Highest paying jobs in La Crosse for high school graduates

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July 20, 2022
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Highest paying jobs in La Crosse for high school graduates

The average college graduate in 2020 earned $1,305 a week, while the average high school graduate takes home just $781, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Of course, college isn’t for everyone. There are many reasons high-school graduates may choose to not continue on to college, not the least of which being cost. Average tuition costs continue to rise each year, the exception being the 2020-2021 school year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Average tuition at a public, in-state university coming in at $9,687; tuition for out-of-state students at public schools, and for everyone at private universities, is significantly higher at $21,874 and $35,087, respectively.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs for high school graduates in La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.

Keep reading to see which jobs in your city pay the most for high school graduates.

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#50. Loan interviewers and clerks

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $42,490
- #204 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $42,780
- Employment: 204,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salinas, CA ($59,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($58,140)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($56,710)
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#49. First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $42,540
- #217 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $45,500
- Employment: 141,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($60,770)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($60,250)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($59,160)
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#48. Separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating, and still machine setters, operators, and tenders

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $42,640
- #166 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,850
- Employment: 47,930
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($92,800)
--- Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area ($83,130)
--- Napa, CA ($68,470)
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#47. Maintenance and repair workers, general

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $43,160
- #216 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 810

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,790
- Employment: 1,357,630
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($60,230)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($59,870)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($56,650)
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#46. Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $43,940
- #143 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $42,140
- Employment: 137,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Midland, MI ($60,190)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($58,940)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($58,790)

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#45. Light truck drivers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $44,210
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,050
- Employment: 929,470
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($51,860)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($51,560)
--- Waterbury, CT ($50,100)
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#44. Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $44,390
- #223 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,860
- Employment: 188,450
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($64,510)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($64,140)
--- Decatur, IL ($60,740)
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#43. Engine and other machine assemblers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $44,780
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,190
- Employment: 41,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Winston-Salem, NC ($65,340)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($61,320)
--- Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($56,340)
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#42. Automotive body and related repairers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $45,050
- #332 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,430
- Employment: 137,120
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($71,350)
--- Ames, IA ($68,340)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($68,060)
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#41. Social and human service assistants

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $45,060
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,230
- Employment: 399,920
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($56,140)
--- North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area ($55,360)
--- Danbury, CT ($54,870)

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#40. Machinists

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $45,540
- #289 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,800
- Employment: 360,340
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($76,230)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($71,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($69,300)
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#39. Eligibility interviewers, government programs

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $45,780
- #169 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,990
- Employment: 138,820
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,570)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($67,900)
--- New Haven, CT ($63,790)
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#38. Chefs and head cooks

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $45,970
- #333 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,740
- Employment: 101,490
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Leominster-Gardner, MA ($81,020)
--- Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area ($79,820)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,600)
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#37. Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $46,690
- #228 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,690
- Employment: 397,550
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($72,500)
--- Anchorage, AK ($71,840)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($71,250)
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#36. Court, municipal, and license clerks

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $46,750
- #104 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,490
- Employment: 156,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($66,520)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($62,040)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($60,730)

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#35. Tax preparers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $47,000
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,710
- Employment: 62,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($81,880)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,470)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($73,170)
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#34. Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $49,470
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,650
- Employment: 179,300
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($49,970)
--- Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH ($49,680)
--- La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN ($49,470)
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#33. Highway maintenance workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $49,750
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $43,200
- Employment: 149,890
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($70,690)
--- Alaska nonmetropolitan area ($67,370)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($67,340)
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#32. Production, planning, and expediting clerks

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $49,880
- #239 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,000
- Employment: 362,090
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($74,970)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($71,160)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($67,770)
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#31. Structural metal fabricators and fitters

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $50,060
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,750
- Employment: 69,550
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($59,130)
--- Anchorage, AK ($57,900)
--- Longview, WA ($57,410)

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#30. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $50,510
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

