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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Lake Charles, LA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Lake Charles, LA (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 Lake Charles, LA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Lake Charles, LA is surgeons with an average annual salary of $179,330. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $161,950). The salary and the employment information in Lake Charles, LA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Lake Charles, LA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Surgeons
$179,330
40
2 Chief Executives
$161,950
40
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$136,780
120
4 Industrial Production Managers
$112,920
120
5 Chemical Engineers
$104,920
430
6 Civil Engineers
$104,500
280
7 Industrial Engineers
$98,810
90
8 Mechanical Engineers
$95,380
210
9 Petroleum Engineers
$92,660
40
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$90,860
40
11 Construction Managers
$89,290
260
12 All Other Managers
$83,560
240
13 General and Operations Managers
$81,920
1,260
14 Environmental Engineers
$81,320
30
15 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$80,920
80
16 Sales Managers
$79,500
120
17 Mechanical Drafters
$77,930
90
18 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$77,760
80
19 Human Resources Managers
$74,920
60
20 Financial Managers
$74,830
170
21 Medical and Health Services Managers
$71,680
200
22 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$71,360
0
23 Engineers, All Other
$71,160
310
24 Chemists
$71,090
150
25 Administrative Services Managers
$70,330
110
26 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$67,680
30
27 Commercial Pilots
$67,310
100
28 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$66,950
90
29 Gaming Managers
$65,490
50
30 Computer Programmers
$63,260
60
31 Compliance Officers
$60,560
150
32 Cost Estimators
$59,750
140
33 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$59,570
80
34 Chemical Technicians
$59,410
300
35 Accountants and Auditors
$58,760
490
36 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
$57,640
170
37 Other Business Operations Specialists
$57,310
370
38 Optometrists
$56,900
0
39 Personal Financial Advisors
$54,910
70
40 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$54,810
60
41 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$54,460
40
42 Human Resources Specialists
$53,090
140
43 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$52,750
170
44 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
$52,540
40
45 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$51,210
80
46 Food Service Managers
$50,300
110
47 Librarians
$48,870
90
48 Computer Systems Analysts
$48,740
50
49 Social and Community Service Managers
$48,470
50
50 Computer Network Support Specialists
$45,320
50
51 Civil Engineering Technicians
$44,850
80
52 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$44,550
80
53 Loan Officers
$43,420
160
54 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
$43,200
30
55 Real Estate Sales Agents
$43,040
50
56 Computer User Support Specialists
$42,630
80
57 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$42,100
40
58 Training and Development Specialists
$41,820
90
59 Bailiffs
$38,940
50
60 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$38,590
30
61 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$38,340
150
62 Procurement Clerks
$38,300
40
63 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
$38,010
70
64 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
$37,990
140
65 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$37,700
30
66 Glaziers
$36,240
40
67 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$35,420
70
68 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$35,380
90
69 Computer Operators
$35,230
30
70 Biological Technicians
$35,040
0
71 Property, Real Estate Managers
$34,970
90
72 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$34,570
40
73 Team Assemblers
$33,290
80
74 All Occupations
$32,070
102,460
75 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$31,460
50
76 Public Relations Specialists
$29,780
30
77 Data Entry Keyers
$29,440
60
78 Printing Press Operators
$29,110
30
79 Meter Readers, Utilities
$28,790
40
80 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
$27,800
0
81 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$26,690
100
82 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
$23,820
130
83 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$23,350
30
84 Bill and Account Collectors
$23,290
140
85 Pharmacy Aides
$23,140
0
86 Other Healthcare Support Workers
$22,770
80
87 Tax Preparers
$22,770
40
88 Order Clerks
$21,610
60
89 Residential Advisors
$21,580
60
90 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
$20,850
30
91 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$19,530
120
92 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$19,010
30
93 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$18,880
130
94 Legislators
$17,430
40

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