Highest-paying jobs in Trenton

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Trenton

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Trenton, 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 Trenton, the annual mean wage is $71,600 or 22.9% higher than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $357,270. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Data scientists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $115,490
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#49. Physics teachers, postsecondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $116,700
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $99,480
- Employment: 12,460
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($148,140)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($144,580)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($142,450)
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#48. Biological science teachers, postsecondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $117,020
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,710
- Employment: 47,690
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ($181,560)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($166,470)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($152,140)
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#47. Computer hardware engineers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $117,290
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,230
- Employment: 73,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,210)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,320)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($161,580)
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#46. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $117,410
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,750
- Employment: 266,160
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($150,760)
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($141,470)
--- Iowa City, IA ($138,870)

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Roman Samborskyi // Shutterstock

#45. Software developers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $118,610
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,330

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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#44. Clinical and counseling psychologists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $119,020
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#43. Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $119,450
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,980
- Employment: 44,140
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($157,340)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($149,220)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($138,090)
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#42. Art directors

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $120,240
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,430
- Employment: 42,080
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($163,790)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($157,310)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($146,040)
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#41. Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $120,260
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,110
- Employment: 5,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($137,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($130,530)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($128,760)

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#40. Facilities managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $122,420
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#39. Pharmacists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $122,640
- #186 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#38. Biochemists and biophysicists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $122,970
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 480

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,460
- Employment: 35,050
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($135,070)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($133,520)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($133,390)
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#37. Database administrators

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $123,540
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#36. Physician assistants

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $126,600
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#35. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $127,340
- #24 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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#34. Medical and health services managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $127,560
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

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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#33. Veterinarians

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $127,930
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#32. Information security analysts

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $129,090
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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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#31. Administrative services managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $131,430
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,010

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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#30. Economics teachers, postsecondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $131,780
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $124,090
- Employment: 11,790
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($180,550)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($180,490)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($172,600)
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#29. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $132,110
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 530

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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#28. Computer network architects

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $133,590
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 470

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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#27. Personal financial advisors

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $134,020
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#26. Lawyers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $134,780
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,030

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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#25. Database architects

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $135,320
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,840
- Employment: 50,440
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($187,070)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,830)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($156,530)
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#24. Fundraising managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $135,500
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,400
- Employment: 23,190
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($175,610)
--- Syracuse, NY ($155,700)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($153,980)
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#23. Public relations managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $138,630
- #21 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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#22. Chemical engineers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $139,520
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,840
- Employment: 24,180
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($173,640)
--- Anchorage, AK ($159,010)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($152,820)
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#21. Nurse practitioners

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $140,190
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#20. Education administrators, postsecondary

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $140,320
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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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#19. Construction managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $142,530
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

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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#18. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $144,620
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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. Industrial production managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $150,890
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#16. Human resources managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $162,300
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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. Training and development managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $163,780
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $128,800
- Employment: 35,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($180,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($176,270)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($166,410)
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#14. General and operations managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $165,030
- #2 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,550

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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#13. Architectural and engineering managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $168,100
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#12. Sales managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $177,450
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 700

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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#11. Computer and information systems managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $177,490
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,550

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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#10. Marketing managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $177,920
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 910

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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#9. Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $178,150
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#8. Financial managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $179,400
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,830

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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#7. Purchasing managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $181,030
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#6. Advertising and promotions managers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $193,980
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,860
- Employment: 22,520
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($193,980)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($182,520)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($166,620)

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Maurizio Pesce // flickr

#5. Chief executives

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $208,360
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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. Family medicine physicians

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $218,440
- #191 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#3. Nurse anesthetists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $237,410
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $202,470
- Employment: 43,950
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Springfield, IL ($298,890)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($283,550)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($276,810)
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#2. Neurologists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $350,140
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $267,660
- Employment: 7,120
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($350,140)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($348,500)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($346,670)
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#1. Radiologists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $357,270
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $301,720
- Employment: 29,530
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($370,570)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($358,680)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($358,450)

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