Highest-paying jobs in Anniston that don't require a college degree

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June 13, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Anniston that don't require a college degree

From the moment they arrive on campus, today’s high school students are inundated with messages about the importance of receiving a college education. They hear it from their guidance counselors, teachers, parents, family members, neighbors, and coaches. While graduation from a four-year college can certainly work wonders for students’ future careers, it’s not necessary for all fields — something admissions officers and guidance counselors sometimes fail to mention.

To find the highest paying jobs that don’t require a college degree, Stacker consulted the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook to compile a list of all jobs that don’t require higher education. All professions that listed a high school diploma, some college education (without a degree conferred), postsecondary nondegree award, or no formal education requirements for entry-level positions were considered. Jobs that didn’t list any entry-level education requirement were excluded, as were job titles that grouped several positions together. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.

Keep reading to discover the highest paying jobs in Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL that don’t require a college degree.

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#50. Carpenters

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $35,950
- #517 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,190
- Employment: 668,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($81,730)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($78,680)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,280)
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#49. First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $36,760
- #439 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,100
- Employment: 153,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($60,770)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($60,250)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($59,160)
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#48. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $36,820
- #484 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,140
- Employment: 1,509,370
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($59,750)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($58,670)
--- Napa, CA ($54,940)
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#47. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $37,830
- #501 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $56,280
- Employment: 404,820
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,910)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($91,860)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,120)
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#46. Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $37,860
- #447 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,810
- Employment: 551,380
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Odessa, TX ($70,950)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($66,260)
--- Bismarck, ND ($64,940)

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#45. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $38,950
- #483 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,890
- Employment: 1,143,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($57,830)
--- Boulder, CO ($56,520)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($55,930)
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#44. Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $39,210
- #510 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,690
- Employment: 356,960
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($78,020)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($76,750)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($71,710)
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#43. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $39,570
- #515 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,850
- Employment: 641,240
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Napa, CA ($76,890)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,880)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($75,410)
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#42. Plating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $40,250
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,580
- Employment: 32,310
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH ($57,520)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($56,150)
--- Reading, PA ($53,660)
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#41. Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $40,800
- #123 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $42,790
- Employment: 31,800
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bakersfield, CA ($59,170)
--- Duluth, MN-WI ($57,420)
--- Amarillo, TX ($55,250)

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#40. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $41,490
- #497 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,020
- Employment: 261,420
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,900)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($73,400)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($70,480)
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#39. Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $41,530
- #323 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,650
- Employment: 194,330
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($64,140)
--- Decatur, IL ($60,740)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($58,620)
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#38. Automotive service technicians and mechanics

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $42,400
- #387 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,990
- Employment: 629,780
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($62,810)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($62,690)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($61,350)
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#37. Sheet metal workers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $42,620
- #316 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,760
- Employment: 122,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($101,150)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($94,930)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($93,840)
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#36. Eligibility interviewers, government programs

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $42,920
- #226 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,570
- Employment: 151,340
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,570)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($67,900)
--- New Haven, CT ($63,790)

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#35. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $43,110
- #370 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,320
- Employment: 121,150
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,980)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($92,370)
--- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($87,990)
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#34. Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $43,280
- #165 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,900
- Employment: 145,410
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Midland, MI ($60,190)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($58,790)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($58,480)
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#33. Automotive body and related repairers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $44,240
- #371 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,660
- Employment: 137,300
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($71,350)
--- Ames, IA ($68,340)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($68,060)
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#32. Computer numerically controlled tool operators

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $44,260
- #177 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,240
- Employment: 157,840
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($70,030)
--- Waco, TX ($63,080)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($57,930)
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#31. Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $44,330
- #439 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,340
- Employment: 1,903,420
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Cape Girardeau, MO-IL ($62,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($62,290)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($61,540)

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#30. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $44,660
- #475 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,350
- Employment: 417,620
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,580)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,500)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($89,190)
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#29. Logging equipment operators

