Highest-paying jobs in Ocean City

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April 20, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Ocean City

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Ocean City, 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 Ocean City, the annual mean wage is $48,570 or 16.6% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $146,760. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Construction and building inspectors

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $66,400
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,480
- Employment: 117,830
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#49. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $66,850
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,110
- Employment: 1,026,390
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#48. Radiologic technologists and technicians

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $66,950
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,490
- Employment: 216,380
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($127,890)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($118,480)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,100)
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#47. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $67,560
- #135 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,330
- Employment: 629,420
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#46. Child, family, and school social workers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $70,420
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,880
- Employment: 340,050
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($76,500)
--- Trenton, NJ ($75,250)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($73,840)

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#45. Cost estimators

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $70,910
- #121 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,740
- Employment: 208,950
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($104,660)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($99,450)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,550)
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#44. Human resources specialists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $71,210
- #53 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,720
- Employment: 740,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,590)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($95,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($91,400)
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#43. Chefs and head cooks

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $71,770
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $56,920
- Employment: 129,810
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Leominster-Gardner, MA ($81,020)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,600)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($79,430)
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#42. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $71,960
- #162 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,590
- Employment: 526,240
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#41. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $72,220
- #134 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $93,260
- Employment: 426,870
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($154,880)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($141,290)
--- Memphis, TN-MS-AR ($121,180)

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

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,550
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,390
- Employment: 1,242,490
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#39. Firefighters

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,690
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,290
- Employment: 317,310
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($114,210)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,150)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($97,470)
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#38. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,750
- #51 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,090
- Employment: 187,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salinas, CA ($102,210)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,730)
--- Chico, CA ($88,430)
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#37. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,550
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,080
- Employment: 1,329,280
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,860)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($91,430)
--- Salinas, CA ($91,280)
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#36. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,770
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,490
- Employment: 120,730
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($95,420)
--- Kingston, NY ($92,160)
--- Salinas, CA ($90,490)

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#35. Librarians and media collections specialists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,870
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,180
- Employment: 127,790
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($94,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,990)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($89,220)
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#34. Loan officers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $75,350
- #179 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#33. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $75,630
- #54 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,880
- Employment: 592,000
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bakersfield, CA ($109,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,280)
--- Yuba City, CA ($94,480)
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#32. Special education teachers, middle school

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $76,520
- #38 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,860
- Employment: 79,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($117,940)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($94,630)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($94,140)
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#31. Social and community service managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $77,310
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,790
- Employment: 156,400
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($100,530)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($98,240)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($98,200)

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#30. Police and sheriff's patrol officers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $77,880
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,750
- Employment: 665,380
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($125,960)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,450)
--- Napa, CA ($116,010)
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#29. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $77,890
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $75,060
- Employment: 665,870
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#28. Registered nurses

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $80,450
- #86 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 640

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,750
- Employment: 3,047,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($155,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($151,640)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($146,360)
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#27. Special education teachers, secondary school

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $80,950
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,100
- Employment: 145,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($110,320)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($106,590)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($103,540)
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#26. Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $81,580
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,090
- Employment: 296,370
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($91,540)
--- Napa, CA ($90,530)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($87,860)

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#25. Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $82,150
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,530
- Employment: 1,020,240
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($104,010)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($101,980)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($97,490)
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#24. Dental hygienists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $82,360
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,360
- Employment: 207,190
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($125,750)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($122,660)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($119,320)
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#23. Project management specialists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $83,110
- #241 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#22. Lodging managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $83,570
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#21. Food service managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $83,960
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,970
- Employment: 210,680
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#20. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $84,760
- #130 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,320
- Employment: 243,920
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#19. Speech-language pathologists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $85,860
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $85,820
- Employment: 147,470
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,260)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($111,120)
--- Salinas, CA ($107,160)
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#18. Accountants and auditors

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $86,590
- #28 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,980
- Employment: 1,318,550
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,830)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($109,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,540)
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#17. Physical therapists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $90,000
- #182 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#16. Detectives and criminal investigators

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $91,420
- #71 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#15. Software developers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $91,690
- #277 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#14. Civil engineers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $93,070
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#13. Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $100,110
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,330
- Employment: 33,490
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- 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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#12. Medical and health services managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $106,970
- #229 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#11. Facilities managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $110,390
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#10. Pharmacists

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $116,070
- #329 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#9. Administrative services managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $116,380
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#8. Lawyers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $116,690
- #183 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $120,590
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#6. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $121,010
- #42 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#5. General and operations managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $122,370
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#4. Sales managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $122,510
- #183 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#3. Nurse practitioners

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $136,320
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#2. Construction managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $144,030
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#1. Financial managers

Ocean City, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $146,760
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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