We combed through the data to identify the profession in South Carolina that will get you rich.
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 South Carolina. 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 Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons are the highest paid people in South Carolina.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in South Carolina:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Palmetto State. 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 Carolina job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 656 job classifications in South Carolina 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 data on March 30, 2018.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons||$267,960|
|3||Family And General Practitioners||$234,420|
|5||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$219,790|
|6||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$201,910|
|9||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$171,770|
|14||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$129,040|
|18||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$121,020|
|19||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$119,900|
|20||Industrial Production Managers||$115,300|
|23||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$107,360|
|24||Physical Scientists, All Other||$106,190|
|26||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$105,000|
|28||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$104,310|
|30||Human Resources Managers||$102,930|
|33||Training And Development Managers||$101,060|
|34||General And Operations Managers||$100,340|
|35||Engineers, All Other||$100,320|
|36||Managers, All Other||$99,840|
|38||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$96,820|
|40||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$96,460|
|41||Medical And Health Services Managers||$95,980|
|43||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,890|
|44||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$94,390|
|45||Personal Financial Advisors||$94,090|
|46||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$93,730|
|47||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$93,230|
|49||Natural Sciences Managers||$92,590|
|50||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$92,560|
|51||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$91,930|
|52||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,640|
|53||Software Developers, Applications||$91,200|
|54||Administrative Services Managers||$90,910|
|55||Psychologists, All Other||$90,400|
|56||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,970|
|58||Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other||$89,630|
|59||Air Traffic Controllers||$88,850|
|60||Computer Occupations, All Other||$88,410|
|63||Computer Hardware Engineers||$87,060|
|64||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$85,900|
|65||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,900|
|66||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$85,500|
|73||Computer Network Architects||$83,580|
|75||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$83,190|
|79||Agents And Business Managers Of Artists, Performers, And Athletes||$81,700|
|80||Media And Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$81,600|
|81||Education Administrators, All Other||$81,470|
|82||Nuclear Power Reactor Operators||$81,400|
|84||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$81,360|
|85||Software Developers, Systems Software||$80,780|
|86||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,740|
|87||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$80,650|
|88||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,150|
|89||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,790|
|91||Postmasters And Mail Superintendents||$78,550|
|93||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,830|
|94||Information Security Analysts||$77,770|
|95||Computer Systems Analysts||$77,580|
|96||Biological Scientists, All Other||$77,230|
|97||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,130|
|98||Funeral Service Managers||$76,680|
|100||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,670|
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