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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Raleigh-Cary, NC

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Raleigh-Cary, NC (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 Raleigh-Cary, NC are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Raleigh-Cary, NC is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $200,880. The second highest paying job is nurse anesthetists (average salary $148,410). The salary and the employment information in Raleigh-Cary, NC is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Raleigh-Cary, NC

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$200,880
50
2 Nurse Anesthetists
$148,410
280
3 Marketing Managers
$140,390
1,240
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$135,110
3,200
5 Financial Managers
$125,510
2,020
6 Sales Managers
$120,270
1,200
7 General and Operations Managers
$118,350
8,230
8 Human Resources Managers
$113,210
490
9 Nuclear Engineers
$112,570
60
10 Purchasing Managers
$112,560
300
11 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$109,870
60
12 Training and Development Managers
$108,640
160
13 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$108,210
220
14 Physicists
$107,340
60
15 Materials Engineers
$103,080
30
16 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$101,490
60
17 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$100,980
60
18 Administrative Services Managers
$98,520
610
19 Industrial Production Managers
$98,350
390
20 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$98,030
300
21 Construction Managers
$96,630
2,130
22 Survey Researchers
$87,620
60
23 Marriage and Family Therapists
$86,490
30
24 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$82,460
60
25 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$81,170
350
26 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$79,790
40
27 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$76,410
30
28 Radiation Therapists
$75,680
60
29 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$71,170
1,100
30 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$70,750
120
31 Mining and Geological Engineers
$70,510
60
32 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$69,640
140
33 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$69,590
30
34 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$69,240
40
35 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$69,060
680
36 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$68,970
60
37 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$64,180
1,750
38 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$63,990
100
39 Epidemiologists
$62,080
40
40 Desktop Publishers
$58,840
30
41 Exercise Physiologists
$54,710
30
42 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$53,720
40
43 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$52,660
1,710
44 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$52,590
40
45 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$50,340
890
46 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$49,850
520
47 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$49,450
640
48 Transportation Inspectors
$47,410
30
49 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$45,530
80
50 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$45,030
270
51 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$44,560
0
52 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$43,980
560
53 Recreational Therapists
$43,280
40
54 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$42,600
190
55 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$42,480
60
56 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$42,420
300
57 Other Therapists
$42,320
0
58 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
$41,730
940
59 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$40,910
30
60 Riggers
$39,370
50
61 Stonemasons
$39,110
90
62 All Occupations
$38,520
606,510
63 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$37,450
30
64 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$37,080
90
65 Community Health Workers
$37,050
90
66 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$36,280
110
67 Parking Enforcement Workers
$35,920
40
68 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$35,850
510
69 Bicycle Repairers
$35,640
180
70 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$35,530
70
71 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$35,370
0
72 Library Technicians
$34,710
330
73 Correspondence Clerks
$32,040
40
74 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$31,890
140
75 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$31,590
60
76 Funeral Attendants
$31,260
90
77 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$29,470
120
78 Other Religious Workers
$29,400
30
79 Carpet Installers
$28,710
0
80 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$28,070
1,800
81 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
$27,330
30
82 All other assemblers and fabricators
$26,440
3,190
83 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$25,300
0
84 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$25,120
70
85 Tour Guides and Escorts
$24,740
0
86 Orderlies
$24,560
90
87 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$24,470
0
88 All Other Cooks
$23,030
30
89 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$22,950
60
90 Psychiatric Aides
$22,610
590
91 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$22,220
140
92 Tour and Travel Guides
$22,130
30
93 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$21,580
0
94 Shampooers
$21,250
0
95 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$21,150
0

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