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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Kansas City, MO-KS

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Kansas City, MO-KS (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 Kansas City, MO-KS are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Kansas City, MO-KS is chief executive with an average annual salary of $196,920. The second highest paying job is computer and information systems manager (average salary $125,390). The salary and the employment information in Kansas City, MO-KS is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Kansas City, MO-KS

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$196,920
2,470
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$125,390
3,940
3 Marketing Managers
$123,320
1,800
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$122,260
1,760
5 Financial Managers
$121,000
3,930
6 Sales Managers
$120,840
2,880
7 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$116,790
120
8 Purchasing Managers
$112,860
470
9 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$112,090
100
10 Human Resources Managers
$103,800
1,030
11 Industrial Production Managers
$98,880
1,160
12 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$97,590
450
13 Training and Development Managers
$95,510
220
14 Nurse Midwives
$94,880
60
15 Other Education Administrators
$94,830
200
16 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$94,430
1,770
17 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$94,390
80
18 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$94,280
160
19 General and Operations Managers
$93,470
16,080
20 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$90,450
1,020
21 Construction Managers
$88,910
1,740
22 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$88,100
220
23 Administrative Services Managers
$85,790
2,230
24 Materials Scientists
$83,300
0
25 Power Plant Operators
$82,990
470
26 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$82,690
600
27 Petroleum Engineers
$77,380
40
28 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$76,340
160
29 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$74,600
40
30 Gaming Managers
$73,610
30
31 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$73,430
60
32 Mining and Geological Engineers
$69,330
0
33 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$67,470
0
34 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$65,990
40
35 Animal Scientists
$61,710
40
36 Epidemiologists
$61,310
40
37 Funeral Service Managers
$60,730
80
38 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$60,270
3,700
39 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$59,320
0
40 Broadcast News Analysts
$58,080
0
41 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$56,000
90
42 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$55,600
0
43 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$52,250
2,930
44 Avionics Technicians
$52,160
70
45 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$51,870
60
46 Airfield Operations Specialists
$51,710
90
47 Agricultural Inspectors
$51,650
30
48 Food Service Managers
$49,830
1,030
49 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$49,040
40
50 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$48,380
70
51 Paperhangers
$47,920
40
52 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$47,670
50
53 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$47,240
260
54 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$47,020
40
55 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$46,700
0
56 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$46,630
3,420
57 Set and Exhibit Designers
$46,260
40
58 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$45,080
350
59 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$45,070
70
60 Exercise Physiologists
$44,420
50
61 Lodging Managers
$44,040
180
62 Social Science Research Assistants
$42,340
40
63 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$41,980
0
64 Rock Splitters, Quarry
$41,930
0
65 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$41,350
60
66 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$40,850
50
67 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$40,040
40
68 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$39,830
1,620
69 Dredge Operators
$39,680
50
70 Riggers
$38,490
30
71 All Occupations
$38,410
1,055,320
72 All other assemblers and fabricators
$38,290
15,190
73 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$36,130
0
74 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$36,020
190
75 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$35,760
30
76 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$34,570
30
77 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$33,980
70
78 Electricians Helpers
$33,740
290
79 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
$33,710
30
80 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$33,550
1,910
81 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$31,520
0
82 Craft Artists
$31,480
0
83 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$30,100
0
84 Tour and Travel Guides
$29,660
90
85 Extraction Workers Helpers
$28,830
40
86 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$28,670
40
87 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$27,350
230
88 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$27,160
1,260
89 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$27,010
140
90 Roofers Helpers
$26,410
90
91 All Other Cooks
$25,600
40
92 Sewers, Hand
$24,540
70
93 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$24,510
0
94 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$23,000
40
95 Other Woodworkers
$22,500
80
96 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$19,610
70
97 Legislators
$19,190
210
98 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$19,110
50

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