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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 family and general practitioners with an average annual salary of $186,330. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $172,330). The salary and the employment information in Chattanooga, TN-GA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

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

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$186,330
100
2 Chief Executives
$172,330
410
3 Nurse Anesthetists
$140,080
160
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$128,230
350
5 Nuclear Engineers
$111,990
220
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$103,860
370
7 Training and Development Managers
$98,970
70
8 Sales Managers
$93,960
720
9 All Other Managers
$92,620
660
10 Financial Managers
$91,530
1,060
11 Industrial Production Managers
$89,070
360
12 Marketing Managers
$82,410
290
13 Medical and Health Services Managers
$81,670
730
14 Human Resources Managers
$81,630
250
15 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$81,590
580
16 General and Operations Managers
$79,890
3,930
17 Sales Engineers
$79,330
60
18 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$78,710
480
19 Mathematical Technicians
$77,860
0
20 Purchasing Managers
$77,570
140
21 Logisticians
$76,130
290
22 Construction Managers
$73,080
490
23 Actuaries
$72,360
40
24 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$72,280
380
25 Management Analysts
$72,140
360
26 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$72,060
280
27 Administrative Services Managers
$68,650
580
28 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$63,340
50
29 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$61,750
40
30 Budget Analysts
$61,590
30
31 Labor Relations Specialists
$59,200
70
32 Cost Estimators
$58,630
270
33 Compliance Officers
$56,150
420
34 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$55,880
30
35 Operations Research Analysts
$55,720
50
36 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$55,490
50
37 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$54,330
40
38 Social and Community Service Managers
$54,090
180
39 Lodging Managers
$52,020
120
40 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$50,170
40
41 Other Teachers and Instructors
$49,630
190
42 Property, Real Estate Managers
$48,280
320
43 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$47,920
430
44 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
$47,790
40
45 Dental Laboratory Technicians
$46,430
50
46 Human Resources Specialists
$45,670
650
47 Music Directors and Composers
$44,760
40
48 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$43,540
60
49 Word Processors and Typists
$42,110
30
50 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$41,670
40
51 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$39,940
0
52 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$39,600
40
53 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$39,340
280
54 Other First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$38,560
60
55 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$38,460
210
56 Food Service Managers
$38,420
700
57 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$37,290
50
58 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$36,420
50
59 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$35,920
80
60 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$35,450
90
61 Desktop Publishers
$34,920
0
62 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$34,580
240
63 Biological Technicians
$34,490
0
64 Animal Control Workers
$33,550
40
65 Radio and Television Announcers
$33,460
60
66 All Occupations
$32,720
237,500
67 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$32,410
50
68 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$30,850
90
69 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$30,360
50
70 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
$29,860
40
71 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$29,010
80
72 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$28,740
140
73 Reporters and Correspondents
$28,090
0
74 Statistical Assistants
$27,010
30
75 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$26,320
0
76 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$25,330
290
77 Parking Enforcement Workers
$24,800
30
78 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$24,520
150
79 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$24,380
100
80 All Other Cooks
$24,320
90
81 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$23,940
80
82 Occupational Therapy Aides
$23,210
40
83 Psychiatric Technicians
$22,850
180
84 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
$22,840
40
85 Pharmacy Aides
$22,470
110
86 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$22,230
40
87 Telephone Operators
$21,980
0
88 Legislators
$19,820
120
89 Funeral Attendants
$19,330
100
90 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
$19,090
440
91 Mental Health Counselors
$19,060
210
92 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$18,650
30
93 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$18,380
140
94 Dietetic Technicians
$18,060
140

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