Have you ever wondered about the highest paying jobs in Central Maine?  Well, thanks to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, we have the answer.

Not surprisingly, many of the highest paid jobs in our part of Maine are medical-related.  Surgeons / specialists, dentists, and optometrists, for example.  In addition to the medical jobs, many of the top paying jobs in our part of Maine involve computers and finance.  One of the really surprising parts was the fact that at 35th place, lawyers were fairly low on the list.

Let us know your thoughts on this list.

The Highest Paying Jobs In The Augusta / Waterville Area

These salary estimates are courtesy of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are current as of April of 2020.

In addition to Augusta and Waterville, much of Western and Central Maine is included in the list.  Some of the towns in the survey include: Bath, Belfast, Boothbay Harbor, Farmington, Farmingdale, Windsor, Winslow, Unity, Union,Skowhegan, Norridgewock, Caratunk, Swansville, Sweden, Fryeburg, The Forks Plantation, and more.

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Here are the top restaurants in the Augusta area based on Yelp reviews. The restaurants are listed in no particular order. As the COVID-19 pandemic is ever-evolving, please check with each restaurant for hours and more information.

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