Highest-paying jobs in Charlottesville

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Highest-paying jobs in Charlottesville

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Charlottesville, VA, 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 Charlottesville, the annual mean wage is $59,160 or 1.5% higher than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $330,550. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Database administrators

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $93,240
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#49. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $93,940
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,240
- Employment: 76,890
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($116,630)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($109,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,710)
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#48. Facilities managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $95,320
- #131 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#47. Physicists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $96,150
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $151,580
- Employment: 20,020
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($199,830)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($195,300)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($188,250)
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#46. Industrial engineers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $98,120
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#45. Social and community service managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $98,200
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,790
- Employment: 156,400
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($100,530)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($98,240)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($98,200)
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#44. Statisticians

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $98,810
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $98,890
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 670

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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#42. Project management specialists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $100,320
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,420
- Employment: 743,860
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($133,950)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($130,250)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($125,330)
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#41. Electronics engineers, except computer

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $101,180
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#40. Sales engineers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $101,310
- #83 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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#39. Administrative services managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $101,430
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#38. Veterinarians

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $103,100
- #161 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $109,920
- Employment: 77,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($144,440)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,670)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($140,390)
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#37. Construction managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $103,530
- #118 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#36. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $105,080
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $106,250
- #53 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#34. Operations research analysts

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $107,580
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,830
- Employment: 98,700
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($164,730)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($127,330)
--- Austin-Round Rock, TX ($118,710)
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#33. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $109,450
- #2 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#32. Mechanical engineers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $109,470
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#31. Software developers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $109,560
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,450

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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#30. Information security analysts

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $110,830
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#29. Electrical engineers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $110,970
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#28. Computer network architects

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $111,050
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#27. Nurse practitioners

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $111,690
- #204 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#26. Data scientists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $113,940
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#25. Database architects

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $114,970
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#24. Physician assistants

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $116,180
- #159 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#23. Training and development managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $116,940
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $128,800
- Employment: 35,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($180,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($176,270)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($166,410)
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#22. General and operations managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $117,610
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,770

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,250
- Employment: 2,984,920
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($165,340)
--- Trenton, NJ ($165,030)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($159,210)
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#21. Computer and information research scientists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $117,660
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,650
- Employment: 30,840
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($209,890)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($202,020)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($183,750)

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#20. Pharmacists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $121,250
- #213 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,690
- Employment: 312,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($168,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($163,840)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($158,420)
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#19. Medical and health services managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $121,740
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#18. Natural sciences managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $127,500
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $156,110
- Employment: 74,760
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($222,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($219,240)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($216,750)
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#17. Industrial production managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $130,800
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#16. Purchasing managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $135,720
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#15. Personal financial advisors

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $139,580
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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. Lawyers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $144,440
- #38 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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#13. Architectural and engineering managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $145,150
- #127 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#12. Dentists, general

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $146,170
- #266 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#11. Computer and information systems managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $146,400
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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. Public relations managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $146,520
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#9. Human resources managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $147,140
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#8. Financial managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $153,160
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#7. Marketing managers

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $154,630
- #28 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#6. Education administrators, postsecondary

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $163,400
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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#5. Nurse anesthetists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $200,970
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#4. General internal medicine physicians

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $219,390
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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. Chief executives

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $223,970
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,020
- Employment: 200,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($313,440)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($298,960)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($296,480)
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#2. Family medicine physicians

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $226,310
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $235,930
- Employment: 102,930
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Coeur d'Alene, ID ($336,820)
--- Fond du Lac, WI ($336,140)
--- Gainesville, GA ($330,930)
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#1. Radiologists

Charlottesville, VA
- Annual mean salary: $330,550
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $301,720
- Employment: 29,530
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($370,570)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($358,680)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($358,450)

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