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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Memphis, TN-MS-AR

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Memphis, TN-MS-AR (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 Memphis, TN-MS-AR are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Memphis, TN-MS-AR is chief executive with an average annual salary of $132,780. The second highest paying job is materials engineer (average salary $109,530). The salary and the employment information in Memphis, TN-MS-AR is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Memphis, TN-MS-AR

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$132,780
1,050
2 Materials Engineers
$109,530
50
3 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$90,470
80
4 General and Operations Managers
$90,320
8,860
5 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$90,020
170
6 Microbiologists
$88,140
60
7 Epidemiologists
$83,330
100
8 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$77,580
90
9 Landscape Architects
$74,990
30
10 Soil and Plant Scientists
$74,290
40
11 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$72,660
30
12 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$72,370
30
13 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$72,000
120
14 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$70,240
70
15 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$68,020
0
16 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$67,900
50
17 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$67,140
30
18 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$61,580
260
19 Boilermakers
$60,810
40
20 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$58,720
2,240
21 Urban and Regional Planners
$58,060
80
22 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$57,780
60
23 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$57,540
210
24 Gas Plant Operators
$56,750
70
25 Forensic Science Technicians
$54,390
70
26 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$54,360
3,180
27 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$53,910
3,430
28 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$53,250
1,830
29 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$53,190
4,350
30 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$53,060
40
31 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$52,310
40
32 Exercise Physiologists
$51,670
40
33 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$51,640
0
34 All Other Special Education Teachers
$51,590
0
35 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$51,380
360
36 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$51,080
400
37 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
$51,000
0
38 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$50,050
0
39 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$48,450
150
40 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$47,590
740
41 Firefighters
$47,280
1,660
42 Sound Engineering Technicians
$45,480
80
43 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$45,170
1,070
44 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$44,430
180
45 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$43,520
50
46 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$41,770
370
47 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$40,620
1,890
48 Other Designers
$40,090
40
49 Curators
$39,950
40
50 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$38,460
100
51 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$38,370
110
52 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$37,970
0
53 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$37,600
60
54 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$37,540
110
55 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$37,330
40
56 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$37,030
0
57 Other Construction and Related Workers
$36,710
160
58 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$36,280
180
59 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$36,080
100
60 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$35,990
130
61 Other Financial Clerks
$35,500
180
62 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$34,640
80
63 Furniture Finishers
$34,490
50
64 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
$33,840
600
65 All Occupations
$33,830
617,990
66 Bailiffs
$33,760
30
67 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$32,690
30
68 Telephone Operators
$32,160
50
69 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$31,640
60
70 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$31,160
130
71 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$30,620
0
72 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$30,530
720
73 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$30,510
0
74 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$30,330
30
75 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$30,240
80
76 Judicial Law Clerks
$29,570
30
77 All other assemblers and fabricators
$29,370
5,460
78 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$29,110
150
79 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$29,100
0
80 Cutters and Trimmers
$28,780
40
81 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$27,610
40
82 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$27,010
60
83 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$26,760
90
84 Motion Picture Projectionists
$24,770
40
85 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$24,070
130
86 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$23,380
40
87 Tour and Travel Guides
$23,130
210
88 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$22,870
90
89 Occupational Therapy Aides
$22,680
0
90 Animal Trainers
$22,590
90
91 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$20,990
0
92 Legislators
$20,770
200
93 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$19,140
40
94 Extraction Workers Helpers
$19,030
60
95 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$18,790
60

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