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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Other North Carolina 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 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is optometrists with an average annual salary of $111,680. The second highest paying job is other biological scientist (average salary $89,000). The salary and the employment information in Other North Carolina 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 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Optometrists
$111,680
50
2 Other Biological Scientists
$89,000
200
3 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$81,170
180
4 Computer Network Architects
$80,180
140
5 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$79,290
40
6 Chiropractors
$78,960
40
7 Engineers, All Other
$74,140
60
8 Mechanical Engineers
$71,960
370
9 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$67,910
50
10 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$67,510
40
11 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$66,240
120
12 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$62,780
60
13 Chemical Engineers
$61,530
90
14 Personal Financial Advisors
$61,080
40
15 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$59,180
40
16 Chemists
$59,110
340
17 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$58,290
160
18 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$58,150
30
19 Postsecondary History Teachers
$57,450
60
20 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$57,400
110
21 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$57,170
30
22 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$56,070
50
23 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$55,980
60
24 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$55,760
30
25 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$55,480
70
26 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$55,370
80
27 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$54,730
140
28 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$54,570
180
29 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$54,380
120
30 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$54,360
40
31 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$53,960
40
32 Respiratory Therapists
$53,910
70
33 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$53,310
50
34 Urban and Regional Planners
$50,430
50
35 Surveyors
$49,940
40
36 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$49,880
30
37 Chemical Technicians
$49,050
160
38 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$48,720
50
39 Food Scientists and Technologists
$47,250
80
40 Budget Analysts
$47,220
40
41 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$47,150
40
42 Brokerage Clerks
$46,300
40
43 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$45,930
200
44 Mechanical Drafters
$45,810
80
45 Civil Engineering Technicians
$45,190
200
46 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$44,460
30
47 Clergy
$44,310
50
48 Computer Network Support Specialists
$43,850
180
49 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$43,730
720
50 Other Legal Support Workers
$43,520
0
51 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$42,530
70
52 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$41,610
50
53 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$39,710
70
54 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$39,310
30
55 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$38,470
90
56 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$38,460
320
57 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$37,990
610
58 Lodging Managers
$37,250
40
59 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
$34,210
60
60 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$33,850
80
61 Interior Designers
$32,780
30
62 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$32,010
0
63 Other Social Workers
$31,470
110
64 Other Teachers and Instructors
$30,870
270
65 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$30,590
0
66 Editors
$29,470
60
67 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
$29,060
1,280
68 Tile and Marble Setters
$28,230
40
69 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$27,930
40
70 Interpreters and Translators
$27,920
100
71 Reporters and Correspondents
$27,670
40
72 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$27,520
40
73 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$26,980
40
74 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$26,810
60
75 Photographers
$26,390
40
76 Writers and Authors
$25,950
30
77 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$25,800
70
78 Travel Agents
$24,980
30
79 Cutters and Trimmers
$24,430
170
80 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
$24,050
0
81 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
$23,850
50
82 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
$23,650
40
83 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
$23,530
40
84 Floral Designers
$22,860
40
85 Radio and Television Announcers
$21,970
90
86 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$21,850
400
87 Home Appliance Repairers
$21,290
100
88 Upholsterers
$20,510
50
89 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$18,440
80
90 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$18,340
740
91 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$18,030
150
92 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$17,750
240
93 Gaming Dealers
$17,720
50
94 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$17,590
50
95 Pharmacy Aides
$17,580
0

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