These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In South Bend, IN 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 South Bend 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 South Bend.

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

  1. Surgeons
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Physician Assistants
  7. Business Teachers, Postsecondary
  8. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  9. Lawyers
  10. Pharmacists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in South Bend. 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 South Bend and Indiana job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in South Bend For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 335 job classifications in South Bend 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 South Bend

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $260,990 $134,450 60
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $220,450 $68,610 450
3 Dentists, General $197,410 $98,180 100
4 Chief Executives $168,100 $80,690 220
5 Family and General Practitioners $166,460 $85,720 140
6 Physician Assistants $138,880 $80,430 40
7 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $135,420 $36,360 250
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $122,870 $71,800 90
9 Lawyers $122,010 $48,790 270
10 Pharmacists $114,120 $98,700 220
11 Marketing Managers $112,700 $51,120 140
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $112,210 $65,820 150
13 Financial Managers $108,740 $52,720 290
14 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $107,760 $48,670 80
15 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $103,260 $48,850 90
16 Purchasing Managers $102,210 $62,490 40
17 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $100,380 $51,120 170
18 Personal Financial Advisors $100,380 $33,460 140
19 Financial Analysts $95,520 $37,250 110
20 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $94,650 $43,500 250
21 Human Resources Managers $92,790 $43,400 90
22 Veterinarians $92,430 $58,820 60
23 Sales Managers $91,600 $50,640 380
24 Nurse Practitioners $91,070 $73,850 90
25 General and Operations Managers $90,860 $36,730 2,150
26 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $90,320 $50,870 290
27 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $89,060 $34,910 60
28 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $88,460 $54,020 70
29 Industrial Production Managers $87,330 $50,820 290
30 Industrial Engineers $85,510 $51,630 330
31 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $84,860 $59,280 130
32 Software Developers, Applications $84,850 $53,960 210
33 Physical Therapists $84,590 $62,760 200
34 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $83,600 $32,560 130
35 Mechanical Engineers $83,450 $52,920 280
36 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $82,940 $54,790 80
37 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $82,400 $44,380 90
38 Loan Officers $81,780 $34,980 160
39 Medical and Health Services Managers $81,420 $52,580 330
40 Construction Managers $80,550 $44,460 130
41 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $76,790 $56,760 220
42 Software Developers, Systems Software $76,740 $45,320 100
43 Management Analysts $75,620 $39,820 260
44 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $75,150 $41,270 230
45 Electrical Engineers $72,670 $53,330 30
46 Dental Hygienists $69,840 $58,650 370
47 Administrative Services Managers $69,630 $40,240 190
48 Occupational Therapists $68,550 $35,410 130
49 Computer Network Architects $67,530 $43,280 50
50 Speech-Language Pathologists $66,710 $40,560 110
51 Logisticians $66,650 $46,800 80
52 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $65,300 $44,900 130
53 Civil Engineers $64,730 $39,920 100
54 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $64,420 $42,930 350
55 Computer Systems Analysts $64,270 $42,770 230
56 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $63,870 $30,220 30
57 Real Estate Sales Agents $63,580 $27,320 60
58 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $61,740 $31,350 1,560
59 Managers, All Other $61,670 $31,540 160
60 Cost Estimators $61,430 $34,510 180
61 Accountants and Auditors $61,380 $36,990 1,110
62 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $61,120 $26,670 450
63 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $60,650 $38,720 300
64 Compliance Officers $60,310 $33,580 100
65 Physical Therapist Assistants $60,180 $44,680 70
66 Public Relations Specialists $59,660 $32,870 110
67 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other $59,430 $40,630 40
68 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $59,420 $35,550 240
69 Database Administrators $59,070 $34,020 70
70 Engineers, All Other $58,920 $42,610 40
71 Brickmasons and Blockmasons $58,880 $34,030 150
72 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $58,720 $33,190 460
73 Registered Nurses $58,700 $43,460 3,030
74 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $58,240 $35,860 240
75 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $57,830 $38,280 60
76 Medical Equipment Repairers $57,670 $36,350 120
77 Librarians $57,290 $30,360 190
78 Insurance Sales Agents $56,490 $24,970 280
79 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $56,330 $34,070 790
80 Mechanical Engineering Technicians $55,950 $24,240 40
81 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $55,890 $32,210 260
82 Electricians $55,480 $33,220 450
83 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $55,340 $35,050 70
84 Commercial and Industrial Designers $54,930 $33,980 50
85 Editors $54,790 $35,440 40
86 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $54,510 $29,010 170
87 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $54,410 $39,920 100
88 Computer Network Support Specialists $54,320 $32,190 80
89 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators $54,290 $52,500 90
90 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $53,960 $31,080 60
91 Dietitians and Nutritionists $53,810 $42,060 50
92 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $53,710 $45,250 190
93 Human Resources Specialists $53,440 $28,760 460
94 Millwrights $53,400 $34,780 110
95 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $53,400 $27,880 540
96 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $53,400 $32,620 140
97 Postal Service Clerks $53,330 $32,530 70
98 Credit Analysts $53,120 $36,920 40
99 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $52,590 $38,800 180
100 Maintenance Workers, Machinery $52,490 $34,770 70