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Doctors top list of highest paying jobs in Chattanooga metro area

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New statistics released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show the top paid jobs in the Chattanooga metro area. The top five highest paid professions go to doctors. The data complied is from May 2014.

Chattanooga's metro area includes Hamilton, Marion, Sequatchie counties in Tennessee and Catoosa, Dade, and Walker counties in Georgia.

Below are the highest paid professions along with the annual mean wage:

1) Internists - $245,210

2) Surgeons - $233,210

3) Physicians and Surgeons - $227,030

4) Obstetricians and Gynecologists - $198,200

5) Dentists - $190,300

6) Chief Executives - $185,000

7) Nurse Anesthetists - $135,060

8) Architectural and Engineering Managers - $129,390

9) Pharmacists - $123,220

10) Lawyers - $111,480

11) Securities, Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents - $106,880

12) Petroleum Engineers - $105,530

13) Financial Managers - $104,340

14) Nurse Practioners - $104,200

15) Computer and Information Systems Managers - $102,310

16) General and Operations Managers - $101,240

17) Computer Hardware Engineers - $100,730

18) Health and Safety Engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors - $100,280

19) Information Security Analysts - $99,770

20) Engineers, all others - $99,690

21) Optometrists - $99,150

22) Electrical Engineers - $97,100

23) Marketing Managers - $95,970

24) Managers, all others - $95,820

25) Purchasing Managers - $93,820

For more information, visit the Department of Labor's website.

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