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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

The top 100 highest paying jobs in West 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 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is general internists with an average annual salary of $112,390. The second highest paying job is other therapists (average salary $88,760). The salary and the employment information in West 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 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Internists
$112,390
30
2 Other Therapists
$88,760
30
3 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$73,260
260
4 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$70,960
40
5 Commercial Pilots
$70,530
40
6 Power Plant Operators
$69,530
110
7 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$68,930
80
8 Gas Plant Operators
$68,450
70
9 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$66,850
80
10 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$58,480
30
11 Epidemiologists
$58,130
50
12 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$56,650
80
13 Sheet Metal Workers
$56,210
190
14 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$55,690
140
15 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$54,970
0
16 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$53,950
40
17 Training and Development Managers
$53,610
40
18 Lodging Managers
$53,570
40
19 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
$53,120
1,380
20 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$52,720
650
21 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$51,950
580
22 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$49,830
70
23 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$47,690
160
24 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$47,460
60
25 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
$47,330
1,060
26 Information Security Analysts
$47,200
0
27 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$46,780
30
28 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$46,240
120
29 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$45,660
370
30 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
$45,290
230
31 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
$45,170
120
32 Medical Equipment Repairers
$44,790
70
33 Other Teachers and Instructors
$44,510
340
34 Electricians
$44,420
720
35 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$43,930
140
36 Other Drafters
$43,790
30
37 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$43,460
110
38 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$43,410
40
39 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$42,500
60
40 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
$42,410
170
41 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
$42,250
890
42 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$42,240
60
43 Foresters
$42,210
30
44 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$42,130
50
45 Highway Maintenance Workers
$41,440
450
46 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
$40,200
160
47 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$39,230
40
48 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$38,470
80
49 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
$38,430
340
50 Editors
$38,230
50
51 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$36,820
230
52 Surveyors
$36,190
50
53 Carpenters
$36,140
470
54 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
$35,840
230
55 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
$35,500
340
56 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$35,450
40
57 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
$35,210
2,090
58 Other Transportation Workers
$34,630
0
59 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$34,600
30
60 Construction and Building Inspectors
$34,330
140
61 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$34,170
0
62 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
$34,090
820
63 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
$34,030
160
64 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$33,710
120
65 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
$33,200
40
66 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
$33,200
150
67 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$32,270
100
68 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
$31,720
240
69 Team Assemblers
$30,460
5,510
70 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$30,380
30
71 Pipelayers
$30,040
120
72 Other Woodworkers
$29,900
70
73 Construction Laborers
$29,220
1,240
74 Electricians Helpers
$29,030
130
75 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$29,010
60
76 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$28,870
0
77 Photographers
$28,500
30
78 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$28,480
90
79 Motorcycle Mechanics
$27,780
40
80 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
$27,650
370
81 Extraction Workers Helpers
$27,350
50
82 Medical Equipment Preparers
$26,980
30
83 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$26,840
0
84 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
$26,410
0
85 Data Entry Keyers
$24,750
130
86 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$24,280
0
87 Physical Therapist Aides
$23,980
40
88 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$23,550
210
89 Orderlies
$23,340
30
90 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
$21,770
80
91 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$19,800
130
92 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$19,680
0
93 Logging Equipment Operators
$19,620
50
94 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$18,830
240

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