These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Springfield, MA 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 Springfield 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Springfield.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Internists, General
  3. Surgeons
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Psychiatrists
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Pediatricians, General
  8. Chief Executives
  9. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  10. Architectural and Engineering Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in Springfield. 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 Springfield and Massachusetts job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Springfield For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 463 job classifications in Springfield 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 Springfield

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $251,010 $150,650 110
2 Internists, General $229,060 $141,140 470
3 Surgeons $226,200 $94,210 370
4 Family and General Practitioners $221,980 $129,450 110
5 Psychiatrists $206,460 $161,990 70
6 Dentists, General $202,580 $118,530 210
7 Pediatricians, General $190,470 $124,370 150
8 Chief Executives $173,750 $80,410 1,040
9 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $156,400 $55,170 1,060
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $135,440 $75,430 400
11 Training and Development Managers $128,540 $70,490 90
12 Marketing Managers $117,710 $65,950 490
13 Computer and Information Systems Managers $116,580 $70,040 650
14 Natural Sciences Managers $115,580 $86,280 80
15 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $114,370 $54,850 230
16 Lawyers $114,110 $58,550 740
17 Pharmacists $112,560 $83,920 680
18 Sales Engineers $112,120 $56,970 80
19 Optometrists $112,060 $81,710 90
20 Operations Research Analysts $111,350 $70,490 210
21 Personal Financial Advisors $110,400 $50,030 190
22 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $110,240 $39,990 50
23 Sales Managers $110,130 $56,270 880
24 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $109,790 $53,300 70
25 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $108,300 $46,490 130
26 General and Operations Managers $107,130 $50,930 4,930
27 Medical and Health Services Managers $106,900 $57,710 1,240
28 Aerospace Engineers $106,490 $69,550 140
29 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $106,320 $79,940 30
30 Human Resources Managers $105,940 $57,130 330
31 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $103,360 $52,760 240
32 Financial Managers $103,170 $51,910 1,720
33 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $103,010 $66,650 100
34 Nurse Practitioners $102,790 $61,740 370
35 Compensation and Benefits Managers $101,610 $57,540 60
36 Industrial Production Managers $101,480 $62,290 450
37 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $101,210 $55,730 70
38 Physician Assistants $98,440 $47,570 440
39 Art Directors $97,730 $56,360 40
40 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $97,520 $57,780 100
41 Computer Network Architects $97,310 $59,860 170
42 Electrical Engineers $96,530 $58,500 390
43 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $96,350 $45,080 90
44 Purchasing Managers $95,580 $56,570 250
45 Transportation Inspectors $94,610 $29,690 60
46 Software Developers, Applications $94,610 $62,310 930
47 Conservation Scientists $94,600 $48,870 50
48 History Teachers, Postsecondary $94,450 $53,090 100
49 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $92,830 $54,530 170
50 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $92,440 $55,820 840
51 Nurse Midwives $92,270 $66,870 70
52 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $90,450 $50,960 240
53 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $90,340 $43,540 390
54 Managers, All Other $90,100 $50,230 500
55 Software Developers, Systems Software $89,840 $41,120 420
56 Computer Systems Analysts $89,800 $56,560 730
57 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $89,780 $55,900 100
58 Industrial Engineers $89,040 $62,330 590
59 Radiation Therapists $88,580 $65,510 40
60 Psychologists, All Other $88,260 $26,940 70
61 Construction Managers $87,110 $52,850 310
62 Mechanical Engineers $87,090 $60,460 560
63 Advertising and Promotions Managers $85,580 $47,080 40
64 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $85,550 $45,670 80
65 Insurance Sales Agents $85,540 $35,900 820
66 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $85,440 $44,130 220
67 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $85,080 $52,460 140
68 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $84,990 $72,130 180
69 Management Analysts $84,810 $45,190 1,170
70 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $84,000 $47,130 1,120
71 Information Security Analysts $83,870 $56,020 170
72 Dental Hygienists $83,660 $66,460 610
73 Physical Therapists $83,590 $63,540 540
74 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $82,200 $43,360 90
75 Social Workers, All Other $80,410 $68,890 50
76 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $80,240 $44,160 120
77 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $79,930 $62,880 390
78 Financial Analysts $79,340 $57,180 500
79 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $77,850 $45,480 80
80 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $77,800 $52,610 140
81 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,700 $37,870 640
82 Computer Occupations, All Other $77,430 $56,390 120
83 Administrative Services Managers $77,210 $41,220 800
84 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $77,150 $54,390 170
85 Budget Analysts $77,150 $53,210 210
86 Civil Engineers $77,050 $51,430 310
87 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $76,960 $38,490 70
88 Urban and Regional Planners $76,880 $51,610 80
89 Database Administrators $76,860 $45,030 250
90 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $76,140 $56,250 80
91 Computer Programmers $76,120 $35,970 380
92 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $75,720 $55,590 230
93 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $75,560 $48,920 520
94 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $75,560 $55,950 140
95 Occupational Therapists $75,400 $50,030 310
96 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $74,700 $43,860 130
97 Labor Relations Specialists $74,680 $19,120 340
98 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $74,600 $53,410 30
99 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,550 $44,200 320
100 Writers and Authors $74,380 $39,600 40