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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Richmond, VA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Richmond, VA (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 Richmond, VA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Richmond, VA is podiatrists with an average annual salary of $150,840. The second highest paying job is marketing manager (average salary $149,010). The salary and the employment information in Richmond, VA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Richmond, VA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Podiatrists
$150,840
40
2 Marketing Managers
$149,010
700
3 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$140,790
1,720
4 Sales Managers
$140,570
930
5 Financial Managers
$131,100
2,520
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$128,680
480
7 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$116,900
110
8 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$116,670
60
9 Aerospace Engineers
$114,240
120
10 Industrial Production Managers
$113,680
550
11 Purchasing Managers
$112,090
420
12 Natural Sciences Managers
$111,090
150
13 Human Resources Managers
$109,850
620
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$108,200
260
15 General and Operations Managers
$107,190
8,110
16 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$106,710
370
17 All Other Managers
$106,340
1,660
18 Medical and Health Services Managers
$100,720
1,610
19 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$99,670
470
20 Other Education Administrators
$97,300
200
21 Training and Development Managers
$94,620
170
22 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$92,250
420
23 Other Psychologists
$91,820
50
24 Construction Managers
$89,910
730
25 Actuaries
$89,190
50
26 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$88,680
120
27 Biomedical Engineers
$86,990
50
28 Mining and Geological Engineers
$86,370
0
29 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$85,290
980
30 Administrative Services Managers
$84,950
780
31 Credit Analysts
$84,020
630
32 Property, Real Estate Managers
$82,700
280
33 Management Analysts
$77,700
6,330
34 Social and Community Service Managers
$76,250
710
35 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$74,910
50
36 Other Business Operations Specialists
$73,320
4,490
37 Logisticians
$73,280
1,070
38 Nuclear Technicians
$72,410
50
39 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$71,820
150
40 Accountants and Auditors
$70,600
7,420
41 Emergency Management Directors
$70,290
100
42 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$68,930
2,460
43 Budget Analysts
$68,560
430
44 Other Plant and System Operators
$67,500
0
45 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$65,180
3,110
46 Compliance Officers
$64,190
1,450
47 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$62,150
1,630
48 Labor Relations Specialists
$61,760
340
49 Cost Estimators
$61,700
1,470
50 Human Resources Specialists
$61,560
3,580
51 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$61,260
130
52 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$59,650
640
53 Food Service Managers
$58,790
710
54 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$57,720
40
55 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$57,490
0
56 Other Teachers and Instructors
$56,950
1,160
57 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$55,510
270
58 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$55,290
60
59 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$55,230
40
60 Lodging Managers
$54,740
90
61 Training and Development Specialists
$54,370
2,110
62 Statistical Assistants
$52,010
40
63 Fundraisers
$51,780
350
64 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$49,040
410
65 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$48,590
40
66 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$46,960
0
67 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$46,930
570
68 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$46,800
80
69 Mechanical Door Repairers
$46,600
0
70 Survey Researchers
$45,560
0
71 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$44,750
30
72 Desktop Publishers
$43,710
70
73 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$42,770
110
74 Other Mining Machine Operators
$42,740
30
75 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$42,390
240
76 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$42,090
190
77 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$42,000
40
78 Judicial Law Clerks
$39,590
60
79 All Occupations
$38,070
638,840
80 Telephone Operators
$35,640
90
81 Roofers Helpers
$35,460
270
82 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$35,100
40
83 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$34,830
0
84 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$34,760
150
85 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
$33,860
40
86 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$32,300
40
87 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$31,360
30
88 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$30,720
0
89 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$30,390
40
90 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
$30,390
60
91 Other Woodworkers
$29,890
0
92 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$26,770
0
93 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$26,330
40
94 All Other Cooks
$22,570
40
95 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$21,250
40
96 Packers and Packagers
$20,190
1,720
97 Legislators
$18,710
60

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