Highest-paying jobs in Atlantic City

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Atlantic City

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ, 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 Atlantic City, the annual mean wage is $53,980 or 7.3% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $307,780. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Physical therapists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $89,600
- #191 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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#49. Civil engineers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $90,200
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#48. Project management specialists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $90,740
- #120 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,420
- Employment: 743,860
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($133,950)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($130,250)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($125,330)
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#47. Computer systems analysts

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $90,890
- #161 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,210
- Employment: 505,150
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,290)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($131,650)
--- Huntsville, AL ($118,690)
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Arjuna Kodisinghe // Shutterstock

#46. Network and computer systems administrators

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $91,900
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $91,250
- Employment: 316,760
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($135,440)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,370)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($110,930)

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#45. Occupational therapists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $92,660
- #64 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#44. Management analysts

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $93,080
- #111 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,530
- Employment: 768,450
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dothan, AL ($135,020)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($127,320)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($125,250)
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#43. Software quality assurance analysts and testers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $93,670
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $97,710
- Employment: 190,120
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,360)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($126,640)
--- California-Lexington Park, MD ($122,750)
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#42. Lodging managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $93,930
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,770
- Employment: 35,920
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($121,090)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($111,410)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($99,600)
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#41. Computer programmers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $95,780
- #42 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,650
- Employment: 152,610
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($144,130)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($126,220)
--- Dalton, GA ($123,500)

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#40. Logisticians

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $96,850
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $97,000
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $91,900
- Employment: 100,400
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($120,430)
--- Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL ($115,450)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,780)
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#38. Chemists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $98,320
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,130
- Employment: 80,600
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($131,290)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($115,790)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($108,330)
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#37. Detectives and criminal investigators

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $98,780
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,370
- Employment: 107,890
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#36. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $98,930
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,040
- Employment: 68,060
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($146,700)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($109,450)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($109,310)

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#35. Facilities managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $104,030
- #65 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $101,970
- Employment: 101,230
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($146,040)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($136,440)
--- Ithaca, NY ($136,210)
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#34. Gambling managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $104,140
- #2 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#33. Database administrators

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $105,190
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,550
- Employment: 85,870
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($123,540)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,430)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($120,280)
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#32. Software developers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $106,660
- #101 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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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#31. Operations research analysts

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $106,880
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,830
- Employment: 98,700
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($164,730)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($127,330)
--- Austin-Round Rock, TX ($118,710)

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#30. Information security analysts

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $106,950
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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U.S. Air Force

#29. First-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $106,970
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,270
- Employment: 80,890
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- 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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#28. Veterinarians

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $107,290
- #120 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $109,920
- Employment: 77,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($144,440)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,670)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($140,390)
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#27. Industrial production managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $109,180
- #213 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $117,780
- Employment: 192,270
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($155,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($153,860)
--- Fort Collins, CO ($153,470)
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#26. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $110,490
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#25. Personal financial advisors

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $113,860
- #124 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#24. Administrative services managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $114,390
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $119,610
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,650
- Employment: 274,710
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,880)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($143,450)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($142,330)
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#22. Pharmacists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $121,400
- #209 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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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#21. Medical and health services managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $122,110
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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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Ohiodominican // Wikimedia Commons

#20. Physician assistants

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $123,890
- #89 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#19. Computer network architects

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $127,010
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#18. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $127,750
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,580
- Employment: 144,640
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
--- Trenton, NJ ($144,620)
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#17. Computer and information research scientists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $128,860
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,650
- Employment: 30,840
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($209,890)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($202,020)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($183,750)
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#16. Human resources managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $128,940
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,590
- Employment: 166,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($190,020)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($186,930)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($175,410)

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#15. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $130,070
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#14. Sales managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $131,300
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#13. Education administrators, postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $131,640
- #28 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#12. Purchasing managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $131,850
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $134,590
- Employment: 69,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($181,030)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,010)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($174,760)
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#11. Construction managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $134,840
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $108,210
- Employment: 284,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($160,710)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,050)
--- Napa, CA ($145,430)

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#10. General and operations managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $134,910
- #18 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,030

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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#9. Lawyers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $136,260
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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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#8. Nurse practitioners

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $139,820
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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Almonroth // Wikimedia Commons

#7. Computer and information systems managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $146,330
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

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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#6. Financial managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $146,660
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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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#5. Marketing managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $148,590
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#4. Architectural and engineering managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $150,150
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#3. Natural sciences managers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $161,030
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#2. Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $186,690
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $307,780
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $310,640
- Employment: 36,180
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($368,310)
--- Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL ($357,650)
--- Richmond, VA ($357,130)

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