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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Jackson, MS

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Jackson, MS (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 Jackson, MS are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Jackson, MS is postsecondary health specialties teacher with an average annual salary of $179,880. The second highest paying job is real estate brokers (average salary $102,650). The salary and the employment information in Jackson, MS is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Jackson, MS

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$179,880
1,110
2 Real Estate Brokers
$102,650
150
3 Optometrists
$102,320
30
4 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$96,960
40
5 Actuaries
$94,210
50
6 Engineers, All Other
$88,920
60
7 Air Traffic Controllers
$85,220
30
8 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$84,880
80
9 Chiropractors
$80,980
40
10 Other Biological Scientists
$76,970
30
11 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$74,620
0
12 Power Plant Operators
$74,230
40
13 Audiologists
$72,930
50
14 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$72,740
130
15 Sales Engineers
$72,550
50
16 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$72,060
100
17 Other Psychologists
$68,810
60
18 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$67,610
40
19 Interpreters and Translators
$66,450
50
20 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$64,390
30
21 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$63,710
60
22 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$59,160
90
23 Nuclear Technicians
$58,950
60
24 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$58,570
60
25 Statisticians
$58,420
40
26 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$56,140
40
27 Avionics Technicians
$54,010
0
28 Forensic Science Technicians
$53,510
80
29 Other Legal Support Workers
$52,570
40
30 Athletic Trainers
$51,980
50
31 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$51,890
30
32 Technical Writers
$50,800
30
33 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$49,820
900
34 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$49,410
640
35 Broadcast News Analysts
$49,220
0
36 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$49,050
790
37 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$48,830
270
38 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$45,980
40
39 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
$45,840
30
40 Other Social Workers
$45,690
140
41 Boilermakers
$45,640
30
42 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$45,030
70
43 Landscape Architects
$44,950
0
44 Urban and Regional Planners
$44,470
30
45 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$43,570
40
46 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$43,380
340
47 Millwrights
$42,760
0
48 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$41,960
220
49 Other First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$41,670
200
50 Marriage and Family Therapists
$40,500
0
51 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$39,420
330
52 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$39,070
150
53 Epidemiologists
$37,990
40
54 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$37,400
30
55 Glaziers
$36,510
0
56 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$36,360
40
57 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$35,850
0
58 Medical Appliance Technicians
$35,780
30
59 Travel Agents
$35,730
40
60 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$35,610
50
61 Agricultural Inspectors
$34,560
40
62 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$34,490
80
63 Pharmacy Aides
$34,110
70
64 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$33,590
60
65 Other Health Technologists and Technicians
$33,190
260
66 Biological Technicians
$33,170
60
67 Protective Service Workers, All Other
$33,010
80
68 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$33,010
30
69 Massage Therapists
$32,960
80
70 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$32,930
580
71 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$32,260
30
72 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$32,130
120
73 Fallers
$31,820
30
74 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$31,540
0
75 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$30,620
140
76 Broadcast Technicians
$29,800
60
77 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$29,470
50
78 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$29,350
70
79 All other assemblers and fabricators
$29,220
5,570
80 Motorcycle Mechanics
$29,210
40
81 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$28,720
70
82 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$28,610
30
83 Extraction Workers Helpers
$28,200
0
84 Skincare Specialists
$28,180
0
85 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$27,700
50
86 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$27,340
150
87 Firefighters
$27,320
650
88 Tour Guides and Escorts
$26,480
0
89 Carpet Installers
$25,660
0
90 Food Batchmakers
$25,490
60
91 Animal Control Workers
$23,900
30
92 Funeral Attendants
$22,850
30
93 Dietetic Technicians
$22,810
90
94 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$22,370
70
95 Statistical Assistants
$22,140
40
96 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$21,780
40
97 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$21,520
170
98 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$18,390
60

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