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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Knoxville, TN

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Knoxville, TN (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 Knoxville, TN are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Knoxville, TN is obstetricians and gynecologists with an average annual salary of $188,470. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $174,830). The salary and the employment information in Knoxville, TN is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Knoxville, TN

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$188,470
70
2 General Internists
$174,830
30
3 General Pediatricians
$150,500
0
4 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$119,310
40
5 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$113,840
40
6 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$97,860
0
7 Landscape Architects
$97,330
60
8 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$94,620
200
9 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$93,560
40
10 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$91,680
40
11 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$89,280
30
12 Other Designers
$86,350
40
13 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$83,620
30
14 Biomedical Engineers
$83,200
70
15 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$80,150
50
16 Emergency Management Directors
$79,420
50
17 Boilermakers
$77,580
40
18 Materials Scientists
$73,620
130
19 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$69,520
350
20 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$66,170
60
21 Other Life Scientists
$63,280
30
22 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$62,010
30
23 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$59,800
80
24 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$57,880
40
25 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$57,100
30
26 Foresters
$56,390
40
27 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$55,470
70
28 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$55,020
110
29 Microbiologists
$54,890
120
30 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$54,640
240
31 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$54,190
40
32 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$53,620
70
33 Avionics Technicians
$53,390
0
34 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$53,260
90
35 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$53,100
30
36 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$51,620
90
37 Postsecondary History Teachers
$49,650
90
38 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$47,850
70
39 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$47,350
210
40 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$47,060
40
41 Forensic Science Technicians
$46,090
50
42 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$45,830
170
43 Riggers
$45,600
40
44 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$45,540
0
45 Social Science Research Assistants
$44,880
90
46 Urban and Regional Planners
$44,500
30
47 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$44,010
60
48 Soil and Plant Scientists
$42,410
40
49 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$41,540
90
50 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$39,700
110
51 Private Detectives and Investigators
$39,500
120
52 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$39,180
160
53 Traffic Technicians
$39,130
90
54 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$38,690
0
55 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
$37,850
500
56 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$37,430
70
57 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$36,820
100
58 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$36,570
0
59 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
$36,270
30
60 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$35,890
250
61 Film and Video Editors
$35,880
70
62 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$35,160
60
63 Animal Control Workers
$35,070
40
64 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$34,750
0
65 Bailiffs
$34,670
40
66 Logging Equipment Operators
$34,650
0
67 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
$34,610
80
68 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$33,670
110
69 Credit Counselors
$32,400
530
70 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$32,150
1,130
71 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$31,800
50
72 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$31,750
0
73 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$31,640
300
74 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$30,900
0
75 Other Media and Communication Workers
$30,520
130
76 Embalmers
$30,290
60
77 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$29,790
0
78 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$29,760
50
79 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$29,270
50
80 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$29,080
60
81 Reporters and Correspondents
$28,880
100
82 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$28,390
110
83 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$28,110
40
84 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$27,950
230
85 Animal Trainers
$27,790
70
86 Library Assistants, Clerical
$27,170
180
87 Sewers, Hand
$26,800
50
88 Concierges
$25,630
70
89 Sound Engineering Technicians
$25,060
40
90 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$24,350
40
91 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$23,620
710
92 Parking Enforcement Workers
$23,540
30
93 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$23,320
0
94 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$23,160
380
95 Forest and Conservation Workers
$22,930
60
96 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$21,390
0
97 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$18,240
1,400
98 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$18,090
0
99 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$17,720
40

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