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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 Trenton 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 Psychiatrists are the highest paid people in Trenton.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Trenton:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 10 on the list of highest paid professions in Trenton. 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 Trenton and New Jersey job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 380 job classifications in Trenton 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$186,240|
|3||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$170,030|
|5||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$162,740|
|6||General and Operations Managers||$162,410|
|9||Family and General Practitioners||$157,640|
|11||Natural Sciences Managers||$155,690|
|15||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$144,080|
|16||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$141,420|
|17||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$132,770|
|18||Managers, All Other||$129,870|
|20||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$128,680|
|23||Human Resources Managers||$125,510|
|24||Personal Financial Advisors||$125,360|
|25||Medical and Health Services Managers||$121,760|
|26||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$121,630|
|27||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$121,070|
|28||Training and Development Managers||$118,900|
|30||Information Security Analysts||$114,710|
|31||Software Developers, Systems Software||$112,380|
|34||Industrial Production Managers||$111,650|
|35||Administrative Services Managers||$110,950|
|37||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$108,270|
|41||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$104,940|
|44||Software Developers, Applications||$103,360|
|45||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$103,100|
|48||Engineers, All Other||$98,850|
|49||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$97,890|
|52||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$96,720|
|53||Operations Research Analysts||$96,480|
|58||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$93,930|
|60||Education Administrators, All Other||$92,800|
|63||Producers and Directors||$92,040|
|64||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$91,480|
|65||Computer Systems Analysts||$91,300|
|67||Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||$90,980|
|68||Computer Network Support Specialists||$90,900|
|69||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$90,180|
|70||Counselors, All Other||$90,090|
|72||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$88,870|
|73||Labor Relations Specialists||$88,630|
|76||Social and Community Service Managers||$87,250|
|77||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$86,880|
|80||Urban and Regional Planners||$85,840|
|81||Cartographers and Photogrammetrists||$84,780|
|82||Accountants and Auditors||$84,560|
|84||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$84,240|
|86||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$82,300|
|87||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$82,280|
|88||Insurance Sales Agents||$81,370|
|90||Life Scientists, All Other||$80,410|
|92||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$80,020|
|94||Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||$79,470|
|95||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$79,410|
|98||Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate||$78,500|
|100||First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers||$78,060|
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