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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA (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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA is financial manager with an average annual salary of $134,330. The second highest paying job is computer and information systems manager (average salary $132,460). The salary and the employment information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Financial Managers
$134,330
12,730
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$132,460
10,620
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$129,470
3,250
4 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$129,240
390
5 Marketing Managers
$127,180
6,270
6 Sales Managers
$121,270
11,860
7 Purchasing Managers
$114,640
1,310
8 All Other Managers
$111,310
8,510
9 Training and Development Managers
$111,240
950
10 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$110,910
440
11 Human Resources Managers
$106,060
3,870
12 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$105,220
1,240
13 Agricultural Engineers
$105,180
120
14 General and Operations Managers
$103,720
60,130
15 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$99,150
660
16 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$98,270
2,970
17 Construction Managers
$97,230
4,190
18 Medical and Health Services Managers
$96,990
3,990
19 Personal Financial Advisors
$94,580
4,430
20 Information Security Analysts
$91,230
1,860
21 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$90,890
4,570
22 Industrial Production Managers
$90,860
2,500
23 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$89,960
1,420
24 Administrative Services Managers
$86,980
6,200
25 Computer Systems Analysts
$86,700
14,000
26 Environmental Science Teachers
$86,400
40
27 Management Analysts
$84,260
18,360
28 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$83,690
180
29 Computer Programmers
$83,120
7,480
30 Other Education Administrators
$81,820
390
31 Financial Examiners
$80,900
600
32 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$78,630
120
33 Emergency Management Directors
$78,580
160
34 Labor Relations Specialists
$76,520
520
35 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$76,020
320
36 Financial Analysts
$74,610
5,800
37 Funeral Service Managers
$72,930
140
38 Budget Analysts
$72,500
900
39 Accountants and Auditors
$71,260
27,500
40 Property, Real Estate Managers
$67,970
3,780
41 Social and Community Service Managers
$66,600
1,270
42 Other Financial Specialists
$66,220
3,060
43 Other Business Operations Specialists
$65,930
23,360
44 Logisticians
$65,830
2,350
45 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$65,240
360
46 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$64,840
2,270
47 Lodging Managers
$63,920
340
48 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$63,760
70
49 Insurance Underwriters
$63,750
5,640
50 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$62,650
290
51 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$62,210
5,150
52 Loan Officers
$61,670
4,620
53 Credit Analysts
$61,310
1,250
54 Cost Estimators
$60,720
3,850
55 Training and Development Specialists
$60,400
6,630
56 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$59,860
1,920
57 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$59,110
15,950
58 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$58,870
80
59 Compliance Officers
$58,400
5,080
60 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$58,250
5,970
61 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$57,820
50
62 Human Resources Specialists
$56,650
12,680
63 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$55,340
170
64 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$52,370
70
65 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$52,180
1,780
66 Riggers
$52,170
130
67 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$51,630
1,440
68 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$49,910
1,880
69 Other Teachers and Instructors
$47,530
6,250
70 Food Service Managers
$44,060
4,750
71 Telephone Operators
$43,950
120
72 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$43,430
270
73 Credit Counselors
$41,340
170
74 Fundraisers
$40,830
800
75 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$40,210
0
76 Tax Preparers
$38,870
2,150
77 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$38,780
30
78 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$38,750
50
79 Transportation Security Screeners
$38,210
1,100
80 All Occupations
$37,310
2,553,370
81 Stonemasons
$37,170
0
82 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$36,330
1,190
83 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$35,960
590
84 Rock Splitters, Quarry
$32,340
0
85 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$30,230
0
86 Pourers and Casters, Metal
$27,950
70
87 All Other Cooks
$24,320
110
88 Fabric Menders, Except Garment
$22,750
0
89 Barbers
$22,730
340
90 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$21,940
260
91 Forest and Conservation Workers
$18,910
120
92 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$18,480
380
93 Legislators
$18,430
850

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