, Postsecondary $93,690 $59,520 80
26 Training and Development Managers $93,510 $48,930 50
27 Software Developers, Systems Software $93,000 $55,180 630
28 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $92,980 $51,470 240
29 Loan Officers $92,560 $26,630 650
30 Medical and Health Services Managers $92,170 $43,470 390
31 Veterinarians $91,400 $66,510 60
32 Materials Engineers $90,640 $40,950 50
33 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $90,360 $28,940 60
34 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $88,960 $41,670 240
35 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $88,960 $37,480 110
36 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $88,560 $50,930 150
37 Computer Network Architects $88,330 $43,980 140
38 Advertising and Promotions Managers $87,750 $51,570 50
39 Electrical Engineers $86,170 $50,650 250
40 Managers, All Other $85,460 $46,140 210
41 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $84,990 $58,620 300
42 Administrative Services Managers $84,440 $38,970 270
43 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $84,120 $56,010 100
44 Sales Engineers $84,060 $39,820 100
45 Civil Engineers $83,680 $41,640 530
46 General and Operations Managers $83,390 $28,930 5,180
47 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $83,230 $64,280 340
48 Physical Therapists $82,830 $20,000 200
49 Occupational Therapists $82,610 $50,320 60
50 Operations Research Analysts $82,150 $38,910 50
51 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $81,350 $36,510 650
52 Industrial Engineers $81,310 $55,470 280
53 Physician Assistants $79,450 $27,910 190
54 Computer Programmers $79,310 $43,780 740
55 Computer Systems Analysts $79,220 $37,420 590
56 Art Directors $79,080 $35,590 50
57 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $78,900 $38,600 100
58 Information Security Analysts $78,300 $39,340 50
59 Mechanical Engineers $78,010 $49,920 370
60 Chiropractors $75,910 $39,560 30
61 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $75,540 $31,310 970
62 Dental Hygienists $75,440 $63,660 480
63 Budget Analysts $73,920 $55,320 50
64 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $73,610 $52,380 120
65 Construction Managers $73,040 $44,110 390
66 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $72,650 $42,370 90
67 Producers and Directors $72,580 $35,810 70
68 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $72,480 $55,450 80
69 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $72,430 $36,270 40
70 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $71,590 $40,480 130
71 Management Analysts $71,400 $26,430 630
72 Financial Analysts $71,180 $42,450 230
73 Commercial Pilots $70,630 $36,100 40
74 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $69,880 $31,100 360
75 Chemists $69,820 $41,810 200
76 Database Administrators $69,800 $40,730 250
77 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $69,780 $26,230 480
78 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $69,550 $41,140 800
79 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $69,330 $28,760 490
80 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $69,250 $24,740 1,850
81 Accountants and Auditors $69,000 $37,090 1,480
82 Urban and Regional Planners $67,860 $43,230 50
83 Personal Financial Advisors $65,830 $26,680 170
84 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $65,490 $43,300 40
85 Tax Preparers $65,340 $32,470 90
86 Web Developers $64,530 $29,860 460
87 Surveyors $64,500 $35,050 70
88 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $64,460 $28,160 220
89 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $64,360 $37,700 1,770
90 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $63,460 $42,500 50
91 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $63,190 $33,650 80
92 Technical Writers $63,140 $31,750 160
93 Logisticians $62,470 $42,050 80
94 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $61,380 $46,260 70
95 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $61,100 $27,930 90
96 Food Scientists and Technologists $60,300 $33,360 40
97 Social and Community Service Managers $59,840 $35,860 210
98 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $59,670 $30,090 430
99 Respiratory Therapists $59,180 $43,690 110
100 Registered Nurses $59,050 $43,800 3,280