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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Baton Rouge, LA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Baton Rouge, LA (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 Baton Rouge, LA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Baton Rouge, LA is nurse anesthetists with an average annual salary of $139,260. The second highest paying job is nuclear engineer (average salary $109,600). The salary and the employment information in Baton Rouge, LA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Nurse Anesthetists
$139,260
0
2 Nuclear Engineers
$109,600
80
3 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$108,010
140
4 Materials Scientists
$106,000
30
5 Massage Therapists
$94,360
30
6 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$80,960
30
7 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$80,830
380
8 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$75,450
40
9 Credit Analysts
$75,090
60
10 Gaming Managers
$73,590
40
11 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$72,100
40
12 Chiropractors
$71,840
50
13 Art Directors
$69,080
40
14 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$67,540
50
15 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$67,110
300
16 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$64,860
440
17 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$64,730
80
18 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$61,090
170
19 Audiologists
$60,840
70
20 Other Agricultural Workers
$60,670
100
21 Occupational Therapy Aides
$59,550
0
22 Funeral Service Managers
$56,850
0
23 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$56,800
110
24 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$56,170
310
25 Ship Engineers
$56,150
0
26 Film and Video Editors
$56,040
0
27 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$56,000
910
28 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$55,270
0
29 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$54,780
1,470
30 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
$54,680
0
31 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$54,570
170
32 Urban and Regional Planners
$54,370
0
33 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$50,220
200
34 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$48,960
50
35 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$48,930
50
36 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$48,390
100
37 Nuclear Technicians
$47,830
200
38 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$46,660
130
39 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
$46,650
30
40 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$46,650
170
41 Forensic Science Technicians
$46,230
90
42 Other Designers
$45,420
0
43 Stonemasons
$44,120
90
44 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$43,620
830
45 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$43,320
450
46 Private Detectives and Investigators
$42,910
40
47 Logging Equipment Operators
$42,560
70
48 Survey Researchers
$41,970
270
49 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$41,610
1,620
50 Judicial Law Clerks
$41,370
40
51 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$39,800
30
52 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$38,610
0
53 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$38,520
0
54 Other Therapists
$38,380
0
55 Carpet Installers
$38,060
110
56 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$37,340
30
57 Traffic Technicians
$36,880
50
58 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$36,720
0
59 Radio and Television Announcers
$36,630
100
60 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$36,010
840
61 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$35,920
460
62 Credit Counselors
$35,850
100
63 Other Media and Communication Workers
$35,390
90
64 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
$33,480
200
65 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$32,740
50
66 Costume Attendants
$31,910
50
67 Landscape Architects
$30,970
90
68 Set and Exhibit Designers
$30,930
60
69 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$30,530
0
70 All other assemblers and fabricators
$30,450
710
71 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$30,380
40
72 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$28,270
70
73 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$27,380
670
74 Substitute Teachers
$26,500
90
75 Library Assistants, Clerical
$26,250
150
76 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$25,920
0
77 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$24,690
440
78 Upholsterers
$24,160
0
79 Skincare Specialists
$23,560
0
80 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$23,480
60
81 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$23,010
190
82 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$22,950
40
83 Funeral Attendants
$22,920
90
84 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$22,180
360
85 Gaming Cage Workers
$21,340
0
86 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$21,160
270
87 Tour and Travel Guides
$20,170
60
88 Concierges
$19,900
40
89 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$19,310
50
90 Tour Guides and Escorts
$19,240
60
91 Telemarketers
$18,910
120
92 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$18,850
540

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