We combed through the data to identify the profession in Wyoming 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 Wyoming. 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 Wyoming.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Wyoming:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 8 on the list of highest paid professions in the Equality 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 Wyoming job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 511 job classifications in Wyoming 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|
|1||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$263,490|
|4||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$248,480|
|5||Family And General Practitioners||$219,690|
|9||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$142,980|
|11||Industrial Production Managers||$128,970|
|13||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$124,780|
|15||Personal Financial Advisors||$118,620|
|18||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$113,950|
|20||General And Operations Managers||$112,950|
|24||Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other||$108,410|
|25||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$107,510|
|27||Human Resources Managers||$101,930|
|30||Medical And Health Services Managers||$100,630|
|32||Managers, All Other||$99,680|
|33||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,140|
|34||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$98,750|
|36||Natural Sciences Managers||$95,860|
|37||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$95,270|
|38||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$95,110|
|39||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,400|
|40||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$93,140|
|43||Engineers, All Other||$90,310|
|45||Software Developers, Systems Software||$89,420|
|46||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$89,180|
|47||Administrative Services Managers||$88,940|
|49||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$88,350|
|50||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$87,350|
|51||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$86,020|
|52||Education Administrators, All Other||$85,920|
|56||Mine Cutting And Channeling Machine Operators||$81,340|
|57||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,180|
|58||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,610|
|60||Power Plant Operators||$80,310|
|61||Chemical Plant And System Operators||$80,110|
|62||First-Line Supervisors Of Production And Operating Workers||$79,890|
|63||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,760|
|64||Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers||$79,730|
|65||Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators||$78,830|
|66||Continuous Mining Machine Operators||$78,820|
|67||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,720|
|69||Computer Systems Analysts||$77,430|
|70||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$77,310|
|71||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$77,250|
|72||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$77,120|
|73||First-Line Supervisors Of Mechanics, Installers, And Repairers||$77,010|
|74||Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, And Still Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders||$76,640|
|77||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,150|
|78||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$76,100|
|79||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$75,220|
|80||First-Line Supervisors Of Construction Trades And Extraction Workers||$74,540|
|81||Hoist And Winch Operators||$74,360|
|83||Occupational Health And Safety Specialists||$74,210|
|84||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$74,090|
|85||Computer Occupations, All Other||$73,990|
|86||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Commercial And Industrial Equipment||$72,470|
|87||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$72,310|
|88||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Except Technical And Scientific Products||$72,270|
|89||Information Security Analysts||$72,180|
|90||Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, And Gaugers||$71,920|
|91||Maintenance Workers, Machinery||$71,590|
|92||Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists||$71,300|
|93||Gas Plant Operators||$71,160|
|96||First-Line Supervisors Of Fire Fighting And Prevention Workers||$70,520|
|98||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$70,270|
|100||Railroad Conductors And Yardmasters||$69,700|
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