Highest-paying jobs in Danville

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Danville

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Danville, IL, 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 Danville, the annual mean wage is $48,210 or 17.3% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $137,500. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $52,390
- #323 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,870
- Employment: 466,910
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#49. Medical records specialists

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $52,740
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,310
- Employment: 180,570
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($66,980)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($66,900)
--- Stockton-Lodi, CA ($65,990)
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#48. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $52,770
- #344 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,110
- Employment: 1,026,390
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#47. Industrial machinery mechanics

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $53,050
- #296 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,780
- Employment: 373,090
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,900)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($85,360)
--- Anchorage, AK ($82,890)
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#46. Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $53,280
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,690
- Employment: 356,960
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($78,020)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($76,750)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($71,710)

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#45. Training and development specialists

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $53,760
- #320 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,620
- Employment: 336,030
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dothan, AL ($111,580)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,720)
--- Decatur, AL ($94,650)
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#44. Food service managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $53,990
- #302 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,970
- Employment: 210,680
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#43. Postal service mail carriers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $54,370
- #139 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,370
- Employment: 335,540
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Modesto, CA ($57,160)
--- Bismarck, ND ($57,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)
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#42. Carpenters

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $54,880
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,190
- Employment: 668,060
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($81,730)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($78,680)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,280)
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#41. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $55,150
- #257 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,080
- Employment: 1,329,280
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,860)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($91,430)
--- Salinas, CA ($91,280)

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#40. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $55,420
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,020
- Employment: 261,420
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,900)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($73,400)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($70,480)
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#39. Special education teachers, secondary school

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $55,750
- #213 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,100
- Employment: 145,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($110,320)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($106,590)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($103,540)
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#38. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $56,270
- #221 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,880
- Employment: 592,000
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bakersfield, CA ($109,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,280)
--- Yuba City, CA ($94,480)
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#37. Insurance sales agents

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $57,990
- #242 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,340
- Employment: 422,600
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#36. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $58,050
- #177 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,090
- Employment: 187,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salinas, CA ($102,210)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,730)
--- Chico, CA ($88,430)

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#35. First-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $58,930
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,580
- Employment: 549,260
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houma-Thibodaux, LA ($78,410)
--- Savannah, GA ($73,850)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($69,640)
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#34. Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $59,440
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,340
- Employment: 1,903,420
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Cape Girardeau, MO-IL ($62,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($62,290)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($61,540)
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#33. Accountants and auditors

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $60,090
- #387 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,980
- Employment: 1,318,550
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,830)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($109,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,540)
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#32. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $62,270
- #308 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,390
- Employment: 1,242,490
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#31. Radiologic technologists and technicians

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $62,290
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,490
- Employment: 216,380
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($127,890)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($118,480)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,100)

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#30. Human resources specialists

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $62,490
- #200 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,720
- Employment: 740,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,590)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($95,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($91,400)
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#29. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $63,300
- #87 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,380
- Employment: 1,443,630
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#28. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $64,010
- #234 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,330
- Employment: 629,420
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#27. Police and sheriff's patrol officers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $64,790
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,750
- Employment: 665,380
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($125,960)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,450)
--- Napa, CA ($116,010)
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#26. Administrative services managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $65,780
- #334 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,030
- Employment: 224,620
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,360)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($142,650)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($141,950)

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#25. Social and community service managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $66,380
- #251 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,790
- Employment: 156,400
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($100,530)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($98,240)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($98,200)
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#24. Logisticians

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $67,110
- #225 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,230
- Employment: 189,320
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- California-Lexington Park, MD ($115,100)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($111,740)
--- Kokomo, IN ($101,310)
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#23. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $67,520
- #114 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,080
- Employment: 727,540
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,180)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($108,370)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($99,510)
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#22. Electricians

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $68,160
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,310
- Employment: 650,580
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#21. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $68,720
- #233 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,590
- Employment: 526,240
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#20. Registered nurses

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $71,870
- #198 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 620

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,750
- Employment: 3,047,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($155,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($151,640)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($146,360)
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#19. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $72,760
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $56,280
- Employment: 404,820
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,910)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($91,860)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,120)
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#18. Industrial engineers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $83,550
- #265 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#17. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $85,810
- #275 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#16. Mechanical engineers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $86,830
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#15. Management analysts

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $88,730
- #160 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#14. Software developers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $93,280
- #255 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#13. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $94,080
- #138 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#12. General and operations managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $95,130
- #259 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 530

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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#11. Computer systems analysts

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $95,250
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#10. Human resources managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $96,980
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#9. Financial managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $101,580
- #379 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#8. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $107,370
- #65 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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#7. Industrial production managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $111,260
- #181 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#6. Medical and health services managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $113,100
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#5. Pharmacists

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $115,310
- #336 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#4. Marketing managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $118,810
- #214 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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#3. Sales managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $126,300
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#2. Computer and information systems managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $129,800
- #200 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#1. Architectural and engineering managers

Danville, IL
- Annual mean salary: $137,500
- #187 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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