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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

The top 100 highest paying jobs in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (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 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is chief executive with an average annual salary of $128,350. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $93,750). The salary and the employment information in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$128,350
190
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$93,750
80
3 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$88,250
120
4 Medical and Health Services Managers
$87,220
370
5 Financial Managers
$86,460
400
6 Sales Managers
$84,180
170
7 Systems Software Developers
$80,920
0
8 Applications Software Developers
$79,470
290
9 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$77,990
40
10 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$77,780
120
11 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$76,310
520
12 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$74,960
80
13 Human Resources Managers
$73,620
110
14 Industrial Production Managers
$73,280
390
15 Construction Managers
$72,420
150
16 Engineers, All Other
$71,180
30
17 Chiropractors
$70,390
30
18 Purchasing Managers
$69,320
70
19 Other Education Administrators
$68,890
40
20 General and Operations Managers
$67,380
2,110
21 Marketing Managers
$66,010
60
22 All Other Managers
$63,920
180
23 Database Administrators
$63,830
50
24 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$63,050
30
25 Computer Systems Analysts
$62,700
100
26 Administrative Services Managers
$61,060
120
27 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$59,630
30
28 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$57,780
40
29 Computer Programmers
$57,650
30
30 Other Business Operations Specialists
$55,750
250
31 Loan Officers
$55,470
390
32 Accountants and Auditors
$55,020
590
33 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$53,050
40
34 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$51,610
190
35 Management Analysts
$49,980
70
36 Logisticians
$49,230
70
37 Other Teachers and Instructors
$49,220
270
38 Compliance Officers
$48,830
170
39 Computer Network Architects
$48,120
140
40 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$48,060
230
41 Funeral Service Managers
$48,010
40
42 Cost Estimators
$47,740
80
43 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$46,800
30
44 Social and Community Service Managers
$46,100
200
45 Human Resources Specialists
$44,880
380
46 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$44,470
30
47 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$44,180
40
48 Crane and Tower Operators
$43,270
0
49 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$40,990
60
50 Computer Network Support Specialists
$39,960
90
51 Other Financial Specialists
$39,810
90
52 Computer User Support Specialists
$39,590
370
53 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$38,950
0
54 Health Educators
$38,750
40
55 Food Service Managers
$38,260
430
56 Property, Real Estate Managers
$37,860
80
57 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$37,740
40
58 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$37,520
100
59 Training and Development Specialists
$36,440
210
60 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$36,010
110
61 Lodging Managers
$35,180
50
62 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$34,950
50
63 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$34,440
170
64 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$34,230
410
65 Other Healthcare Support Workers
$33,760
30
66 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
$33,700
0
67 Editors
$31,220
40
68 Bill and Account Collectors
$31,000
190
69 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$30,900
40
70 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$29,960
40
71 All Occupations
$28,880
168,070
72 Computer Operators
$28,340
40
73 Glaziers
$28,240
130
74 Other Motor Vehicle Operators
$27,790
100
75 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$27,510
50
76 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$27,110
40
77 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$26,350
140
78 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$24,440
70
79 Medical Equipment Preparers
$23,990
40
80 Interpreters and Translators
$23,300
0
81 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$23,260
100
82 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
$23,020
100
83 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$22,630
60
84 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$22,520
40
85 Extraction Workers Helpers
$22,440
80
86 Cutters and Trimmers
$22,340
50
87 Tax Preparers
$22,180
130
88 Pipelayers
$20,940
130
89 Photographers
$19,500
40
90 Marriage and Family Therapists
$19,410
0
91 Physical Therapist Aides
$19,090
30
92 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$19,010
40
93 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$18,970
0
94 Log Graders and Scalers
$18,960
60
95 Labor Relations Specialists
$17,510
60

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