We combed through the data to identify the profession in Wisconsin that will get you rich.
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 Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Wisconsin:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 9 on the list of highest paid professions in the Badger 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.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the Wisconsin job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 689 job classifications in Wisconsin 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$278,460|
|5||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$249,490|
|6||Family And General Practitioners||$242,340|
|8||Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons||$227,290|
|11||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$194,640|
|19||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$123,490|
|20||General And Operations Managers||$122,880|
|22||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$121,040|
|23||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$119,710|
|24||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$119,570|
|27||Human Resources Managers||$113,330|
|28||Funeral Service Managers||$112,840|
|29||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$111,550|
|30||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$110,360|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$108,870|
|35||Natural Sciences Managers||$106,300|
|36||Personal Financial Advisors||$106,250|
|37||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$104,420|
|39||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$103,910|
|41||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$102,420|
|42||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$102,340|
|43||Agents And Business Managers Of Artists, Performers, And Athletes||$102,330|
|45||Medical And Health Services Managers||$101,430|
|47||Administrative Services Managers||$101,090|
|48||Training And Development Managers||$100,540|
|49||Air Traffic Controllers||$100,410|
|50||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,470|
|51||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$99,400|
|53||Education Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,690|
|54||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$96,490|
|56||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$94,940|
|57||Computer Network Architects||$93,490|
|58||Real Estate Brokers||$92,230|
|59||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,630|
|60||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$89,560|
|62||Computer Hardware Engineers||$87,990|
|64||Software Developers, Systems Software||$87,300|
|65||First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$86,770|
|66||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$86,700|
|67||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,900|
|68||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,710|
|69||Software Developers, Applications||$85,580|
|70||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$85,460|
|72||Forestry And Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,170|
|73||Engineers, All Other||$85,110|
|75||Managers, All Other||$84,200|
|76||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,150|
|77||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,940|
|79||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$83,280|
|80||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,150|
|81||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,390|
|83||Biochemists And Biophysicists||$82,080|
|84||Gas Plant Operators||$81,920|
|87||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,410|
|88||Broadcast News Analysts||$81,240|
|90||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,210|
|93||Psychologists, All Other||$80,780|
|95||Computer Systems Analysts||$80,640|
|97||Education Administrators, All Other||$79,740|
|99||Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists||$79,580|
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