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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN is air traffic controllers with an average annual salary of $122,010. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $116,460). The salary and the employment information in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Air Traffic Controllers
$122,010
70
2 Chief Executives
$116,460
2,410
3 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$108,160
150
4 Other Designers
$105,200
30
5 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$96,430
30
6 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$95,350
40
7 General and Operations Managers
$91,190
15,120
8 Other Psychologists
$90,910
50
9 Nurse Midwives
$84,790
30
10 Biomedical Engineers
$83,660
120
11 Hydrologists
$81,090
50
12 Mining and Geological Engineers
$80,440
40
13 Economists
$80,360
30
14 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$75,140
40
15 Ship Engineers
$73,800
0
16 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$70,220
40
17 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$64,700
110
18 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$61,250
1,430
19 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$60,240
510
20 Gas Plant Operators
$58,260
50
21 Court Reporters
$58,170
0
22 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$56,770
80
23 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$55,770
50
24 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$55,440
0
25 Costume Attendants
$54,790
0
26 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$54,010
40
27 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$53,950
2,150
28 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$53,530
40
29 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$52,560
70
30 Forensic Science Technicians
$50,870
400
31 Motorboat Operators
$50,360
60
32 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$49,730
60
33 Traffic Technicians
$49,660
180
34 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$49,610
50
35 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$49,550
190
36 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$49,440
3,690
37 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$49,350
3,080
38 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$47,110
70
39 Historians
$46,960
0
40 Broadcast News Analysts
$46,840
50
41 Agricultural Inspectors
$45,470
80
42 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$43,700
0
43 Sailors and Marine Oilers
$42,800
0
44 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$42,790
400
45 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$42,210
0
46 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$42,100
150
47 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$41,960
40
48 Mechanical Door Repairers
$41,520
140
49 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$41,490
2,320
50 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$41,140
290
51 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$40,760
160
52 Fashion Designers
$40,230
30
53 Exercise Physiologists
$40,180
50
54 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$40,170
1,040
55 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$39,730
30
56 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$39,700
70
57 All other assemblers and fabricators
$39,410
19,370
58 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$39,160
510
59 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$39,130
140
60 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$38,730
40
61 Stonemasons
$38,390
0
62 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$38,060
100
63 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$37,580
150
64 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$37,260
0
65 Tapers
$36,940
40
66 Other Mining Machine Operators
$36,860
120
67 All Occupations
$36,750
940,810
68 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$35,980
620
69 Carpet Installers
$35,880
0
70 Furniture Finishers
$35,280
70
71 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$35,250
0
72 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$35,160
420
73 Extraction Workers Helpers
$34,570
100
74 Archivists
$34,370
70
75 Food Batchmakers
$34,040
2,380
76 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$33,450
0
77 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$33,320
30
78 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$33,140
0
79 Medical Equipment Preparers
$32,840
340
80 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$32,820
60
81 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$32,500
100
82 Medical Appliance Technicians
$32,330
1,390
83 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$32,270
120
84 Fence Erectors
$31,450
0
85 Craft Artists
$31,430
130
86 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$31,410
50
87 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$30,590
190
88 Logging Equipment Operators
$29,380
60
89 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$27,590
0
90 Forest and Conservation Workers
$24,070
50
91 Animal Trainers
$23,830
40
92 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$23,550
0
93 Bicycle Repairers
$23,540
0
94 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$23,420
110
95 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
$23,190
30
96 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$22,860
0
97 Legislators
$20,740
230
98 Tour and Travel Guides
$19,770
460

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