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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $167,520. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $139,220). The salary and the employment information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$167,520
240
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$139,220
630
3 Aerospace Engineers
$112,160
0
4 Industrial Production Managers
$108,630
360
5 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$105,820
40
6 Nuclear Engineers
$105,710
100
7 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$103,860
610
8 Natural Sciences Managers
$103,120
90
9 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$101,350
30
10 Emergency Management Directors
$96,670
30
11 Financial Managers
$93,480
1,490
12 General and Operations Managers
$91,550
9,460
13 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$89,010
40
14 Personal Financial Advisors
$88,520
490
15 Sales Managers
$85,620
1,230
16 Medical and Health Services Managers
$84,500
690
17 Mining and Geological Engineers
$80,490
30
18 Training and Development Managers
$80,270
140
19 Construction Managers
$79,660
870
20 All Other Managers
$79,610
2,090
21 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$79,190
490
22 Administrative Services Managers
$79,130
940
23 Purchasing Managers
$77,700
200
24 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$76,940
40
25 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$74,830
1,650
26 Management Analysts
$74,250
1,470
27 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$73,900
720
28 Credit Analysts
$73,720
60
29 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$72,860
100
30 Marketing Managers
$72,750
320
31 Human Resources Managers
$72,060
480
32 Financial Analysts
$71,640
430
33 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$70,310
30
34 Logisticians
$68,740
290
35 Labor Relations Specialists
$68,520
50
36 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$67,580
50
37 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$63,850
100
38 Compliance Officers
$63,660
1,400
39 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$61,280
40
40 Budget Analysts
$61,220
140
41 Insurance Underwriters
$61,120
570
42 Accountants and Auditors
$61,110
3,880
43 Social and Community Service Managers
$60,930
460
44 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$60,660
40
45 Urban and Regional Planners
$57,880
30
46 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$55,560
120
47 Epidemiologists
$54,940
30
48 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$53,920
660
49 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$53,900
50
50 Human Resources Specialists
$52,780
1,250
51 Cost Estimators
$52,060
590
52 Training and Development Specialists
$51,110
490
53 Funeral Service Managers
$49,570
70
54 Food Service Managers
$48,990
720
55 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$48,680
920
56 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$46,410
200
57 Motorcycle Mechanics
$45,950
100
58 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$45,560
40
59 Lodging Managers
$45,550
230
60 Gaming Supervisors
$45,010
240
61 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$44,970
40
62 Other Business Operations Specialists
$44,490
5,100
63 Fundraisers
$44,210
190
64 Tool and Die Makers
$43,890
40
65 Audiologists
$43,660
0
66 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
$43,210
110
67 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$41,830
150
68 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$40,330
340
69 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$39,940
0
70 Credit Counselors
$39,800
40
71 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$39,730
0
72 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$38,950
190
73 Property, Real Estate Managers
$38,780
860
74 Extraction Workers Helpers
$38,320
170
75 Other Teachers and Instructors
$38,160
2,340
76 Set and Exhibit Designers
$37,480
130
77 Marriage and Family Therapists
$37,250
30
78 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$36,160
200
79 Airfield Operations Specialists
$35,370
0
80 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$34,760
400
81 Desktop Publishers
$32,850
40
82 All Occupations
$32,690
558,100
83 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$30,020
240
84 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$29,730
0
85 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$29,370
0
86 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$29,010
0
87 Etchers and Engravers
$28,360
60
88 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$28,360
30
89 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$27,570
70
90 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$25,950
40
91 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$24,700
50
92 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
$22,830
40
93 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
$20,660
90
94 Legislators
$19,920
180
95 Shampooers
$17,960
0
96 Gaming Dealers
$17,270
850

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