Highest paying jobs in Lansing for high school graduates

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July 20, 2022
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Highest paying jobs in Lansing 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 Lansing-East Lansing, 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. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,710
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,190

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,300
- Employment: 1,063,110
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($57,830)
--- Boulder, CO ($56,520)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($55,930)
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#49. Correctional officers and jailers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,870
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,340
- Employment: 405,870
- 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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#48. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $49,480
- #247 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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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#47. Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,270
- #86 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#46. Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,700
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,400
- Employment: 44,560
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($87,510)
--- Nevada nonmetropolitan area ($81,690)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($78,180)

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#45. Automotive body and related repairers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $50,970
- #135 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#44. Tax preparers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,030
- #65 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#43. Advertising sales agents

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,490
- #190 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,510
- #178 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#41. Private detectives and investigators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,680
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,100
- Employment: 32,200
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Jackson, MI ($93,360)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($91,080)
--- Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($87,760)

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#40. Postal service clerks

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $51,850
- #286 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $52,800
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#38. Carpenters

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $53,120
- #129 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 970

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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#37. Community health workers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $53,820
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#36. Telecommunications line installers and repairers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $53,840
- #172 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,860
- Employment: 122,480
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($90,680)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($90,370)
--- Salinas, CA ($88,050)

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#35. Postal service mail carriers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $54,190
- #172 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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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#34. Industrial machinery mechanics

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $54,460
- #347 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

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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#33. Chefs and head cooks

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $54,760
- #161 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#32. Eligibility interviewers, government programs

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $56,120
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 470

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,990
- Employment: 138,820
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,570)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($67,900)
--- New Haven, CT ($63,790)
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#31. Property, real estate, and community association managers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,030
- #267 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#30. First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $58,990
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,420
- Employment: 22,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area ($85,480)
--- Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area ($77,330)
--- Longview, WA ($74,500)
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#29. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $59,080
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#28. Insurance sales agents

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $60,320
- #248 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 760

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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#27. Real estate brokers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $60,420
- #77 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#26. Structural iron and steel workers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $61,840
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#25. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $61,960
- #131 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 860

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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#24. Electricians

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $62,400
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,180

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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#23. Food service managers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $62,630
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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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#22. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $62,840
- #113 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

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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#21. Real estate sales agents

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $62,920
- #108 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#20. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $63,210
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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#19. Construction and building inspectors

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $63,520
- #134 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#18. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $64,780
- #122 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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#17. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $66,430
- #211 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 910

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $66,480
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,940

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $66,930
- #128 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 900

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $67,600
- #231 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,370

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. Glaziers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $67,880
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#12. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $69,240
- #189 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

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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#11. Millwrights

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $69,770
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#10. Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $71,550
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,810
- Employment: 5,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salinas, CA ($104,810)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($101,650)
--- Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL ($101,610)
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#9. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $74,220
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $77,790
- #94 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 830

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

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $78,720
- #246 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#6. Detectives and criminal investigators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $80,580
- #158 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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. Power plant operators

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $85,090
- #66 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,890
- Employment: 32,960
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fresno, CA ($129,650)
--- Wenatchee, WA ($123,180)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($114,660)
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#4. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $87,180
- #318 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#3. Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $91,110
- #4 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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#2. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $97,330
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#1. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

Lansing-East Lansing, MI
- Annual mean salary: $101,670
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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