These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Utah

We combed through the data to identify the profession in Utah that will get you rich.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarRankings - 3 months ago

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 Utah. 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 Utah.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Pediatricians, General
  3. Internists, General
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Anesthesiologists
  7. Nurse Anesthetists
  8. Law Teachers, Postsecondary
  9. Chief Executives
  10. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 14 on the list of highest paid professions in the Beehive State. 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 Utah job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Utah

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 667 job classifications in Utah in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Utah

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $244,500 $155,160 190
2 Pediatricians, General $236,630 $133,570 220
3 Internists, General $217,580 $118,160 310
4 Family And General Practitioners $205,720 $96,410 1,380
5 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $204,810 $78,860 1,520
6 Anesthesiologists $197,720 $94,230 270
7 Nurse Anesthetists $168,850 $127,030 110
8 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $158,630 $46,090 180
9 Chief Executives $148,260 $45,920 3,770
10 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $140,210 $45,090 2,480
11 Petroleum Engineers $130,180 $70,420 260
12 Psychiatrists $127,960 $21,580 190
13 Computer And Information Systems Managers $121,760 $72,470 3,090
14 Dentists, General $121,340 $53,250 1,100
15 Marketing Managers $117,020 $57,420 1,670
16 Sales Managers $116,300 $49,840 3,080
17 Architectural And Engineering Managers $115,850 $68,400 1,700
18 Pharmacists $114,830 $58,350 2,410
19 Lawyers $113,550 $51,510 4,420
20 Financial Managers $111,820 $55,040 4,350
21 Optometrists $111,160 $37,220 370
22 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $109,610 $54,130 110
23 Podiatrists $108,970 $18,570 120
24 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $106,370 $35,840 1,010
25 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $105,510 $40,930 380
26 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $105,200 $49,170 580
27 Natural Sciences Managers $105,180 $56,130 590
28 Purchasing Managers $103,490 $61,150 500
29 Human Resources Managers $101,130 $63,880 920
30 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $100,340 $54,480 270
31 Medical And Health Services Managers $99,820 $52,630 2,520
32 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $99,740 $50,320 1,170
33 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $99,600 $54,420 210
34 Physician Assistants $98,050 $38,380 990
35 Managers, All Other $97,450 $44,940 2,380
36 Compensation And Benefits Managers $97,350 $55,350 110
37 Personal Financial Advisors $96,960 $31,570 1,700
38 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $95,890 $52,040 100
39 Nurse Midwives $95,430 $66,470 90
40 Nurse Practitioners $95,200 $66,400 1,470
41 Industrial Production Managers $95,090 $53,010 1,870
42 Chemical Engineers $94,800 $64,620 300
43 Software Developers, Applications $94,330 $50,380 8,820
44 Computer And Information Research Scientists $94,170 $60,540 520
45 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $93,720 $49,890 330
46 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $93,450 $41,710 960
47 Sales Engineers $93,280 $42,070 600
48 Software Developers, Systems Software $92,640 $53,530 2,950
49 Atmospheric And Space Scientists $92,190 $55,670 130
50 Electrical Engineers $91,600 $47,220 1,470
51 Computer Network Architects $91,480 $55,270 820
52 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $90,840 $33,550 4,380
53 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $90,600 $46,540 190
54 Biomedical Engineers $89,190 $50,700 420
55 Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $88,820 $57,310 170
56 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $88,620 $44,640 80
57 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $88,470 $40,640 530
58 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $88,450 $38,640 170
59 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $87,620 $47,900 590
60 Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates $87,540 $27,860 120
61 Veterinarians $87,410 $54,980 390
62 Physical Scientists, All Other $87,040 $48,410 110
63 Engineers, All Other $86,130 $44,470 560
64 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $85,990 $63,370 1,820
65 General And Operations Managers $85,600 $28,130 31,180
66 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $85,290 $65,320 140
67 Broadcast News Analysts $84,730 $27,340 70
68 History Teachers, Postsecondary $84,590 $47,050 240
69 Philosophy And Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $84,280 $45,520 140
70 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $84,200 $48,770 120
71 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $84,180 $55,580 1,810
72 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $84,080 $44,920 1,330
73 Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers $83,430 $42,890 1,240
74 Administrative Services Managers $82,710 $37,370 2,070
75 Power Distributors And Dispatchers $82,500 $43,110 90
76 Advertising And Promotions Managers $82,360 $37,060 330
77 Environmental Engineers $82,130 $56,820 390
78 Economists $81,920 $49,460 60
79 Database Administrators $81,780 $42,600 900
80 Training And Development Managers $81,760 $46,830 310
81 Education Administrators, All Other $80,970 $44,830 120
82 Materials Scientists $80,970 $47,750 50
83 Construction Managers $80,910 $47,050 2,230
84 Industrial Engineers $80,740 $51,340 1,930
85 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $80,610 $41,230 490
86 Physical Therapists $80,250 $41,710 1,540
87 Aerospace Engineers $80,070 $51,750 840
88 Civil Engineers $79,990 $50,360 3,180
89 Occupational Therapists $79,980 $53,900 660
90 Psychologists, All Other $79,820 $42,220 60
91 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $79,430 $38,160 620
92 Statisticians $79,150 $51,260 140
93 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $78,990 $46,410 150
94 Mechanical Engineers $78,710 $51,250 3,240
95 Athletes And Sports Competitors $78,530 $21,170 180
96 Materials Engineers $78,390 $52,080 410
97 Foreign Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $78,280 $42,520 280
98 Information Security Analysts $78,260 $48,330 360
99 First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers $78,020 $33,270 2,070
100 Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents $77,830 $30,090 2,910

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