The 15 highest paying jobs in Arizona

Business News | 18 May |

Ever wonder who gets paid the most or what the highest paying jobs in Arizona might be? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?

The researchers at Zippia had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in Arizona. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.


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We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Psychiatrists are the highest paid people in Arizona.

Here’s a quick look at the Top 10 highest paying jobs in Arizona:

1. Psychiatrists

2. Family Medicine Physicians

3. General Internal Medicine Physicians

4. Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5. Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric

6. Dentists, General

7. Chief Executives

8. Dentists, All Other Specialists

9. Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

10. Pediatricians, General

Everyone’s favorite dentists placed No. 6 on the list of highest paid professions in the Grand Canyon 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 the highest paid jobs in Arizona were determined

Zippia looked at the BLS’s data set for all 663 job classifications in Arizona in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you. Zippia used the most recently released data on March 29.

 

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