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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (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 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area is family and general practitioners with an average annual salary of $179,210. The second highest paying job is postsecondary business teacher (average salary $103,790). The salary and the employment information in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$179,210
100
2 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$103,790
100
3 Chemical Engineers
$100,060
30
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$99,820
70
5 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$92,400
40
6 Systems Software Developers
$91,980
40
7 Purchasing Managers
$90,450
30
8 Physician Assistants
$85,720
40
9 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$84,030
30
10 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$83,070
60
11 Computer Network Architects
$82,980
50
12 Financial Analysts
$80,650
60
13 Nurse Practitioners
$75,490
90
14 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$72,890
110
15 Database Administrators
$72,700
40
16 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$72,550
50
17 Social and Community Service Managers
$68,630
40
18 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$67,610
40
19 Computer Programmers
$66,340
80
20 Respiratory Therapists
$65,200
80
21 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$64,050
30
22 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$63,860
40
23 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$63,570
60
24 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$62,810
40
25 Radiologic Technologists
$59,250
30
26 Public Relations Specialists
$59,230
70
27 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$59,010
30
28 Urban and Regional Planners
$58,380
50
29 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$57,700
60
30 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$54,140
0
31 Credit Analysts
$52,090
40
32 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$51,790
40
33 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$51,060
90
34 Health Educators
$49,460
30
35 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$49,160
40
36 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$49,030
70
37 Healthcare Social Workers
$48,360
70
38 Surveyors
$47,950
40
39 Civil Engineering Technicians
$46,910
50
40 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$46,350
30
41 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$46,140
170
42 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$46,110
30
43 Photographers
$45,970
40
44 Interpreters and Translators
$45,590
40
45 Agricultural Inspectors
$44,760
360
46 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$43,520
50
47 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$43,190
40
48 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$43,140
110
49 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$42,850
60
50 Music Directors and Composers
$42,670
40
51 All Other Cooks
$42,320
0
52 Rehabilitation Counselors
$39,760
100
53 Chemical Technicians
$38,560
100
54 Recreational Therapists
$38,050
30
55 Personal Financial Advisors
$37,450
140
56 Computer Operators
$36,340
30
57 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
$35,580
70
58 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$35,180
40
59 Cargo and Freight Agents
$35,060
50
60 Other Health Technologists and Technicians
$34,850
60
61 Packers and Packagers
$33,910
1,110
62 Bailiffs
$33,630
50
63 Opticians, Dispensing
$33,460
100
64 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$33,080
50
65 Legal Secretaries
$33,000
80
66 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
$32,750
70
67 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
$31,030
50
68 Pest Control Workers
$30,470
40
69 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$30,030
50
70 Medical Transcriptionists
$29,890
0
71 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$29,390
70
72 Medical Secretaries
$29,250
90
73 Residential Advisors
$28,320
40
74 Order Clerks
$27,970
50
75 Food Scientists and Technologists
$27,970
0
76 Other Teachers and Instructors
$27,560
250
77 Other Healthcare Support Workers
$27,510
70
78 File Clerks
$27,020
60
79 Reporters and Correspondents
$26,370
40
80 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$25,470
40
81 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
$25,300
50
82 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
$24,930
60
83 Desktop Publishers
$24,640
30
84 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
$24,270
110
85 Tax Preparers
$23,920
80
86 Orderlies
$22,790
40
87 Data Entry Keyers
$22,400
90
88 Pharmacy Aides
$21,710
50
89 Physical Therapist Aides
$21,630
50
90 Library Assistants, Clerical
$21,530
100
91 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$20,870
0
92 Food Batchmakers
$20,840
50
93 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$19,840
0
94 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$19,710
0
95 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$18,840
50
96 Short Order Cooks
$18,460
210
97 Telemarketers
$18,330
40

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