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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 Raleigh 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Raleigh.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Raleigh:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in Raleigh. 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 Raleigh and North Carolina job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 502 job classifications in Raleigh 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$240,630|
|4||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$221,670|
|7||Family and General Practitioners||$172,340|
|10||General and Operations Managers||$136,080|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$135,980|
|13||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$131,430|
|14||Natural Sciences Managers||$130,460|
|15||Managers, All Other||$128,160|
|19||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$120,260|
|20||Human Resources Managers||$117,250|
|22||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$115,600|
|24||Training and Development Managers||$114,630|
|25||Personal Financial Advisors||$114,000|
|26||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$113,960|
|27||Industrial Production Managers||$113,870|
|28||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$112,360|
|29||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$112,280|
|31||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,230|
|34||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$108,520|
|35||Administrative Services Managers||$107,970|
|36||Software Developers, Systems Software||$105,660|
|37||Medical and Health Services Managers||$105,260|
|38||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$104,440|
|39||Computer Network Architects||$103,810|
|40||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$103,770|
|41||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$103,210|
|42||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$102,690|
|44||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$101,480|
|45||Computer Hardware Engineers||$99,550|
|48||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$97,220|
|49||Software Developers, Applications||$96,880|
|51||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$94,870|
|52||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,690|
|53||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$92,630|
|55||Computer Systems Analysts||$90,130|
|57||Information Security Analysts||$89,680|
|58||Computer Occupations, All Other||$89,290|
|59||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$89,140|
|60||Writers and Authors||$88,390|
|61||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,260|
|69||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$86,730|
|70||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,640|
|71||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$86,520|
|72||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$85,080|
|73||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,350|
|75||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$83,430|
|79||Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers||$80,970|
|82||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,810|
|83||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,790|
|84||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,780|
|86||Operations Research Analysts||$78,320|
|89||Financial Specialists, All Other||$76,920|
|96||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$75,400|
|97||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$75,200|
|99||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$74,980|
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