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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Georgia

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Georgia (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 Georgia are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Georgia is chief executive with an average annual salary of $179,630. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $163,210). The salary and the employment information in Georgia is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Georgia

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$179,630
10,320
2 General Pediatricians
$163,210
950
3 Air Traffic Controllers
$139,240
960
4 Podiatrists
$138,220
250
5 Nurse Anesthetists
$136,840
800
6 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$135,800
7,660
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$125,220
4,120
8 Marketing Managers
$122,870
5,230
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$122,430
11,010
10 Pharmacists
$117,810
9,380
11 Lawyers
$115,550
14,890
12 Financial Managers
$114,510
15,030
13 Sales Managers
$112,920
12,080
14 Training and Development Managers
$112,240
1,040
15 Purchasing Managers
$109,740
1,890
16 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$109,730
470
17 Physicists
$106,510
150
18 Aerospace Engineers
$105,440
1,950
19 All Other Managers
$105,250
8,410
20 Computer Network Architects
$104,490
4,540
21 Computer Hardware Engineers
$101,600
1,210
22 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$100,750
1,810
23 Sales Engineers
$100,280
2,510
24 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$100,070
330
25 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$97,920
210
26 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$97,460
60
27 Other Physical Scientists
$96,420
400
28 Human Resources Managers
$96,270
3,860
29 Optometrists
$95,500
680
30 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$95,400
1,100
31 Natural Sciences Managers
$94,990
1,010
32 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$94,490
1,390
33 Hydrologists
$94,410
50
34 Systems Software Developers
$93,980
11,900
35 Physician Assistants
$93,640
2,530
36 General and Operations Managers
$92,580
79,830
37 Other Artists and Related Workers
$92,100
320
38 Nurse Midwives
$91,650
260
39 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$91,180
0
40 Economists
$90,690
370
41 Other Education Administrators
$90,660
1,020
42 Applications Software Developers
$90,280
20,370
43 Nurse Practitioners
$89,920
3,460
44 Engineers, All Other
$89,890
1,880
45 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$89,770
3,620
46 Medical and Health Services Managers
$89,410
6,610
47 Other Psychologists
$89,240
310
48 Construction Managers
$89,230
4,160
49 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$88,930
0
50 Financial Examiners
$87,390
840
51 Industrial Production Managers
$86,920
4,150
52 Nuclear Engineers
$86,770
290
53 Statisticians
$86,380
400
54 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$86,150
5,000
55 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$85,970
7,060
56 Information Security Analysts
$85,730
2,240
57 Electrical Engineers
$85,270
4,090
58 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$84,610
60
59 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$84,550
580
60 Materials Scientists
$83,930
60
61 Art Directors
$83,770
560
62 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$83,740
1,520
63 Chemical Engineers
$83,400
510
64 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$82,930
270
65 Veterinarians
$82,610
1,980
66 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$82,180
3,760
67 Physical Therapists
$81,820
4,760
68 Administrative Services Managers
$81,220
10,310
69 Other Computer Occupations
$81,090
5,230
70 Microbiologists
$81,080
780
71 Civil Engineers
$80,690
6,070
72 Occupational Therapists
$80,650
2,670
73 Other Therapists
$80,420
490
74 Management Analysts
$79,880
24,500
75 Database Administrators
$79,120
5,140
76 Personal Financial Advisors
$78,820
5,650
77 Industrial Engineers
$78,640
5,650
78 Environmental Science Teachers
$77,800
80
79 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$77,320
240
80 Commercial Pilots
$76,830
1,240
81 Mining and Geological Engineers
$76,640
110
82 Mechanical Engineers
$76,570
4,990
83 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$76,450
240
84 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$76,140
1,420
85 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$75,910
10,500
86 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$75,430
290
87 Chemists
$75,430
1,430
88 Real Estate Brokers
$75,370
1,160
89 Health Educators
$75,030
3,070
90 Biomedical Engineers
$74,950
200
91 Audiologists
$74,760
300
92 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$74,590
140
93 Landscape Architects
$73,560
830
94 Computer Systems Analysts
$73,370
17,420
95 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$73,280
130
96 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,640
430
97 Other Biological Scientists
$72,620
760
98 Financial Analysts
$72,320
6,570
99 Environmental Engineers
$71,810
1,730
100 Materials Engineers
$71,610
350
101 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$71,310
9,430
102 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$71,280
50
103 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$71,250
650
104 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$70,890
920
105 Web Developers
$70,700
2,940
106 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$70,690
