50 Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs of 2017

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Highest Paying Jobs

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25. Human resources manager
> National median base pay: $68,029
> Highest median pay: $96,938 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $75,044 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 1.3%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 9%

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24. Business development manager
> National median base pay: $68,829
> Highest median pay: $93,689 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $72,059 in Philadelphia
> YoY wage growth: 2.2%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 10%

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23. Network engineer
> National median base pay: $70,751
> Highest median pay: $99,795 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $75,407 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 1.0%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 6%

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22. Field engineer
> National median base pay: $70,999
> Highest median pay: $79,000 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $67,660 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: 2.2%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 9%

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21. Quality engineer
> National median base pay: $71,359
> Highest median pay: $89,749 in San Francisco
> Lowest median pay: $69,851 in Atlanta
> YoY wage growth: -0.4%
> Employment outlook (2016-2026): 9%