These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Shreveport, LA 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 Shreveport 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Shreveport.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Internists, General
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Pharmacists
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. General and Operations Managers
  8. Sales Managers
  9. Industrial Production Managers
  10. Chemical Engineers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in Shreveport. 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 Shreveport and Louisiana job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Shreveport For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 359 job classifications in Shreveport 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 Shreveport

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $222,940 $152,280 180
2 Internists, General $221,400 $106,910 30
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $183,910 $73,670 380
4 Chief Executives $157,900 $20,020 100
5 Pharmacists $119,680 $73,680 340
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $116,240 $83,140 80
7 General and Operations Managers $111,380 $49,110 3,090
8 Sales Managers $110,960 $52,790 350
9 Industrial Production Managers $105,780 $55,720 140
10 Chemical Engineers $104,990 $61,520 110
11 Electrical Engineers $104,350 $64,610 170
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $104,080 $56,080 120
13 Personal Financial Advisors $104,030 $36,370 110
14 Nurse Practitioners $103,150 $68,090 180
15 Lawyers $99,360 $42,750 450
16 Purchasing Managers $98,730 $46,660 50
17 Financial Managers $96,800 $49,510 430
18 Industrial Engineers $93,190 $63,170 110
19 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $91,780 $54,150 90
20 Mechanical Engineers $89,450 $52,000 230
21 Construction Managers $89,210 $45,690 310
22 Psychologists, All Other $87,860 $45,490 30
23 Civil Engineers $87,050 $43,780 220
24 Veterinarians $85,950 $57,620 50
25 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $84,470 $50,280 580
26 Physician Assistants $84,140 $58,070 100
27 Occupational Therapists $83,700 $53,950 120
28 Medical and Health Services Managers $82,510 $46,930 400
29 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $81,180 $27,440 170
30 Physical Therapists $80,490 $52,890 190
31 Software Developers, Systems Software $80,270 $56,520 80
32 Commercial Pilots $78,330 $55,290 70
33 Engineers, All Other $78,100 $45,890 230
34 Gaming Managers $77,610 $53,490 40
35 Chemists $77,550 $51,390 60
36 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $76,150 $58,300 380
37 Marketing Managers $76,120 $42,090 90
38 Logisticians $76,060 $48,910 60
39 Managers, All Other $75,330 $40,220 560
40 Software Developers, Applications $75,150 $53,490 80
41 Management Analysts $75,000 $36,700 360
42 Human Resources Managers $74,600 $44,300 90
43 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $71,130 $41,190 110
44 Social Workers, All Other $70,000 $38,420 70
45 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $69,950 $47,150 120
46 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $69,800 $37,330 160
47 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $68,860 $52,630 60
48 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $68,790 $54,530 260
49 Surveyors $68,620 $34,470 40
50 Budget Analysts $67,150 $48,790 60
51 Administrative Services Managers $66,820 $39,050 300
52 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $66,340 $45,630 260
53 Education Administrators, All Other $66,220 $45,250 40
54 Insurance Underwriters $66,040 $34,770 140
55 Database Administrators $65,760 $43,700 70
56 Computer Systems Analysts $65,040 $40,350 110
57 Accountants and Auditors $65,040 $40,710 1,020
58 Computer Occupations, All Other $64,530 $35,630 110
59 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $63,820 $24,960 160
60 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $62,730 $24,730 1,050
61 Special Education Teachers, All Other $62,230 $51,280 200
62 Speech-Language Pathologists $62,100 $43,510 180
63 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $62,080 $36,630 810
64 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $61,980 $49,670 40
65 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $61,400 $36,760 210
66 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $61,310 $34,580 140
67 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $61,230 $45,670 80
68 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $61,150 $42,670 210
69 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $60,970 $40,210 780
70 Cost Estimators $60,860 $36,460 250
71 Advertising and Promotions Managers $60,630 $33,850 50
72 Compliance Officers $59,900 $35,610 310
73 Computer Programmers $59,810 $42,870 130
74 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $59,750 $44,050 70
75 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $59,200 $32,970 190
76 Registered Nurses $59,160 $41,320 4,560
77 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $57,300 $39,250 270
78 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $57,290 $33,410 90
79 Social and Community Service Managers $56,890 $31,940 140
80 Instructional Coordinators $56,760 $36,170 90
81 Counselors, All Other $56,680 $30,600 90
82 Insurance Sales Agents $56,520 $26,300 390
83 Training and Development Managers $56,060 $33,770 30
84 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $55,980 $42,200 370
85 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $55,830 $34,290 100
86 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $55,780 $25,610 550
87 Librarians $55,200 $41,970 190
88 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $54,090 $35,560 430
89 Financial Specialists, All Other $53,740 $26,040 70
90 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $53,700 $27,790 60
91 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $53,580 $29,640 2,140
92 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $52,470 $28,500 60
93 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $52,340 $16,410 40
94 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $52,330 $30,160 530
95 Industrial Engineering Technicians $52,220 $19,240 40
96 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $52,060 $30,570 50
97 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $51,870 $41,580 1,440
98 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $51,650 $27,280 620
99 Public Relations Specialists $51,470 $22,280 140
100 Construction and Building Inspectors $51,280 $27,280 80