Top Paying Occupations & Jobs in North Carolina

I collected the highest paying occupations & jobs in North Carolina from the census & labor department. Here is the table with the highest paying occupations.



OccupationEmploymentEmployment / 1000 JobsAverage Annual Wage
Internists, General1,1500.284$237,660
Orthodontists900.022$234,240
Obstetricians and Gynecologists7200.178$221,000
Chief Executives4,1801.037$212,030
Dentists, General3,0200.75$205,820
Family and General Practitioners3,5400.878$200,710
Psychiatrists5400.134$197,380
Pediatricians, General8100.2$194,830
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other10,2102.534$174,310
Dentists, All Other Specialists700.019$170,850
Podiatrists2200.054$169,370
Nurse Anesthetists2,6100.649$155,380
Natural Sciences Managers2,3600.585$143,840
Marketing Managers5,5801.383$134,570
Financial Managers15,5603.859$134,370
Law Teachers, Postsecondary4200.103$131,040
Computer and Information Systems Managers11,9702.968$130,440
Sales Managers7,9301.968$129,580
Architectural and Engineering Managers3,8500.954$128,900
Optometrists1,0200.253$127,650
General and Operations Managers52,96013.138$126,120
Compensation and Benefits Managers4500.111$125,140
Physicists2300.057$124,700
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary8,1202.015$123,310
Pharmacists9,0102.235$123,050
Human Resources Managers3,5000.867$119,760
Lawyers12,3803.072$118,310
Managers, All Other9,2502.294$117,950
Personal Financial Advisors5,6201.395$117,520
Management Occupations175,97043.656$116,290
Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other800.019$115,090
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers2,7200.674$114,070
Training and Development Managers6900.171$113,310
Funeral Service Managers2600.064$111,130
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers1,1400.283$110,460
Purchasing Managers2,1800.541$108,820
Athletes and Sports Competitors3600.09$108,390
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary4400.109$107,920
Sales Engineers2,3800.59$107,040
Medical and Health Services Managers7,7001.91$106,160
Advertising and Promotions Managers3700.092$105,910
Software Developers, Systems Software10,5402.615$104,950
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents7,6701.904$103,720
Computer and Information Research Scientists3000.075$103,270
Industrial Production Managers5,1201.27$103,100
Economists2300.057$102,570
Computer Network Architects3,9800.988$101,150
Education Administrators, Postsecondary4,4501.105$99,470
Epidemiologists1500.038$99,400
Engineers, All Other2,1300.529$99,350
Actuaries3400.083$98,840
Air Traffic Controllers5500.137$98,590
Chemical Engineers6600.164$97,740
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers2,5000.62$97,420
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers9,2102.285$97,140
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists5,0101.243$97,070
Computer Hardware Engineers1,3100.325$96,950
Statisticians9500.236$96,840
Nurse Practitioners3,3800.84$96,020
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary1,3500.335$95,590
Administrative Services Managers4,9601.231$95,370
Physician Assistants3,8400.953$95,190
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other7500.187$95,090
Construction Managers6,8301.694$94,950
Software Developers, Applications21,1905.256$94,130
Chiropractors6300.157$93,140
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer3,3000.819$92,890
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary3600.089$92,880
Agricultural Engineers400.01$92,550
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary5100.126$92,450
Aerospace Engineers6600.164$92,200
Veterinarians2,4600.611$92,120
Business Teachers, Postsecondary2,9700.737$91,370
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products9,1602.273$91,280
Materials Scientists2400.06$90,870
Electrical Engineers4,8901.213$89,730
Nurse Midwives1600.04$89,100
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers1800.045$88,710
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary1300.032$87,790
Materials Engineers3900.096$87,360
Computer Systems Analysts16,6804.138$87,220
Biochemists and Biophysicists7800.193$87,180
Atmospheric and Space Scientists1600.041$87,180
Information Security Analysts3,0300.752$87,110
Biomedical Engineers3200.079$86,920
Credit Analysts2,7400.679$86,840
Financial Analysts7,6201.892$86,670
Management Analysts12,2803.046$86,250
Art Directors3600.089$84,800