Highest-paying jobs in Salt Lake City

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Highest-paying jobs in Salt Lake City

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Salt Lake City, UT, 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 Salt Lake City, the annual mean wage is $57,660 or 1.0% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $350,500. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Veterinarians

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $105,070
- #145 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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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#49. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $105,570
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,040
- Employment: 68,060
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($146,700)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($109,450)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($109,310)
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#48. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $105,630
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,100

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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#47. Public relations managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $105,920
- #118 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#46. Purchasing managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $106,020
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#45. Industrial production managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $106,110
- #255 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 950

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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#44. Electrical engineers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $106,290
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 770

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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#43. Database architects

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $106,750
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

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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#42. Petroleum engineers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $107,340
- #38 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $145,720
- Employment: 22,100
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($214,700)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($175,590)
--- Anchorage, AK ($169,650)
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#41. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $108,990
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

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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#40. Compensation and benefits managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $109,110
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#39. Optometrists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $109,610
- #151 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#38. Education teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $110,160
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 670

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,990
- Employment: 58,780
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($119,140)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($112,130)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($110,160)
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#37. Economics teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $110,230
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $124,090
- Employment: 11,790
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($180,550)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($180,490)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($172,600)
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#36. Electronics engineers, except computer

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $110,760
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $111,230
- #13 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. Computer network architects

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $112,240
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 570

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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#33. Software developers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $112,370
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 9,860

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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#32. Education administrators, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $113,170
- #77 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 860

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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#31. Nurse practitioners

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $116,290
- #137 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,180

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. Aerospace engineers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $117,140
- #28 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $122,970
- Employment: 56,640
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA ($166,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($149,490)
--- Boulder, CO ($148,990)
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#29. Physician assistants

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $117,370
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 750

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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#28. Medical and health services managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $117,580
- #114 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,100

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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#27. Human resources managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $117,880
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 960

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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#26. Marketing managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $124,080
- #182 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,350

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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#25. Architectural and engineering managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $124,250
- #277 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 860

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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#24. Commercial pilots

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $125,290
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#23. Computer hardware engineers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $125,500
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

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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#22. Pharmacists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $125,740
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,380

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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#21. Sales managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $126,860
- #138 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,000

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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#20. Computer science teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $129,390
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#19. Financial managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $129,670
- #185 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,680

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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#18. Business teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $130,470
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#17. Lawyers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $131,450
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,410

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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#16. Air traffic controllers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $132,330
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $127,920
- Employment: 21,230
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($158,210)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($154,180)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($153,770)

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#15. Nurse midwives

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $133,950
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $114,210
- Employment: 7,750
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Charleston, WV ($169,460)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($162,800)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($157,570)
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#14. Chemistry teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $135,160
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $94,060
- Employment: 20,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($140,550)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($136,870)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($135,160)
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#13. Dentists, general

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $139,240
- #283 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 490

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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#12. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $139,360
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#11. Computer and information systems managers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $142,070
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,060

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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#10. Biological science teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $146,010
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#9. Athletes and sports competitors

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $151,830
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $116,930
- Employment: 12,320
- Entry level education requirements: No formal educational credential
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN ($212,500)
--- Cleveland-Elyria, OH ($210,210)
--- Columbus, OH ($201,290)
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#8. Psychiatrists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $154,710
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#7. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $172,530
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,780

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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#6. Chief executives

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $198,120
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,280

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. Family medicine physicians

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $200,060
- #221 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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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#4. General internal medicine physicians

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $202,060
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#3. Ophthalmologists, except pediatric

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $309,400
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $270,090
- Employment: 11,610
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($356,830)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($355,740)
--- York-Hanover, PA ($344,470)
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#2. Emergency medicine physicians

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $309,710
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $310,640
- Employment: 36,180
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($368,310)
--- Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL ($357,650)
--- Richmond, VA ($357,130)
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#1. Obstetricians and gynecologists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $350,500
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $296,210
- Employment: 21,570
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($377,980)
--- Austin-Round Rock, TX ($375,200)
--- Modesto, CA ($362,780)

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