Highest-paying jobs in Syracuse

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Syracuse

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Syracuse, NY, 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 Syracuse, the annual mean wage is $57,990 or 0.5% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $352,870. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Software developers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $106,770
- #100 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,270

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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#49. Business teachers, postsecondary

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $107,980
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,720
- Employment: 79,640
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($175,640)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($175,080)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($154,600)
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#48. Chemical engineers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $108,470
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#47. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $109,040
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#46. Computer network architects

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $109,480
- #95 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#45. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $109,670
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,590
- Employment: 35,440
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($157,030)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($154,130)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($153,050)
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#44. Chiropractors

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $110,050
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#43. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $110,450
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 670

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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#42. Electronics engineers, except computer

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $111,150
- #51 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#41. Web and digital interface designers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $113,680
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,460
- Employment: 82,380
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($144,720)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($137,720)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($129,760)

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#40. Veterinarians

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $116,580
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#39. Nurse practitioners

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $116,620
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 680

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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#38. Physician assistants

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $117,070
- #155 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 570

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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#37. General and operations managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $118,580
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,600

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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#36. Nuclear engineers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $118,710
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,760
- Employment: 12,670
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($153,790)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($143,500)
--- Niles-Benton Harbor, MI ($141,090)

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#35. Construction managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $119,550
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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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#34. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $120,160
- #18 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#33. Database architects

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $122,860
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#32. Industrial production managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $123,450
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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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#31. Computer hardware engineers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $123,710
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#30. Public relations managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $124,180
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#29. Pharmacists

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $124,550
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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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#28. Personal financial advisors

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $125,410
- #65 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#27. Advertising and promotions managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $127,140
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#26. Medical and health services managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $127,450
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

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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#25. Administrative services managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $128,380
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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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#24. Optometrists

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $130,260
- #53 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#23. Lawyers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $134,570
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,110

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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#22. Natural sciences managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $138,280
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#21. Purchasing managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $142,930
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#20. Human resources managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $144,350
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#19. Sales managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $148,520
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

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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#18. Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $149,310
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

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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#17. Training and development managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $153,090
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#16. Fundraising managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $155,700
- #2 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#15. Financial managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $156,020
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 800

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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#14. Architectural and engineering managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $158,790
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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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#13. Computer and information systems managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $158,830
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 530

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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#12. Marketing managers

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $160,050
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#11. Education administrators, postsecondary

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $164,660
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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. Pediatricians, general

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $173,700
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $198,420
- Employment: 33,620
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Austin-Round Rock, TX ($298,760)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($298,320)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($291,940)
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#9. Dentists, general

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $174,780
- #120 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#8. Chief executives

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $198,420
- #160 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#7. Nurse anesthetists

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $212,830
- #31 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#6. General internal medicine physicians

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $225,000
- #87 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#5. Psychiatrists

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $233,200
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $249,760
- Employment: 25,520
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($360,840)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($360,740)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($333,190)
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#4. Family medicine physicians

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $293,970
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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. Anesthesiologists

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $345,380
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $331,190
- Employment: 31,130
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Billings, MT ($367,320)
--- Tallahassee, FL ($363,190)
--- Fort Wayne, IN ($358,430)
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#2. Emergency medicine physicians

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $349,040
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#1. Orthopedic surgeons, except pediatric

Syracuse, NY
- Annual mean salary: $352,870
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $306,220
- Employment: 16,260
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($366,650)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($364,290)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($354,880)

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