Highest-paying jobs in Portsmouth

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January 13, 2021
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Highest-paying jobs in Portsmouth

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Portsmouth, NH-ME, 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 2019.

In Portsmouth, the annual mean wage is $59,200 or 10.7% higher than national mean of $53,490, while the highest-paying occupation makes $266,750. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#100. Healthcare Social Workers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $64,990
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $59,300
- Employment: 174,890

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#99. First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $65,320
- Employment: 1,050

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,130
- Employment: 1,487,870

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#98. Cost Estimators

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $65,330
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,350
- Employment: 210,000

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#97. Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $65,870
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,920
- Employment: 542,690

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#96. Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $66,020
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,710
- Employment: 143,170

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#95. Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $66,040
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,800
- Employment: 74,520

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#94. Insurance Sales Agents

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $66,200
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,780
- Employment: 410,050

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#93. Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $66,760
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,840
- Employment: 89,300

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#92. Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $66,770
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,550
- Employment: 622,330

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#91. Mechanical Drafters

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $67,040
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,500
- Employment: 55,210

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#90. Dietitians and Nutritionists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $67,250
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,330
- Employment: 67,670

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#89. Writers and Authors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $67,790
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,860
- Employment: 45,860

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#87 (tie). Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $68,080
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,480
- Employment: 68,870

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#87 (tie). Respiratory Therapists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $68,080
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,950
- Employment: 132,090

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#86. Construction and Building Inspectors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $68,440
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,390
- Employment: 110,420

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#85. Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $70,070
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $59,400
- Employment: 67,110

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#84. Social and Community Service Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $70,360
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,900
- Employment: 156,460

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#83. Surveyors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $70,620
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,920
- Employment: 45,220

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#82. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $70,660
- Employment: 560

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,570
- Employment: 678,500

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#81. First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $71,260
- Employment: 390

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,440
- Employment: 626,180

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#80. Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $71,580
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,240
- Employment: 122,550

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#79. Computer Programmers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $71,650
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,610
- Employment: 199,540

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#78. Human Resources Specialists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $71,960
- Employment: 500

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,760
- Employment: 633,040

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#77. Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $72,410
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,720
- Employment: 220,750

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#76. Training and Development Specialists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $72,640
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,640
- Employment: 312,450

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#75. Computer Network Support Specialists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $73,640
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,860
- Employment: 185,430

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#74. Accountants and Auditors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $74,290
- Employment: 750

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,520
- Employment: 1,280,700

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#73. Registered Nurses

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $74,600
- Employment: 1,990

National
- Annual mean salary: $77,460
- Employment: 2,982,280

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#72. Food Service Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $74,730
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $59,820
- Employment: 235,470

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#71. Logisticians

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $74,790
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $78,680
- Employment: 182,050

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#70. Dental Hygienists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $74,880
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $77,230
- Employment: 221,560

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#69. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $75,430
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $74,270
- Employment: 37,900

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#68. Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $75,490
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,450
- Employment: 113,270

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#67. Commercial and Industrial Designers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $75,930
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,820
- Employment: 32,770

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#66. Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $76,380
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,960
- Employment: 53,760

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#65. First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $76,750
- Employment: 420

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,550
- Employment: 485,700

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#64. First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $77,290
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,010
- Employment: 69,590

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#63. First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $78,010
- Employment: 560

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,220
- Employment: 631,100

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#62. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $78,390
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $75,780
- Employment: 72,790

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#61. Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $78,480
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,370
- Employment: 148,340

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#60. Occupational Therapists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $79,680
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,210
- Employment: 133,570

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#59. Chiropractors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $79,710
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $85,010
- Employment: 35,010

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#58. Speech-Language Pathologists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $79,910
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,000
- Employment: 154,360

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#57. Compliance Officers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $80,330
- Employment: 580

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,850
- Employment: 317,600

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#56. Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $80,890
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,290
- Employment: 92,780

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#55. Commercial Divers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $82,050
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,100
- Employment: 3,420

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#54. Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $82,940
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $77,940
- Employment: 84,290

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#53. Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $83,250
- Employment: 750

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,760
- Employment: 1,039,670

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#52. Physical Therapists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $84,350
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,170
- Employment: 233,350

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#51. Real Estate Brokers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $85,560
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,450
- Employment: 42,730

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#50. Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $85,980
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,030
- Employment: 105,620

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#49. Nuclear Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $88,710
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,700
- Employment: 15,850

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#48. Loan Officers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $89,690
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,200
- Employment: 308,370

