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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 Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Santa Rosa:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Santa Rosa. 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 Santa Rosa and California job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 384 job classifications in Santa Rosa 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|
|2||Family and General Practitioners||$219,760|
|4||Natural Sciences Managers||$166,740|
|6||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$152,970|
|9||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$143,300|
|12||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$135,920|
|14||Managers, All Other||$132,070|
|15||Software Developers, Systems Software||$129,160|
|18||Human Resources Managers||$121,500|
|19||Computer Hardware Engineers||$120,490|
|20||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$117,900|
|21||General and Operations Managers||$117,130|
|24||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$114,930|
|25||Medical and Health Services Managers||$114,720|
|26||Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers||$114,070|
|28||Software Developers, Applications||$112,730|
|29||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$112,190|
|30||Computer Network Architects||$112,010|
|31||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$111,400|
|37||Industrial Production Managers||$103,130|
|38||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$102,810|
|39||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$102,140|
|43||Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||$97,420|
|45||Engineers, All Other||$97,130|
|46||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$96,780|
|49||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$96,190|
|51||Personal Financial Advisors||$94,550|
|53||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$93,080|
|54||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$92,040|
|55||Computer Occupations, All Other||$91,910|
|56||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$91,520|
|59||Education Administrators, All Other||$88,340|
|62||First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers||$87,970|
|63||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$87,880|
|64||Urban and Regional Planners||$87,530|
|65||Administrative Services Managers||$87,320|
|66||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$87,110|
|67||Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$85,680|
|68||Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||$84,860|
|69||Computer Systems Analysts||$82,680|
|70||First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||$82,110|
|73||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$80,490|
|74||Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||$80,410|
|76||Social and Community Service Managers||$79,280|
|78||Dietitians and Nutritionists||$77,220|
|82||Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate||$76,820|
|83||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$76,740|
|84||Accountants and Auditors||$76,300|
|85||Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists||$76,200|
|86||Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators||$76,190|
|87||Training and Development Specialists||$76,160|
|88||Labor Relations Specialists||$75,950|
|90||Electrical and Electronics Drafters||$74,280|
|92||Marriage and Family Therapists||$74,090|
|93||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$73,790|
|98||Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors||$72,860|
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