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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division (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 Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division is chief executive with an average annual salary of $162,760. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $135,150). The salary and the employment information in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$162,760
430
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$135,150
110
3 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$116,720
570
4 Natural Sciences Managers
$115,970
60
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$111,660
310
6 Chemical Engineers
$111,390
40
7 Industrial Production Managers
$109,530
190
8 All Other Managers
$105,990
620
9 Human Resources Managers
$104,130
180
10 Sales Managers
$98,290
610
11 Financial Managers
$97,390
840
12 Medical and Health Services Managers
$95,280
740
13 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$94,880
120
14 Marketing Managers
$94,010
130
15 Materials Engineers
$92,940
30
16 Personal Financial Advisors
$92,270
330
17 General and Operations Managers
$92,260
3,270
18 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$88,310
150
19 Legislators
$87,400
70
20 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$87,100
210
21 Logisticians
$85,530
480
22 Construction Managers
$85,270
800
23 Purchasing Managers
$83,690
70
24 Administrative Services Managers
$80,190
360
25 Labor Relations Specialists
$80,100
250
26 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$78,550
80
27 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$77,500
0
28 Audiologists
$75,900
40
29 Credit Analysts
$75,790
40
30 Cost Estimators
$73,560
780
31 Budget Analysts
$73,190
100
32 Management Analysts
$73,030
1,090
33 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$70,680
110
34 Other Transportation Workers
$69,340
90
35 Other Business Operations Specialists
$67,800
2,130
36 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$65,880
30
37 Training and Development Specialists
$65,440
500
38 Loan Officers
$65,120
550
39 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$64,320
440
40 Accountants and Auditors
$62,680
2,090
41 Property, Real Estate Managers
$62,470
280
42 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$62,150
30
43 Compliance Officers
$61,990
510
44 Financial Analysts
$61,460
330
45 Social and Community Service Managers
$61,290
370
46 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$60,430
40
47 Human Resources Specialists
$58,110
1,090
48 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$58,030
70
49 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$57,870
50
50 Glaziers
$57,750
110
51 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
$57,310
320
52 Other Education Administrators
$57,030
50
53 Technical Writers
$56,880
30
54 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$54,100
620
55 Other Teachers and Instructors
$54,010
250
56 Computer Operators
$53,870
50
57 Gaming Supervisors
$49,100
70
58 Fundraisers
$48,860
120
59 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$47,770
40
60 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
$47,180
50
61 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$46,880
0
62 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$46,830
620
63 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$44,870
230
64 Food Service Managers
$44,760
290
65 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$44,740
50
66 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$44,710
30
67 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$40,740
50
68 All Occupations
$40,270
285,660
69 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
$39,800
30
70 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$39,390
0
71 Other Drafters
$38,920
30
72 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
$38,540
70
73 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$37,430
0
74 Credit Counselors
$37,080
90
75 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$36,650
200
76 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$36,130
30
77 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$35,810
120
78 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$34,980
0
79 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$32,550
40
80 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
$31,170
0
81 Other Construction and Related Workers
$31,010
50
82 Orderlies
$30,930
90
83 Other Woodworkers
$30,930
0
84 All Other Cooks
$30,790
100
85 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$29,520
40
86 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$29,080
110
87 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$26,210
30
88 Electricians Helpers
$25,980
130
89 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$24,590
190
90 Gaming Cage Workers
$24,140
40
91 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$23,890
50
92 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$23,450
60
93 Fast Food Cooks
$22,810
560
94 Transportation Inspectors
$22,610
240
95 Gaming Dealers
$21,990
560
96 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$19,730
40

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