We combed through the data to identify the profession in Riverside 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 the Riverside 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Riverside.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Riverside:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 18 on the list of highest paid professions in the Riverside. 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 Riverside and California job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 590 job classifications in Riverside 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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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|3||Family and General Practitioners||$225,610|
|7||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$155,120|
|8||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$145,460|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$134,760|
|13||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$134,350|
|16||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$124,820|
|17||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$122,720|
|19||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$116,560|
|20||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$116,370|
|22||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$116,090|
|23||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$114,370|
|24||Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$113,390|
|25||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$113,110|
|28||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$111,740|
|29||Computer Network Architects||$110,720|
|30||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$109,980|
|33||Medical and Health Services Managers||$108,120|
|34||Natural Sciences Managers||$107,780|
|35||Managers, All Other||$107,550|
|37||General and Operations Managers||$107,460|
|39||Personal Financial Advisors||$106,520|
|40||Training and Development Managers||$106,020|
|41||Computer Hardware Engineers||$105,080|
|42||Software Developers, Systems Software||$103,560|
|43||Psychologists, All Other||$103,380|
|45||Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,330|
|46||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,070|
|47||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,020|
|48||Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$101,970|
|49||Human Resources Managers||$101,620|
|50||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,830|
|52||Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,260|
|55||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$99,560|
|56||Software Developers, Applications||$99,320|
|57||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$98,960|
|59||English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,570|
|60||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$98,540|
|61||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,510|
|63||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,020|
|64||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$97,700|
|65||Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary||$97,370|
|66||Engineers, All Other||$96,930|
|67||Industrial Production Managers||$96,730|
|68||Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,170|
|69||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$94,980|
|70||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$94,940|
|72||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,610|
|73||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,720|
|75||Education Administrators, All Other||$92,680|
|76||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$92,090|
|77||Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,300|
|80||Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,730|
|83||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,630|
|84||Information Security Analysts||$89,600|
|85||Geography Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,220|
|86||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$88,410|
|88||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,180|
|89||First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers||$88,080|
|90||Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||$88,050|
|91||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,980|
|93||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$87,830|
|98||Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers||$85,930|
|100||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$84,930|
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