STACKER (WBRE/WYOU) — Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Hazleton, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In Scranton, the annual mean wage is $48,540 or 16.7% lower than the national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $257,080. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

#50. First-line supervisors of correctional officers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $88,360
    • #18 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 70
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $69,750
    • Employment: 54,470
    • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($114,400)
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,220)
      • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($112,950)

2 / 50Kelly Ogden // Wikimedia Commons

#49. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $88,720
    • #253 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 270
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $105,580
    • Employment: 144,640
    • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
      • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
      • Trenton, NJ ($144,620)

3 / 50TaLaNoVa // Shutterstock

#48. Sales engineers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $89,070
    • #121 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 80
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $118,630
    • Employment: 59,550
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Salisbury, MD-DE ($169,330)
      • Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($158,740)
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($158,320)

4 / 50Aykut Erdogdu // Shutterstock

#47. Physical therapists

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $90,280
    • #177 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 490
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $92,920
    • Employment: 225,350
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($123,190)
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,370)
      • Midland, TX ($116,880)

5 / 50Prath // Shutterstock

#46. Detectives and criminal investigators

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $90,450
    • #79 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 120
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $90,370
    • Employment: 107,890
    • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
    • Metros with highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,210)
      • Anchorage, AK ($127,070)
      • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($123,460)

You may also like: Highest paying jobs in Scranton that require a graduate degree

6 / 50David Bibo // Wikimedia Commons

#45. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $90,730
    • #201 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 310
  • 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)

7 / 50creativemarc // Shutterstock

#44. Administrative services managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $92,180
    • #258 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 120
  • 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)

8 / 50Gorodenkoff // Shutterstock

#43. Computer science teachers, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $92,910
    • #55 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 60
  • 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)

9 / 50Jacob Lund // Shutterstock

#42. Education administrators, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $93,100
    • #173 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 290
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $111,260
    • Employment: 155,990
    • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Corvallis, OR ($178,570)
      • Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($165,940)
      • Syracuse, NY ($164,660)

10 / 50IBM Research // Flickr

#41. Computer network architects

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $93,810
    • #202 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 100
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $120,650
    • Employment: 168,830
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
      • Rapid City, SD ($145,810)

11 / 50Roman Samborskyi // Shutterstock

#40. Software developers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $94,000
    • #246 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 560
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $120,990
    • Employment: 1,364,180
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($167,420)
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($158,320)
      • Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($148,220)

12 / 50Jacob Lund // Shutterstock

#39. Biological science teachers, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
  • – Annual mean salary: $94,200
  • – #45 highest pay among all metros
  • – Employment: 100
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $98,710
    • Employment: 47,690
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ($181,560)
      • Visalia-Porterville, CA ($166,470)
      • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($152,140)

13 / 50Mark Warner // Flickr

#38. Social work teachers, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $96,040
    • #3 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 80
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $77,650
    • Employment: 12,280
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with highest average pay:
      • Ann Arbor, MI ($112,000)
      • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($106,460)
      • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA ($96,040)

14 / 50Quality Stock Arts // Shutterstock

#37. Facilities managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $96,560
    • #117 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 110
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $101,970
    • Employment: 101,230
    • Entry level education requirements: nan
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Kennewick-Richland, WA ($146,040)
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($136,440)
      • Ithaca, NY ($136,210)

15 / 50Pixabay

#36. General and operations managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $97,710
    • #242 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 4,750
  • 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)

16 / 50ESB Professional // Shutterstock

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

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $98,150
    • #24 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 the highest average pay:
      • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($152,120)
      • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($149,790)
      • San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($147,770)

17 / 50Sunshine Seeds // Shutterstock

#34. Industrial production managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $98,900
    • #312 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 290
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $117,780
    • Employment: 192,270
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($155,640)
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($153,860)
      • Fort Collins, CO ($153,470)

18 / 50BDUK fibre // flickr

#33. Electronics engineers, except computer

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $99,610
    • #111 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 40
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $115,490
    • Employment: 107,170
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($152,060)
      • Santa Rosa, CA ($138,480)
      • Idaho Falls, ID ($136,310)

19 / 50SeventyFour // Shutterstock

#32. Computer hardware engineers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $99,660
    • #80 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 40
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $136,230
    • Employment: 73,750
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,210)
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,320)
      • San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($161,580)

20 / 50USACE NY // Flickr

#31. Construction managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $101,160
    • #152 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 90
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $108,210
    • Employment: 284,750
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Anchorage, AK ($160,710)
      • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,050)
      • Napa, CA ($145,430)

21 / 50Matej Kastelic // Shutterstock

#30. Business teachers, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $102,350
    • #72 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 170
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $105,720
    • Employment: 79,640
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Auburn-Opelika, AL ($175,640)
      • Ann Arbor, MI ($175,080)
      • Visalia-Porterville, CA ($154,600)