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $46,190
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,960
- Employment: 25,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($64,000)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($62,910)
--- Longview, WA ($62,780)
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#28. Crane and tower operators

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $47,290
- #190 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,270
- Employment: 43,400
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($131,160)
--- Syracuse, NY ($103,350)
--- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($99,990)
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#27. Painters, construction and maintenance

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $48,090
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,140
- Employment: 214,220
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($62,490)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($62,380)
--- Champaign-Urbana, IL ($62,380)
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#26. Electricians

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $48,200
- #439 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,310
- Employment: 650,580
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,900)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,090)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($86,600)

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#25. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $48,450
- #500 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,380
- Employment: 1,443,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($82,050)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($79,520)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,430)
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#24. Computer user support specialists

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $48,570
- #352 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,650
- Employment: 654,310
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($90,480)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($76,920)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($76,510)
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#23. Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $49,000
- #133 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,290
- Employment: 397,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($72,500)
--- Anchorage, AK ($71,840)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($66,920)
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#22. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $49,990
- #232 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,220
- Employment: 367,200
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($74,970)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($71,160)
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($67,140)
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#21. Machinists

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $51,180
- #100 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,020
- Employment: 333,220
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($71,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($69,300)
--- Monroe, MI ($66,560)

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#20. Industrial machinery mechanics

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $51,560
- #448 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,780
- Employment: 373,090
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,900)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($85,360)
--- Anchorage, AK ($82,890)
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#19. Property, real estate, and community association managers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $51,610
- #348 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,030
- Employment: 234,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($109,540)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($106,420)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($103,610)
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#18. Real estate sales agents

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,030
- #219 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,480
- Employment: 175,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Midland, TX ($100,060)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($99,880)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($93,400)
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#17. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,360
- #464 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,110
- Employment: 1,026,390
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,810)
--- Boulder, CO ($101,630)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($97,360)
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#16. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,540
- #285 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,280
- Employment: 145,230
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($86,740)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($82,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($79,470)

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#15. Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,960
- #199 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,310
- Employment: 44,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($98,380)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($94,070)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($92,800)
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#14. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $53,230
- #376 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,870
- Employment: 466,910
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($87,760)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($87,420)
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#13. Postal service mail carriers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $53,300
- #326 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,370
- Employment: 335,540
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Modesto, CA ($57,160)
--- Bismarck, ND ($57,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)
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#12. Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $53,630
- #231 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,230
- Employment: 50,780
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($87,890)
--- Fresno, CA ($86,230)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,640)
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#11. Postal service clerks

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $54,820
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,210
- Employment: 79,320
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houma-Thibodaux, LA ($59,410)
--- Florence, SC ($59,360)
--- Monroe, MI ($59,320)

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#10. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $56,950
- #506 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $75,060
- Employment: 665,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,020)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,820)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($101,210)
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#9. Tool and die makers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $57,990
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $56,150
- Employment: 63,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($75,920)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($72,510)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($71,910)
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#8. Food service managers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $59,150
- #232 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,970
- Employment: 210,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($91,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($89,860)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($87,750)
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#7. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $59,960
- #482 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,320
- Employment: 243,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-South Portland, ME ($129,860)
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($121,360)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($121,250)
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#6. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $60,530
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,350
- Employment: 172,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($88,140)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($84,690)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($80,570)

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

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $63,180
- #327 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,330
- Employment: 629,420
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($98,170)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($97,910)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($90,410)
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#4. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $65,560
- #301 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,390
- Employment: 1,242,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,280)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($92,660)
--- Napa, CA ($92,620)
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#3. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $65,840
- #372 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,590
- Employment: 526,240
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($93,830)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($93,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,870)
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#2. Insurance sales agents

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $74,220
- #66 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,340
- Employment: 422,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($104,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,470)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($95,620)
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#1. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $78,970
- #176 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,060
- Employment: 123,940
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($117,700)
--- Salinas, CA ($110,180)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($109,490)

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