520
107 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$70,380
1,200
108 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$70,200
5,270
109 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$70,190
1,050
110 Radiation Therapists
$70,150
540
111 Logisticians
$69,580
4,150
112 Budget Analysts
$69,510
1,630
113 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$69,220
380
114 Actuaries
$69,090
280
115 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$68,860
760
116 Accountants and Auditors
$68,820
35,950
117 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$68,740
980
118 Technical Writers
$68,690
1,030
119 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$68,650
410
120 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$68,610
460
121 Speech-Language Pathologists
$68,580
2,740
122 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$68,050
2,080
123 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$67,690
460
124 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$66,870
790
125 Computer Network Support Specialists
$66,800
6,580
126 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$66,480
2,240
127 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$66,450
6,710
128 Other Business Operations Specialists
$65,710
32,100
129 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$65,510
350
130 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$65,260
50
131 Other Designers
$65,240
130
132 Operations Research Analysts
$65,230
2,010
133 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$65,130
570
134 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$64,970
140
135 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$64,530
1,030
136 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$64,520
350
137 Other Engineering Technicians
$64,360
1,200
138 Dental Hygienists
$64,050
5,170
139 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$63,860
760
140 Instructional Coordinators
$63,770
4,580
141 Power Plant Operators
$63,700
1,020
142 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$63,330
1,000
143 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$63,070
40
144 Postsecondary History Teachers
$63,040
450
145 Credit Analysts
$62,820
1,980
146 Registered Nurses
$62,520
68,010
147 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$62,170
110
148 Insurance Underwriters
$61,950
4,920
149 Conservation Scientists
$61,730
330
150 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$61,700
400
151 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$61,370
100
152 Agricultural Engineers
$60,870
140
153 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$60,800
3,940
154 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$60,760
1,470
155 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$60,190
890
156 Emergency Management Directors
$60,170
300
157 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$60,160
5,330
158 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$60,100
8,950
159 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$60,070
2,350
160 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$59,870
240
161 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$59,640
330
162 Social and Community Service Managers
$59,610
1,650
163 Epidemiologists
$59,460
240
164 Other Financial Specialists
$59,320
3,680
165 Librarians
$59,270
3,900
166 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$59,210
1,020
167 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$59,200
7,920
168 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$58,850
13,440
169 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$58,720
1,270
170 Compliance Officers
$58,670
6,510
171 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$58,390
600
172 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$58,210
5,210
173 Transportation Inspectors
$58,190
1,170
174 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$57,980
1,830
175 Physical Therapist Assistants
$57,900
1,260
176 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$57,810
250
177 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$57,800
410
178 Loan Officers
$57,490
8,660
179 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$57,460
1,830
180 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$57,100
14,850
181 Cost Estimators
$57,040
4,960
182 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$56,880
110
183 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$56,820
1,150
184 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$56,690
9,170
185 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$56,650
2,380
186 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$56,450
8,300
187 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$56,370
4,180
188 Training and Development Specialists
$56,350
8,660
189 Food Scientists and Technologists
$56,310
460
190 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$56,270
280
191 Avionics Technicians
$56,210
1,460
192 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$56,210
550
193 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$56,200
880
194 Chiropractors
$56,130
950
195 Locomotive Engineers
$56,100
1,100
196 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$56,100
1,740
197 Producers and Directors
$55,950
3,840
198 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$55,940
310
199 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$55,910
1,210
200 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$55,750
14,200

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