We combed through the data to identify the profession in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Rhode Island:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in the Ocean 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 Rhode Island job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 470 job classifications in Rhode Island 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|
|4||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$222,980|
|7||Family And General Practitioners||$178,230|
|8||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$166,730|
|9||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$166,580|
|11||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$158,730|
|12||Human Resources Managers||$156,790|
|15||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$149,720|
|16||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$147,930|
|18||General And Operations Managers||$146,870|
|19||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$145,240|
|21||Training And Development Managers||$141,010|
|22||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$134,360|
|23||Personal Financial Advisors||$132,990|
|24||Natural Sciences Managers||$131,860|
|25||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$130,040|
|28||Medical And Health Services Managers||$126,950|
|29||Administrative Services Managers||$124,570|
|30||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$123,210|
|31||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$121,520|
|32||Industrial Production Managers||$120,500|
|33||Managers, All Other||$119,010|
|34||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$118,820|
|35||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$118,250|
|36||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$117,590|
|37||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$117,000|
|39||Computer Network Architects||$115,050|
|40||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$114,060|
|41||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$113,360|
|42||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$112,630|
|43||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$112,270|
|45||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,240|
|46||Software Developers, Systems Software||$110,170|
|47||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$109,880|
|49||Information Security Analysts||$107,210|
|51||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$105,590|
|52||Education Administrators, All Other||$105,560|
|53||Air Traffic Controllers||$104,000|
|55||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$103,250|
|56||Philosophy And Religion Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,950|
|57||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$102,850|
|59||Property, Real Estate, And Community Association Managers||$100,760|
|60||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,310|
|63||Computer Systems Analysts||$97,750|
|64||Engineers, All Other||$97,670|
|65||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$97,300|
|66||Emergency Management Directors||$97,130|
|67||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$95,250|
|68||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,890|
|70||Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other||$94,640|
|73||Software Developers, Applications||$92,620|
|74||Occupational Health And Safety Specialists||$92,600|
|76||First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$91,850|
|78||Operations Research Analysts||$91,200|
|79||English Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,930|
|80||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$90,590|
|81||Social And Community Service Managers||$90,280|
|82||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,050|
|85||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$88,460|
|86||Postsecondary Teachers, All Other||$88,370|
|87||Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,150|
|90||Foreign Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,950|
|91||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$85,780|
|94||Zoologists And Wildlife Biologists||$84,250|
|95||Criminal Justice And Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,790|
|96||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$83,560|
|97||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$83,400|
|99||Computer Occupations, All Other||$83,070|
|100||Art, Drama, And Music Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,940|
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