These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Silver Spring, MD For 2018

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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 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:

  1. Podiatrists
  2. Surgeons
  3. Internists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Psychiatrists
  7. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  8. Pediatricians, General
  9. Marketing Managers
  10. Compensation and Benefits Managers

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:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Silver Spring For 2018

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.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Silver Spring

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Podiatrists $261,180 $151,500 60
2 Surgeons $247,800 $142,560 150
3 Internists, General $231,700 $142,700 220
4 Chief Executives $197,510 $20,030 440
5 Family and General Practitioners $183,880 $59,400 550
6 Psychiatrists $176,330 $30,920 80
7 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $164,900 $84,080 5,040
8 Pediatricians, General $160,560 $105,870 230
9 Marketing Managers $159,160 $80,580 890
10 Compensation and Benefits Managers $158,480 $91,210 120
11 Sales Engineers $156,750 $71,570 340
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $152,710 $107,310 1,150
13 Computer and Information Systems Managers $151,270 $91,560 2,840
14 Lawyers $149,580 $61,040 2,670
15 Financial Managers $147,330 $73,540 3,250
16 Human Resources Managers $147,030 $91,980 620
17 Dentists, All Other Specialists $143,380 $81,720 60
18 Sales Managers $143,160 $69,870 1,400
19 General and Operations Managers $140,750 $54,080 12,710
20 Natural Sciences Managers $137,820 $96,880 1,390
21 Veterinarians $136,480 $78,720 330
22 Industrial Production Managers $135,010 $88,330 250
23 Purchasing Managers $134,390 $109,760 430
24 Mathematicians $133,910 $94,390 90
25 Physicists $133,510 $76,380 630
26 Managers, All Other $133,130 $83,420 3,060
27 Training and Development Managers $130,500 $62,200 250
28 Optometrists $129,020 $36,150 200
29 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $127,390 $82,840 4,330
30 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $126,940 $86,630 120
31 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $125,950 $73,200 430
32 Advertising and Promotions Managers $125,430 $74,280 150
33 Personal Financial Advisors $124,890 $50,470 950
34 Engineers, All Other $123,870 $69,370 1,610
35 Aerospace Engineers $123,490 $69,700 490
36 Physical Scientists, All Other $122,330 $74,500 710
37 Economists $122,120 $79,510 170
38 Pharmacists $121,330 $92,700 1,330
39 Software Developers, Systems Software $119,190 $68,630 4,750
40 Dentists, General $117,680 $52,170 710
41 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $117,580 $63,720 150
42 Materials Engineers $117,450 $69,860 220
43 Chemists $116,650 $73,680 1,730
44 Medical and Health Services Managers $115,740 $81,230 3,470
45 Computer Network Architects $115,210 $62,580 1,600
46 Conservation Scientists $115,100 $58,710 50
47 Chiropractors $115,100 $52,850 120
48 Computer Hardware Engineers $113,440 $72,710 990
49 Construction Managers $112,650 $69,950 1,430
50 Computer and Information Research Scientists $112,500 $54,190 800
51 Administrative Services Managers $112,020 $57,220 1,350
52 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $111,420 $62,310 1,650
53 Software Developers, Applications $111,360 $62,740 4,350
54 Mechanical Engineers $111,290 $67,920 1,060
55 Lodging Managers $111,280 $53,290 70
56 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $110,680 $72,850 790
57 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $110,490 $75,130 250
58 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $109,950 $63,810 1,290
59 Computer Occupations, All Other $109,930 $76,380 3,070
60 Psychologists, All Other $108,700 $52,180 220
61 Life Scientists, All Other $107,530 $52,190 200
62 Physician Assistants $107,520 $77,630 600
63 Electrical Engineers $106,940 $64,950 1,010
64 Epidemiologists $106,390 $68,960 50
65 Chemical Engineers $106,260 $69,180 200
66 Statisticians $104,670 $55,940 960
67 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $102,980 $52,680 110
68 Biological Scientists, All Other $102,950 $63,730 2,600
69 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $102,740 $63,250 3,650
70 Information Security Analysts $102,380 $60,440 980
71 Animal Scientists $101,990 $63,730 30
72 Physical Therapists $101,290 $66,180 1,260
73 Art Directors $100,910 $52,800 100
74 Health Educators $100,550 $62,100 1,040
75 Financial Examiners $99,150 $53,880 50
76 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $99,020 $72,020 340
77 Civil Engineers $98,930 $51,860 1,670
78 Education Administrators, All Other $98,830 $56,280 520
79 Management Analysts $97,920 $52,680 5,920
80 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $97,790 $50,820 220
81 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $97,500 $69,190 260
82 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $97,170 $57,820 150
83 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $97,100 $35,380 700
84 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $96,340 $42,740 1,150
85 Financial Analysts $96,300 $51,920 1,850
86 Computer Programmers $95,180 $55,420 1,620
87 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $94,890 $48,960 920
88 Environmental Engineers $94,550 $63,730 310
89 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $94,130 $61,860 370
90 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $93,250 $65,130 140
91 Microbiologists $93,200 $19,070 1,360
92 Operations Research Analysts $93,050 $51,290 940
93 Accountants and Auditors $92,860 $51,040 7,910
94 Biomedical Engineers $92,680 $56,530 400
95 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $92,240 $55,960 8,540
96 Survey Researchers $92,220 $61,110 630
97 Budget Analysts $91,500 $63,030 730
98 Nurse Practitioners $91,290 $37,410 340
99 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $89,710 $35,170 1,000
100 Computer Systems Analysts $88,870 $49,570 4,130