These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Syracuse, NY 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 Syracuse 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Syracuse.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in Syracuse. 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 Syracuse and New York job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Syracuse For 2018

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

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $244,130 $149,280 1,180
2 Internists, General $214,160 $122,770 70
3 Family and General Practitioners $211,070 $102,260 40
4 Dentists, General $205,270 $112,370 310
5 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $200,780 $115,210 50
6 Psychiatrists $175,590 $79,780 60
7 Chief Executives $156,400 $80,790 500
8 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $144,270 $125,720 160
9 Compensation and Benefits Managers $142,870 $69,460 50
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $139,900 $95,380 270
11 Marketing Managers $139,700 $77,010 180
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $136,210 $78,080 480
13 Sales Managers $134,690 $73,090 490
14 Pharmacists $125,030 $101,290 560
15 Financial Managers $124,740 $64,470 840
16 Training and Development Managers $121,260 $67,960 70
17 Human Resources Managers $115,570 $67,650 180
18 Purchasing Managers $115,540 $62,960 130
19 Natural Sciences Managers $114,700 $78,220 70
20 Veterinarians $112,920 $65,430 160
21 Managers, All Other $112,150 $47,430 430
22 Optometrists $111,550 $84,330 90
23 General and Operations Managers $111,460 $42,850 4,710
24 Medical and Health Services Managers $109,250 $64,380 760
25 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $105,820 $70,380 40
26 Lawyers $104,920 $54,430 1,160
27 Industrial Production Managers $103,210 $64,240 290
28 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $103,110 $53,690 180
29 Physician Assistants $102,340 $77,450 460
30 Computer Network Architects $100,420 $51,370 280
31 Software Developers, Systems Software $98,330 $63,860 680
32 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $97,170 $52,430 120
33 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $97,090 $58,170 80
34 Nurse Practitioners $96,100 $71,780 500
35 Financial Examiners $95,660 $53,020 80
36 Computer Hardware Engineers $95,390 $57,520 120
37 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $95,030 $60,490 130
38 Software Developers, Applications $94,530 $50,260 990
39 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $94,400 $49,750 50
40 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $93,120 $56,130 70
41 Electrical Engineers $93,010 $65,680 550
42 Administrative Services Managers $91,980 $54,060 550
43 Sales Engineers $90,060 $56,590 140
44 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $90,030 $44,590 560
45 Aerospace Engineers $89,270 $66,550 50
46 Information Security Analysts $89,180 $49,900 60
47 Engineers, All Other $89,090 $45,980 230
48 Labor Relations Specialists $89,090 $65,320 250
49 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $88,850 $66,810 510
50 Construction Managers $88,470 $52,180 390
51 Credit Analysts $87,920 $38,300 110
52 Actuaries $87,570 $45,510 60
53 Personal Financial Advisors $86,870 $38,400 410
54 Power Plant Operators $86,080 $55,610 100
55 Legislators $85,360 $70,260 430
56 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $84,900 $55,970 250
57 Mechanical Engineers $84,750 $53,890 560
58 Real Estate Brokers $84,370 $64,710 40
59 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $83,900 $42,710 160
60 Insurance Underwriters $83,800 $53,920 280
61 Financial Analysts $83,400 $51,840 360
62 Management Analysts $83,140 $44,950 670
63 Civil Engineers $83,080 $57,190 580
64 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $82,640 $51,780 160
65 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $82,310 $65,990 50
66 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $81,380 $55,310 60
67 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $81,270 $29,820 400
68 Operations Research Analysts $80,630 $51,030 140
69 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $79,760 $48,260 30
70 Materials Engineers $79,430 $52,730 70
71 Nurse Midwives $79,230 $56,490 40
72 Industrial Engineers $78,950 $53,870 440
73 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,480 $47,590 60
74 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $78,290 $42,060 70
75 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $78,000 $64,050 50
76 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $77,190 $56,040 320
77 Computer Systems Analysts $76,970 $45,350 580
78 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,960 $39,940 120
79 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,400 $45,080 110
80 Emergency Management Directors $76,090 $44,050 30
81 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $75,530 $44,840 690
82 Environmental Engineers $75,420 $50,750 170
83 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $75,170 $41,720 110
84 Computer Occupations, All Other $75,160 $52,770 250
85 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $74,590 $43,110 560
86 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $74,580 $46,010 80
87 Physical Therapists $74,230 $52,510 560
88 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $74,040 $41,420 180
89 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $74,020 $53,390 120
90 Logisticians $73,970 $48,410 130
91 Insurance Sales Agents $73,950 $25,950 780
92 History Teachers, Postsecondary $73,890 $40,670 100
93 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $73,270 $54,500 100
94 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $72,880 $36,680 180
95 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $72,770 $41,930 110
96 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $72,710 $60,810 40
97 Chemists $72,340 $35,880 80
98 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $72,000 $39,720 270
99 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $71,960 $39,210 210
100 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $71,810 $38,640 190