Highest-paying jobs in Tuscaloosa

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Tuscaloosa

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Tuscaloosa, AL, 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 2021.

In Tuscaloosa, the annual mean wage is $47,200 or 19.0% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $200,720. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Speech-language pathologists

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $77,590
- #205 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $85,820
- Employment: 147,470
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,260)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($111,120)
--- Salinas, CA ($107,160)
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#49. Coaches and scouts

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $78,730
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,550
- Employment: 193,740
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Morgantown, WV ($100,120)
--- Lubbock, TX ($90,140)
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($88,490)
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#48. Loan officers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $79,530
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $80,570
- Employment: 340,170
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($111,830)
--- Bend-Redmond, OR ($106,290)
--- Wilmington, NC ($104,930)
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#47. Network and computer systems administrators

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $81,060
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $91,250
- Employment: 316,760
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($135,440)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,370)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($110,930)
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#46. Occupational therapists

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $81,990
- #235 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,470
- Employment: 127,830
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,210)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($113,190)

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#45. Biological science teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $84,330
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,710
- Employment: 47,690
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ($181,560)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($166,470)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($152,140)
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#44. Computer systems analysts

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $84,750
- #235 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,210
- Employment: 505,150
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,290)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($131,650)
--- Huntsville, AL ($118,690)
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#43. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $85,410
- #277 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,650
- Employment: 274,710
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,880)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($143,450)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($142,330)
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#42. Mechanical engineers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $86,260
- #203 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $97,000
- Employment: 278,240
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($137,540)
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($128,790)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,030)
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#41. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $86,290
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,060
- Employment: 123,940
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#40. Materials engineers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $86,370
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $101,950
- Employment: 21,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boulder, CO ($135,680)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($134,720)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($129,400)
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#39. Purchasing managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $86,380
- #202 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $134,590
- Employment: 69,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($181,030)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,010)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($174,760)
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#38. Software developers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $86,490
- #333 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,990
- Employment: 1,364,180
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($167,420)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($158,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($148,220)
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#37. Civil engineers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $88,210
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,490
- Employment: 304,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,720)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,550)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($115,120)
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#36. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $90,020
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,760
- Employment: 128,230
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($182,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($170,740)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($164,600)

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#35. Education teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $91,080
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,990
- Employment: 58,780
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($119,140)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($112,130)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($110,160)
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#34. Management analysts

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $91,350
- #138 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,530
- Employment: 768,450
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dothan, AL ($135,020)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($127,320)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($125,250)
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#33. Industrial engineers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $92,200
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,200
- Employment: 293,950
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($142,770)
--- Midland, TX ($129,440)
--- Billings, MT ($126,170)
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#32. Financial and investment analysts

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $92,350
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $103,020
- Employment: 291,880
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($135,620)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($133,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,820)
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#31. Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $92,400
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,980
- Employment: 44,140
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($157,340)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($149,220)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($138,090)

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#30. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $94,020
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,580
- Employment: 144,640
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
--- Trenton, NJ ($144,620)
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#29. Construction managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $94,630
- #225 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $108,210
- Employment: 284,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($160,710)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,050)
--- Napa, CA ($145,430)
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#28. Marketing managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $95,000
- #294 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,440
- Employment: 278,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($210,280)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($198,870)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($191,310)
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#27. Psychology teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $95,330
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $88,390
- Employment: 36,060
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($141,130)
--- Iowa City, IA ($131,770)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($117,020)
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#26. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $96,930
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,040
- Employment: 68,060
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($146,700)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($109,450)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($109,310)

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#25. Physical therapists

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $97,340
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,920
- Employment: 225,350
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($123,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,370)
--- Midland, TX ($116,880)
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#24. History teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $99,860
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,460
- Employment: 18,590
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($148,420)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($129,020)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($126,560)
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#23. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $100,140
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $133,310
- Employment: 191,830
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($226,440)
--- Jackson, MS ($202,690)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($183,250)
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#22. Medical and health services managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $100,450
- #295 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,840
- Employment: 436,770
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($162,110)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($157,340)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($156,370)
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#21. Environmental engineers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $101,840
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,220
- Employment: 42,660
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,470)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($127,160)

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#20. Library science teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $104,810
- #2 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $80,850
- Employment: 4,330
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($154,890)
--- Tuscaloosa, AL ($104,810)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($102,320)
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#19. Electrical engineers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $105,570
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $107,890
- Employment: 186,020
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($148,870)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($133,640)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($124,680)
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#18. Nurse practitioners

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $106,180
- #291 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $118,040
- Employment: 234,690
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($197,870)
--- Napa, CA ($184,700)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($180,380)
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#17. Lawyers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $106,290
- #266 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $148,030
- Employment: 681,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($231,200)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($191,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($186,610)
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#16. General and operations managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $108,420
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,340

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,250
- Employment: 2,984,920
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($165,340)
--- Trenton, NJ ($165,030)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($159,210)

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#15. Education administrators, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $116,100
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $111,260
- Employment: 155,990
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Corvallis, OR ($178,570)
--- Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($165,940)
--- Syracuse, NY ($164,660)
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#14. Personal financial advisors

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $116,330
- #104 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,960
- Employment: 263,030
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Barnstable Town, MA ($172,780)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,010)
--- East Stroudsburg, PA ($158,790)
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#13. Human resources managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $118,010
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,590
- Employment: 166,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($190,020)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($186,930)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($175,410)
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#12. Computer and information systems managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $118,400
- #297 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $162,930
- Employment: 485,190
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($211,470)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($202,800)
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#11. Pharmacists

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $118,980
- #277 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,690
- Employment: 312,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($168,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($163,840)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($158,420)

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#10. Industrial production managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $119,360
- #101 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $117,780
- Employment: 192,270
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($155,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($153,860)
--- Fort Collins, CO ($153,470)
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#9. Sales managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $119,920
- #207 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,390
- Employment: 453,800
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($198,960)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($196,910)
--- Boulder, CO ($182,820)
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#8. Facilities managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $122,650
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $101,970
- Employment: 101,230
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($146,040)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($136,440)
--- Ithaca, NY ($136,210)
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#7. Financial managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $127,430
- #212 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,460
- Employment: 681,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($209,100)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($201,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,900)
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#6. Business teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $131,050
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,720
- Employment: 79,640
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($175,640)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($175,080)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($154,600)

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#5. Architectural and engineering managers

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $138,120
- #184 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,970
- Employment: 187,100
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($206,050)
--- Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($198,430)
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#4. Computer science teachers, postsecondary

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $144,170
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,610
- Employment: 37,600
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($152,280)
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($145,360)
--- Tuscaloosa, AL ($144,170)
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#3. Chief executives

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $156,020
- #267 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,020
- Employment: 200,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($313,440)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($298,960)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($296,480)
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#2. Dentists, general

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $186,040
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $167,160
- Employment: 108,680
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Manchester, NH ($276,510)
--- Salinas, CA ($234,410)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($229,800)
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#1. Nurse anesthetists

Tuscaloosa, AL
- Annual mean salary: $200,720
- #51 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $202,470
- Employment: 43,950
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Springfield, IL ($298,890)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($283,550)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($276,810)

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