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

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June 13, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in North Port 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 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL that don’t require a college degree.

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#50. Dental laboratory technicians

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,370
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,320
- Employment: 34,150
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($67,730)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($59,560)
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($55,140)
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#49. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,390
- #216 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,680

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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,800
- #229 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,270
- Employment: 116,380
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Madera, CA ($76,040)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($74,800)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($73,360)
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#47. Surgical technologists

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,840
- #156 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,590
- Employment: 109,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($80,450)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($80,170)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($77,460)
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#46. Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,880
- #125 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,010
- Employment: 112,130
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Huntsville, AL ($55,830)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($55,260)
--- Wausau, WI ($55,060)

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#45. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,910
- #237 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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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#44. Structural iron and steel workers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,620
- #117 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,270
- Employment: 68,620
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($95,020)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($88,250)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($83,340)
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#43. Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,680
- #250 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#42. Firefighters

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,460
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 900

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,290
- Employment: 317,310
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($114,210)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,150)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($97,470)
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#41. Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,500
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,390
- Employment: 51,040
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($81,390)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($80,460)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($73,070)

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#40. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $52,010
- #373 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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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#39. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $52,130
- #153 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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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#38. Automotive body and related repairers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $52,790
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#37. Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $52,820
- #241 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,470
- Employment: 125,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($86,470)
--- Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD ($86,370)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($85,860)
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#36. Insurance sales agents

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,320
- #366 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,230

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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#35. Tool and die makers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,360
- #127 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#34. Industrial machinery mechanics

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,420
- #379 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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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#33. Correctional officers and jailers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,830
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,420
- Employment: 392,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($96,580)
--- Salinas, CA ($89,100)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($86,260)
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#32. Postal service clerks

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $54,130
- #125 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#31. Postal service mail carriers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $54,320
- #156 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 850

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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#30. Private detectives and investigators

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $54,720
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,970
- Employment: 28,860
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Jackson, MI ($93,360)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($91,080)
--- Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($87,760)
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#29. Computer user support specialists

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,070
- #150 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 950

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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#28. Cargo and freight agents

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,280
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,420
- Employment: 85,750
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($80,300)
--- Yakima, WA ($68,030)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($64,030)
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#27. First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,520
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,450
- Employment: 25,770
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Longview, WA ($74,500)
--- Redding, CA ($72,680)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($71,740)
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#26. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,740
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

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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#25. Lodging managers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,770
- #164 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,770
- Employment: 35,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($121,090)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($111,410)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($99,600)
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#24. Advertising sales agents

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,990
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,540
- Employment: 96,660
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($97,840)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($97,720)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($83,050)
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#23. Computer numerically controlled tool programmers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $56,230
- #106 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,360
- Employment: 25,800
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($93,600)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($92,910)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($86,660)
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#22. Fire inspectors and investigators

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $56,770
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,680
- Employment: 14,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dayton, OH ($116,740)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($112,040)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($107,220)
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#21. Chefs and head cooks

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,110
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

National
- Annual mean salary: $56,920
- Employment: 129,810
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Leominster-Gardner, MA ($81,020)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,600)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($79,430)

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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,240
- #193 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,130

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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#19. Construction and building inspectors

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,120
- #185 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,480
- Employment: 117,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New Haven, CT ($121,510)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($107,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($106,190)
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#18. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,190
- #419 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,000

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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#17. Brokerage clerks

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,780
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,710
- Employment: 39,980
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($74,310)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($69,330)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($68,970)
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#16. Property, real estate, and community association managers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,950
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 860

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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#15. Crane and tower operators

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $63,380
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $65,170
- #309 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,240

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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $65,180
- #396 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,160

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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $65,260
- #346 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,970

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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#11. Detectives and criminal investigators

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $68,060
- #252 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,370
- Employment: 107,890
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,210)
--- Anchorage, AK ($127,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($123,460)

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#10. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $70,110
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 470

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,960
- Employment: 278,140
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($104,350)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($95,200)
--- Salinas, CA ($90,800)
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#9. Food service managers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $72,070
- #38 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 480

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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#8. First-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $74,460
- #170 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,270
- Employment: 80,890
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($171,060)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($145,740)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($135,860)
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#7. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $76,170
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,730

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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#6. First-line supervisors of correctional officers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $84,050
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,750
- Employment: 54,470
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($114,400)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,220)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($112,950)

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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $88,230
- #113 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

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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#4. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $88,530
- #197 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,760
- Employment: 128,230
- 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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#3. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $102,430
- #123 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,580
- Employment: 144,640
- 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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#2. Commercial pilots

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $118,750
- #38 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,080
- Employment: 42,770
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,920)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($184,260)
--- Savannah, GA ($177,450)
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#1. Athletes and sports competitors

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Annual mean salary: $153,560
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $116,930
- Employment: 12,320
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN ($212,500)
--- Cleveland-Elyria, OH ($210,210)
--- Columbus, OH ($201,290)

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