Highest paying jobs in Naples for high school graduates

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December 23, 2021
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Highest paying jobs in Naples for high school graduates

The average college graduate in 2019 earned $78,000 a year, while the average high school graduate takes home just $45,000, according to research from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. To put it in perspective, the average annual wage for workers in the U.S. that same year was $51,916.27.

Of course, college isn’t for everyone. There are many reasons high-school graduates may choose to not continue on to college, not the least of which being cost. Average tuition costs continue to rise each year, the exception being the 2020-2021 school year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Average tuition at a public, in-state university coming in at $9,687; tuition for out-of-state students at public schools, and for everyone at private universities, is significantly higher at $21,874 and $35,087, respectively.

Just because you decide higher education isn’t in the cards doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to a lifetime of low-paying jobs. You just need to be strategic about the career you choose. Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs for high school graduates in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2020 annual mean wage.

Keep reading to see which jobs in your city pay the most for high school graduates.

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#50. Procurement clerks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $43,090 (#137 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,400
- Employment: 61,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ ($55,550)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($55,320)
--- East Stroudsburg, PA ($55,240)
- Job description: Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.

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#49. Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $43,180 (#143 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,860
- Employment: 188,450
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($64,710)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($60,510)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($58,920)
- Job description: Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

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#48. Medical appliance technicians

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $43,980 (#29 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,630
- Employment: 13,710
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($63,350)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($62,040)
--- Jacksonville, FL ($56,230)
- Job description: Construct, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

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#47. Glaziers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,070 (#82 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,970
- Employment: 52,190
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Olympia-Tumwater, WA ($89,250)
--- Salem, OR ($85,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($81,240)
- Job description: Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

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#46. Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,200 (#137 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,580
- Employment: 549,200
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Odessa, TX ($85,040)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($80,520)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($67,990)
- Job description: Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

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#45. Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,800 (#22 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $39,090
- Employment: 31,500
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New Haven, CT ($64,350)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($60,450)
--- Portsmouth, NH-ME ($55,260)
- Job description: Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, recreational sporting equipment, and related equipment.

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#44. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,960 (#175 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 1,630

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,300
- Employment: 1,063,110
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($62,180)
--- Yakima, WA ($61,710)
--- Sheboygan, WI ($61,610)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

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#43. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,100 (#290 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,000
- Employment: 147,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($84,460)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($81,920)
--- Bismarck, ND ($78,350)
- Job description: Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and mining.

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#42. Carpenters

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,120 (#200 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 1,520

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,200
- Employment: 699,300
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($82,950)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($82,300)
--- Hanford-Corcoran, CA ($79,870)
- Job description: Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and comparable materials, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall, and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways.

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#41. Court, municipal, and license clerks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $47,400 (#63 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,490
- Employment: 156,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($68,710)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($61,870)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($60,980)
- Job description: Perform clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees.

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#40. Advertising sales agents

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $47,660 (#192 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,040
- Employment: 110,040
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($112,850)
--- Winston-Salem, NC ($104,930)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($92,370)
- Job description: Sell or solicit advertising space, time, or media in publications, signage, TV, radio, or Internet establishments or public spaces.

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#39. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $47,820 (#233 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,000
- Employment: 362,090
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($69,410)
--- Pine Bluff, AR ($68,850)
--- Portsmouth, NH-ME ($66,920)
- Job description: Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.

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#38. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $48,950 (#192 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,090
- Employment: 253,010
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,320)
--- New Bedford, MA ($75,110)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($72,460)
- Job description: Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

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#37. Machinists

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,380 (#109 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 390

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,800
- Employment: 360,340
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($68,950)
--- Anchorage, AK ($64,610)
--- Farmington, NM ($64,190)
- Job description: Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments out of metal. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

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#36. Surveying and mapping technicians

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,410 (#91 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,770
- Employment: 53,370
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($86,090)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($82,010)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($79,790)
- Job description: Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of an engineer, surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist, to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of maps.

