These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In York, PA 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 the York 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 Chief Executives are the highest paid people in York.

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

  1. Chief Executives
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Financial Managers
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Veterinarians
  6. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  7. Marketing Managers
  8. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  9. Pharmacists
  10. Sales Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in York For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 361 job classifications in York 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 York

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Chief Executives $206,320 $100,380 270
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $161,570 $55,040 280
3 Financial Managers $141,750 $75,720 340
4 Dentists, General $133,310 $36,640 90
5 Veterinarians $132,230 $101,620 70
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers $130,380 $79,110 160
7 Marketing Managers $128,600 $73,230 50
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $121,430 $79,630 230
9 Pharmacists $120,290 $101,980 290
10 Sales Managers $120,220 $55,780 230
11 Optometrists $118,140 $93,490 60
12 Lawyers $117,310 $53,950 280
13 Managers, All Other $113,980 $79,700 160
14 Purchasing Managers $112,200 $67,760 60
15 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $111,820 $46,890 130
16 General and Operations Managers $106,130 $48,720 2,050
17 Human Resources Managers $105,270 $56,050 80
18 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $100,140 $59,610 290
19 Industrial Production Managers $99,890 $64,830 280
20 Administrative Services Managers $99,780 $52,200 180
21 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $96,090 $54,280 190
22 Physician Assistants $93,740 $68,870 160
23 Nurse Practitioners $92,390 $64,910 70
24 Physical Therapists $90,020 $48,590 340
25 Computer Occupations, All Other $88,850 $63,720 240
26 Management Analysts $88,630 $56,180 200
27 Occupational Therapists $87,140 $60,240 220
28 Construction Managers $86,920 $48,480 340
29 Sales Engineers $85,300 $51,430 90
30 Medical and Health Services Managers $84,930 $46,290 320
31 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $84,500 $44,320 60
32 Computer Network Architects $83,640 $58,100 120
33 Speech-Language Pathologists $82,660 $54,820 180
34 Civil Engineers $82,510 $40,850 370
35 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $81,080 $54,320 540
36 Electrical Engineers $79,730 $52,870 290
37 Engineers, All Other $78,950 $37,740 190
38 Logisticians $78,490 $52,680 380
39 Industrial Engineers $77,990 $52,800 490
40 Software Developers, Systems Software $77,840 $39,830 40
41 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $77,260 $54,420 110
42 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $76,630 $44,720 140
43 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $76,530 $52,680 550
44 Mechanical Engineers $75,490 $50,440 590
45 Computer Systems Analysts $74,470 $42,620 320
46 Loan Officers $73,660 $39,560 200
47 Software Developers, Applications $73,640 $31,100 200
48 Computer Programmers $73,430 $43,080 290
49 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $73,150 $38,590 60
50 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $72,960 $41,860 50
51 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $72,850 $44,740 40
52 Personal Financial Advisors $71,460 $28,680 240
53 Financial Specialists, All Other $70,770 $43,060 100
54 Chemists $70,660 $44,880 80
55 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $70,460 $45,850 240
56 Human Resources Specialists $70,020 $39,490 570
57 Registered Nurses $70,000 $51,570 3,480
58 Compliance Officers $69,960 $41,190 180
59 Accountants and Auditors $69,490 $39,770 1,460
60 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $69,210 $47,360 100
61 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $69,120 $50,050 50
62 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $67,840 $44,370 50
63 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $67,760 $51,040 80
64 Budget Analysts $67,690 $46,660 50
65 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $67,430 $31,910 1,840
66 Database Administrators $66,920 $34,960 60
67 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $66,720 $22,950 30
68 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $66,340 $40,290 600
69 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $65,640 $46,580 450
70 Financial Analysts $65,540 $31,400 190
71 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $65,140 $45,760 190
72 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $64,920 $40,060 550
73 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $64,890 $35,980 50
74 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $64,840 $33,370 130
75 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $64,360 $31,590 70
76 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $63,260 $38,470 2,120
77 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $63,110 $30,060 1,500
78 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $62,360 $48,090 130
79 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $62,340 $43,180 880
80 Surveyors $62,300 $41,160 40
81 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School $62,170 $42,860 40
82 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $62,060 $40,880 220
83 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $62,020 $40,920 100
84 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $61,930 $37,260 570
85 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $61,680 $33,270 570
86 Dental Hygienists $61,610 $19,310 300
87 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $61,100 $40,890 310
88 Respiratory Therapists $60,190 $46,490 120
89 Cost Estimators $60,060 $31,730 470
90 Credit Counselors $59,500 $34,040 40
91 Social and Community Service Managers $59,460 $41,060 130
92 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $58,590 $37,930 1,230
93 Computer Network Support Specialists $58,550 $37,480 100
94 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $58,460 $32,440 350
95 Advertising Sales Agents $57,980 $21,480 100
96 Web Developers $57,950 $34,740 60
97 Librarians $57,620 $27,380 110
98 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $57,560 $39,650 60
99 Crane and Tower Operators $57,480 $33,450 60
100 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $57,400 $30,870 860