These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Riverside, CA For 2018

We combed through the data to identify the profession in Riverside that will get you rich.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarRankings - 1 day ago

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:

  1. Surgeons
  2. Psychiatrists
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Pediatricians, General
  5. Nurse Anesthetists
  6. Chief Executives
  7. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  8. Dentists, All Other Specialists
  9. Podiatrists
  10. Optometrists

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:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Riverside For 2018

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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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Riverside

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $270,880 $183,660 420
2 Psychiatrists $264,790 $111,790 270
3 Family and General Practitioners $225,610 $139,290 1,030
4 Pediatricians, General $205,760 $120,960 350
5 Nurse Anesthetists $188,400 $73,190 120
6 Chief Executives $184,680 $67,450 1,950
7 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $155,120 $52,730 2,730
8 Dentists, All Other Specialists $145,460 $49,600 30
9 Podiatrists $138,960 $48,330 50
10 Optometrists $136,050 $79,030 280
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $134,760 $82,020 920
12 Pharmacists $134,700 $105,580 2,650
13 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $134,350 $68,700 260
14 Lawyers $131,640 $61,520 2,570
15 Internists, General $125,990 $51,850 270
16 Compensation and Benefits Managers $124,820 $70,420 80
17 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $122,720 $66,800 90
18 Dentists, General $120,870 $36,490 1,100
19 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $116,560 $81,670 120
20 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $116,370 $66,880 850
21 Marketing Managers $116,170 $57,230 890
22 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $116,090 $81,990 60
23 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $114,370 $48,420 2,010
24 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $113,390 $79,720 40
25 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $113,110 $71,150 40
26 Financial Managers $112,750 $64,080 3,620
27 Chemical Engineers $112,560 $65,440 60
28 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $111,740 $86,620 1,960
29 Computer Network Architects $110,720 $64,200 260
30 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $109,980 $81,010 150
31 Sales Managers $109,060 $39,970 4,620
32 Nurse Practitioners $108,960 $78,220 940
33 Medical and Health Services Managers $108,120 $55,690 2,040
34 Natural Sciences Managers $107,780 $61,660 130
35 Managers, All Other $107,550 $62,410 1,770
36 Construction Managers $107,540 $56,600 2,300
37 General and Operations Managers $107,460 $44,240 19,810
38 Physician Assistants $107,070 $78,260 640
39 Personal Financial Advisors $106,520 $35,900 650
40 Training and Development Managers $106,020 $66,100 120
41 Computer Hardware Engineers $105,080 $70,080 70
42 Software Developers, Systems Software $103,560 $66,040 770
43 Psychologists, All Other $103,380 $26,710 70
44 Radiation Therapists $103,250 $75,970 160
45 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $102,330 $72,940 100
46 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $102,070 $59,700 80
47 History Teachers, Postsecondary $102,020 $66,630 100
48 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $101,970 $65,700 40
49 Human Resources Managers $101,620 $51,150 800
50 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $100,830 $65,150 220
51 Chiropractors $100,820 $51,900 240
52 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $100,260 $61,410 210
53 Electrical Engineers $99,820 $58,140 530
54 Purchasing Managers $99,660 $55,400 410
55 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $99,560 $82,250 160
56 Software Developers, Applications $99,320 $66,150 2,670
57 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $98,960 $64,550 980
58 Civil Engineers $98,840 $60,820 2,220
59 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $98,570 $62,410 490
60 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $98,540 $64,440 230
61 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $98,510 $60,530 170
62 Biomedical Engineers $98,440 $64,930 130
63 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $98,020 $59,920 440
64 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $97,700 $49,700 220
65 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $97,370 $51,250 150
66 Engineers, All Other $96,930 $71,150 570
67 Industrial Production Managers $96,730 $56,200 1,380
68 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $95,170 $66,170 150
69 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $94,980 $52,500 220
70 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $94,940 $68,740 710
71 Registered Nurses $94,790 $65,920 24,630
72 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $94,610 $46,770 80
73 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $93,720 $42,540 460
74 Gaming Managers $93,030 $57,990 70
75 Education Administrators, All Other $92,680 $48,530 290
76 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $92,090 $78,360 1,060
77 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $91,300 $50,210 430
78 Sales Engineers $91,070 $49,230 390
79 Occupational Therapists $90,910 $46,730 650
80 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $90,730 $50,840 200
81 Veterinarians $90,290 $57,610 430
82 Art Directors $89,840 $44,260 110
83 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $89,630 $46,900 540
84 Information Security Analysts $89,600 $39,370 130
85 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $89,220 $55,050 40
86 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $88,410 $43,320 1,520
87 Materials Engineers $88,380 $61,390 70
88 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $88,180 $44,870 300
89 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $88,080 $76,040 650
90 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $88,050 $56,680 5,240
91 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $87,980 $54,620 50
92 Financial Analysts $87,860 $41,580 740
93 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $87,830 $54,010 1,760
94 Audiologists $87,470 $55,830 40
95 Instructional Coordinators $87,280 $48,320 1,560
96 Dental Hygienists $86,950 $66,800 1,560
97 Speech-Language Pathologists $86,880 $60,670 710
98 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $85,930 $54,110 1,010
99 Physical Therapists $85,270 $47,440 1,230
100 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $84,930 $65,210 380

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