Highest paying jobs in Pensacola for high school graduates

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July 20, 2022
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Highest paying jobs in Pensacola for high school graduates

The average college graduate in 2020 earned $1,305 a week, while the average high school graduate takes home just $781, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs for high school graduates in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.

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

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#50. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,300
- #459 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,100
- Employment: 417,440
- 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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#49. Electricians

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,360
- #490 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 820

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,550
- Employment: 656,510
- 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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#48. Dental laboratory technicians

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,510
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,230
- Employment: 30,800
- 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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#47. First-line supervisors of correctional officers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,680
- #215 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,600
- Employment: 53,420
- 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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#46. Automotive body and related repairers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $45,720
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,430
- Employment: 137,120
- 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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#45. Insurance sales agents

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,340
- #467 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,100
- Employment: 409,950
- 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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#44. Cargo and freight agents

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,380
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,170
- Employment: 96,510
- 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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#43. Community health workers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,420
- #111 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,000
- Employment: 58,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($66,110)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($65,530)
--- Bend-Redmond, OR ($61,820)
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#42. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,440
- #293 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,890
- Employment: 119,380
- 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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#41. Structural metal fabricators and fitters

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,450
- #71 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,750
- Employment: 69,550
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($59,130)
--- Anchorage, AK ($57,900)
--- Longview, WA ($57,410)

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#40. Structural iron and steel workers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,710
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,650
- Employment: 71,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($95,020)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($88,250)
--- Western Washington nonmetropolitan area ($84,570)
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#39. Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,850
- #131 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,580
- Employment: 549,200
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($88,150)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($80,420)
--- Odessa, TX ($70,950)
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#38. Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $47,150
- #176 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,440
- Employment: 105,400
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Huntsville, AL ($55,830)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($55,260)
--- Wausau, WI ($55,060)
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#37. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $48,110
- #330 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,000
- Employment: 362,090
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($74,970)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($71,160)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($67,770)
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#36. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $48,120
- #410 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,000
- Employment: 147,680
- 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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#35. Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $48,400
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,220
- Employment: 52,760
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area ($60,940)
--- Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area ($52,510)
--- Bowling Green, KY ($49,980)
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#34. Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $48,650
- #108 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,950
- Employment: 54,960
- 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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#33. Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,030
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,250
- Employment: 15,380
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($78,200)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($69,720)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($69,320)
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#32. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,040
- #459 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,230
- Employment: 503,390
- 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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#31. Crane and tower operators

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,380
- #182 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,010
- Employment: 44,060
- 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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#30. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,010
- #230 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,090
- Employment: 253,010
- 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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#29. Chemical equipment operators and tenders

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,100
- #98 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,330
- Employment: 93,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area ($91,300)
--- Billings, MT ($88,420)
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($76,050)
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#28. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,440
- #375 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,650
- Employment: 287,150
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($104,350)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($95,200)
--- Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area ($92,500)
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#27. Postal service clerks

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $50,690
- #355 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,200
- Employment: 86,950
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houma-Thibodaux, LA ($59,410)
--- Florence, SC ($59,360)
--- Monroe, MI ($59,320)
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#26. Advertising sales agents

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,370
- #193 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,040
- Employment: 110,040
- 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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#25. Chefs and head cooks

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,670
- #229 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,740
- Employment: 101,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Leominster-Gardner, MA ($81,020)
--- Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area ($79,820)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,600)
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#24. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $51,920
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,040
- Employment: 103,730
- 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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#23. Real estate sales agents

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $52,330
- #214 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 480

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,990
- Employment: 168,740
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Midland, TX ($100,060)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($99,880)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($93,400)
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#22. Construction and building inspectors

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,390
- #336 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,470
- Employment: 113,770
- 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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#21. Postal service mail carriers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,790
- #234 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,180
- Employment: 333,570
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Modesto, CA ($57,160)
--- Bismarck, ND ($57,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)

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

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,540
- #299 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,020

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,010
- Employment: 1,427,260
- 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. Industrial machinery mechanics

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $57,870
- #211 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,350
- Employment: 385,980
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,900)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($85,360)
--- Anchorage, AK ($82,890)
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#18. Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $58,070
- #2 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,480
- Employment: 99,890
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Longview, WA ($65,210)
--- Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL ($58,070)
--- Western Washington nonmetropolitan area ($57,790)
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#17. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,480
- #315 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,230

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,490
- Employment: 977,070
- 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. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,890
- #459 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,040

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,990
- Employment: 614,080
- 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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#15. Food service managers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,590
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,000
- Employment: 197,010
- 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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#14. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $60,860
- #437 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,170

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,500
- Employment: 1,278,670
- 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. Property, real estate, and community association managers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $61,550
- #186 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,210
- Employment: 219,800
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($109,540)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($106,420)
--- Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area ($105,220)
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#12. Real estate brokers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $63,590
- #71 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,630
- Employment: 44,610
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($152,460)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($133,810)
--- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($132,320)
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#11. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $65,050
- #405 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,100
- Employment: 475,000
- 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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#10. Lodging managers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $67,440
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,270
- Employment: 31,790
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area ($122,290)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($121,090)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($111,410)
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#9. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $67,520
- #167 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,800
- Employment: 599,900
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($98,170)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($97,910)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($96,900)
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#8. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $68,140
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $74,410
- Employment: 114,930
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($117,700)
--- Salinas, CA ($110,180)
--- North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area ($109,740)
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#7. Transportation inspectors

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $78,040
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,320
- Employment: 27,360
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-South Portland, ME ($112,260)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($111,930)
--- Anchorage, AK ($108,140)
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#6. Detectives and criminal investigators

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $78,860
- #176 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,300
- Employment: 105,980
- 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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#5. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $79,040
- #236 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,120
- Employment: 240,290
- 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. Elevator and escalator installers and repairers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $81,040
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,200
- Employment: 24,730
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($130,290)
--- Kansas City, MO-KS ($113,590)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($113,480)
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#3. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $81,840
- #257 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $97,180
- Employment: 122,310
- 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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#2. Commercial pilots

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $84,180
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,830
- Employment: 37,120
- 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. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Annual mean salary: $97,140
- #190 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,100
- Employment: 132,210
- 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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