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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 San Antonio 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in San Antonio.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in San Antonio:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in San Antonio. 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 San Antonio and Texas job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 558 job classifications in San Antonio 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 29, 2019.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|3||Family and General Practitioners||$204,200|
|6||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$179,130|
|9||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$145,850|
|12||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$132,870|
|13||Natural Sciences Managers||$131,270|
|15||Human Resources Managers||$128,290|
|16||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$127,140|
|18||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$124,300|
|22||Managers, All Other||$119,020|
|24||Training and Development Managers||$118,780|
|26||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$117,110|
|27||General and Operations Managers||$117,060|
|28||Computer Network Architects||$116,590|
|30||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$115,380|
|32||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$110,280|
|34||Personal Financial Advisors||$102,980|
|35||Administrative Services Managers||$102,770|
|38||Software Developers, Applications||$100,750|
|39||Computer Hardware Engineers||$100,600|
|40||Medical and Health Services Managers||$99,770|
|41||Industrial Production Managers||$99,180|
|43||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$97,590|
|45||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$94,610|
|47||Computer Systems Analysts||$93,660|
|49||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$93,340|
|50||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$92,310|
|51||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$91,560|
|52||Psychologists, All Other||$91,230|
|54||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$90,850|
|56||Operations Research Analysts||$89,190|
|58||Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers||$87,140|
|59||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$86,160|
|60||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$85,610|
|61||Information Security Analysts||$85,550|
|62||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,530|
|63||Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$83,260|
|65||Computer Occupations, All Other||$83,100|
|66||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$82,200|
|67||Education Administrators, All Other||$82,180|
|70||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,620|
|72||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$81,150|
|75||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$80,500|
|76||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$80,010|
|77||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$79,740|
|78||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$79,390|
|79||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$79,220|
|80||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,110|
|81||Real Estate Sales Agents||$78,520|
|82||Social and Community Service Managers||$78,290|
|85||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$77,770|
|86||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$77,540|
|87||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$77,200|
|88||Multimedia Artists and Animators||$76,980|
|91||Power Plant Operators||$75,980|
|97||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,170|
|98||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$72,800|
|99||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$72,700|
|100||Occupational Therapy Assistants||$72,640|
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