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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Western 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 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is general dentist with an average annual salary of $186,800. The second highest paying job is optometrists (average salary $112,390). The salary and the employment information in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Dentists
$186,800
50
2 Optometrists
$112,390
30
3 Personal Financial Advisors
$108,850
0
4 Chief Executives
$90,990
220
5 Civil Engineers
$87,320
40
6 Physician Assistants
$86,970
60
7 Environmental Engineers
$86,740
40
8 Power Plant Operators
$86,460
70
9 Information Security Analysts
$85,760
0
10 Materials Engineers
$80,620
40
11 Other Plant and System Operators
$78,590
130
12 Systems Software Developers
$76,750
40
13 Financial Analysts
$71,550
50
14 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$70,160
30
15 Other Education Administrators
$62,820
100
16 Funeral Service Managers
$62,690
30
17 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$60,760
30
18 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$59,630
40
19 Training and Development Managers
$59,430
30
20 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$59,380
30
21 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$57,850
40
22 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$56,230
60
23 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$55,020
0
24 Database Administrators
$53,610
40
25 Chemists
$52,530
60
26 Applications Software Developers
$51,800
60
27 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$50,890
30
28 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$49,500
0
29 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
$48,880
40
30 Logisticians
$48,220
80
31 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$48,130
40
32 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$47,360
30
33 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$46,670
0
34 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$46,080
110
35 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$45,640
40
36 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$45,370
220
37 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$45,280
90
38 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$44,680
200
39 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$44,470
510
40 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$44,250
170
41 Cargo and Freight Agents
$43,750
0
42 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$42,790
390
43 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$42,640
40
44 Other Healthcare Support Workers
$42,140
70
45 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$41,560
60
46 Labor Relations Specialists
$41,030
0
47 Other Computer Occupations
$39,730
40
48 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$38,800
220
49 Marriage and Family Therapists
$38,500
90
50 Other Financial Specialists
$38,390
0
51 Other Engineering Technicians
$38,360
60
52 Editors
$37,960
40
53 Protective Service Workers, All Other
$37,750
60
54 Lodging Managers
$37,240
30
55 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$37,150
50
56 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$36,440
30
57 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$36,190
40
58 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$35,940
0
59 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$35,730
30
60 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$35,390
60
61 Surveyors
$35,310
40
62 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$35,220
40
63 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$35,060
70
64 Sailors and Marine Oilers
$34,590
40
65 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$34,500
270
66 Fallers
$34,320
0
67 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$33,080
110
68 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$32,410
230
69 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$32,130
100
70 Community Health Workers
$32,100
0
71 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$32,000
50
72 Civil Engineering Technicians
$31,830
220
73 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$30,860
70
74 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
$30,100
30
75 All Occupations
$30,100
127,640
76 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$29,260
1,550
77 All other assemblers and fabricators
$28,370
4,510
78 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$28,340
0
79 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$27,430
90
80 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$27,390
50
81 Engineers, All Other
$26,610
260
82 Real Estate Sales Agents
$26,550
0
83 Writers and Authors
$26,400
0
84 Glaziers
$24,760
50
85 Home Appliance Repairers
$24,160
30
86 Upholsterers
$24,050
340
87 Reporters and Correspondents
$23,460
30
88 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$23,370
40
89 Pharmacy Aides
$23,000
280
90 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$22,640
110
91 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
$22,200
50
92 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
$21,770
0
93 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$20,100
0
94 Short Order Cooks
$19,730
0
95 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
$19,360
250
96 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
$18,740
190
97 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$18,480
50
98 All Other Cooks
$18,410
0

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