These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Vermont 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 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in Vermont.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 8 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 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 471 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 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Vermont

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Anesthesiologists $277,620 $166,500 90
2 Surgeons $274,440 $174,400 270
3 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $236,160 $155,350 140
4 Internists, General $202,650 $125,040 150
5 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $201,210 $58,200 1,020
6 Family And General Practitioners $197,120 $101,290 370
7 Psychiatrists $192,830 $96,410 170
8 Dentists, General $174,090 $88,110 170
9 Chief Executives $143,780 $50,310 410
10 Architectural And Engineering Managers $136,330 $87,280 300
11 Pharmacists $134,090 $105,050 640
12 Sales Managers $132,280 $57,330 550
13 Computer And Information Systems Managers $128,700 $69,350 510
14 Financial Managers $122,610 $68,690 860
15 Industrial Production Managers $116,570 $62,880 440
16 Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents $113,520 $34,920 510
17 Marketing Managers $112,650 $54,620 490
18 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $112,040 $66,040 200
19 Human Resources Managers $108,360 $66,570 220
20 Lawyers $105,900 $53,000 1,140
21 Advertising And Promotions Managers $105,500 $48,520 30
22 Veterinarians $104,160 $68,600 190
23 Nurse Practitioners $103,920 $82,120 440
24 Managers, All Other $103,150 $70,300 480
25 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $102,940 $66,660 110
26 General And Operations Managers $102,770 $41,710 3,030
27 Training And Development Managers $102,710 $59,550 50
28 Electrical Engineers $101,950 $63,800 470
29 Physicists $101,610 $40,750 50
30 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $101,440 $39,910 510
31 Physician Assistants $100,490 $74,880 240
32 Natural Sciences Managers $100,150 $72,160 80
33 Purchasing Managers $98,740 $55,260 140
34 Medical And Health Services Managers $96,660 $55,810 760
35 Actuaries $96,160 $64,760 90
36 Administrative Services Managers $95,440 $46,140 480
37 Software Developers, Applications $94,940 $61,490 860
38 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $92,230 $59,710 150
39 Construction Managers $91,370 $55,020 590
40 Radiation Therapists $89,510 $65,350 30
41 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $88,480 $52,780 840
42 Electrical And Electronics Drafters $88,130 $54,350 50
43 Operations Research Analysts $87,100 $59,200 70
44 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $85,900 $67,370 40
45 Engineers, All Other $85,250 $51,090 120
46 Management Analysts $85,160 $46,750 670
47 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $84,840 $53,790 190
48 Nurse Midwives $84,800 $56,620 30
49 Information Security Analysts $84,360 $47,800 110
50 Computer Network Architects $84,260 $53,930 120
51 Financial Analysts $84,050 $47,590 190
52 Mechanical Engineers $83,400 $53,870 380
53 Food Scientists And Technologists $83,230 $52,050 80
54 Environmental Engineers $82,540 $51,200 150
55 Emergency Management Directors $82,270 $47,520 30
56 Economists $82,240 $42,500 90
57 Detectives And Criminal Investigators $81,970 $53,940 220
58 Electrical And Electronics Engineering Technicians $81,960 $44,540 290
59 Social Scientists And Related Workers, All Other $80,640 $53,460 70
60 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $79,730 $44,390 60
61 Computer Systems Analysts $79,670 $52,990 560
62 First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers $78,790 $40,830 640
63 Industrial Engineers $78,660 $51,660 550
64 Air Traffic Controllers $77,970 $59,300 30
65 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $77,950 $60,510 40
66 Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other $77,710 $40,280 120
67 Occupational Therapists $77,650 $55,640 290
68 Chemists $77,560 $47,420 150
69 Physical Therapists $77,290 $55,240 780
70 Chiropractors $77,240 $44,660 50
71 Database Administrators $76,860 $45,870 220
72 Financial Examiners $76,840 $53,290 60
73 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $76,330 $57,410 80
74 Personal Financial Advisors $76,050 $38,920 360
75 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $75,880 $36,590 460
76 Art Directors $75,820 $39,800 70
77 Accountants And Auditors $75,470 $46,390 3,120
78 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $75,290 $50,330 240
79 Commercial Pilots $75,160 $44,390 70
80 Civil Engineers $74,170 $52,740 670
81 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,160 $48,250 400
82 Biological Scientists, All Other $73,610 $33,940 40
83 Zoologists And Wildlife Biologists $73,420 $51,840 110
84 Credit Analysts $73,030 $41,160 140
85 Architects, Except Landscape And Naval $72,860 $49,750 240
86 Art, Drama, And Music Teachers, Postsecondary $72,770 $35,900 420
87 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $72,650 $33,410 210
88 Financial Specialists, All Other $72,560 $49,770 120
89 Network And Computer Systems Administrators $72,560 $41,500 1,490
90 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers $72,510 $47,140 50
91 Industrial Engineering Technicians $72,100 $38,590 1,520
92 Statisticians $71,790 $51,640 50
93 Computer Occupations, All Other $71,000 $35,810 380
94 Real Estate Brokers $70,210 $20,810 70
95 Registered Nurses $69,560 $52,190 6,270
96 Postmasters And Mail Superintendents $69,160 $61,500 120
97 Computer Programmers $69,140 $36,710 480
98 Insurance Sales Agents $68,970 $34,290 830
99 Logisticians $68,900 $39,980 170
100 Telecommunications Line Installers And Repairers $68,700 $45,590 240

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