These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Tyler, TX 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 Tyler 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 Tyler.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. General and Operations Managers
  8. Financial Managers
  9. Petroleum Engineers
  10. Physician Assistants

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Tyler For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 273 job classifications in Tyler 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 Tyler

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $264,650 $168,910 140
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $176,690 $51,110 320
3 Dentists, General $153,850 $56,420 80
4 Chief Executives $153,470 $27,300 50
5 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $151,720 $47,060 120
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $149,560 $100,740 40
7 General and Operations Managers $127,660 $42,610 1,380
8 Financial Managers $126,580 $66,480 110
9 Petroleum Engineers $117,840 $46,870 60
10 Physician Assistants $116,690 $78,850 70
11 Industrial Engineers $110,530 $58,570 50
12 Nurse Practitioners $107,610 $81,740 100
13 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $106,130 $64,250 60
14 Pharmacists $104,340 $57,490 300
15 Occupational Therapists $102,990 $64,020 110
16 Mechanical Engineers $101,710 $53,500 80
17 Sales Managers $101,350 $62,330 60
18 Lawyers $100,100 $52,400 250
19 Medical and Health Services Managers $99,290 $65,010 320
20 Physical Therapists $98,500 $64,070 170
21 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $96,320 $31,900 170
22 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $95,470 $57,530 60
23 Veterinarians $95,000 $65,410 40
24 Managers, All Other $93,570 $58,310 40
25 Industrial Production Managers $93,430 $52,930 60
26 Civil Engineers $92,410 $55,470 70
27 Speech-Language Pathologists $92,370 $43,450 130
28 Construction Managers $88,930 $51,330 150
29 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $86,650 $42,900 70
30 Management Analysts $85,930 $29,250 110
31 Mechanical Drafters $83,600 $42,910 60
32 Administrative Services Managers $83,280 $51,040 110
33 Occupational Therapy Assistants $79,820 $56,730 80
34 Software Developers, Systems Software $79,420 $44,470 60
35 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $78,580 $33,480 140
36 Physical Therapist Assistants $77,970 $38,740 170
37 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $76,670 $33,840 50
38 Loan Officers $75,920 $35,890 220
39 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $74,240 $34,800 340
40 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $74,140 $43,050 50
41 Accountants and Auditors $73,850 $37,380 820
42 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $72,380 $53,270 210
43 Instructional Coordinators $70,980 $41,240 100
44 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $69,220 $45,740 260
45 Commercial Pilots $69,110 $48,540 60
46 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $67,960 $34,660 60
47 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $67,800 $23,770 60
48 Computer Programmers $67,520 $40,880 80
49 Dental Hygienists $67,350 $43,220 180
50 Surveyors $66,370 $33,650 60
51 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $65,910 $50,720 60
52 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $64,700 $39,630 410
53 Database Administrators $64,580 $39,940 70
54 Personal Financial Advisors $64,500 $34,080 70
55 Computer Systems Analysts $64,340 $37,320 160
56 Financial Analysts $63,760 $41,860 90
57 Architectural and Civil Drafters $63,560 $33,540 140
58 Radio and Television Announcers $63,510 $30,140 60
59 Industrial Machinery Mechanics $63,450 $34,040 120
60 Software Developers, Applications $63,310 $27,460 70
61 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $62,850 $41,400 220
62 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $61,110 $23,990 1,030
63 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $61,090 $30,590 90
64 Registered Nurses $59,690 $43,740 3,570
65 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $59,620 $18,960 40
66 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $59,430 $35,760 60
67 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $59,280 $27,360 160
68 Cost Estimators $58,400 $34,800 110
69 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $58,040 $35,370 570
70 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $57,970 $34,560 110
71 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $57,530 $28,570 920
72 Training and Development Specialists $57,480 $27,980 130
73 Interpreters and Translators $57,080 $23,380 30
74 Geological and Petroleum Technicians $56,550 $18,010 30
75 Web Developers $56,300 $35,750 40
76 Human Resources Specialists $55,470 $28,450 230
77 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $55,360 $36,680 100
78 Compliance Officers $54,770 $32,600 90
79 Advertising Sales Agents $54,460 $18,700 70
80 Postal Service Clerks $53,930 $35,650 50
81 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $53,830 $33,460 520
82 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $53,730 $30,020 120
83 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $53,540 $28,050 40
84 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $53,200 $28,730 70
85 Radiologic Technologists $52,690 $37,210 250
86 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $52,510 $27,950 190
87 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $52,320 $28,340 180
88 Librarians $51,830 $40,090 70
89 Producers and Directors $51,650 $25,750 110
90 Postal Service Mail Carriers $51,490 $34,610 240
91 Insulation Workers, Mechanical $51,280 $25,060 60
92 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers $50,230 $22,460 140
93 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $49,910 $31,640 360
94 Respiratory Therapy Technicians $49,750 $39,450 60
95 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $49,660 $40,170 850
96 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $49,510 $40,610 50
97 Respiratory Therapists $49,500 $35,470 110
98 Financial Specialists, All Other $49,350 $26,150 100
99 Computer Network Support Specialists $49,230 $32,320 130
100 Counselors, All Other $48,960 $40,460 60