The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Vermont For 2020

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2020. This is our sixth 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 Dentists, General are the highest paid people in Vermont.

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

  1. Dentists, General
  2. General Internal Medicine Physicians
  3. Family Medicine Physicians
  4. Psychiatrists
  5. Optometrists
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Chief Executives
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Physicists
  10. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 1 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 2020

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 473 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, 2020.

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Vermont

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $261,790 $130,890 360
2 General Internal Medicine Physicians $207,920 $113,340 80
3 Family Medicine Physicians $204,300 $104,610 450
4 Psychiatrists $202,640 $55,340 80
5 Optometrists $145,150 $70,930 80
6 Architectural And Engineering Managers $144,730 $88,960 350
7 Chief Executives $137,600 $52,260 730
8 Pharmacists $135,650 $107,840 620
9 Physicists $126,170 $51,560 40
10 Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates $125,170 $57,380 60
11 Personal Financial Advisors $123,280 $49,880 360
12 Physician Assistants $120,680 $85,590 260
13 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $120,410 $59,080 30
14 Computer And Information Systems Managers $119,860 $72,640 750
15 Sales Managers $119,330 $56,390 630
16 Marketing Managers $114,990 $57,470 670
17 Economists $112,200 $59,080 50
18 Industrial Production Managers $107,540 $62,460 540
19 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $105,880 $68,980 110
20 Purchasing Managers $105,840 $60,270 150
21 Nurse Practitioners $105,840 $81,320 440
22 Advertising And Promotions Managers $105,760 $67,020 50
23 Financial Managers $105,160 $53,410 1,380
24 Medical And Health Services Managers $104,950 $58,230 1,180
25 Lawyers $104,790 $54,750 1,090
26 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $104,300 $40,300 270
27 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $104,290 $51,320 350
28 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment And Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; And Managers, All Other $102,020 $58,220 670
29 Software Developers And Software Quality Assurance Analysts And Testers $99,730 $58,110 1,670
30 Management Analysts $99,430 $52,440 970
31 Human Resources Managers $98,320 $55,310 300
32 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $97,130 $53,410 50
33 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $95,110 $56,260 100
34 Nurse Midwives $94,850 $61,910 50
35 Computer Network Architects $94,810 $57,380 100
36 Training And Development Managers $94,300 $56,750 50
37 Veterinarians $94,270 $62,660 240
38 Mechanical Engineers $93,620 $53,690 250
39 Engineers, All Other $93,260 $52,200 200
40 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $92,330 $42,410 120
41 Education Administrators, Kindergarten Through Secondary $91,670 $51,360 820
42 Natural Sciences Managers $90,860 $53,430 140
43 General And Operations Managers $90,790 $37,420 4,370
44 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $90,520 $64,070 170
45 Acupuncturists And Healthcare Diagnosing Or Treating Practitioners, All Other $89,240 $34,890 90
46 Bioengineers And Biomedical Engineers $89,170 $67,820 80
47 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $88,880 $40,220 430
48 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $88,850 $33,760 780
49 Construction Managers $88,150 $46,360 630
50 Computer Programmers $87,950 $43,690 450
51 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $86,910 $44,290 160
52 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $86,240 $65,420 370
53 Electrical And Electronic Engineering Technologists And Technicians $85,600 $49,620 270
54 Environmental Engineers $85,570 $56,560 130
55 Detectives And Criminal Investigators $84,700 $57,240 200
56 Operations Research Analysts $84,590 $56,640 100
57 Technical Writers $84,460 $46,390 70
58 Information Security Analysts $83,490 $51,130 120
59 Food Scientists And Technologists $81,690 $44,320 50
60 Electrical And Electronics Drafters $81,350 $53,090 70
61 Physical Therapists $81,020 $54,770 760
62 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $80,800 $61,450 40
63 Architects, Except Landscape And Naval $80,620 $47,300 280
64 Computer Systems Analysts $80,220 $54,350 530
65 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $79,720 $60,970 110
66 Financial Examiners $79,570 $54,330 80
67 Air Traffic Controllers $79,300 $59,350 30
68 Administrative Services And Facilities Managers $78,170 $44,360 1,010
69 Biological Scientists, All Other $77,720 $50,590 40
70 Financial And Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, And Financial Specialists, All Other $77,680 $45,390 360
71 Civil Engineers $77,150 $54,370 680
72 English Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $76,810 $38,100 340
73 Occupational Therapists $76,580 $52,950 210
74 Art, Drama, And Music Teachers, Postsecondary $76,330 $37,110 300
75 Chemists $76,020 $46,520 140
76 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $75,900 $63,130 60
77 Network And Computer Systems Administrators $75,770 $48,390 1,020
78 Industrial Engineers $75,630 $48,190 650
79 Chiropractors $75,530 $28,270 50
80 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers $75,530 $53,200 40
81 Emergency Management Directors $75,390 $44,370 50
82 Dental Hygienists $75,070 $63,870 620
83 Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents $75,020 $34,380 630
84 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,640 $49,710 280
85 Accountants And Auditors $74,640 $47,390 2,610
86 Logisticians $72,620 $45,790 140
87 Labor Relations Specialists $72,400 $53,060 130
88 Power Plant Operators $71,860 $41,950 90
89 Foreign Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $71,770 $39,310 260
90 Postmasters And Mail Superintendents $71,630 $64,090 120
91 Morticians, Undertakers, And Funeral Arrangers $71,220 $41,700 70
92 Database Administrators And Architects $71,110 $43,350 150
93 Statisticians $70,290 $53,560 80
94 Credit Analysts $70,260 $42,100 150
95 Registered Nurses $70,240 $52,490 7,020
96 Project Management Specialists And Business Operations Specialists, All Other $70,140 $38,280 1,590
97 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $70,120 $40,040 410
98 Occupational Health And Safety Specialists $70,070 $45,240 160
99 Loan Officers $69,790 $37,690 480
100 Compliance Officers $69,640 $41,370 2,090

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