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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Chattanooga, TN-GA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Chattanooga, TN-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 Chattanooga, TN-GA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Chattanooga, TN-GA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $163,550. The second highest paying job is general dentist (average salary $123,000). The salary and the employment information in Chattanooga, TN-GA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Chattanooga, TN-GA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$163,550
470
2 General Dentists
$123,000
110
3 Natural Sciences Managers
$100,130
30
4 Petroleum Engineers
$98,290
60
5 Materials Engineers
$82,570
40
6 Chiropractors
$81,810
40
7 Power Plant Operators
$75,120
80
8 Computer Hardware Engineers
$71,760
90
9 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$70,740
40
10 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$66,380
40
11 Audiologists
$65,280
30
12 Art Directors
$64,710
30
13 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$58,560
640
14 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$58,390
0
15 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$54,250
30
16 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$53,820
30
17 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$53,300
80
18 Technical Writers
$50,850
40
19 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$50,540
40
20 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$50,490
40
21 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$50,090
780
22 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$49,670
280
23 Writers and Authors
$49,380
100
24 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$48,690
40
25 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$48,190
50
26 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$47,470
30
27 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$46,960
620
28 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$46,310
90
29 Other Drafters
$45,890
50
30 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$45,790
30
31 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$44,850
0
32 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$44,850
0
33 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$44,200
70
34 Millwrights
$43,860
130
35 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$43,200
40
36 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$42,750
760
37 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$42,740
0
38 Other Education Administrators
$42,700
80
39 Other Construction and Related Workers
$41,890
30
40 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$41,370
40
41 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$40,930
40
42 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$40,400
140
43 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$40,300
40
44 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$39,290
50
45 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$39,010
0
46 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
$37,880
150
47 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$37,840
210
48 Correspondence Clerks
$37,260
120
49 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
$37,120
90
50 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$36,690
50
51 Cargo and Freight Agents
$36,310
60
52 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$36,010
40
53 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$35,880
40
54 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$35,530
0
55 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$35,450
170
56 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$35,330
80
57 Skincare Specialists
$35,330
50
58 Roofers
$34,810
90
59 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$33,630
50
60 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$33,390
0
61 All Occupations
$33,350
241,810
62 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$32,730
0
63 Motorcycle Mechanics
$32,650
40
64 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,440
40
65 Landscape Architects
$32,410
40
66 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$31,720
40
67 All other assemblers and fabricators
$31,170
4,790
68 Other Material Moving Workers
$30,800
0
69 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$30,730
80
70 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$30,700
570
71 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$30,020
160
72 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$29,560
0
73 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$29,530
60
74 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$28,950
140
75 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$28,630
80
76 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$27,700
70
77 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$27,700
910
78 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$27,180
530
79 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$26,950
50
80 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$26,810
30
81 Roofers Helpers
$26,260
40
82 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$25,470
70
83 Marriage and Family Therapists
$25,120
60
84 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
$25,030
80
85 Other Financial Clerks
$24,460
100
86 Sewers, Hand
$23,530
50
87 Concierges
$23,410
40
88 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$22,370
0
89 Tour and Travel Guides
$19,980
90
90 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$19,090
30
91 Embalmers
$18,750
0
92 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$18,510
0
93 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$18,400
50
94 Psychiatric Aides
$18,060
0
95 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
$18,050
30
96 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$17,730
80

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