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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

The top 100 highest paying jobs in South Central Tennessee 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 Tennessee nonmetropolitan area are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is family and general practitioners with an average annual salary of $172,350. The second highest paying job is optometrists (average salary $141,630). The salary and the employment information in South Central Tennessee 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 Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$172,350
40
2 Optometrists
$141,630
40
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$106,140
140
4 Chief Executives
$103,820
200
5 Sales Managers
$84,620
250
6 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$82,140
190
7 Industrial Production Managers
$82,000
550
8 Computer Programmers
$79,370
100
9 Other Computer Occupations
$78,750
50
10 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$78,140
40
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$77,520
80
12 Construction Managers
$76,030
110
13 Purchasing Managers
$75,570
80
14 Financial Managers
$73,580
320
15 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,420
40
16 Human Resources Managers
$71,380
90
17 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$69,710
80
18 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$69,190
300
19 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$68,300
50
20 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$66,870
40
21 Civil Engineers
$65,800
50
22 Marketing Managers
$63,150
60
23 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$63,070
30
24 General and Operations Managers
$62,420
1,740
25 Database Administrators
$61,880
30
26 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$59,820
160
27 Administrative Services Managers
$57,380
180
28 Public Relations Specialists
$53,920
30
29 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$50,870
240
30 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$49,950
40
31 Fish and Game Wardens
$49,600
30
32 Social and Community Service Managers
$49,430
40
33 Postsecondary History Teachers
$48,530
70
34 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$48,520
50
35 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$47,390
50
36 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$46,880
0
37 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$46,060
40
38 Other Teachers and Instructors
$45,260
120
39 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$44,860
60
40 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$42,980
90
41 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$42,610
60
42 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$42,540
40
43 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$41,440
40
44 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$41,380
150
45 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$41,110
40
46 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$40,000
50
47 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$38,560
40
48 Food Service Managers
$38,200
290
49 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$37,850
50
50 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$37,660
70
51 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$37,040
30
52 Computer Network Support Specialists
$35,940
40
53 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$35,790
70
54 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$35,300
50
55 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$34,380
30
56 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$34,340
0
57 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$34,180
40
58 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$34,080
0
59 Library Technicians
$32,330
50
60 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$32,270
40
61 Traffic Technicians
$31,610
40
62 All Occupations
$30,160
107,410
63 Pest Control Workers
$29,900
150
64 Animal Trainers
$29,730
0
65 Dental Laboratory Technicians
$29,650
50
66 New Accounts Clerks
$29,390
30
67 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$28,890
40
68 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$28,750
30
69 Tax Preparers
$28,740
40
70 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$28,120
40
71 Health Educators
$27,930
70
72 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$27,530
550
73 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$27,510
70
74 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
$27,500
40
75 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$27,340
30
76 Medical Transcriptionists
$27,310
40
77 Computer Operators
$25,540
80
78 Other Transportation Workers
$25,320
40
79 Dietetic Technicians
$25,190
60
80 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$24,650
50
81 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$24,400
30
82 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$24,050
160
83 Community Health Workers
$23,700
130
84 Desktop Publishers
$22,650
40
85 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$22,510
850
86 Reporters and Correspondents
$22,170
50
87 Crossing Guards
$22,110
50
88 Library Assistants, Clerical
$21,800
30
89 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
$20,740
40
90 Home Appliance Repairers
$20,730
0
91 Psychiatric Aides
$19,950
70
92 Upholsterers
$19,880
100
93 Couriers and Messengers
$19,260
50
94 Pharmacy Aides
$18,810
40
95 All Other Cooks
$18,550
70
96 Orderlies
$18,170
40
97 Short Order Cooks
$18,110
200
98 Legislators
$18,110
120
99 Tour Guides and Escorts
$17,840
40

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