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Highest-Paying Careers
These are the occupations with the highest median wages as of May 2020 (the latest wage data available). You can view this list for any state by changing the location.
We found 43 occupations in Alabama.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation 2020 Median wages Typical Education
Hourly Annual
52
Air Traffic Controllers
$47.50
$98,800
Associate's degree
114
Radiation Therapists
$36.32
$75,600
Associate's degree
140
Avionics Technicians
$33.25
$69,200
Associate's degree
144
Occupational Therapy Assistants
$32.57
$67,800
Associate's degree
148
Funeral Home Managers
$32.18
$66,900
Associate's degree
155
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$31.72
$66,000
Associate's degree
160
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians
$31.27
$65,000
Associate's degree
179
Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
$30.00
$62,400
Associate's degree
192
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$29.19
$60,700
Associate's degree
195
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
$28.94
$60,200
Associate's degree