Highest-paying jobs in Milwaukee

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Milwaukee

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, 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 Milwaukee, the annual mean wage is $56,190 or 3.6% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $355,010. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Software developers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $101,580
- #150 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 7,130

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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#49. Facilities managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $101,790
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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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#48. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $102,220
- #114 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,100

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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#47. Business teachers, postsecondary

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $102,920
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 980

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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#46. Financial risk specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $103,620
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,610
- Employment: 54,320
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($146,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($141,890)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($141,590)

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#45. Environmental engineers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $105,500
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,220
- Employment: 42,660
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,470)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($127,160)
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#44. Management analysts

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $106,090
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,060

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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#43. Construction managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $106,220
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,400

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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#42. Database architects

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $107,080
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#41. Bioengineers and biomedical engineers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $107,270
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $101,020
- Employment: 17,190
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Flagstaff, AZ ($151,560)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($122,950)
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($120,340)

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#40. Natural sciences managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $107,890
- #123 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#39. Public relations managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $108,090
- #105 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#38. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $108,200
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 660

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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#37. Computer hardware engineers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $109,200
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#36. Fundraising managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $109,470
- #51 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,400
- Employment: 23,190
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($175,610)
--- Syracuse, NY ($155,700)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($153,980)

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#35. Computer network architects

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $109,990
- #90 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 960

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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#34. Education administrators, postsecondary

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $111,630
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

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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#33. Physician assistants

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $111,940
- #204 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,090

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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#32. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $112,110
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,760
- Employment: 128,230
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- 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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#31. Industrial production managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $112,660
- #164 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,050

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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#30. Administrative services managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $112,930
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,310

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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#29. Purchasing managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $114,020
- #140 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#28. Medical dosimetrists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $114,180
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $124,750
- Employment: 2,400
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,120)
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($140,710)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($140,300)
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#27. Nurse practitioners

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $116,730
- #130 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,600

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. Personal financial advisors

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $118,680
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,750

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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#25. Actuaries

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $122,160
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,300
- Employment: 23,040
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($245,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,550)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($144,320)
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#24. Optometrists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $123,570
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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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#23. Pharmacists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $125,240
- #136 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,970

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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#22. Medical and health services managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $126,430
- #53 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,850

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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#21. Commercial pilots

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $128,410
- #20 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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#20. Nurse midwives

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $131,580
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#19. Human resources managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $134,450
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 860

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,590
- Employment: 166,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($190,020)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($186,930)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($175,410)
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#18. Marketing managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $135,160
- #104 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 750

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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#17. Architectural and engineering managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $136,820
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,240

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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#16. Sales managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $137,000
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,580

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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#15. General and operations managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $138,080
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 8,450

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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#14. Compensation and benefits managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $138,270
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#13. Training and development managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $140,600
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#12. Podiatrists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $145,780
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,380
- Employment: 8,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($231,930)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($219,920)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($205,040)
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#11. Lawyers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $147,070
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,600

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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#10. Computer and information systems managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $150,280
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,850

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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#9. Financial managers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $157,330
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,380

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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#8. Dentists, general

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $188,830
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

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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#7. Pediatricians, general

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $235,320
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

National
- Annual mean salary: $198,420
- Employment: 33,620
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Austin-Round Rock, TX ($298,760)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($298,320)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($291,940)
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#6. Nurse anesthetists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $236,640
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#5. Chief executives

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $247,940
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,030

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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#4. Psychiatrists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $255,960
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#3. Family medicine physicians

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $256,300
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 860

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

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $322,410
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#1. Radiologists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $355,010
- #8 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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