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

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June 13, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Gulfport that don't require a college degree

From the moment they arrive on campus, today’s high school students are inundated with messages about the importance of receiving a college education. They hear it from their guidance counselors, teachers, parents, family members, neighbors, and coaches. While graduation from a four-year college can certainly work wonders for students’ future careers, it’s not necessary for all fields — something admissions officers and guidance counselors sometimes fail to mention.

To find the highest paying jobs that don’t require a college degree, Stacker consulted the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook to compile a list of all jobs that don’t require higher education. All professions that listed a high school diploma, some college education (without a degree conferred), postsecondary nondegree award, or no formal education requirements for entry-level positions were considered. Jobs that didn’t list any entry-level education requirement were excluded, as were job titles that grouped several positions together. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.

Keep reading to discover the highest paying jobs in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS that don’t require a college degree.

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#50. Carpenters

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $47,420
- #244 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 640

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,190
- Employment: 668,060
- 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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#49. Telecommunications line installers and repairers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $47,560
- #295 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,250
- Employment: 101,530
- 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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#48. Procurement clerks

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $48,530
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,930
- Employment: 61,930
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,800)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($56,330)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($56,260)
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#47. First-line supervisors of gambling services workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $48,690
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,590
- Employment: 19,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($67,710)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($65,990)
--- Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY ($65,510)
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#46. Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $49,390
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $42,490
- Employment: 108,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($60,690)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($59,040)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($57,940)

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

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $50,700
- #87 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,010
- Employment: 112,130
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Huntsville, AL ($55,830)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($55,260)
--- Wausau, WI ($55,060)
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#44. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $50,850
- #445 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,280

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,380
- Employment: 1,443,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($82,050)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($79,520)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,430)
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#43. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,110
- #475 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,110
- Employment: 1,026,390
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,810)
--- Boulder, CO ($101,630)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($97,360)
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#42. Meter readers, utilities

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,400
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,430
- Employment: 24,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($74,040)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($69,530)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($67,510)
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#41. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,920
- #424 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,870
- Employment: 466,910
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($87,760)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($87,420)

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#40. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,970
- #314 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,300

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,350
- Employment: 417,620
- 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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#39. Insurance sales agents

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $52,060
- #383 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,340
- Employment: 422,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($104,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,470)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($95,620)
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#38. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $52,350
- #295 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,280
- Employment: 145,230
- 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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#37. Postal service mail carriers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $52,610
- #404 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,370
- Employment: 335,540
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Modesto, CA ($57,160)
--- Bismarck, ND ($57,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)
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#36. Stationary engineers and boiler operators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $52,660
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,510
- Employment: 29,820
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($106,300)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,930)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($99,740)

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#35. Postal service clerks

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $52,890
- #210 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,210
- Employment: 79,320
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houma-Thibodaux, LA ($59,410)
--- Florence, SC ($59,360)
--- Monroe, MI ($59,320)
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#34. Construction and building inspectors

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $52,950
- #341 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,480
- Employment: 117,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New Haven, CT ($121,510)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($107,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($106,190)
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#33. Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $53,050
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,450

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,340
- Employment: 1,903,420
- 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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#32. First-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $53,410
- #325 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,270
- Employment: 80,890
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($171,060)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($145,740)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($135,860)
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#31. Machinists

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $53,520
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,020
- Employment: 333,220
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($71,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($69,300)
--- Monroe, MI ($66,560)

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#30. Millwrights

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $53,620
- #139 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,260
- Employment: 39,240
- 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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#29. Sheet metal workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $53,720
- #159 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,760
- Employment: 122,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($101,150)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($94,930)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($93,840)
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#28. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $53,900
- #100 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,220
- Employment: 367,200
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($74,970)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($71,160)
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($67,140)
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#27. Food service managers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $54,800
- #368 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,970
- Employment: 210,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($91,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($89,860)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($87,750)
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#26. Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $54,990
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,250

National
- Annual mean salary: $48,290
- Employment: 397,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($72,500)
--- Anchorage, AK ($71,840)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($66,920)

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#25. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $56,830
- #447 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,760
- Employment: 128,230
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($182,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($170,740)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($164,600)
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#24. Electricians

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $57,010
- #246 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,770

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,310
- Employment: 650,580
- 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. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $60,240
- #448 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,390
- Employment: 1,242,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,280)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($92,660)
--- Napa, CA ($92,620)
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#22. Crane and tower operators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $61,030
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,270
- Employment: 43,400
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($131,160)
--- Syracuse, NY ($103,350)
--- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($99,990)
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#21. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $62,150
- #129 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,350
- Employment: 172,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($88,140)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($84,690)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($80,570)

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#20. Boilermakers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $63,870
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,070
- Employment: 12,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($106,660)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($96,080)
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($90,620)
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#19. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $63,910
- #463 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,320
- Employment: 243,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-South Portland, ME ($129,860)
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($121,360)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($121,250)
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#18. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $64,600
- #364 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,230

National
- Annual mean salary: $75,060
- Employment: 665,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,020)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,820)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($101,210)
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#17. Gas plant operators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $64,970
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,970
- Employment: 15,110
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($99,600)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($98,750)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($97,080)
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#16. Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $65,260
- #106 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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

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#15. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $65,730
- #335 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,060
- Employment: 123,940
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($117,700)
--- Salinas, CA ($110,180)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($109,490)
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#14. Chemical equipment operators and tenders

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $66,750
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,450
- Employment: 106,170
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Billings, MT ($88,420)
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($76,050)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($71,340)
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#13. Detectives and criminal investigators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $67,970
- #255 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $68,840
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $37,060
- Employment: 40,810
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS ($68,840)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($50,000)
--- Spartanburg, SC ($46,850)
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#11. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $69,020
- #194 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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

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

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $69,030
- #280 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,590
- Employment: 526,240
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($93,830)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($93,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,870)
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#9. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $72,590
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 870

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,330
- Employment: 629,420
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($98,170)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($97,910)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($90,410)
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#8. Industrial machinery mechanics

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $74,200
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,780
- Employment: 373,090
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,900)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($85,360)
--- Anchorage, AK ($82,890)
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#7. Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $76,070
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,230
- Employment: 50,780
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($87,890)
--- Fresno, CA ($86,230)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,640)
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#6. Gambling managers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $77,820
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,190
- Employment: 3,660
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($106,830)
--- Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ ($104,140)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($103,210)
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#5. Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $81,310
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,640
- Employment: 22,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($120,210)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($118,510)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($114,280)
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#4. Power plant operators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $81,420
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,740
- Employment: 28,960
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fresno, CA ($129,650)
--- Wenatchee, WA ($123,180)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($114,660)
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#3. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $85,480
- #331 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,580
- Employment: 144,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
--- Trenton, NJ ($144,620)
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#2. Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $98,230
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,330
- Employment: 33,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($126,420)
--- Anchorage, AK ($118,620)
--- New Orleans-Metairie, LA ($110,750)
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Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $99,480
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- Employment: 70

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- Annual mean salary: $86,490
- Employment: 48,460
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--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($152,460)
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--- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($132,320)

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