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#47. Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $89,750
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,560
- Employment: 105,850

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#46. Civil Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $90,490
- Employment: 390

National
- Annual mean salary: $94,360
- Employment: 310,850

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#45. First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $90,790
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $94,950
- Employment: 121,340

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#44. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $90,850
- Employment: 1,030

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,110
- Employment: 1,344,530

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#43. Mechanical Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $91,040
- Employment: 520

National
- Annual mean salary: $93,540
- Employment: 306,990

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#42. Industrial Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $93,800
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,660
- Employment: 291,710

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#41. Construction Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $94,920
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,000
- Employment: 293,380

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#40. Art Directors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $95,640
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $109,600
- Employment: 42,890

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#39. Computer Systems Analysts

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $95,710
- Employment: 480

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,160
- Employment: 589,060

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#38. Database Administrators and Architects

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $95,790
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,110
- Employment: 125,460

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#37. Environmental Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $96,160
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $94,220
- Employment: 53,150

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#36. Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $96,200
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $93,090
- Employment: 437,880

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#35. Management Analysts

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $97,050
- Employment: 720

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,560
- Employment: 709,750

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#34. Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $97,400
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,210
- Employment: 128,800

68 / 100
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#33. Credit Analysts

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $98,290
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $84,930
- Employment: 73,930

69 / 100
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#32. Electrical Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $98,890
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $103,480
- Employment: 185,570

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#31. Physicists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $101,670
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $131,080
- Employment: 16,730

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#30. Veterinarians

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $101,860
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,820
- Employment: 74,540

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#29. Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $101,900
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,340
- Employment: 271,020

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#28. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $103,050
- Employment: 390

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,980
- Employment: 306,980

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#27. Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $103,290
- Employment: 430

National
- Annual mean salary: $88,410
- Employment: 354,450

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#26. First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $104,850
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,180
- Employment: 249,090

76 / 100
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#25. Nurse Practitioners

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $105,150
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $111,840
- Employment: 200,600

77 / 100
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#24. Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $110,160
- Employment: 1,620

National
- Annual mean salary: $111,620
- Employment: 1,406,870

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#23. Medical and Health Services Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $114,790
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,160
- Employment: 394,910

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#22. Physician Assistants

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $115,900
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $112,410
- Employment: 120,090

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#21. Sales Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $116,230
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $112,780
- Employment: 63,550

81 / 100
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#20. Computer Hardware Engineers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $121,890
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $123,030
- Employment: 67,880

82 / 100
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#19. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $126,920
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $103,320
- Employment: 132,040

83 / 100
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#18. Pharmacists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $130,360
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,510
- Employment: 311,200

84 / 100
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#17. Lawyers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $134,710
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $145,300
- Employment: 657,170

85 / 100
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#16. Marketing Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $135,720
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $149,200
- Employment: 263,680

86 / 100
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#15. Industrial Production Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $138,300
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,110
- Employment: 185,790

87 / 100
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#14. Financial Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $141,150
- Employment: 600

National
- Annual mean salary: $147,530
- Employment: 654,790

88 / 100
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#13. Human Resources Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $142,110
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $129,570
- Employment: 154,800

89 / 100
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#12. Purchasing Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $142,340
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $128,400
- Employment: 72,100

90 / 100
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#11. General and Operations Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $142,360
- Employment: 2,330

National
- Annual mean salary: $123,030
- Employment: 2,400,280

91 / 100
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#10. Personal Financial Advisors

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $142,960
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,290
- Employment: 210,190

92 / 100
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#9. Training and Development Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $147,360
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $123,470
- Employment: 38,510

93 / 100
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#8. Architectural and Engineering Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $154,030
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $152,930
- Employment: 194,250

94 / 100
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#7. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $157,770
- Employment: 480

National
- Annual mean salary: $156,390
- Employment: 433,960

95 / 100
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#6. Sales Managers

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $175,500
- Employment: 340

National
- Annual mean salary: $141,690
- Employment: 402,600

96 / 100
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#5. Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $190,710
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $233,610
- Employment: 18,620

97 / 100
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#4. Dentists, General

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $207,370
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $178,260
- Employment: 110,730

98 / 100
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#3. Pediatricians, General

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $211,090
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $184,410
- Employment: 29,740

99 / 100
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#2. Chief Executives

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $230,190
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $193,850
- Employment: 205,890

100 / 100
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#1. Family Medicine Physicians

Portsmouth, NH-ME
- Annual mean salary: $266,750
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,270
- Employment: 109,370

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