Highest-paying jobs in Sioux Falls

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Highest-paying jobs in Sioux Falls

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Sioux Falls, SD, 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 Sioux Falls, the annual mean wage is $49,370 or 15.3% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $280,220. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Architects, except landscape and naval

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $79,690
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $91,900
- Employment: 100,400
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($120,430)
--- Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL ($115,450)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,780)
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#49. Computer systems analysts

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $80,110
- #287 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,210
- Employment: 505,150
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,290)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($131,650)
--- Huntsville, AL ($118,690)
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#48. Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $80,880
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,310
- Employment: 44,870
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($98,380)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($94,070)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($92,800)
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#47. Financial and investment analysts

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $81,210
- #188 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

National
- Annual mean salary: $103,020
- Employment: 291,880
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($135,620)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($133,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,820)
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#46. Surveyors

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $81,660
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,880
- Employment: 46,390
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,360)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($104,740)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($103,260)

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#45. Physical therapists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $82,190
- #345 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#44. Audiologists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $83,830
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,050
- Employment: 13,240
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,170)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($117,810)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,450)
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#43. Database administrators

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $83,910
- #129 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#42. Industrial engineers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $84,800
- #245 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,200
- Employment: 293,950
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($142,770)
--- Midland, TX ($129,440)
--- Billings, MT ($126,170)
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#41. Mechanical engineers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $84,990
- #223 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $97,000
- Employment: 278,240
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($137,540)
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($128,790)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,030)

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#40. Software developers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $85,470
- #343 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 990

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. Real estate brokers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $85,930
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,490
- Employment: 48,460
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($152,460)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($133,810)
--- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($132,320)
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#38. Data scientists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $87,050
- #110 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#37. Administrative services managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $87,900
- #286 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#36. Management analysts

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $88,010
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,290

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,530
- Employment: 768,450
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dothan, AL ($135,020)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($127,320)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($125,250)

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#35. Civil engineers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $88,640
- #164 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,490
- Employment: 304,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,720)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,550)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($115,120)
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#34. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $88,700
- #232 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#33. Facilities managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $91,410
- #177 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#32. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $91,970
- #217 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#31. Financial risk specialists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $94,310
- #54 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#30. Veterinarians

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $94,740
- #234 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#29. Financial examiners

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $95,400
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,180
- Employment: 60,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($128,280)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($125,590)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($124,070)
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#28. Information security analysts

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $96,800
- #110 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#27. Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $98,360
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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. Electrical engineers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $100,070
- #142 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#25. Industrial production managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $100,970
- #297 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#24. Construction managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $101,460
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#23. Lawyers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $102,920
- #288 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $104,310
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#21. Detectives and criminal investigators

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $104,660
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,370
- Employment: 107,890
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,210)
--- Anchorage, AK ($127,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($123,460)

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

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $108,000
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 610

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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#19. Human resources managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $109,580
- #224 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#18. Nurse practitioners

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $112,630
- #192 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#17. Sales engineers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $113,610
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#16. Physician assistants

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $116,050
- #161 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#15. Electronics engineers, except computer

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $120,210
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#14. Medical and health services managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $125,320
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#13. Optometrists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $126,510
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#12. Pharmacists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $127,670
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

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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#11. Sales managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $128,480
- #124 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#10. Marketing managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $133,790
- #116 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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. General and operations managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $139,230
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,310

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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#8. Personal financial advisors

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $147,130
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#7. Computer and information systems managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $151,380
- #54 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#6. Financial managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $154,020
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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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#5. Dentists, general

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $155,260
- #224 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#4. Architectural and engineering managers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $156,950
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#3. Family medicine physicians

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $170,600
- #252 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#2. Nurse anesthetists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $189,470
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#1. Chief executives

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $280,220
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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