Highest-paying jobs in Las Vegas

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Las Vegas

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV, 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 Las Vegas, the annual mean wage is $50,360 or 13.6% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $286,980. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Gambling managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $96,730
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,190
- Employment: 3,660
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#49. Information security analysts

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $96,860
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,270
- Employment: 157,220
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($150,820)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($149,250)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($135,080)
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#48. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $96,910
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,160
- Employment: 13,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kansas City, MO-KS ($151,900)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($148,800)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($141,070)
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#47. Civil engineers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $97,140
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,640

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,490
- Employment: 304,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,720)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,550)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($115,120)
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#46. Data scientists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $97,540
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $108,660
- Employment: 105,980
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($157,110)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($153,180)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($135,900)

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#45. Atmospheric and space scientists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $99,720
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,880
- Employment: 8,520
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,860)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($118,420)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($114,860)
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#44. Crane and tower operators

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $99,990
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,270
- Employment: 43,400
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#43. Electrical engineers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $100,860
- #130 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

National
- Annual mean salary: $107,890
- Employment: 186,020
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($148,870)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($133,640)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($124,680)
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#42. General and operations managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $101,110
- #207 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 21,600

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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#41. Clinical and counseling psychologists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $101,210
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $99,640
- Employment: 58,100
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($136,630)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($134,200)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($133,060)

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#40. Software developers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $101,800
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,210

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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#39. Conservation scientists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $101,900
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,230
- Employment: 22,550
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($108,670)
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($106,200)
--- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($101,900)
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#38. Sales engineers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $102,860
- #77 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $118,630
- Employment: 59,550
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salisbury, MD-DE ($169,330)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($158,740)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($158,320)
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#37. Industrial engineers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $102,930
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#36. Loan officers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $103,170
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,260

National
- Annual mean salary: $80,570
- Employment: 340,170
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($111,830)
--- Bend-Redmond, OR ($106,290)
--- Wilmington, NC ($104,930)

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#35. Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $104,620
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,640
- Employment: 22,490
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- 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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#34. Physical therapists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $104,660
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,420

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,920
- Employment: 225,350
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($123,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,370)
--- Midland, TX ($116,880)
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#33. Power distributors and dispatchers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $105,750
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,520
- Employment: 9,660
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($131,560)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($129,570)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($123,540)
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#32. Medical and health services managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $107,030
- #228 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,830

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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#31. Public relations managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $107,950
- #107 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $138,000
- Employment: 59,850
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,410)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($182,890)
--- Boulder, CO ($174,250)

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#30. Law teachers, postsecondary

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $108,750
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $130,820
- Employment: 14,110
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($165,990)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($152,750)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($152,190)
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#29. Hydrologists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $109,530
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $94,780
- Employment: 6,390
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($148,150)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($136,920)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($125,470)
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#28. Commercial pilots

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $109,540
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,080
- Employment: 42,770
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,920)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($184,260)
--- Savannah, GA ($177,450)
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#27. Occupational therapists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $110,640
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 670

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,470
- Employment: 127,830
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,210)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($113,190)
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#26. Personal financial advisors

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $111,160
- #138 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 880

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,960
- Employment: 263,030
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Barnstable Town, MA ($172,780)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,010)
--- East Stroudsburg, PA ($158,790)

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#25. Chiropractors

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $111,330
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,240
- Employment: 35,810
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($140,450)
--- Reno, NV ($114,560)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($113,420)
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#24. Financial managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $113,330
- #324 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,500

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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#23. Electronics engineers, except computer

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $114,410
- #39 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,490
- Employment: 107,170
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($152,060)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($138,480)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($136,310)
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#22. Air traffic controllers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $114,970
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $127,920
- Employment: 21,230
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($158,210)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($154,180)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($153,770)
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#21. Sales managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $115,330
- #250 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,770

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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#20. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $115,440
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

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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#19. Environmental engineers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $116,890
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,220
- Employment: 42,660
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,470)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($127,160)
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#18. Computer and information systems managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $117,150
- #306 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,190

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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#17. Computer network architects

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $119,910
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,650
- Employment: 168,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
--- Rapid City, SD ($145,810)
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#16. Optometrists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $120,370
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,440
- Employment: 38,720
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Wilmington, NC ($198,370)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($172,190)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($169,140)

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#15. Marketing managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $121,280
- #199 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,960

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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#14. Natural sciences managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $121,530
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $156,110
- Employment: 74,760
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($222,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($219,240)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($216,750)
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#13. Nurse practitioners

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $121,560
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,210

National
- Annual mean salary: $118,040
- Employment: 234,690
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($197,870)
--- Napa, CA ($184,700)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($180,380)
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#12. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $122,480
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $133,310
- Employment: 191,830
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($226,440)
--- Jackson, MS ($202,690)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($183,250)
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#11. Education administrators, postsecondary

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $124,730
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 690

National
- Annual mean salary: $111,260
- Employment: 155,990
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Corvallis, OR ($178,570)
--- Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($165,940)
--- Syracuse, NY ($164,660)

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#10. Physician assistants

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $125,740
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 470

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,460
- Employment: 132,940
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portsmouth, NH-ME ($167,240)
--- Panama City, FL ($165,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($164,150)
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#9. Pharmacists

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $127,350
- #105 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,860

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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#8. Lawyers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $136,310
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,580

National
- Annual mean salary: $148,030
- Employment: 681,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($231,200)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($191,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($186,610)
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#7. Architectural and engineering managers

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $141,100
- #166 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#6. Dentists, general

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $167,570
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

National
- Annual mean salary: $167,160
- Employment: 108,680
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Manchester, NH ($276,510)
--- Salinas, CA ($234,410)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($229,800)

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#5. Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $171,630
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,520
- Employment: 27,790
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($225,610)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($208,310)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($200,980)
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#4. General internal medicine physicians

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $210,930
- #98 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $242,190
- Employment: 58,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Rockford, IL ($359,200)
--- Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ($350,330)
--- Sumter, SC ($334,810)
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#3. Family medicine physicians

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $239,880
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $235,930
- Employment: 102,930
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Coeur d'Alene, ID ($336,820)
--- Fond du Lac, WI ($336,140)
--- Gainesville, GA ($330,930)
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Maurizio Pesce // flickr

#2. Chief executives

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $254,840
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,020
- Employment: 200,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($313,440)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($298,960)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($296,480)
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4 PM production // Shutterstock

#1. Ophthalmologists, except pediatric

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- Annual mean salary: $286,980
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $270,090
- Employment: 11,610
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($356,830)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($355,740)
--- York-Hanover, PA ($344,470)

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