22 / 50GaudiLab // Shutterstock

#29. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $106,800
    • #44 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 70
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $115,590
    • Employment: 35,440
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Ann Arbor, MI ($157,030)
      • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($154,130)
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($153,050)

23 / 50Ohiodominican // Wikimedia Commons

#28. Physician assistants

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $107,630
    • #241 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 360
  • 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)

24 / 50Rappaport Center // Wikimedia Commons

#27. Lawyers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $111,070
    • #226 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 550
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $148,030
    • Employment: 681,010
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the 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)

25 / 50Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock

#26. Nurse practitioners

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $112,130
    • #199 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 290
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $118,040
    • Employment: 234,690
    • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($197,870)
      • Napa, CA ($184,700)
      • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($180,380)

26 / 50Grace Nichols // U.S. Air Force

#25. Pharmacists

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $113,640
    • #356 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 730
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $125,690
    • Employment: 312,550
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($168,640)
      • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($163,840)
      • Santa Rosa, CA ($158,420)

27 / 50Austin Community College // Flickr

#24. Veterinarians

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $113,820
    • #75 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 100
  • 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)

28 / 50dokurose // Shutterstock

#23. Actuaries

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $114,590
    • #32 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 50
  • 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)

29 / 50Canva

#22. Sales managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $115,440
    • #247 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 390
  • 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)

30 / 50Jacob Lund // Shutterstock

#21. Human resources managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $115,700
    • #168 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 180
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $136,590
    • Employment: 166,530
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the 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)

31 / 50Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock

#20. Medical and health services managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $117,330
    • #116 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 630
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $119,840
    • Employment: 436,770
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the 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)

32 / 50Canva

#19. Electrical engineers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $117,380
    • #23 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 180
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $107,890
    • Employment: 186,020
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the 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)

33 / 50Kzenon // Shutterstock

#18. Optometrists

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $119,670
    • #109 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 110
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $125,440
    • Employment: 38,720
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Wilmington, NC ($198,370)
      • Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($172,190)
      • Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($169,140)

34 / 50TopRank Online Marketing // Flickr

#17. Marketing managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $123,430
    • #189 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 180
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $153,440
    • Employment: 278,690
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the 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)

35 / 50Worawee Meepian // Shutterstock

#16. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $124,160
    • #14 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 40
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $104,160
    • Employment: 13,840
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • – Metros with highest average pay:
      • Kansas City, MO-KS ($151,900)
      • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($148,800)
      • Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($141,070)

36 / 50Financial Times // Wikimedia Commons

#15. Personal financial advisors

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $126,180
    • #61 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 260
  • 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)

37 / 50Canva

#14. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $127,140
    • #36 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 530
  • 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)

38 / 50Almonroth // Wikimedia Commons

#13. Computer and information systems managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
  • Annual mean salary: $127,520
  • #225 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 370
  • 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)

39 / 50rawpixel.com // Shutterstock

#12. Purchasing managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $128,590
    • #67 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 50
  • 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)

40 / 50Canva

#11. Financial managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $128,790
    • #194 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 690
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $153,460
    • Employment: 681,070
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the 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)

41 / 50Canva

#10. Podiatrists

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $135,850
    • #33 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 30
  • 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)

42 / 50Canva

#9. Dentists, general

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $138,410
    • #287 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 150
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $167,160
    • Employment: 108,680
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Manchester, NH ($276,510)
      • Salinas, CA ($234,410)
      • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($229,800)

43 / 50Pixabay

#8. Architectural and engineering managers

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $155,190
    • #67 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 180
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $158,970
    • Employment: 187,100
    • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with the 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)

44 / 50Canva

#7. Nurse anesthetists

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $203,130
    • #46 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 90
  • 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)

45 / 50Maurizio Pesce // flickr

#6. Chief executives

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $203,570
    • #144 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 220
  • 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)

46 / 50Roman Zaiets // Shutterstock

#5. Orthopedic surgeons, except pediatric

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $236,760
    • #36 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 70
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $306,220
    • Employment: 16,260
    • Entry level education requirements: nan
    • Metros with highest average pay:
      • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($366,650)
      • Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($364,290)
      • Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($354,880)

47 / 50Canva

#4. Family medicine physicians

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $240,690
    • #122 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 240
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $235,930
    • Employment: 102,930
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Coeur d’Alene, ID ($336,820)
      • Fond du Lac, WI ($336,140)
      • Gainesville, GA ($330,930)

48 / 50Canva

#3. Pediatricians, general

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $245,690
    • #15 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 40
  • 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)

49 / 50LightField Studios // Shutterstock

#2. Psychiatrists

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $249,350
    • #53 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 40
  • 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)

50 / 50Canva

#1. General internal medicine physicians

  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA
    • Annual mean salary: $257,080
    • #66 highest pay among all metros
    • Employment: 160
  • National
    • Annual mean salary: $242,190
    • Employment: 58,260
    • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    • Metros with the highest average pay:
      • Rockford, IL ($359,200)
      • Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ($350,330)
      • Sumter, SC ($334,810)

Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2021.