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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 obstetricians and gynecologists with an average annual salary of $186,700. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $146,470). The salary and the employment information in Baton Rouge, LA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

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

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$186,700
40
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$146,470
340
3 Chief Executives
$140,490
340
4 Industrial Production Managers
$117,740
340
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$102,920
480
6 General and Operations Managers
$94,610
5,960
7 Financial Managers
$94,470
1,170
8 Optometrists
$94,450
60
9 Other Psychologists
$91,830
30
10 Construction Managers
$90,610
1,260
11 Marketing Managers
$90,170
240
12 All Other Managers
$87,850
1,450
13 Other Education Administrators
$87,780
40
14 Purchasing Managers
$83,900
200
15 Sales Managers
$83,790
680
16 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$82,870
70
17 Medical and Health Services Managers
$82,740
580
18 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$81,110
400
19 Human Resources Managers
$80,030
370
20 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$79,850
150
21 Natural Sciences Managers
$78,460
120
22 Administrative Services Managers
$77,890
890
23 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$76,300
100
24 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$74,410
570
25 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$73,990
60
26 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$72,860
160
27 Hoist and Winch Operators
$71,640
0
28 Training and Development Managers
$71,460
210
29 Social and Community Service Managers
$70,800
620
30 Hydrologists
$70,790
30
31 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$69,780
40
32 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$69,320
30
33 Logisticians
$68,920
230
34 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$68,260
50
35 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$66,970
0
36 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$66,270
0
37 Management Analysts
$65,010
820
38 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$63,970
80
39 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$63,740
470
40 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$62,800
110
41 Cost Estimators
$60,340
750
42 Rail Car Repairers
$59,830
230
43 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$59,060
50
44 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$57,750
180
45 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$57,000
760
46 Interpreters and Translators
$56,950
100
47 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$54,450
120
48 Labor Relations Specialists
$54,250
40
49 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$52,890
0
50 Emergency Management Directors
$52,140
60
51 Compliance Officers
$50,080
1,160
52 Human Resources Specialists
$49,690
960
53 Food Service Managers
$49,620
240
54 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$48,860
130
55 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$45,760
80
56 Lodging Managers
$44,560
40
57 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$43,100
120
58 Property, Real Estate Managers
$42,310
550
59 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
$41,380
560
60 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$41,370
0
61 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$41,330
140
62 Rehabilitation Counselors
$40,200
120
63 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$38,830
50
64 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$37,970
70
65 Other Teachers and Instructors
$37,740
870
66 All Occupations
$35,670
395,980
67 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
$35,470
50
68 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$34,620
120
69 Forest and Conservation Workers
$34,070
50
70 New Accounts Clerks
$33,850
150
71 Other Extraction Workers
$33,680
130
72 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$33,540
0
73 Word Processors and Typists
$33,380
130
74 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$32,880
50
75 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$32,860
30
76 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$32,180
50
77 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$30,920
0
78 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$29,490
50
79 Dredge Operators
$29,060
30
80 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$28,350
40
81 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$28,040
140
82 Bailiffs
$27,640
30
83 Home Appliance Repairers
$26,330
0
84 Etchers and Engravers
$24,240
0
85 Roofers Helpers
$22,930
0
86 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
$22,810
200
87 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$22,370
90
88 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$22,250
40
89 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$22,230
30
90 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$19,060
0
91 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$18,950
50
92 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$18,830
110
93 Barbers
$17,790
0
94 Legislators
$17,720
100
95 Shampooers
$17,440
70

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