These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Virginia Beach, VA 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 Virginia Beach 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Virginia Beach.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Anesthesiologists
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Pediatricians, General
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Nurse Anesthetists
  7. Family and General Practitioners
  8. Psychiatrists
  9. Dentists, General
  10. Sales Engineers

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 9 on the list of highest paid professions in the Virginia Beach. 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 Virginia Beach and Virginia job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Virginia Beach For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 556 job classifications in Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $236,850 $100,110 170
2 Anesthesiologists $216,840 $160,840 140
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $208,680 $56,320 1,760
4 Pediatricians, General $194,540 $88,680 150
5 Chief Executives $183,840 $19,810 850
6 Nurse Anesthetists $173,170 $110,940 510
7 Family and General Practitioners $169,990 $68,990 810
8 Psychiatrists $147,220 $57,440 180
9 Dentists, General $145,860 $54,320 550
10 Sales Engineers $138,410 $75,980 90
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $135,770 $97,200 760
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $135,380 $83,140 1,560
13 Optometrists $129,250 $48,200 110
14 Political Scientists $127,150 $68,540 50
15 Pharmacists $125,990 $104,010 1,320
16 Financial Managers $125,860 $65,560 1,490
17 Sales Managers $124,870 $49,860 760
18 General and Operations Managers $120,790 $51,730 9,190
19 Marketing Managers $119,790 $71,200 370
20 Lawyers $119,030 $50,060 1,790
21 Computer Hardware Engineers $117,480 $76,140 220
22 Purchasing Managers $116,590 $85,400 290
23 Aerospace Engineers $113,480 $72,550 790
24 Industrial Production Managers $112,740 $65,050 390
25 Personal Financial Advisors $111,440 $38,560 840
26 Managers, All Other $111,420 $63,700 1,760
27 Education Administrators, All Other $111,180 $65,060 180
28 Nurse Practitioners $108,920 $72,050 920
29 Advertising and Promotions Managers $108,770 $56,830 30
30 Construction Managers $107,760 $57,560 1,380
31 Natural Sciences Managers $106,560 $62,480 110
32 Human Resources Managers $106,390 $56,360 450
33 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $105,680 $60,590 850
34 Physical Scientists, All Other $105,500 $65,460 180
35 Materials Engineers $105,010 $64,420 130
36 Training and Development Managers $104,390 $68,670 180
37 Computer and Information Research Scientists $103,450 $72,530 320
38 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $102,110 $60,210 150
39 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $100,250 $50,980 330
40 Medical and Health Services Managers $100,010 $61,710 1,380
41 Software Developers, Systems Software $99,670 $64,610 2,610
42 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $99,650 $53,350 640
43 Engineers, All Other $96,530 $55,110 1,320
44 Air Traffic Controllers $95,290 $64,120 100
45 Compensation and Benefits Managers $94,810 $45,370 70
46 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $93,350 $33,070 750
47 Operations Research Analysts $93,310 $44,100 590
48 Veterinarians $92,550 $53,740 500
49 Software Developers, Applications $92,070 $50,030 3,550
50 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects $91,750 $55,570 790
51 Administrative Services Managers $91,530 $51,690 790
52 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $90,700 $59,640 1,180
53 Psychologists, All Other $90,400 $62,480 70
54 Management Analysts $90,220 $51,630 5,410
55 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $90,000 $60,520 200
56 Financial Examiners $89,040 $63,800 80
57 Radiation Therapists $88,580 $66,660 50
58 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $88,530 $38,750 100
59 Mechanical Engineers $87,590 $57,930 1,690
60 Physicists $87,560 $58,560 310
61 Information Security Analysts $86,430 $52,030 780
62 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $85,940 $53,740 150
63 Computer Occupations, All Other $85,890 $64,570 2,230
64 Electrical Engineers $85,820 $55,020 1,370
65 Civil Engineers $85,180 $55,920 1,940
66 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $85,170 $40,370 120
67 Computer Systems Analysts $84,980 $47,800 2,700
68 Industrial Engineers $84,850 $55,630 770
69 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $84,580 $37,530 110
70 Environmental Engineers $83,870 $53,410 350
71 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $83,590 $44,690 370
72 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $83,540 $51,980 2,490
73 Physician Assistants $83,160 $55,940 480
74 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $82,990 $36,950 710
75 Computer Network Architects $82,720 $52,690 790
76 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $81,900 $36,440 1,100
77 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $81,560 $56,960 1,440
78 Nuclear Engineers $81,190 $56,960 1,440
79 Physical Therapists $81,180 $53,190 940
80 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $80,570 $54,860 450
81 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $80,560 $31,780 460
82 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $79,940 $48,960 1,720
83 Emergency Management Directors $79,920 $56,340 110
84 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $79,780 $33,180 280
85 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $79,540 $40,600 40
86 Occupational Therapists $79,290 $54,380 520
87 Chemists $78,290 $46,850 170
88 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $77,600 $45,560 460
89 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $77,500 $56,650 80
90 Microbiologists $77,050 $38,080 60
91 Art Directors $76,610 $38,690 60
92 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $76,540 $48,540 340
93 Logisticians $76,350 $48,420 1,520
94 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $76,110 $45,850 130
95 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $75,500 $44,290 120
96 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $75,200 $43,530 230
97 Biological Scientists, All Other $74,840 $51,630 110
98 Real Estate Brokers $74,660 $32,210 340
99 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,430 $50,010 530
100 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $74,430 $44,500 40

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