These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Spartanburg, SC 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 Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Physicists
  6. Marketing Managers
  7. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Lawyers
  10. Financial Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Spartanburg For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 317 job classifications in Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $221,600 $111,240 460
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $218,200 $57,810 380
3 Dentists, General $193,210 $97,680 100
4 Chief Executives $172,120 $45,110 120
5 Physicists $134,520 $107,730 30
6 Marketing Managers $131,780 $49,500 70
7 Computer and Information Systems Managers $131,580 $71,610 120
8 Pharmacists $125,430 $105,380 340
9 Lawyers $122,070 $52,140 220
10 Financial Managers $119,480 $62,910 290
11 Industrial Production Managers $114,980 $68,190 490
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $110,720 $57,500 100
13 Veterinarians $109,100 $81,880 30
14 General and Operations Managers $104,910 $30,430 2,060
15 Sales Managers $103,830 $39,720 220
16 Physician Assistants $99,150 $63,100 60
17 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $95,030 $46,560 80
18 Nurse Practitioners $94,830 $80,370 120
19 Medical and Health Services Managers $94,620 $51,040 460
20 Information Security Analysts $94,140 $49,330 40
21 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $92,780 $62,330 60
22 Occupational Therapists $92,660 $56,430 120
23 Human Resources Managers $92,260 $51,290 140
24 Purchasing Managers $92,200 $60,240 60
25 Sales Engineers $90,700 $54,240 40
26 Environmental Engineers $90,590 $58,020 40
27 Industrial Engineers $87,310 $63,850 1,290
28 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $87,130 $64,640 60
29 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $86,250 $63,710 340
30 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $84,930 $59,860 40
31 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $84,520 $51,420 50
32 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $84,020 $49,140 50
33 Construction Managers $83,760 $52,440 80
34 Administrative Services Managers $83,500 $39,280 240
35 Software Developers, Systems Software $82,740 $64,530 90
36 History Teachers, Postsecondary $82,610 $42,160 40
37 Mechanical Engineers $82,500 $53,070 350
38 Physical Therapists $82,060 $54,790 250
39 Computer Programmers $81,550 $46,280 90
40 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $81,410 $52,730 50
41 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $79,520 $19,910 40
42 Chemical Engineers $79,470 $55,930 40
43 Computer Systems Analysts $78,820 $53,680 300
44 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $78,730 $50,610 80
45 Software Developers, Applications $78,130 $49,760 90
46 Personal Financial Advisors $77,950 $35,850 110
47 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $77,230 $36,870 130
48 Management Analysts $74,890 $35,880 190
49 Computer Network Architects $74,630 $62,020 50
50 Electrical Engineers $74,630 $43,430 100
51 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $74,060 $43,140 40
52 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $73,990 $43,210 260
53 Financial Analysts $73,500 $51,330 90
54 Managers, All Other $73,240 $42,850 30
55 Speech-Language Pathologists $73,030 $42,870 120
56 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $72,570 $33,230 50
57 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $72,030 $40,800 100
58 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $71,420 $37,940 420
59 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $71,160 $41,880 60
60 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $70,810 $30,790 120
61 Loan Officers $70,330 $30,810 210
62 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $70,320 $27,000 60
63 Logisticians $70,270 $43,180 70
64 Chemists $69,730 $43,130 70
65 Civil Engineers $69,640 $36,550 310
66 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $69,340 $43,710 60
67 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $69,090 $30,630 180
68 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $68,960 $33,520 270
69 Accountants and Auditors $67,500 $37,150 840
70 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $66,820 $53,920 50
71 Instructional Coordinators $66,020 $40,200 60
72 Occupational Therapy Assistants $64,950 $43,190 80
73 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $63,260 $37,000 40
74 Database Administrators $63,080 $34,040 90
75 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $62,970 $30,130 1,990
76 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $62,020 $34,830 1,410
77 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $61,640 $33,310 50
78 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $60,800 $37,520 160
79 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $60,540 $39,720 60
80 Public Relations Specialists $60,520 $29,040 180
81 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $60,460 $39,670 40
82 Dental Hygienists $59,970 $43,860 230
83 Librarians $59,690 $41,790 90
84 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $59,630 $41,780 60
85 Cost Estimators $59,400 $34,830 140
86 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $59,220 $39,770 150
87 Social and Community Service Managers $59,040 $32,900 50
88 Registered Nurses $58,960 $41,520 2,690
89 Mechanical Drafters $58,740 $28,470 40
90 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $58,450 $38,780 50
91 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $57,330 $35,230 630
92 Credit Analysts $57,200 $34,560 60
93 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $56,850 $34,920 70
94 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $56,380 $39,610 180
95 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $56,190 $32,620 520
96 Athletic Trainers $56,130 $29,730 30
97 Health Educators $56,120 $26,090 100
98 Compliance Officers $55,060 $28,230 150
99 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $54,950 $34,790 470
100 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $54,630 $39,820 90