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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 Arkansas. 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Arkansas.

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 8 on the list of highest paid professions in Arkansas. 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.

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Arkansas

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 654 job classifications in Arkansas in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Arkansas

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $265,000 $171,000 320
2 Surgeons $258,000 $125,000 560
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $240,000 $135,000 130
4 Anesthesiologists $236,000 $57,000 170
5 Family and General Practitioners $211,000 $94,000 1,560
6 Pediatricians, General $192,000 $101,000 160
7 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $173,000 $48,000 2,430
8 Dentists, General $171,000 $62,000 750
9 Nurse Anesthetists $158,000 $108,000 500
10 Dentists, All Other Specialists $157,000 $47,000 30
11 Podiatrists $145,000 $51,000 60
12 Marketing Managers $125,000 $55,000 1,190
13 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $122,000 $45,000 120
14 Advertising and Promotions Managers $118,000 $44,000 120
15 Compensation and Benefits Managers $118,000 $45,000 160
16 Optometrists $117,000 $63,000 360
17 Purchasing Managers $115,000 $47,000 490
18 Pharmacists $115,000 $66,000 3,290
19 Sales Managers $114,000 $50,000 3,280
20 Architectural and Engineering Managers $114,000 $68,000 550
21 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $110,000 $29,000 1,290
22 Computer and Information Systems Managers $108,000 $57,000 2,020
23 Managers, All Other $108,000 $39,000 3,110
24 Psychiatrists $105,000 $44,000 320
25 Lawyers $100,000 $43,000 3,240
26 Financial Managers $99,000 $31,000 2,750
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $99,000 $52,000 1,440
28 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $96,000 $19,000 320
29 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $96,000 $70,000 120
30 Personal Financial Advisors $95,000 $29,000 860
31 Nurse Practitioners $93,000 $48,000 1,360
32 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $91,000 $45,000 100
33 Sales Engineers $91,000 $48,000 130
34 Natural Sciences Managers $90,000 $45,000 310
35 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $89,000 $50,000 230
36 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers $88,000 $51,000 160
37 Air Traffic Controllers $88,000 $66,000 100
38 Industrial Production Managers $87,000 $51,000 1,880
39 Human Resources Managers $87,000 $40,000 820
40 Computer Network Architects $86,000 $53,000 1,350
41 Materials Engineers $86,000 $50,000 60
42 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $86,000 $44,000 50
43 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $85,000 $33,000 310
44 Electrical Engineers $85,000 $54,000 760
45 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $85,000 $57,000 30
46 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $85,000 $51,000 160
47 General and Operations Managers $84,000 $27,000 19,910
48 Chemical Engineers $84,000 $63,000 200
49 Veterinarians $84,000 $45,000 540
50 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $83,000 $42,000 1,340
51 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $83,000 $40,000 300
52 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $82,000 $25,000 1,230
53 Occupational Therapists $82,000 $49,000 910
54 Medical and Health Services Managers $81,000 $44,000 3,160
55 Software Developers, Applications $81,000 $46,000 1,910
56 Psychologists, All Other $81,000 $42,000 80
57 Administrative Services Managers $80,000 $41,000 1,890
58 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $79,000 $40,000 690
59 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $79,000 $52,000 30
60 Environmental Engineers $78,000 $50,000 160
61 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $78,000 $35,000 290
62 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $78,000 $44,000 210
63 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $78,000 $48,000 120
64 Civil Engineers $77,000 $42,000 1,230
65 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,000 $40,000 2,280
66 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $76,000 $55,000 2,290
67 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $76,000 $23,000 230
68 Therapists, All Other $76,000 $30,000 30
69 Database Administrators $75,000 $44,000 740
70 Computer Occupations, All Other $75,000 $46,000 570
71 Mechanical Engineers $75,000 $38,000 1,200
72 Soil and Plant Scientists $75,000 $38,000 80
73 Microbiologists $75,000 $35,000 180
74 Broadcast News Analysts $75,000 $35,000 40
75 Radiation Therapists $75,000 $42,000 220
76 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $75,000 $23,000 1,210
77 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $75,000 $61,000 90
78 Power Plant Operators $75,000 $57,000 430
79 Commercial Pilots $75,000 $21,000 640
80 Training and Development Managers $74,000 $33,000 360
81 Biochemists and Biophysicists $74,000 $42,000 70
82 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $74,000 $30,000 2,380
83 Education Administrators, All Other $73,000 $40,000 110
84 Financial Examiners $73,000 $38,000 170
85 Industrial Engineers $73,000 $48,000 1,580
86 Physical Therapists $73,000 $28,000 1,940
87 Construction Managers $72,000 $37,000 1,660
88 Computer Hardware Engineers $72,000 $41,000 190
89 Chemists $72,000 $42,000 500
90 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $72,000 $38,000 60
91 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $72,000 $39,000 100
92 Physician Assistants $72,000 $28,000 400
93 Speech-Language Pathologists $72,000 $37,000 1,710
94 Information Security Analysts $70,000 $32,000 2,160
95 Computer Programmers $70,000 $51,000 3,110
96 Software Developers, Systems Software $70,000 $43,000 1,020
97 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $70,000 $38,000 250
98 Commercial and Industrial Designers $70,000 $46,000 80
99 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $69,000 $50,000 210
100 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $68,000 $34,000 8,950

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