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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Owensboro, KY

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Owensboro, KY (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 Owensboro, KY are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Owensboro, KY is nurse anesthetists with an average annual salary of $157,990. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $147,440). The salary and the employment information in Owensboro, KY is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Owensboro, KY

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Nurse Anesthetists
$157,990
0
2 Chief Executives
$147,440
40
3 Pharmacists
$129,880
80
4 Financial Managers
$107,480
130
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$102,570
50
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$97,600
30
7 Physician Assistants
$95,650
40
8 Nurse Practitioners
$93,600
80
9 Industrial Production Managers
$90,790
120
10 All Other Managers
$89,950
60
11 Optometrists
$88,860
0
12 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$87,520
100
13 Civil Engineers
$85,770
50
14 Industrial Engineers
$83,480
90
15 Physical Therapists
$83,210
50
16 Mechanical Engineers
$82,230
90
17 Medical and Health Services Managers
$80,920
110
18 General and Operations Managers
$77,630
640
19 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$77,350
40
20 Applications Software Developers
$74,580
50
21 Lawyers
$74,150
100
22 Computer Systems Analysts
$73,970
50
23 Sales Managers
$72,240
50
24 Human Resources Managers
$70,580
40
25 Construction Managers
$67,480
110
26 Administrative Services Managers
$65,710
40
27 Management Analysts
$63,870
40
28 Instructional Coordinators
$63,630
70
29 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
$60,050
80
30 Compliance Officers
$59,870
40
31 Social and Community Service Managers
$59,230
100
32 Accountants and Auditors
$57,510
210
33 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$57,080
100
34 Power Plant Operators
$56,290
0
35 Dental Hygienists
$55,390
110
36 Librarians
$55,090
90
37 Registered Nurses
$53,990
890
38 Human Resources Specialists
$53,520
120
39 Chemical Technicians
$51,110
30
40 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$50,730
60
41 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
$50,500
40
42 Food Service Managers
$50,260
60
43 Training and Development Specialists
$50,050
30
44 Loan Officers
$49,520
200
45 Other Business Operations Specialists
$49,440
100
46 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$47,500
90
47 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$45,180
110
48 Meter Readers, Utilities
$44,290
40
49 Computer User Support Specialists
$42,990
70
50 Other Production Workers
$42,180
120
51 Public Relations Specialists
$42,110
40
52 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$40,700
30
53 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
$40,570
260
54 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$40,370
40
55 Cost Estimators
$39,060
50
56 Healthcare Social Workers
$38,710
60
57 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
$38,200
60
58 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
$37,420
150
59 Rehabilitation Counselors
$36,970
40
60 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
$35,930
40
61 Graphic Designers
$35,230
40
62 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$35,010
0
63 Other Construction and Related Workers
$34,950
30
64 Library Technicians
$34,560
70
65 Medical Transcriptionists
$34,420
40
66 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
$34,230
40
67 Printing Press Operators
$33,660
30
68 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
$33,320
60
69 All Occupations
$30,670
48,500
70 Other Teachers and Instructors
$30,220
30
71 Other First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$30,040
50
72 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
$29,640
80
73 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$28,530
100
74 Bill and Account Collectors
$28,500
160
75 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
$28,300
490
76 Coaches and Scouts
$27,490
40
77 Real Estate Sales Agents
$27,350
40
78 Teacher Assistants
$27,300
520
79 Social and Human Service Assistants
$26,830
150
80 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
$26,630
80
81 Home Health Aides
$23,760
50
82 File Clerks
$23,180
0
83 Short Order Cooks
$21,630
0
84 Carpenters Helpers
$21,230
40
85 Pipelayers
$20,910
50
86 Labor Relations Specialists
$19,890
110
87 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
$19,210
0
88 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
$17,720
120

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