Highest-paying jobs in Raleigh

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Highest-paying jobs in Raleigh

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Raleigh, NC, 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 Raleigh, the annual mean wage is $58,550 or 0.5% higher than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $333,520. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $108,110
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,850

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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#49. Database architects

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $108,280
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#48. Education administrators, postsecondary

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $108,830
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

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

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $108,900
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,030

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. Personal financial advisors

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $109,030
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,870

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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#45. Soil and plant scientists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $109,320
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,290
- Employment: 15,610
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($111,450)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($109,490)
--- Raleigh, NC ($109,320)
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#44. Financial risk specialists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $109,970
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,610
- Employment: 54,320
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($146,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($141,890)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($141,590)
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#43. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $110,030
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#42. Facilities managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $110,860
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

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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#41. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $111,530
- #65 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#40. Public relations managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $112,210
- #94 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#39. Information security analysts

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $112,710
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

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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#38. Veterinarians

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $113,210
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

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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#37. Computer network architects

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $115,190
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,300

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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#36. Data scientists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $115,380
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#35. Administrative services managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $117,010
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 730

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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#34. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $117,300
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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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#33. Construction managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $117,660
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,540

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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#32. Physician assistants

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $117,920
- #139 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 830

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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#31. Nurse practitioners

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $118,410
- #101 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

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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#30. Computer and information research scientists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $119,840
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#29. Industrial production managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $121,000
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

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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#28. Software developers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $121,400
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 13,110

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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#27. Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $121,710
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 640

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,050
- Employment: 108,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Memphis, TN-MS-AR ($176,770)
--- Columbia, SC ($155,570)
--- Danbury, CT ($151,970)
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#26. Commercial pilots

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $121,720
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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

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#25. Statisticians

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $122,000
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

National
- Annual mean salary: $99,450
- Employment: 31,370
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($155,320)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($129,620)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($125,860)
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#24. Computer hardware engineers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $122,550
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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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#23. Medical and health services managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $125,510
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,420

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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#22. General and operations managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $126,970
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 12,780

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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#21. Purchasing managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $127,560
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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. Pharmacists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $128,390
- #89 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,370

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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#19. Compensation and benefits managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $128,580
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $139,470
- Employment: 15,330
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($190,560)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($187,770)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,130)
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#18. Lawyers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $129,430
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,470

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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#17. Training and development managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $129,680
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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. Sales engineers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $131,140
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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

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#15. Optometrists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $136,610
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#14. Human resources managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $136,990
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 850

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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#13. Sales managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $145,910
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,430

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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#12. Architectural and engineering managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $147,100
- #113 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,090

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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#11. Marketing managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $147,550
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,970

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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#10. Financial managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $154,130
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,310

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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#9. Computer and information systems managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $155,220
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,580

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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#8. Natural sciences managers

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $160,470
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 900

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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#7. Dentists, general

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $186,360
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

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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#6. Nurse anesthetists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $211,550
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#5. Pediatricians, general

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $214,690
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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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#4. Psychiatrists

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $240,840
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#3. Chief executives

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $256,640
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#2. Family medicine physicians

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $265,610
- #71 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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#1. General internal medicine physicians

Raleigh, NC
- Annual mean salary: $333,520
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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

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