These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Winston, NC 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 Winston 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Winston.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in Winston. 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 Winston and North Carolina job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Winston For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 427 job classifications in Winston 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 Winston

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $256,030 $151,450 60
2 Psychiatrists $247,750 $164,430 30
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $234,400 $73,740 80
4 Dentists, General $227,130 $131,080 250
5 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $215,670 $92,590 420
6 Chief Executives $213,250 $99,140 350
7 Pediatricians, General $172,000 $105,690 80
8 Nurse Anesthetists $166,700 $113,230 290
9 Family and General Practitioners $164,480 $84,790 210
10 Financial Managers $135,450 $72,000 1,310
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $134,270 $84,320 250
12 Natural Sciences Managers $132,860 $62,600 50
13 Compensation and Benefits Managers $130,570 $71,040 60
14 Advertising and Promotions Managers $130,040 $67,280 70
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers $128,830 $82,290 500
16 Sales Managers $127,850 $56,340 490
17 Marketing Managers $127,610 $76,560 580
18 Training and Development Managers $126,810 $86,650 60
19 Personal Financial Advisors $126,510 $41,010 350
20 Human Resources Managers $126,230 $70,270 230
21 Pharmacists $122,790 $98,900 730
22 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $122,730 $65,730 130
23 General and Operations Managers $122,200 $58,710 3,060
24 Purchasing Managers $116,550 $76,670 180
25 Managers, All Other $116,100 $69,280 600
26 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $107,250 $54,700 190
27 Industrial Production Managers $106,520 $68,490 480
28 Financial Examiners $105,910 $59,170 80
29 Medical and Health Services Managers $105,320 $66,670 580
30 Computer Network Architects $103,760 $58,490 70
31 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $102,510 $67,870 170
32 Engineers, All Other $100,760 $61,060 30
33 Nurse Practitioners $99,780 $82,070 280
34 Construction Managers $98,020 $53,800 310
35 Credit Analysts $96,970 $53,180 280
36 Physician Assistants $96,840 $80,360 420
37 Administrative Services Managers $95,320 $63,470 260
38 Optometrists $94,610 $67,670 80
39 Chiropractors $93,740 $70,720 30
40 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $92,730 $41,480 460
41 Electrical Engineers $91,480 $68,440 120
42 Operations Research Analysts $90,170 $53,360 80
43 Computer Systems Analysts $87,850 $56,410 980
44 Commercial Pilots $87,080 $55,830 80
45 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $86,790 $38,990 390
46 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $85,840 $39,560 40
47 Software Developers, Applications $85,360 $55,080 510
48 Physical Therapists $84,330 $60,750 420
49 Management Analysts $83,900 $42,350 520
50 Civil Engineers $83,850 $56,660 190
51 Financial Analysts $82,440 $50,630 530
52 Mechanical Engineers $81,700 $58,050 480
53 Computer Programmers $81,040 $53,410 270
54 Veterinarians $80,490 $54,350 110
55 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $80,350 $32,730 450
56 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $80,040 $42,800 80
57 Industrial Engineers $79,450 $54,120 700
58 Writers and Authors $78,720 $40,210 40
59 Financial Specialists, All Other $78,700 $33,420 150
60 Sales Engineers $78,220 $51,740 50
61 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $77,230 $37,850 950
62 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $77,060 $42,760 150
63 Commercial and Industrial Designers $75,820 $34,380 50
64 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $75,500 $50,190 50
65 Biomedical Engineers $75,180 $54,150 50
66 Computer Occupations, All Other $75,010 $45,370 80
67 Database Administrators $74,540 $37,180 150
68 Audiologists $74,490 $54,160 50
69 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $73,350 $43,130 70
70 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $73,030 $46,340 460
71 Loan Officers $72,870 $32,090 840
72 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $72,270 $59,100 30
73 Occupational Therapists $71,980 $48,570 220
74 Chemists $71,490 $41,530 70
75 Web Developers $70,850 $42,380 70
76 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $70,670 $55,200 40
77 Dental Hygienists $70,490 $55,520 440
78 Training and Development Specialists $70,340 $31,930 440
79 Computer Network Support Specialists $69,950 $40,050 200
80 Accountants and Auditors $68,910 $42,560 1,550
81 Information Security Analysts $68,890 $44,640 180
82 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $68,420 $41,470 100
83 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $68,270 $42,780 170
84 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $68,220 $42,440 40
85 Speech-Language Pathologists $68,070 $49,730 250
86 Logisticians $66,970 $40,870 180
87 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $66,550 $42,500 180
88 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $66,390 $37,150 1,520
89 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $66,270 $52,350 200
90 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $65,860 $48,250 440
91 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $65,360 $52,080 80
92 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $64,810 $44,510 80
93 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $64,220 $42,910 150
94 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $63,880 $39,920 710
95 Technical Writers $62,740 $37,900 40
96 Multimedia Artists and Animators $62,610 $42,740 40
97 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $62,600 $47,610 110
98 Environmental Engineers $62,340 $46,540 30
99 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $61,230 $37,560 750
100 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $60,920 $48,710 140