We combed through the data to identify the profession in Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City. 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 Pediatricians, General are the highest paid people in Salt Lake City.
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Salt Lake City. 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.
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 536 job classifications in Salt Lake City in order to identify those that get paid the most.
Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|3||Family and General Practitioners||$205,290|
|7||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$151,170|
|11||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$121,890|
|13||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$119,840|
|15||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$117,950|
|16||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$113,010|
|19||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$111,760|
|20||Postsecondary Teachers, All Other||$110,620|
|21||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$108,990|
|22||Natural Sciences Managers||$107,190|
|24||Medical and Health Services Managers||$106,650|
|25||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$106,420|
|27||Human Resources Managers||$102,970|
|28||Personal Financial Advisors||$102,070|
|29||Managers, All Other||$101,420|
|30||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$101,070|
|31||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$100,820|
|32||General and Operations Managers||$97,560|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$97,210|
|35||Software Developers, Applications||$96,470|
|37||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,270|
|38||Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$93,810|
|42||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$92,780|
|43||Computer Network Architects||$92,550|
|45||Software Developers, Systems Software||$92,220|
|46||Athletes and Sports Competitors||$91,570|
|48||Education Administrators, All Other||$89,070|
|49||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$89,060|
|51||Administrative Services Managers||$86,700|
|52||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$86,660|
|53||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$86,060|
|55||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$85,070|
|56||Broadcast News Analysts||$84,730|
|58||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$82,480|
|59||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$82,460|
|60||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$82,390|
|61||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,390|
|62||Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other||$82,320|
|64||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$82,090|
|65||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$81,950|
|67||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$81,600|
|68||Training and Development Managers||$81,230|
|70||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,680|
|72||Engineers, All Other||$80,440|
|74||Information Security Analysts||$80,020|
|75||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$79,870|
|79||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$78,900|
|80||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$78,550|
|81||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,500|
|83||Orthotists and Prosthetists||$78,230|
|85||Computer Occupations, All Other||$77,800|
|86||Operations Research Analysts||$77,640|
|87||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$77,550|
|89||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$77,480|
|90||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,220|
|93||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,430|
|94||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$76,370|
|95||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$75,270|
|98||Education Teachers, Postsecondary||$74,520|
|99||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$73,610|
|100||Computer Systems Analysts||$73,530|
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