These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In St. Cloud, MN 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 St. Cloud 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 Chief Executives are the highest paid people in St. Cloud.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in St. Cloud:

  1. Chief Executives
  2. Pharmacists
  3. Marketing Managers
  4. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  5. Medical and Health Services Managers
  6. Nurse Practitioners
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Lawyers
  9. Physician Assistants
  10. Financial Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in St. Cloud. 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 St. Cloud and Minnesota job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in St. Cloud For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 296 job classifications in St. Cloud 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 St. Cloud

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Chief Executives $170,680 $60,650 240
2 Pharmacists $131,020 $109,330 210
3 Marketing Managers $113,690 $58,960 120
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers $113,330 $73,700 150
5 Medical and Health Services Managers $111,300 $66,960 210
6 Nurse Practitioners $108,830 $84,110 130
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $108,410 $83,190 40
8 Lawyers $107,050 $55,530 200
9 Physician Assistants $106,750 $86,240 110
10 Financial Managers $100,790 $64,490 330
11 Human Resources Managers $99,970 $70,170 90
12 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $98,410 $77,520 60
13 Personal Financial Advisors $97,420 $39,360 220
14 Administrative Services Managers $95,410 $60,910 180
15 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $95,300 $60,880 40
16 Managers, All Other $94,970 $56,510 210
17 Industrial Production Managers $93,970 $63,350 130
18 Purchasing Managers $91,420 $63,890 50
19 Sales Managers $90,720 $50,910 350
20 Education Administrators, All Other $90,590 $55,780 50
21 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $89,560 $63,360 80
22 Veterinarians $87,950 $65,880 50
23 Construction Managers $86,710 $52,350 180
24 General and Operations Managers $80,910 $42,420 1,340
25 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $80,600 $62,320 60
26 Information Security Analysts $80,360 $48,630 40
27 Physical Therapists $79,170 $58,990 200
28 Mechanical Engineers $79,100 $56,220 60
29 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $78,930 $62,450 60
30 Software Developers, Systems Software $78,560 $45,770 120
31 Computer Network Architects $77,720 $64,900 60
32 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $77,250 $49,770 70
33 Financial Analysts $76,610 $52,770 50
34 Computer Systems Analysts $76,410 $42,860 180
35 Social and Community Service Managers $76,270 $35,540 80
36 Software Developers, Applications $76,130 $49,900 230
37 Database Administrators $76,050 $40,660 30
38 Civil Engineers $74,610 $48,380 60
39 Occupational Therapists $74,430 $59,080 80
40 Computer Programmers $74,000 $42,560 170
41 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $72,940 $44,630 170
42 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $72,310 $50,290 50
43 Labor Relations Specialists $72,090 $51,110 40
44 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $71,510 $39,280 50
45 Management Analysts $71,420 $46,560 170
46 Dental Hygienists $70,950 $59,370 200
47 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $70,920 $45,580 80
48 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $69,200 $47,620 60
49 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $68,810 $54,470 120
50 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,590 $44,690 40
51 Industrial Engineers $68,020 $41,780 150
52 Speech-Language Pathologists $67,440 $45,230 100
53 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $66,900 $50,570 230
54 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists $66,650 $47,450 80
55 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $66,230 $43,230 30
56 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $66,000 $43,070 120
57 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $66,000 $40,980 210
58 Loan Officers $64,300 $35,670 380
59 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $64,000 $50,490 40
60 Child, Family, and School Social Workers $63,890 $44,190 120
61 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $63,740 $30,980 990
62 Accountants and Auditors $63,480 $41,030 610
63 Compliance Officers $63,070 $48,410 80
64 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $61,860 $41,180 290
65 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $61,000 $33,810 550
66 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $60,030 $43,090 180
67 Web Developers $59,790 $41,650 50
68 Civil Engineering Technicians $59,200 $50,030 40
69 Computer Occupations, All Other $58,680 $29,240 90
70 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $58,500 $41,890 40
71 Radiologic Technologists $58,370 $42,650 170
72 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $57,170 $35,900 770
73 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $57,010 $48,850 40
74 Drafters, All Other $56,810 $41,790 40
75 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $56,600 $37,340 570
76 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $56,360 $37,390 350
77 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $56,340 $35,920 150
78 Fundraisers $56,270 $32,760 70
79 Computer Network Support Specialists $56,230 $38,070 50
80 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $55,760 $33,860 200
81 Clergy $55,720 $33,790 40
82 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $55,430 $40,270 280
83 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $55,430 $32,600 430
84 Librarians $55,140 $41,630 30
85 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $55,060 $32,800 120
86 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors $54,970 $36,440 130
87 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $54,910 $35,070 690
88 Training and Development Specialists $54,910 $38,460 190
89 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $54,790 $30,050 40
90 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $54,560 $26,450 550
91 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $54,530 $39,570 40
92 Cost Estimators $54,300 $33,430 180
93 Healthcare Social Workers $53,000 $40,480 60
94 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $52,770 $39,340 60
95 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $52,680 $21,860 40
96 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $52,540 $26,880 90
97 Correctional Officers and Jailers $52,400 $40,320 100
98 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $52,300 $33,940 150
99 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $52,130 $39,980 120
100 Public Relations Specialists $52,100 $35,480 130