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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA (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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA is nurse anesthetists with an average annual salary of $156,820. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $153,820). The salary and the employment information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Nurse Anesthetists
$156,820
40
2 Chief Executives
$153,820
290
3 Sales Managers
$111,970
260
4 Marketing Managers
$111,490
200
5 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$103,540
30
6 Optometrists
$97,310
70
7 General and Operations Managers
$97,010
2,990
8 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$92,010
40
9 Petroleum Engineers
$87,120
40
10 Chemical Engineers
$79,820
30
11 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$77,690
40
12 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$73,360
30
13 Power Plant Operators
$70,340
50
14 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$69,820
40
15 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$69,550
40
16 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$67,730
0
17 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$66,910
50
18 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$65,730
40
19 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$65,260
40
20 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$63,500
60
21 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$62,760
30
22 Statisticians
$61,620
30
23 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$60,870
30
24 Gas Plant Operators
$60,010
80
25 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$58,490
1,130
26 Real Estate Brokers
$58,290
0
27 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$58,020
110
28 Audiologists
$55,930
0
29 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$54,900
40
30 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$52,840
600
31 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
$49,590
110
32 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$49,540
0
33 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$49,500
30
34 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$48,570
80
35 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
$48,560
30
36 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$48,190
40
37 Carpet Installers
$47,010
30
38 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$46,860
90
39 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$46,810
130
40 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$46,240
30
41 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$46,010
1,500
42 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
$45,870
180
43 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$45,350
690
44 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$45,290
40
45 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$44,720
30
46 Private Detectives and Investigators
$43,610
0
47 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$43,260
40
48 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$42,810
1,190
49 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$42,560
130
50 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$42,210
90
51 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$41,900
60
52 Athletic Trainers
$41,530
80
53 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$41,010
300
54 Operations Research Analysts
$39,560
250
55 Social Science Research Assistants
$38,980
30
56 Correspondence Clerks
$38,460
30
57 Other Financial Clerks
$38,080
30
58 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$37,280
100
59 Community Health Workers
$36,950
120
60 Mechanical Door Repairers
$36,510
0
61 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$35,730
100
62 Orderlies
$35,690
160
63 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$35,690
80
64 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$35,320
0
65 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$35,140
0
66 Skincare Specialists
$35,030
40
67 All Occupations
$34,090
257,730
68 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$34,070
30
69 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$32,060
70
70 Court Reporters
$31,390
40
71 Desktop Publishers
$30,970
30
72 Protective Service Workers, All Other
$30,450
240
73 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$29,890
30
74 All other assemblers and fabricators
$29,430
4,520
75 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$28,950
40
76 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$28,520
0
77 Tire Builders
$28,450
130
78 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$27,990
0
79 Tour Guides and Escorts
$27,910
50
80 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$27,520
90
81 Extraction Workers Helpers
$27,310
0
82 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$26,110
40
83 Writers and Authors
$25,590
30
84 Dietetic Technicians
$23,860
230
85 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
$23,150
50
86 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$22,400
40
87 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$22,210
0
88 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
$21,620
70
89 Occupational Therapy Aides
$21,400
30
90 Tour and Travel Guides
$20,760
0
91 Other Religious Workers
$19,860
80
92 Legislators
$18,900
140
93 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
$17,700
0

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