Stacker.com lists highest paid jobs in Greenville

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Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Greenville, NC, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2019.

In Greenville, the annual mean wage is $46,650 or 12.8% lower than the national mean of $53,490, while the highest-paying occupation makes $280,880.

Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $63,800
– #244 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 70

National
– Annual mean salary: $87,450
– Employment: 113,270
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Santa Rosa, CA ($136,390)
— Jefferson City, MO ($118,920)
— Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($117,960)

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#49. Network and computer systems administrators

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $63,860
– #338 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 110

National
– Annual mean salary: $88,410
– Employment: 354,450
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,440)
— Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD ($112,910)
— California-Lexington Park, MD ($109,790)

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#48. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $64,370
– #259 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 280

National
– Annual mean salary: $70,550
– Employment: 485,700
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,180)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,740)
— Fairbanks, AK ($88,950)

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#47. Occupational therapy assistants

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $64,530
– #60 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $61,880
– Employment: 44,990
– Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($92,580)
— Visalia-Porterville, CA ($83,690)
— Reno, NV ($81,800)

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#46. Physical therapist assistants

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $65,580
– #47 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 80

National
– Annual mean salary: $58,520
– Employment: 96,840
– Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($78,530)
— Victoria, TX ($78,070)
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($75,470)

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#45. Registered nurses

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $66,680
– #221 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 3,550

National
– Annual mean salary: $77,460
– Employment: 2,982,280
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($140,740)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($138,000)
— Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($134,000)

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#44. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $67,850
– #106 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 410

National
– Annual mean salary: $65,220
– Employment: 631,100
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($100,350)
— Longview, WA ($96,560)
— Baton Rouge, LA ($95,410)

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#43. Biochemists and biophysicists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $68,060
– #39 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: data not available

National
– Annual mean salary: $108,180
– Employment: 31,360
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($147,350)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($137,490)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($124,400)

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#42. Social and community service managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $68,720
– #165 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 70

National
– Annual mean salary: $72,900
– Employment: 156,460
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Trenton, NJ ($93,060)
— Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($92,720)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($92,200)

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#41. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $69,390
– #260 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 110

National
– Annual mean salary: $94,950
– Employment: 121,340
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($189,800)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($180,940)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($178,670)

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#40. Coaches and scouts

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $69,580
– #13 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 120

National
– Annual mean salary: $44,910
– Employment: 241,390
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— College Station-Bryan, TX ($116,010)
— Auburn-Opelika, AL ($89,770)
— Athens-Clarke County, GA ($85,260)

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#39. Accountants and auditors

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $69,700
– #203 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 430

National
– Annual mean salary: $79,520
– Employment: 1,280,700
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($102,090)
— Salinas, CA ($97,640)
— Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($95,570)

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#38. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $70,460
– #358 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 210

National
– Annual mean salary: $100,340
– Employment: 271,020
– Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Modesto, CA ($150,080)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($143,890)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,820)

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#37. Computer programmers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $71,040
– #210 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 90

National
– Annual mean salary: $92,610
– Employment: 199,540
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,400)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($113,990)
— Charlottesville, VA ($113,760)

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#36. Speech-language pathologists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $72,820
– #243 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 180

National
– Annual mean salary: $82,000
– Employment: 154,360
– Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($117,710)
— Corvallis, OR ($105,380)
— Chico, CA ($104,640)

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#35. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $72,840
– #54 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 60

National
– Annual mean salary: $68,940
– Employment: 287,960
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($103,440)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($88,480)
— Hammond, LA ($86,880)

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#34. Food service managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $73,330
– #29 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 100

National
– Annual mean salary: $59,820
– Employment: 235,470
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Ocean City, NJ ($91,790)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($90,830)
— Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($89,760)

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#33. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $73,350
– #78 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 430

National
– Annual mean salary: $71,110
– Employment: 1,344,530
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Santa Fe, NM ($94,880)
— Kingston, NY ($91,660)
— Portsmouth, NH-ME ($90,850)

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#32. Advertising sales agents

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $73,930
– #16 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $64,660
– Employment: 129,740
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Gainesville, GA ($93,860)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,720)
— Tulsa, OK ($92,380)

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#31. Credit analysts

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $77,260
– #71 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 30

National
– Annual mean salary: $84,930
– Employment: 73,930
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($120,850)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($116,930)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($109,330)

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#30. Occupational therapists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $79,410
– #235 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 110

National
– Annual mean salary: $86,210
– Employment: 133,570
– Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— The Villages, FL ($115,090)
— Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($108,870)
— Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($107,450)

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#29. Loan officers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $82,770
– #66 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 90

National
– Annual mean salary: $76,200
– Employment: 308,370
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Stockton-Lodi, CA ($117,330)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($113,480)
— Yuba City, CA ($113,340)

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#28. Computer systems analysts

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $83,650
– #158 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 190

National
– Annual mean salary: $96,160
– Employment: 589,060
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($122,990)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($121,300)
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($119,540)

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#27. Industrial engineers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $85,200
– #184 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 200

National
– Annual mean salary: $92,660
– Employment: 291,710
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,850)
— Billings, MT ($124,350)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,940)

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#26. Civil engineers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $86,180
– #156 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 150

National
– Annual mean salary: $94,360
– Employment: 310,850
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($120,110)
— Midland, TX ($117,900)
— Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($117,200)

