These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Savannah, GA For 2018

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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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 Savannah 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 Dentists, General are the highest paid people in Savannah.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Savannah:

  1. Dentists, General
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Sales Managers
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Financial Managers
  8. Education Administrators, Postsecondary
  9. Personal Financial Advisors
  10. Commercial Pilots

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 1 on the list of highest paid professions in Savannah. 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 Savannah and Georgia job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Savannah For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 337 job classifications in Savannah 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 Savannah

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $225,260 $122,590 70
2 Family and General Practitioners $222,940 $137,850 140
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $194,860 $53,570 680
4 Chief Executives $157,950 $46,570 260
5 Sales Managers $142,240 $47,110 810
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $126,840 $77,360 250
7 Financial Managers $122,970 $56,010 400
8 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $121,660 $66,870 160
9 Personal Financial Advisors $120,940 $38,390 140
10 Commercial Pilots $115,320 $66,100 360
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $113,160 $62,180 80
12 Industrial Production Managers $111,480 $70,420 340
13 Purchasing Managers $110,930 $80,510 230
14 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $106,750 $51,780 140
15 Aerospace Engineers $106,300 $70,890 1,080
16 Lawyers $106,070 $48,080 420
17 Pharmacists $100,540 $53,080 430
18 Human Resources Managers $99,230 $65,190 160
19 Nurse Practitioners $98,670 $72,550 190
20 Medical and Health Services Managers $96,160 $53,400 330
21 Electrical Engineers $94,910 $74,630 60
22 Construction Managers $93,760 $55,980 140
23 Civil Engineers $93,490 $51,580 320
24 Marketing Managers $93,250 $53,950 40
25 General and Operations Managers $92,650 $37,180 3,430
26 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $91,710 $45,700 40
27 Industrial Engineering Technicians $88,950 $57,150 60
28 Management Analysts $87,620 $49,400 300
29 Industrial Engineers $86,900 $51,450 350
30 Chemists $85,980 $56,350 40
31 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $85,560 $67,620 50
32 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $85,440 $63,410 210
33 Education Administrators, All Other $85,230 $52,500 30
34 Physician Assistants $84,670 $46,900 110
35 Loan Officers $84,360 $34,630 250
36 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $83,760 $62,730 70
37 Mechanical Drafters $83,500 $49,350 270
38 Administrative Services Managers $81,850 $40,240 300
39 Physical Therapists $81,640 $59,230 150
40 Mechanical Engineers $81,570 $53,300 420
41 Software Developers, Systems Software $81,420 $44,840 180
42 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $81,140 $47,200 50
43 Managers, All Other $80,520 $40,410 290
44 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $78,570 $49,450 30
45 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $77,240 $42,410 30
46 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,980 $48,680 40
47 Occupational Therapists $76,750 $51,310 120
48 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $76,430 $45,730 160
49 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $76,060 $45,980 120
50 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $75,620 $36,540 120
51 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $75,530 $50,160 60
52 Software Developers, Applications $75,400 $49,560 160
53 Speech-Language Pathologists $75,280 $53,280 60
54 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $75,140 $32,290 160
55 Computer Systems Analysts $73,900 $39,970 150
56 Veterinarians $73,470 $39,690 110
57 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $73,260 $60,530 50
58 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $73,240 $36,290 40
59 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $72,170 $51,160 50
60 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $71,850 $42,310 140
61 Computer Occupations, All Other $71,560 $39,090 80
62 Accountants and Auditors $71,490 $42,550 1,070
63 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $71,190 $29,010 140
64 Logisticians $70,090 $38,440 110
65 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $69,820 $53,020 130
66 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,950 $38,080 50
67 Compliance Officers $68,470 $36,090 270
68 Budget Analysts $67,660 $45,660 60
69 Database Administrators $67,340 $42,260 40
70 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $67,290 $34,320 160
71 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $66,530 $40,580 620
72 Dental Hygienists $65,830 $42,300 320
73 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $64,010 $41,390 580
74 Social and Community Service Managers $63,350 $42,040 70
75 Registered Nurses $62,100 $44,440 3,260
76 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $62,000 $31,780 170
77 Boilermakers $61,920 $52,520 200
78 Instructional Coordinators $61,710 $40,120 70
79 Financial Analysts $61,530 $35,990 90
80 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $61,280 $26,060 1,610
81 Web Developers $60,920 $39,050 40
82 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $60,890 $45,210 70
83 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $60,760 $32,330 880
84 Industrial Machinery Mechanics $60,560 $45,920 670
85 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $60,420 $37,990 440
86 Transportation Inspectors $60,240 $27,610 50
87 Librarians $60,160 $47,270 130
88 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $60,150 $35,910 300
89 Avionics Technicians $59,980 $50,070 400
90 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $59,800 $34,800 810
91 Human Resources Specialists $59,620 $30,400 530
92 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $59,550 $36,390 30
93 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $59,480 $49,270 180
94 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $59,460 $25,940 100
95 Cost Estimators $59,030 $33,340 150
96 Insurance Sales Agents $58,450 $24,140 620
97 Chiropractors $57,370 $40,310 40
98 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $57,280 $32,820 770
99 Mechanical Engineering Technicians $57,130 $33,020 110
100 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $56,870 $36,130 250