Highest paying jobs in South Bend for high school graduates

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July 20, 2022
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Highest paying jobs in South Bend 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 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 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. Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $47,690
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,110
- Employment: 34,500
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI ($65,270)
--- Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC ($57,100)
--- Lynchburg, VA ($57,020)
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#49. Carpenters

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,370
- #216 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,200
- Employment: 699,300
- 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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#48. Upholsterers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,590
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $37,870
- Employment: 26,180
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($61,810)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($54,790)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($51,300)
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#47. Cargo and freight agents

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,610
- #60 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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#46. Security and fire alarm systems installers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,870
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,150
- Employment: 68,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Eugene, OR ($70,940)
--- Salem, OR ($68,640)
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($68,520)

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#45. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,040
- #279 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#44. Real estate sales agents

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,260
- #259 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#43. Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,390
- #143 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#42. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,490
- #245 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#41. Glaziers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,510
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,970
- Employment: 52,190
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Olympia-Tumwater, WA ($78,840)
--- Salem, OR ($78,000)
--- Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area ($76,680)

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#40. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,610
- #230 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#39. Mechanical door repairers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,220
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,350
- Employment: 22,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($61,630)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($58,550)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($57,020)
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#38. Real estate brokers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,390
- #96 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#37. Maintenance workers, machinery

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,880
- #155 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,960
- Employment: 65,240
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area ($77,890)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($77,690)
--- Savannah, GA ($76,260)
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#36. Construction and building inspectors

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,950
- #371 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#35. Photographers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,090
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,290
- Employment: 41,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($76,810)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($71,160)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($70,440)
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#34. Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,180
- #212 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,400
- Employment: 50,660
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($98,380)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($94,070)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($92,800)
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#33. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,620
- #175 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#32. Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,680
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#31. Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,710
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,910
- Employment: 16,880
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area ($69,090)
--- St. Louis, MO-IL ($60,610)
--- Longview, WA ($59,140)

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#30. Chefs and head cooks

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $53,480
- #187 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#29. Structural iron and steel workers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $53,550
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#28. Sheet metal workers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $53,770
- #158 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,320
- Employment: 128,220
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($101,150)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($94,930)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($93,840)
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#27. Postal service clerks

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $54,020
- #135 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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. Property, real estate, and community association managers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $54,230
- #305 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#25. Postal service mail carriers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $54,460
- #133 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#24. Industrial machinery mechanics

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $56,040
- #284 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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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#23. Tax preparers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $56,120
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,710
- Employment: 62,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($81,880)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,470)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($73,170)
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#22. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $56,190
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#21. Insurance sales agents

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $56,340
- #321 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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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#20. Brickmasons and blockmasons

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $56,410
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,420
- Employment: 59,940
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($95,980)
--- Decatur, IL ($92,670)
--- Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ ($89,340)
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#19. Millwrights

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,110
- #100 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $59,080
- Employment: 44,400
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($91,590)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($90,580)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($80,780)
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#18. Advertising sales agents

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,450
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#17. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,640
- #238 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#16. Food service managers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,850
- #276 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $60,700
- #408 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $61,470
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,090

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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#13. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $62,020
- #159 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $65,270
- #156 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 820

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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#11. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $65,460
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,280
- Employment: 402,870
- 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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#10. Detectives and criminal investigators

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $66,460
- #266 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#9. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $67,050
- #238 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#8. Electricians

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $67,200
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $68,740
- #290 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $73,060
- #100 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,270

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $74,600
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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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#4. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $80,190
- #274 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#3. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $81,720
- #151 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#2. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $91,860
- #264 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Annual mean salary: $93,630
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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