These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Wyoming For 2018

Chris Kolmar
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 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:

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Internists, General
  3. Nurse Anesthetists
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Anesthesiologists
  7. Chief Executives
  8. Dentists, General
  9. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
  10. Optometrists

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.

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Wyoming For 2018

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.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Wyoming

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $263,490 $125,980 60
2 Internists, General $261,720 $164,170 70
3 Nurse Anesthetists $250,610 $172,210 40
4 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $248,480 $62,070 490
5 Family And General Practitioners $219,690 $81,400 260
6 Anesthesiologists $217,720 $99,470 50
7 Chief Executives $149,120 $78,310 140
8 Dentists, General $143,210 $73,170 240
9 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $142,980 $53,800 270
10 Optometrists $130,160 $65,640 90
11 Industrial Production Managers $128,970 $85,670 350
12 Petroleum Engineers $127,240 $69,590 380
13 Architectural And Engineering Managers $124,780 $91,940 210
14 Pharmacists $119,160 $91,600 510
15 Personal Financial Advisors $118,620 $43,050 210
16 Management Analysts $117,200 $45,770 380
17 Physician Assistants $115,760 $86,590 220
18 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $113,950 $62,260 110
19 Nurse Practitioners $113,310 $81,430 230
20 General And Operations Managers $112,950 $45,490 4,910
21 Financial Analysts $111,210 $53,310 90
22 Financial Managers $109,170 $61,560 620
23 Sales Managers $108,680 $63,210 210
24 Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other $108,410 $52,570 50
25 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $107,510 $67,890 30
26 Purchasing Managers $106,390 $75,810 30
27 Human Resources Managers $101,930 $67,710 130
28 Construction Managers $101,400 $59,210 420
29 Industrial Engineers $100,700 $69,590 170
30 Medical And Health Services Managers $100,630 $61,060 700
31 Chemical Engineers $99,950 $41,880 60
32 Managers, All Other $99,680 $59,140 790
33 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $99,140 $61,060 90
34 Computer And Information Systems Managers $98,750 $67,860 200
35 Lawyers $98,090 $52,700 820
36 Natural Sciences Managers $95,860 $79,100 140
37 Power Distributors And Dispatchers $95,270 $83,420 80
38 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $95,110 $75,500 430
39 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $93,400 $59,160 40
40 Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $93,140 $67,070 150
41 Marketing Managers $92,060 $44,070 40
42 Environmental Engineers $91,380 $49,770 200
43 Engineers, All Other $90,310 $55,370 100
44 Electrical Engineers $89,690 $58,500 280
45 Software Developers, Systems Software $89,420 $49,260 100
46 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $89,180 $74,850 70
47 Administrative Services Managers $88,940 $48,830 200
48 Mechanical Engineers $88,440 $55,650 210
49 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $88,350 $64,110 190
50 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $87,350 $57,680 90
51 Atmospheric And Space Scientists $86,020 $49,770 70
52 Education Administrators, All Other $85,920 $61,520 70
53 Veterinarians $85,180 $40,420 200
54 Physical Therapists $85,140 $59,580 470
55 Logisticians $81,530 $53,090 80
56 Mine Cutting And Channeling Machine Operators $81,340 $67,140 110
57 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $81,180 $43,330 150
58 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $80,610 $42,750 220
59 Occupational Therapists $80,380 $54,760 290
60 Power Plant Operators $80,310 $66,090 310
61 Chemical Plant And System Operators $80,110 $68,250 290
62 First-Line Supervisors Of Production And Operating Workers $79,890 $37,970 1,170
63 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $79,760 $53,080 40
64 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $79,730 $51,930 420
65 Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators $78,830 $50,110 60
66 Continuous Mining Machine Operators $78,820 $59,550 330
67 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $77,720 $48,250 120
68 Locomotive Engineers $77,590 $52,070 610
69 Computer Systems Analysts $77,430 $50,460 150
70 Architects, Except Landscape And Naval $77,310 $54,300 100
71 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $77,250 $53,740 290
72 Detectives And Criminal Investigators $77,120 $50,450 160
73 First-Line Supervisors Of Mechanics, Installers, And Repairers $77,010 $45,800 1,680
74 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, And Still Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders $76,640 $41,950 290
75 Civil Engineers $76,400 $52,160 810
76 Commercial Pilots $76,240 $53,110 130
77 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $76,150 $40,810 60
78 Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers $76,100 $43,900 130
79 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers $75,220 $48,270 180
80 First-Line Supervisors Of Construction Trades And Extraction Workers $74,540 $45,740 2,360
81 Hoist And Winch Operators $74,360 $47,710 50
82 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,340 $50,960 290
83 Occupational Health And Safety Specialists $74,210 $42,050 400
84 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $74,090 $36,620 1,180
85 Computer Occupations, All Other $73,990 $55,050 140
86 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Commercial And Industrial Equipment $72,470 $47,140 160
87 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $72,310 $61,960 40
88 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Except Technical And Scientific Products $72,270 $32,210 2,090
89 Information Security Analysts $72,180 $41,380 30
90 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, And Gaugers $71,920 $51,220 890
91 Maintenance Workers, Machinery $71,590 $45,580 420
92 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $71,300 $51,190 230
93 Gas Plant Operators $71,160 $54,090 370
94 Dental Hygienists $70,850 $55,930 430
95 Cost Estimators $70,800 $43,540 240
96 First-Line Supervisors Of Fire Fighting And Prevention Workers $70,520 $52,150 120
97 Web Developers $70,400 $32,640 110
98 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $70,270 $41,670 40
99 Chiropractors $69,810 $28,330 90
100 Railroad Conductors And Yardmasters $69,700 $43,040 730

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