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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 Silver Spring 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 Podiatrists are the highest paid people in Silver Spring.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Silver Spring:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 40 on the list of highest paid professions in Silver Spring. 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 Silver Spring and Maryland job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 491 job classifications in Silver Spring 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|5||Family and General Practitioners||$183,880|
|7||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$164,900|
|10||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$158,480|
|12||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$152,710|
|13||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$151,270|
|16||Human Resources Managers||$147,030|
|17||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$143,380|
|19||General and Operations Managers||$140,750|
|20||Natural Sciences Managers||$137,820|
|22||Industrial Production Managers||$135,010|
|26||Managers, All Other||$133,130|
|27||Training and Development Managers||$130,500|
|29||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$127,390|
|30||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$126,940|
|31||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$125,950|
|32||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$125,430|
|33||Personal Financial Advisors||$124,890|
|34||Engineers, All Other||$123,870|
|36||Physical Scientists, All Other||$122,330|
|39||Software Developers, Systems Software||$119,190|
|41||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$117,580|
|44||Medical and Health Services Managers||$115,740|
|45||Computer Network Architects||$115,210|
|48||Computer Hardware Engineers||$113,440|
|50||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$112,500|
|51||Administrative Services Managers||$112,020|
|52||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$111,420|
|53||Software Developers, Applications||$111,360|
|56||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$110,680|
|57||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$110,490|
|58||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$109,950|
|59||Computer Occupations, All Other||$109,930|
|60||Psychologists, All Other||$108,700|
|61||Life Scientists, All Other||$107,530|
|67||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$102,980|
|68||Biological Scientists, All Other||$102,950|
|69||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$102,740|
|70||Information Security Analysts||$102,380|
|76||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$99,020|
|78||Education Administrators, All Other||$98,830|
|80||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$97,790|
|81||Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||$97,500|
|82||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$97,170|
|83||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$97,100|
|84||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$96,340|
|87||Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other||$94,890|
|89||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$94,130|
|90||Cartographers and Photogrammetrists||$93,250|
|92||Operations Research Analysts||$93,050|
|93||Accountants and Auditors||$92,860|
|95||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$92,240|
|99||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$89,710|
|100||Computer Systems Analysts||$88,870|
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