Highest-paying jobs in Scranton

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Scranton

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, 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 Scranton, the annual mean wage is $48,540 or 16.7% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $257,080. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. First-line supervisors of correctional officers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $88,360
- #18 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,750
- Employment: 54,470
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($114,400)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,220)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($112,950)
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#49. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $88,720
- #253 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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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#48. Sales engineers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $89,070
- #121 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#47. Physical therapists

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $90,280
- #177 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 490

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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#46. Detectives and criminal investigators

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $90,450
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#45. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $90,730
- #201 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $92,180
- #258 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#43. Computer science teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $92,910
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,610
- Employment: 37,600
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($152,280)
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($145,360)
--- Tuscaloosa, AL ($144,170)
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#42. Education administrators, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $93,100
- #173 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#41. Computer network architects

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $93,810
- #202 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,650
- Employment: 168,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
--- Rapid City, SD ($145,810)

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#40. Software developers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $94,000
- #246 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

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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#39. Biological science teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $94,200
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#38. Social work teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $96,040
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $77,650
- Employment: 12,280
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($112,000)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($106,460)
--- Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA ($96,040)
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#37. Facilities managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $96,560
- #117 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#36. General and operations managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $97,710
- #242 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,750

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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#35. Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $98,150
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,840
- Employment: 10,250
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($152,120)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($149,790)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($147,770)
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#34. Industrial production managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $98,900
- #312 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#33. Electronics engineers, except computer

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $99,610
- #111 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#32. Computer hardware engineers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $99,660
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#31. Construction managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $101,160
- #152 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#30. Business teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $102,350
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#29. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $106,800
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#28. Physician assistants

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $107,630
- #241 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#27. Lawyers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $111,070
- #226 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

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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#26. Nurse practitioners

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $112,130
- #199 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#25. Pharmacists

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $113,640
- #356 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 730

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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#24. Veterinarians

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $113,820
- #75 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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#23. Actuaries

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $114,590
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,300
- Employment: 23,040
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($245,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,550)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($144,320)
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#22. Sales managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $115,440
- #247 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

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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#21. Human resources managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $115,700
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#20. Medical and health services managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $117,330
- #116 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

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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#19. Electrical engineers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $117,380
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $107,890
- Employment: 186,020
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($148,870)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($133,640)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($124,680)
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#18. Optometrists

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $119,670
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#17. Marketing managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $123,430
- #189 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $124,160
- #14 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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#15. Personal financial advisors

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $126,180
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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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#14. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $127,140
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 530

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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#13. Computer and information systems managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $127,520
- #225 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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. Purchasing managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $128,590
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $128,790
- #194 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 690

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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#10. Podiatrists

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $135,850
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,380
- Employment: 8,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($231,930)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($219,920)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($205,040)
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#9. Dentists, general

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $138,410
- #287 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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. Architectural and engineering managers

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $155,190
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#7. Nurse anesthetists

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $203,130
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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. Chief executives

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $203,570
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#5. Orthopedic surgeons, except pediatric

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $236,760
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#4. Family medicine physicians

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $240,690
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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. Pediatricians, general

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $245,690
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#2. Psychiatrists

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $249,350
- #53 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#1. General internal medicine physicians

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
- Annual mean salary: $257,080
- #66 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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