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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 $166,710). The salary and the employment information in Wilmington, NC is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Wilmington, NC

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$175,030
70
2 Marketing Managers
$166,710
90
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$137,500
90
4 Purchasing Managers
$133,380
50
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$123,930
190
6 Financial Managers
$123,550
340
7 Industrial Production Managers
$119,570
90
8 Human Resources Managers
$105,170
60
9 Nuclear Engineers
$104,190
70
10 Aerospace Engineers
$102,690
30
11 Construction Managers
$102,650
280
12 Administrative Services Managers
$102,530
110
13 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$98,010
140
14 General and Operations Managers
$96,830
1,450
15 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$93,890
50
16 Materials Engineers
$92,530
90
17 Sales Managers
$88,820
200
18 Commercial Pilots
$85,820
30
19 Operations Research Analysts
$82,470
60
20 Nuclear Technicians
$81,700
190
21 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$78,860
50
22 Credit Analysts
$73,230
40
23 Computer Network Architects
$72,050
40
24 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$71,390
40
25 Technical Writers
$70,470
30
26 Environmental Engineers
$70,000
60
27 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$65,760
50
28 Sales Engineers
$64,790
60
29 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$63,930
210
30 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$61,390
40
31 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$60,930
220
32 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$60,540
30
33 Budget Analysts
$60,520
30
34 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$59,730
70
35 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$58,800
30
36 Surveyors
$57,930
50
37 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$55,790
300
38 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$54,300
350
39 Other Education Administrators
$53,570
0
40 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
$53,430
40
41 Medical Equipment Repairers
$52,000
60
42 Clergy
$50,970
50
43 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$50,280
200
44 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$50,030
0
45 Food Service Managers
$49,380
200
46 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$49,190
60
47 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$48,810
40
48 Brokerage Clerks
$47,360
40
49 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$46,850
320
50 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$44,660
40
51 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$43,840
40
52 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$41,580
60
53 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$41,510
80
54 Biological Technicians
$40,630
410
55 Writers and Authors
$40,210
0
56 Athletic Trainers
$40,080
30
57 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$39,310
0
58 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
$39,130
40
59 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$38,790
170
60 Psychiatric Technicians
$37,180
40
61 Other Production Workers
$37,070
90
62 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$36,120
0
63 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
$35,800
40
64 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$35,770
80
65 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$35,690
50
66 Other Health Technologists and Technicians
$35,580
140
67 Film and Video Editors
$34,280
0
68 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$33,970
40
69 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$33,960
120
70 All Occupations
$32,720
123,730
71 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$32,610
0
72 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,510
50
73 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$31,920
30
74 Reporters and Correspondents
$30,150
60
75 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$30,030
0
76 Furniture Finishers
$29,630
0
77 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$28,730
50
78 Tile and Marble Setters
$28,620
40
79 Funeral Attendants
$28,380
50
80 Roofers Helpers
$27,450
40
81 All Other Cooks
$26,630
0
82 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
$25,750
100
83 Animal Trainers
$24,830
30
84 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$24,540
0
85 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$24,490
50
86 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$24,410
80
87 Tour and Travel Guides
$24,100
60
88 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$23,940
60
89 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$23,920
140
90 Dental Laboratory Technicians
$23,790
40
91 All other assemblers and fabricators
$22,650
750
92 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$22,410
0
93 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
$21,590
0
94 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$19,460
30
95 Sewing Machine Operators
$18,870
40
96 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$18,200
40
97 Fast Food Cooks
$18,100
620

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