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#35. Security and fire alarm systems installers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,670 (#86 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,150
- Employment: 68,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($71,820)
--- Anchorage, AK ($68,510)
--- Rockford, IL ($65,040)
- Job description: Install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

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#34. First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,770 (#8 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 1,600

National
- Annual mean salary: $37,880
- Employment: 891,540
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($59,490)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($53,350)
--- Napa, CA ($53,230)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

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#33. Motorboat mechanics and service technicians

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,840 (#28 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,490
- Employment: 20,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX ($63,080)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($59,490)
--- Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD ($58,680)
- Job description: Repair and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.

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#32. First-line supervisors of personal service and entertainment and recreation workers, except gambling services

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,040 (#33 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 380

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,820
- Employment: 174,860
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL ($61,470)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($59,540)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($59,030)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of entertainment and recreation related workers.

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#31. Payroll and timekeeping clerks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,060 (#67 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,290
- Employment: 133,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($64,470)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($63,300)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($62,600)
- Job description: Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.

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#30. Postal service clerks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,940 (#212 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,200
- Employment: 86,950
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Monroe, MI ($58,120)
--- El Centro, CA ($58,000)
--- Houma-Thibodaux, LA ($57,330)
- Job description: Perform any combination of tasks in a United States Postal Service (USPS) post office, such as receive letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes; fill out and sell money orders; place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags; and examine mail for correct postage. Includes postal service clerks employed by USPS contractors.

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#29. Opticians, dispensing

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,350 (#23 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,380
- Employment: 68,180
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Utica-Rome, NY ($71,220)
--- Danbury, CT ($68,590)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($66,900)
- Job description: Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification. Assist client with inserting, removing, and caring for contact lenses. Assist client with selecting frames. Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription. Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames. Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client. May shape or reshape frames. Includes contact lens opticians.

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#28. Industrial machinery mechanics

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,600 (#283 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,350
- Employment: 385,980
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($84,180)
--- San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($84,150)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($77,580)
- Job description: Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. May also install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to plans.

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#27. Postal service mail carriers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,780 (#61 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 440

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,180
- Employment: 333,570
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bismarck, ND ($56,520)
--- Burlington, NC ($55,750)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($55,680)
- Job description: Sort and deliver mail for the United States Postal Service (USPS). Deliver mail on established route by vehicle or on foot. Includes postal service mail carriers employed by USPS contractors.

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#26. Brokerage clerks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,900 (#55 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,460
- Employment: 44,720
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($75,240)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($73,770)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($69,860)
- Job description: Perform duties related to the purchase, sale, or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.

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#25. Insurance sales agents

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $54,620 (#253 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 620

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,100
- Employment: 409,950
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($109,540)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($105,840)
--- Fond du Lac, WI ($105,190)
- Job description: Sell life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance. May refer clients to independent brokers, work as an independent broker, or be employed by an insurance company.

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#24. Telecommunications line installers and repairers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $54,710 (#80 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,860
- Employment: 122,480
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fresno, CA ($93,060)
--- Salinas, CA ($91,790)
--- Champaign-Urbana, IL ($89,000)
- Job description: Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.

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#23. Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $54,770 (#23 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,650
- Employment: 248,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New Haven, CT ($81,080)
--- Charleston-North Charleston, SC ($73,190)
--- Modesto, CA ($68,390)
- Job description: Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities for the primary purpose of personal fitness. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Develop and implement individualized approaches to exercise.

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#22. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,670 (#76 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,040
- Employment: 103,730
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($85,110)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($77,260)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($76,940)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

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#21. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,730 (#9 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,050
- Employment: 18,650
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Columbus, OH ($70,620)
--- New Orleans-Metairie, LA ($62,530)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($62,100)
- Job description: Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems.