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#25. Software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $89,830
– #207 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 130

National
– Annual mean salary: $111,620
– Employment: 1,406,870
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($145,730)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($145,250)
— Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($134,090)

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#24. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $91,320
– #58 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 140

National
– Annual mean salary: $86,180
– Employment: 249,090
– Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($116,640)
— Raleigh, NC ($112,570)
— Lake Charles, LA ($110,260)

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#23. Veterinarians

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $92,150
– #192 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $104,820
– Employment: 74,540
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Sherman-Denison, TX ($210,960)
— Lubbock, TX ($176,730)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($161,230)

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#22. Mechanical engineers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $93,180
– #93 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: data not available

National
– Annual mean salary: $93,540
– Employment: 306,990
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($125,640)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($123,270)
— Lake Charles, LA ($120,950)

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#21. Physical therapists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $94,690
– #76 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 140

National
– Annual mean salary: $90,170
– Employment: 233,350
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Yuba City, CA ($116,360)
— Bakersfield, CA ($116,120)
— Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($113,950)

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#20. Management analysts

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $95,590
– #77 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 100

National
– Annual mean salary: $95,560
– Employment: 709,750
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Dothan, AL ($132,090)
— Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL ($127,750)
— Barnstable Town, MA ($127,570)

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#19. Business teachers, postsecondary

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $106,040
– #48 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 300

National
– Annual mean salary: $105,440
– Employment: 83,920
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— College Station-Bryan, TX ($177,360)
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($154,210)
— Tuscaloosa, AL ($141,870)

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#18. Nurse practitioners

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $108,760
– #164 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 110

National
– Annual mean salary: $111,840
– Employment: 200,600
– Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($175,060)
— Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($160,110)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($157,150)

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#17. Physician assistants

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $112,050
– #128 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 60

National
– Annual mean salary: $112,410
– Employment: 120,090
– Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Salinas, CA ($161,370)
— Leominster-Gardner, MA ($156,250)
— Waterbury, CT ($154,550)

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#16. Medical and health services managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $118,010
– #83 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 290

National
– Annual mean salary: $115,160
– Employment: 394,910
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($163,280)
— Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($159,190)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,570)

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#15. General and operations managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $126,980
– #52 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 690

National
– Annual mean salary: $123,030
– Employment: 2,400,280
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($189,060)
— Trenton, NJ ($173,050)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($167,160)

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#14. Human resources managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $128,630
– #51 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 60

National
– Annual mean salary: $129,570
– Employment: 154,800
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($196,900)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($174,390)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($170,070)

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#13. Purchasing managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $129,810
– #42 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $128,400
– Employment: 72,100
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($171,560)
— Morgantown, WV ($163,830)
— Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($160,620)

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#12. Lawyers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $134,430
– #52 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 180

National
– Annual mean salary: $145,300
– Employment: 657,170
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($218,420)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,910)
— Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($179,590)

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#11. Pharmacists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $135,820
– #67 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 200

National
– Annual mean salary: $125,510
– Employment: 311,200
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Tyler, TX ($161,790)
— Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($158,250)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($157,850)

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#10. Computer and information systems managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $142,130
– #70 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 100

National
– Annual mean salary: $156,390
– Employment: 433,960
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($215,090)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($201,960)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($196,290)

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#9. Industrial production managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $142,810
– #8 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 70

National
– Annual mean salary: $115,110
– Employment: 185,790
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Florence, SC ($158,000)
— Boulder, CO ($149,990)
— Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($149,500)

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#8. Education administrators, postsecondary

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $148,070
– #10 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 230

National
– Annual mean salary: $112,400
– Employment: 144,880
– Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Ithaca, NY ($186,580)
— Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($180,620)
— Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($170,400)

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#7. Sales managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $155,450
– #28 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 60

National
– Annual mean salary: $141,690
– Employment: 402,600
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($195,220)
— Trenton, NJ ($178,020)
— Portsmouth, NH-ME ($175,500)

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#6. Marketing managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $156,660
– #29 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $149,200
– Employment: 263,680
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($199,710)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($188,810)
— Boulder, CO ($183,460)

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#5. Financial managers

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $164,010
– #12 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 200

National
– Annual mean salary: $147,530
– Employment: 654,790
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($208,770)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($203,430)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($182,190)

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#4. Family medicine physicians

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $189,750
– #210 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $213,270
– Employment: 109,370
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Racine, WI ($286,030)
— Jacksonville, NC ($282,580)
— Gadsden, AL ($281,430)

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#3. Chief executives

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $198,400
– #112 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Annual mean salary: $193,850
– Employment: 205,890
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($270,040)
— Sioux Falls, SD ($264,330)
— Midland, TX ($258,760)

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#2. Dentists, general

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $237,390
– #16 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 50

National
– Annual mean salary: $178,260
– Employment: 110,730
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Burlington, NC ($278,360)
— Burlington-South Burlington, VT ($275,430)
— Longview, TX ($272,440)

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#1. Surgeons, except ophthalmologists

Greenville, NC
– Annual mean salary: $280,880
– #11 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 30

National
– Annual mean salary: $252,040
– Employment: 36,270
– Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Wausau, WI ($285,230)
— Oshkosh-Neenah, WI ($285,210)
— Asheville, NC ($284,780)

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