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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Akron, OH

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Akron, OH (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Akron, OH are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Akron, OH is optometrists with an average annual salary of $121,630. The second highest paying job is postsecondary physics teacher (average salary $116,210). The salary and the employment information in Akron, OH is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Akron, OH

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Optometrists
$121,630
70
2 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$116,210
40
3 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$112,330
60
4 Funeral Service Managers
$104,780
50
5 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$102,270
40
6 Training and Development Managers
$98,340
60
7 Financial Examiners
$95,430
200
8 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$92,980
70
9 Computer Hardware Engineers
$92,840
100
10 Actuaries
$91,580
0
11 Other Education Administrators
$90,860
60
12 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$82,080
330
13 Biomedical Engineers
$81,620
30
14 Aerospace Engineers
$78,220
160
15 Radiation Therapists
$77,790
40
16 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$77,640
190
17 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$74,180
50
18 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$73,550
90
19 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$73,220
50
20 Food Scientists and Technologists
$72,050
0
21 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$67,530
0
22 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$67,450
50
23 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$66,890
40
24 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$66,440
30
25 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$66,240
240
26 Statisticians
$65,080
40
27 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$61,340
0
28 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$61,330
280
29 Foresters
$59,390
30
30 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$58,380
1,080
31 Other Biological Scientists
$57,460
40
32 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$57,270
110
33 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$56,550
620
34 Agricultural Inspectors
$54,560
0
35 Marriage and Family Therapists
$52,150
0
36 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$52,110
80
37 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$47,940
950
38 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
$47,640
0
39 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$47,480
90
40 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$45,590
480
41 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
$44,430
40
42 Recreational Therapists
$44,310
30
43 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$44,260
80
44 Other Media and Communication Workers
$43,610
30
45 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$43,350
380
46 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$43,320
120
47 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$41,360
120
48 Fence Erectors
$40,260
90
49 Community Health Workers
$40,020
50
50 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$39,990
60
51 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$38,860
70
52 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$37,770
40
53 All Other Special Education Teachers
$37,630
50
54 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$36,620
0
55 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$36,490
90
56 All Occupations
$36,360
328,230
57 Desktop Publishers
$36,110
0
58 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$36,040
120
59 Motorcycle Mechanics
$35,060
70
60 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$34,920
40
61 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$33,100
40
62 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$32,450
130
63 Film and Video Editors
$31,990
30
64 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$31,500
0
65 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$31,480
30
66 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$30,860
0
67 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$30,600
640
68 Carpenters Helpers
$29,720
0
69 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$28,800
0
70 Furniture Finishers
$28,600
40
71 Real Estate Brokers
$27,840
0
72 Pharmacy Aides
$27,690
40
73 Skincare Specialists
$27,330
0
74 All other assemblers and fabricators
$26,470
2,260
75 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
$25,440
60
76 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$25,310
40
77 Psychiatric Technicians
$24,910
0
78 Orderlies
$24,730
130
79 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$23,540
0
80 Other Material Moving Workers
$23,420
60
81 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$23,190
0
82 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$20,820
70
83 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$19,960
50
84 Telephone Operators
$19,590
90
85 Tour and Travel Guides
$19,210
0
86 Other Motor Vehicle Operators
$18,980
490

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