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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Anchorage, AK

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Anchorage, AK (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 Anchorage, AK are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Anchorage, AK is chief executive with an average annual salary of $151,680. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $141,680). The salary and the employment information in Anchorage, AK is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Anchorage, AK

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$151,680
440
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$141,680
270
3 Construction Managers
$122,870
570
4 Air Traffic Controllers
$122,080
290
5 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$121,540
60
6 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$120,080
240
7 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$112,530
100
8 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$111,460
220
9 Purchasing Managers
$111,090
80
10 Chemical Engineers
$109,090
90
11 All Other Managers
$107,670
940
12 Training and Development Specialists
$104,700
280
13 Financial Managers
$103,460
490
14 Human Resources Managers
$102,730
110
15 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$102,430
90
16 Natural Sciences Managers
$101,660
250
17 Medical and Health Services Managers
$99,050
460
18 General and Operations Managers
$98,650
3,500
19 Statisticians
$97,130
40
20 Other Education Administrators
$96,370
70
21 Cost Estimators
$94,390
190
22 Administrative Services Managers
$93,780
260
23 Sales Managers
$93,700
300
24 Marketing Managers
$93,320
150
25 Economists
$88,810
60
26 Labor Relations Specialists
$88,460
130
27 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$87,860
50
28 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$87,360
340
29 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$86,580
60
30 Financial Analysts
$85,130
280
31 Management Analysts
$83,730
470
32 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$83,640
50
33 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$83,330
40
34 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$83,140
60
35 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$82,450
70
36 Computer Systems Analysts
$82,300
460
37 Logisticians
$82,130
220
38 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$76,670
50
39 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
$76,010
130
40 Accountants and Auditors
$74,940
1,320
41 Other Business Operations Specialists
$74,770
1,770
42 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$74,750
390
43 Budget Analysts
$73,980
130
44 Compliance Officers
$73,490
440
45 Social and Community Service Managers
$73,450
140
46 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$73,070
250
47 Personal Financial Advisors
$69,240
100
48 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$67,800
80
49 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$66,210
40
50 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$65,500
350
51 Mechanical Drafters
$64,000
50
52 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$62,780
610
53 Other Teachers and Instructors
$62,480
300
54 Human Resources Specialists
$62,460
590
55 Lodging Managers
$60,260
50
56 Highway Maintenance Workers
$59,260
40
57 Loan Officers
$58,990
590
58 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$58,830
40
59 Other Motor Vehicle Operators
$58,790
70
60 Other Life Scientists
$58,580
120
61 Other Financial Specialists
$58,270
290
62 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$57,770
40
63 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$57,460
190
64 Fundraisers
$56,800
50
65 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$56,270
40
66 Other Extraction Workers
$55,050
40
67 Food Service Managers
$54,330
210
68 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$49,550
80
69 Property, Real Estate Managers
$48,220
230
70 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
$47,130
30
71 Tax Preparers
$47,040
170
72 All Occupations
$46,690
176,200
73 Insurance Underwriters
$46,510
100
74 Substitute Teachers
$45,590
480
75 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$42,520
30
76 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$41,640
50
77 Psychiatric Aides
$41,550
110
78 Physical Therapist Aides
$38,630
50
79 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$38,010
40
80 Marriage and Family Therapists
$36,710
90
81 Flight Attendants
$36,580
480
82 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$35,930
30
83 Sewing Machine Operators
$34,800
0
84 Craft Artists
$34,640
30
85 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
$34,450
30
86 Athletic Trainers
$33,940
30
87 Dietetic Technicians
$33,660
70
88 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$33,260
0
89 New Accounts Clerks
$29,390
90
90 Telemarketers
$26,310
0
91 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$25,410
250
92 Survey Researchers
$23,580
30
93 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
$23,120
0
94 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$20,290
200
95 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$19,510
0

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