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#20. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $56,380 (#136 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 430

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,280
- Employment: 402,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($96,440)
--- Barnstable Town, MA ($93,620)
--- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($93,320)
- Job description: Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.

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#19. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $57,060 (#175 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 380

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,230
- Employment: 503,390
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($92,040)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($89,100)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($86,180)
- Job description: Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling information requests, as well as performing routine administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.

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#18. Detectives and criminal investigators

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,560 (#232 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,300
- Employment: 105,980
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,380)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($127,090)
--- Anchorage, AK ($126,530)
- Job description: Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of federal, state, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.

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#17. Construction and building inspectors

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,880 (#142 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,470
- Employment: 113,770
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,820)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,920)
--- Salinas, CA ($98,360)
- Job description: Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,210 (#112 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 1,800

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,010
- Employment: 1,427,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($78,770)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($77,030)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($75,820)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $61,450 (#278 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,800
- Employment: 599,900
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($101,930)
--- Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($100,590)
--- Longview, WA ($99,590)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.

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#14. Automotive body and related repairers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $62,400 (#15 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,430
- Employment: 137,120
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($81,730)
--- Midland, TX ($76,760)
--- Raleigh, NC ($75,460)
- Job description: Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

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#13. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $64,110 (#133 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 1,050

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,490
- Employment: 977,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($115,620)
--- Lawrence, KS ($97,910)
--- Boulder, CO ($94,870)
- Job description: Sell services to individuals or businesses. May describe options or resolve client problems.

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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $64,980 (#286 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 510

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,100
- Employment: 475,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($95,680)
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($93,140)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,810)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. May also advise customers on recommended services. Excludes team or work leaders.

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#11. Lodging managers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $66,610 (#52 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,270
- Employment: 31,790
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY ($108,990)
--- Reno, NV ($106,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($105,560)
- Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.

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#10. Chefs and head cooks

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $67,550 (#20 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 430

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,740
- Employment: 101,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($98,210)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($90,840)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($86,460)
- Job description: Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

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#9. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $69,110 (#133 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,650
- Employment: 287,150
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($97,980)
--- Waterbury, CT ($92,160)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($88,750)
- Job description: Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements are made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation. May also settle insurance claims.

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#8. Property, real estate, and community association managers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $69,190 (#95 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,210
- Employment: 219,800
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Charleston-North Charleston, SC ($117,770)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($113,800)
--- Boulder, CO ($107,230)
- Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).

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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $72,190 (#121 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 1,450

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,990
- Employment: 614,080
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($107,870)
--- Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA ($103,930)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($100,620)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $72,330 (#113 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 790

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,500
- Employment: 1,278,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Danbury, CT ($112,810)
--- Napa, CA ($101,850)
--- Santa Fe, NM ($93,680)
- Job description: Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. Work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

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#5. Commercial pilots

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $72,480 (#101 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,830
- Employment: 37,120
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sioux City, IA-NE-SD ($153,990)
--- Medford, OR ($152,730)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($152,290)
- Job description: Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing aircraft on nonscheduled air carrier routes, or helicopters. Requires Commercial Pilot certificate. Includes charter pilots with similar certification, and air ambulance and air tour pilots. Excludes regional, national, and international airline pilots.

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#4. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $72,790 (#298 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,100
- Employment: 132,210
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($163,580)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($137,680)
--- Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ ($136,410)
- Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.

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#3. Food service managers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $81,040 (#10 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 470

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,000
- Employment: 197,010
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($97,610)
--- Trenton, NJ ($95,640)
--- Waterbury, CT ($88,100)
- Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.

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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $92,230 (#64 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,120
- Employment: 240,290
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN ($124,150)
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($122,460)
--- Leominster-Gardner, MA ($119,130)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of sales workers other than retail sales workers. May perform duties such as budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

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#1. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $96,530 (#106 highest pay among all metros)
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $97,180
- Employment: 122,310
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($200,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($182,810)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($182,720)
- Job description: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

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