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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 nurse anesthetists with an average annual salary of $164,550. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $164,210). The salary and the employment information in Anchorage, AK is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Anchorage, AK

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Nurse Anesthetists
$164,550
40
2 General Internists
$164,210
50
3 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$163,440
280
4 Optometrists
$141,040
40
5 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$97,970
60
6 Other Psychologists
$97,530
0
7 Mining and Geological Engineers
$94,030
40
8 Art Directors
$92,700
50
9 Hydrologists
$90,360
30
10 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$88,270
40
11 Nurse Midwives
$88,230
50
12 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$88,210
550
13 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$88,190
40
14 Chemists
$84,750
80
15 Training and Development Managers
$83,720
40
16 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$80,470
90
17 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$78,120
280
18 Industrial Production Managers
$77,950
70
19 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$75,770
330
20 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$73,170
80
21 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$72,930
40
22 Other Plant and System Operators
$72,930
40
23 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$72,790
60
24 Ship Engineers
$72,200
40
25 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$71,770
0
26 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$71,090
530
27 Financial Examiners
$70,410
70
28 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$69,630
290
29 Pipelayers
$69,090
0
30 Avionics Technicians
$68,340
60
31 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$67,780
70
32 Emergency Management Directors
$67,270
60
33 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$66,680
30
34 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$65,960
50
35 Physical Therapist Assistants
$64,800
50
36 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$63,000
170
37 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$61,990
0
38 Tapers
$60,380
0
39 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$60,150
40
40 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$57,980
440
41 Other Drafters
$57,230
30
42 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$57,160
0
43 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$57,160
30
44 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$56,910
50
45 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$56,600
140
46 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$55,700
50
47 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$55,500
0
48 Riggers
$54,210
40
49 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$54,190
40
50 Home Appliance Repairers
$52,500
30
51 Other Therapists
$52,430
150
52 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$52,410
0
53 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$50,960
50
54 Motorcycle Mechanics
$48,960
40
55 Millwrights
$48,170
80
56 All Occupations
$47,340
173,420
57 Other Production Workers
$47,280
40
58 Interpreters and Translators
$46,870
60
59 Crossing Guards
$46,860
190
60 Audiologists
$46,700
0
61 Library Technicians
$45,980
60
62 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$44,260
0
63 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$42,190
70
64 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$42,050
0
65 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
$41,260
40
66 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$40,480
40
67 Pharmacy Aides
$40,320
70
68 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$40,220
30
69 Concierges
$38,430
40
70 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
$37,410
100
71 Electricians Helpers
$37,270
100
72 Film and Video Editors
$36,360
0
73 Residential Advisors
$36,220
80
74 Tour and Travel Guides
$36,120
0
75 Other Religious Workers
$35,950
0
76 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
$35,630
50
77 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$35,450
60
78 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$35,010
60
79 All other assemblers and fabricators
$34,630
280
80 Skincare Specialists
$34,240
120
81 Extraction Workers Helpers
$32,520
0
82 Orderlies
$31,420
110
83 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$30,940
60
84 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$29,220
0
85 Psychiatric Technicians
$28,180
210
86 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$28,140
30
87 Hearing Aid Specialists
$27,670
0
88 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$26,500
40
89 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$25,520
0
90 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$24,880
40
91 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
$24,680
120
92 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$23,500
40
93 Gaming Dealers
$23,440
130
94 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
$22,870
40
95 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$20,300
0

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