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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC (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 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC is chief executive with an average annual salary of $187,150. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $126,570). The salary and the employment information in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$187,150
220
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$126,570
100
3 Marketing Managers
$122,820
70
4 Sales Managers
$118,450
150
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$113,190
150
6 General and Operations Managers
$103,250
1,590
7 Purchasing Managers
$97,830
150
8 Financial Managers
$97,670
280
9 Medical and Health Services Managers
$92,970
280
10 Industrial Production Managers
$89,660
360
11 Power Plant Operators
$87,370
160
12 Electrical Engineers
$86,780
100
13 Human Resources Managers
$86,580
130
14 Information Security Analysts
$86,340
30
15 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$86,330
60
16 Construction Managers
$83,690
80
17 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$83,150
120
18 All Other Managers
$80,770
100
19 Computer Programmers
$78,370
50
20 Administrative Services Managers
$77,800
150
21 Applications Software Developers
$77,330
330
22 Management Analysts
$74,800
100
23 Systems Software Developers
$74,290
40
24 Mechanical Engineers
$74,100
170
25 Industrial Engineers
$73,870
440
26 Computer Network Architects
$72,790
50
27 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$70,290
50
28 Financial Analysts
$70,140
30
29 Civil Engineers
$70,040
60
30 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$68,770
150
31 Audiologists
$68,680
0
32 Social and Community Service Managers
$66,820
90
33 Credit Analysts
$65,940
30
34 Accountants and Auditors
$64,980
730
35 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$64,390
180
36 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$64,320
130
37 Computer Systems Analysts
$63,160
80
38 Personal Financial Advisors
$62,170
70
39 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$61,830
270
40 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$58,210
80
41 Loan Officers
$57,670
250
42 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$57,500
50
43 Other Financial Specialists
$56,890
80
44 Mechanical Drafters
$56,690
50
45 Chemists
$56,530
50
46 Lodging Managers
$56,020
0
47 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$54,860
230
48 Food Service Managers
$54,600
170
49 Other Teachers and Instructors
$53,210
140
50 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$53,090
120
51 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$52,940
40
52 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$52,240
40
53 Other Business Operations Specialists
$51,270
380
54 Database Administrators
$50,900
40
55 Cost Estimators
$49,720
190
56 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$48,070
340
57 Training and Development Specialists
$48,010
130
58 Human Resources Specialists
$46,760
330
59 Budget Analysts
$46,480
0
60 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$46,280
60
61 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$44,930
140
62 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$43,700
30
63 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$43,470
70
64 Computer User Support Specialists
$43,470
350
65 Compliance Officers
$43,180
140
66 Computer Network Support Specialists
$39,920
70
67 Community Health Workers
$39,600
80
68 Civil Engineering Technicians
$39,350
40
69 Recreational Therapists
$39,090
40
70 Wood Patternmakers
$38,720
30
71 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$37,980
40
72 Medical Equipment Repairers
$37,500
30
73 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$37,410
140
74 Other Financial Clerks
$37,180
40
75 Psychiatric Technicians
$36,600
40
76 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$34,020
30
77 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$33,020
70
78 Residential Advisors
$32,310
40
79 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,290
80
80 All Occupations
$31,030
148,590
81 Glaziers
$30,280
50
82 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$29,990
120
83 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$29,540
130
84 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$28,510
50
85 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$27,810
100
86 Motorcycle Mechanics
$27,700
0
87 Other Social Workers
$27,660
60
88 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$27,160
220
89 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$27,010
40
90 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$26,960
30
91 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$24,900
80
92 Orderlies
$23,540
40
93 Food Batchmakers
$21,250
60
94 Tax Preparers
$19,990
50
95 All Other Cooks
$19,290
40

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