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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Wilmington, NC

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Wilmington, NC (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 Wilmington, NC are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Wilmington, NC is chief executive with an average annual salary of $175,030. The second highest paying job is marketing manager (average salary $158,170). The salary and the employment information in Wilmington, NC is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Wilmington, NC

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$175,030
60
2 Marketing Managers
$158,170
70
3 Financial Managers
$123,830
310
4 Purchasing Managers
$123,320
40
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$120,190
150
6 Industrial Production Managers
$113,970
100
7 Human Resources Managers
$106,210
60
8 Construction Managers
$98,690
290
9 General and Operations Managers
$97,750
1,490
10 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$95,750
40
11 Chiropractors
$95,030
40
12 Administrative Services Managers
$93,620
130
13 Chemical Engineers
$90,580
40
14 Sales Managers
$88,820
170
15 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$88,250
40
16 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$86,910
140
17 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$85,330
50
18 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$72,540
60
19 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$72,060
60
20 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$71,780
30
21 Database Administrators
$71,740
40
22 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
$70,450
820
23 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$69,950
130
24 Other Engineering Technicians
$67,930
30
25 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$67,170
110
26 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$66,210
40
27 Postsecondary History Teachers
$65,640
50
28 Labor Relations Specialists
$63,290
40
29 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$62,390
40
30 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$62,260
80
31 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$61,140
240
32 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$60,820
150
33 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$59,330
80
34 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$58,840
40
35 Urban and Regional Planners
$58,560
30
36 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$58,510
80
37 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$58,050
40
38 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$57,710
60
39 Logisticians
$56,530
40
40 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$54,090
40
41 Respiratory Therapists
$53,040
100
42 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$51,230
0
43 Other Legal Support Workers
$51,150
30
44 Fundraisers
$49,230
40
45 Food Service Managers
$48,240
240
46 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$48,220
280
47 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$48,110
170
48 Insurance Underwriters
$47,950
0
49 Sailors and Marine Oilers
$44,900
70
50 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
$44,730
160
51 Lodging Managers
$44,610
90
52 Millwrights
$44,100
70
53 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$43,480
70
54 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$42,030
580
55 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
$41,280
160
56 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$40,820
120
57 Carpenters Helpers
$40,520
90
58 Tax Preparers
$40,330
70
59 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$39,510
40
60 Other Teachers and Instructors
$39,440
150
61 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$37,950
110
62 Procurement Clerks
$37,490
50
63 Logging Equipment Operators
$37,030
30
64 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
$36,930
40
65 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$35,240
50
66 Credit Counselors
$35,000
30
67 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$34,640
100
68 Animal Control Workers
$33,210
40
69 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$32,460
0
70 All Occupations
$32,120
123,150
71 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$30,900
80
72 Riggers
$30,470
90
73 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$29,920
40
74 Highway Maintenance Workers
$29,800
110
75 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$29,620
0
76 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
$29,480
60
77 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
$29,110
60
78 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$27,690
0
79 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$27,370
40
80 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
$26,510
40
81 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$26,320
50
82 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$24,320
40
83 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
$24,080
40
84 Physical Therapist Aides
$24,010
40
85 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$23,720
40
86 Other Transportation Workers
$23,160
40
87 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$23,150
80
88 Helpers--Production Workers
$22,670
60
89 Floral Designers
$22,410
30
90 Interior Designers
$22,090
60
91 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
$22,040
30
92 Radio and Television Announcers
$20,990
40
93 Library Assistants, Clerical
$19,320
50
94 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$19,000
70
95 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
$18,500
40
96 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
$18,300
120

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