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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 chief executive with an average annual salary of $148,940. The second highest paying job is computer and information systems manager (average salary $121,600). 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 2017 [1].

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

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$148,940
360
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$121,600
320
3 Marketing Managers
$119,870
190
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$118,800
170
5 Purchasing Managers
$115,500
60
6 Sales Managers
$101,670
280
7 All Other Managers
$101,010
220
8 Financial Managers
$99,090
510
9 Industrial Production Managers
$97,500
220
10 General and Operations Managers
$97,090
2,630
11 Administrative Services Managers
$94,110
230
12 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$93,160
190
13 Human Resources Managers
$91,490
130
14 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$89,880
270
15 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$87,270
190
16 Construction Managers
$78,320
230
17 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$76,320
30
18 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$75,380
40
19 Budget Analysts
$74,340
40
20 Medical and Health Services Managers
$74,140
620
21 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$74,070
30
22 Financial Examiners
$73,490
60
23 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$73,360
30
24 Art Directors
$73,030
40
25 Radiation Therapists
$72,630
0
26 Management Analysts
$72,360
600
27 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$70,390
40
28 Chiropractors
$67,320
60
29 Other Business Operations Specialists
$65,960
550
30 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
$63,770
30
31 Insurance Underwriters
$62,750
130
32 Personal Financial Advisors
$60,990
250
33 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$60,540
500
34 Accountants and Auditors
$60,000
1,890
35 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$59,420
30
36 Logisticians
$58,110
150
37 Food Service Managers
$57,990
170
38 Financial Analysts
$57,710
210
39 Compliance Officers
$56,640
530
40 Social and Community Service Managers
$55,210
280
41 Human Resources Specialists
$54,970
780
42 Cost Estimators
$52,670
430
43 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$52,640
390
44 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$52,620
200
45 Millwrights
$52,100
50
46 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$51,850
120
47 Property, Real Estate Managers
$51,190
140
48 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$51,090
620
49 Fundraisers
$49,050
80
50 Training and Development Specialists
$48,850
400
51 Credit Counselors
$48,600
60
52 Funeral Service Managers
$48,180
0
53 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$47,920
40
54 Credit Analysts
$47,800
80
55 Meter Readers, Utilities
$46,710
30
56 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$43,810
0
57 Other Plant and System Operators
$43,580
40
58 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$43,260
80
59 Labor Relations Specialists
$41,580
270
60 Lodging Managers
$41,430
70
61 Biological Technicians
$41,300
80
62 Cargo and Freight Agents
$39,840
40
63 Marriage and Family Therapists
$39,690
50
64 Tile and Marble Setters
$38,610
40
65 Other Healthcare Support Workers
$38,360
150
66 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$38,250
0
67 Rock Splitters, Quarry
$37,630
70
68 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$37,160
0
69 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$37,140
0
70 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$35,880
30
71 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$35,320
40
72 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$34,810
110
73 Other Material Moving Workers
$34,000
0
74 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$33,570
0
75 All Occupations
$33,460
256,640
76 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$33,330
90
77 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$32,280
50
78 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,030
0
79 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$31,850
40
80 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$31,800
0
81 Psychiatric Aides
$30,770
220
82 Transportation Security Screeners
$29,140
30
83 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
$28,620
50
84 Other Teachers and Instructors
$28,380
100
85 Radio and Television Announcers
$27,950
110
86 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
$26,110
0
87 Cutters and Trimmers
$25,150
0
88 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$24,790
80
89 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$24,120
50
90 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$23,940
60
91 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$23,910
0
92 Animal Control Workers
$23,700
40
93 Home Appliance Repairers
$22,650
60
94 Etchers and Engravers
$22,060
0
95 Motion Picture Projectionists
$20,480
30
96 Funeral Attendants
$19,140
0
97 Legislators
$18,900
150
98 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$18,430
0

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