These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Vermont For 2019

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by Chris Kolmar
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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the highest paying jobs in Vermont

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 Vermont. 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 Vermont.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Internists, General
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Psychiatrists
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Optometrists
  7. Pediatricians, General
  8. Sales Managers
  9. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  10. Chief Executives

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in the Green Mountain 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.

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Vermont For 2019

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 479 job classifications in Vermont 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 data on March 29, 2019.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Vermont

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $230,380 $155,430 90
2 Internists, General $221,310 $109,040 60
3 Family And General Practitioners $219,620 $111,390 580
4 Psychiatrists $186,400 $94,710 130
5 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $176,520 $58,000 790
6 Optometrists $170,550 $73,350 90
7 Pediatricians, General $163,930 $107,970 140
8 Sales Managers $140,260 $63,030 540
9 Architectural And Engineering Managers $136,420 $86,780 310
10 Chief Executives $136,410 $49,010 750
11 Pharmacists $135,420 $107,190 640
12 Marketing Managers $123,910 $56,820 590
13 Computer And Information Systems Managers $122,960 $72,490 570
14 Electrical Engineers $115,460 $64,420 640
15 Industrial Production Managers $115,180 $65,000 460
16 Financial Managers $113,610 $65,570 1,060
17 Advertising And Promotions Managers $112,670 $61,850 40
18 Physicists $111,080 $49,500 40
19 Lawyers $107,490 $52,690 1,050
20 Physician Assistants $106,520 $81,130 290
21 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $106,150 $69,710 110
22 Nurse Practitioners $106,000 $81,750 520
23 Managers, All Other $105,950 $68,460 570
24 Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents $105,770 $38,150 580
25 Human Resources Managers $103,500 $57,220 290
26 Medical And Health Services Managers $103,030 $55,320 1,060
27 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $102,260 $54,890 260
28 Purchasing Managers $102,190 $58,250 160
29 Software Developers, Systems Software $99,370 $56,500 900
30 Actuaries $98,500 $65,980 80
31 Software Developers, Applications $97,720 $60,900 910
32 Natural Sciences Managers $97,340 $71,050 110
33 General And Operations Managers $96,950 $37,990 3,530
34 Economists $96,620 $41,370 70
35 Veterinarians $96,350 $60,860 220
36 Biomedical Engineers $95,280 $66,940 40
37 Mechanical Engineers $94,580 $57,470 320
38 Construction Managers $92,730 $54,330 550
39 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $92,680 $66,140 170
40 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $91,850 $54,800 200
41 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $91,620 $42,480 370
42 Management Analysts $91,340 $50,600 790
43 Materials Engineers $90,970 $62,690 30
44 Nurse Midwives $89,700 $56,890 40
45 Training And Development Managers $89,050 $53,380 60
46 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $88,470 $50,400 810
47 Art Directors $86,740 $42,620 60
48 Food Scientists And Technologists $86,360 $56,840 60
49 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $86,020 $68,620 30
50 Computer Network Architects $85,930 $55,190 80
51 Personal Financial Advisors $85,150 $43,740 330
52 Administrative Services Managers $85,140 $43,850 770
53 Operations Research Analysts $85,140 $61,890 70
54 Information Security Analysts $84,680 $51,290 130
55 Commercial Pilots $84,610 $57,510 60
56 Financial Analysts $84,300 $44,770 200
57 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $83,770 $47,360 50
58 Electrical And Electronics Engineering Technicians $83,540 $47,580 300
59 Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other $83,520 $41,360 110
60 Detectives And Criminal Investigators $83,060 $54,990 200
61 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $82,590 $64,100 30
62 Environmental Engineers $82,430 $56,000 120
63 Emergency Management Directors $82,210 $38,090 40
64 Engineers, All Other $81,960 $49,420 160
65 Computer Programmers $81,680 $42,730 490
66 Air Traffic Controllers $81,630 $59,360 40
67 Social Scientists And Related Workers, All Other $81,360 $53,970 70
68 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $81,340 $54,020 120
69 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $81,030 $65,300 30
70 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $80,300 $52,230 330
71 Computer Systems Analysts $80,190 $54,220 520
72 Industrial Engineers $79,700 $51,730 530
73 First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers $79,270 $36,720 570
74 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $78,210 $59,020 90
75 Database Administrators $78,150 $45,880 170
76 Biological Scientists, All Other $78,070 $41,360 40
77 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $77,670 $40,000 450
78 Credit Analysts $77,670 $41,500 160
79 Electrical And Electronics Drafters $77,590 $50,580 60
80 Occupational Therapists $76,840 $53,070 250
81 Financial Examiners $76,670 $53,290 70
82 Accountants And Auditors $75,360 $47,460 2,790
83 Network And Computer Systems Administrators $75,170 $43,320 1,290
84 Physical Therapists $75,010 $51,430 740
85 Civil Engineers $74,960 $53,370 630
86 Technical Writers $74,730 $43,910 100
87 Industrial Engineering Technicians $74,470 $40,100 1,400
88 Speech-Language Pathologists $73,550 $50,310 310
89 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers $72,740 $51,530 50
90 Financial Specialists, All Other $72,600 $46,110 130
91 Dental Hygienists $72,490 $56,420 680
92 Computer Occupations, All Other $72,220 $38,340 480
93 Architects, Except Landscape And Naval $71,770 $52,210 300
94 Postmasters And Mail Superintendents $70,810 $63,110 120
95 Logisticians $70,590 $42,710 180
96 Budget Analysts $70,500 $53,900 70
97 Labor Relations Specialists $70,250 $24,320 140
98 Lodging Managers $69,840 $31,980 170
99 Statisticians $69,750 $54,030 90
100 Compliance Officers $69,520 $41,360 2,080

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