National
- Annual mean salary: $47,300
- Employment: 1,063,110
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($57,830)
--- Boulder, CO ($56,520)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($55,930)
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#29. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $51,710
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,040
- Employment: 103,730
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Madera, CA ($76,040)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($74,800)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($73,360)
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#28. Industrial machinery mechanics

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $52,680
- #408 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,350
- Employment: 385,980
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($85,900)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($85,360)
--- Anchorage, AK ($82,890)
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#27. Real estate sales agents

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $53,050
- #207 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,990
- Employment: 168,740
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Midland, TX ($100,060)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($99,880)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($93,400)
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#26. Postal service mail carriers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $53,370
- #315 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $53,180
- Employment: 333,570
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Modesto, CA ($57,160)
--- Bismarck, ND ($57,090)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)

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#25. Carpenters

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $53,630
- #121 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

National
- Annual mean salary: $54,200
- Employment: 699,300
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($81,730)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($78,680)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,280)
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#24. Computer numerically controlled tool operators

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $54,620
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $44,300
- Employment: 149,120
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($70,030)
--- Waco, TX ($63,080)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($57,930)
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#23. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $54,790
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,090
- Employment: 253,010
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($75,900)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($73,400)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($70,480)
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#22. Sheet metal workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $55,530
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,320
- Employment: 128,220
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($101,150)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($94,930)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($93,840)
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#21. Correctional officers and jailers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $56,090
- #82 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $52,340
- Employment: 405,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($96,580)
--- Salinas, CA ($89,100)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($86,260)

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#20. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $56,640
- #107 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,890
- Employment: 119,380
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,980)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($92,370)
--- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($87,990)
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#19. Advertising sales agents

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $57,660
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,040
- Employment: 110,040
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($97,840)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($97,720)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($83,050)
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#18. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $58,610
- #95 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,000
- Employment: 147,680
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fairbanks, AK ($86,740)
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($82,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($79,470)
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#17. Telecommunications line installers and repairers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $59,270
- #101 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,860
- Employment: 122,480
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($90,680)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($90,370)
--- Salinas, CA ($88,050)
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#16. Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $59,670
- #185 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,230
- Employment: 503,390
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($87,760)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($87,420)

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#15. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $61,840
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $55,280
- Employment: 402,870
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,910)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($91,860)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,120)
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#14. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $62,590
- #348 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,800
- Employment: 599,900
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baton Rouge, LA ($98,170)
--- Lake Charles, LA ($97,910)
--- West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($96,900)
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#13. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $63,290
- #215 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,490
- Employment: 977,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,810)
--- Boulder, CO ($101,630)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($97,360)
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#12. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $64,650
- #326 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 770

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,500
- Employment: 1,278,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,280)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($92,660)
--- Napa, CA ($92,620)
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#11. Electricians

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $65,400
- #127 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,550
- Employment: 656,510
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,900)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,090)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($86,600)

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#10. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $66,840
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

National
- Annual mean salary: $62,010
- Employment: 1,427,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($82,050)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($79,520)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($78,430)
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#9. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $70,820
- #199 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $72,990
- Employment: 614,080
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,020)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,820)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($101,210)
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#8. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $70,940
- #54 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,100
- Employment: 417,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,580)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,500)
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($89,190)
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#7. Food service managers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $71,890
- #39 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,000
- Employment: 197,010
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($91,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($89,860)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($87,750)
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#6. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $72,900
- #174 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,100
- Employment: 475,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bremerton-Silverdale, WA ($93,830)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($93,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,870)

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#5. Power plant operators

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $75,590
- #110 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,890
- Employment: 32,960
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fresno, CA ($129,650)
--- Wenatchee, WA ($123,180)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($114,660)
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#4. Property, real estate, and community association managers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $77,530
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,210
- Employment: 219,800
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($109,540)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($106,420)
--- Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area ($105,220)
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#3. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $88,150
- #199 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $97,180
- Employment: 122,310
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($182,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($170,740)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($164,600)
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#2. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $93,770
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,120
- Employment: 240,290
- 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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#1. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $110,690
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,100
- Employment: 132,210
- 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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