Highest paying jobs in Lexington that require a bachelor’s degree

Published 11:46 am Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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Highest paying jobs in Lexington that require a bachelor’s degree

While college and university tuition costs may be skyrocketing, many still believe a bachelor’s degree is essential to landing a high-paying job in the United States. Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs that typically require a bachelors in Lexington using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2020 annual mean wage.

Whether highly technical, scientific, or based in finance or the arts, all the jobs require keeping up to date with the latest developments in culture, commerce, or tech.

Keep reading to discover the highest-paying jobs that require a bachelor degree in Lexington.

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#50. Landscape architects

Lexington-Fayette, KY
– Annual mean salary: $64,470
– #58 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: data not available

National
– Annual mean salary: $75,440
– Employment: 20,730
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($119,400)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($97,390)
— Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($95,980)
– Job description: Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

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#49. Compliance officers

Lexington-Fayette, KY
– Annual mean salary: $64,700
– #238 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 430

National
– Annual mean salary: $75,620
– Employment: 327,360
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Flagstaff, AZ ($99,640)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,030)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($96,850)
– Job description: Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere.

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#48. Interpreters and translators

Lexington-Fayette, KY
– Annual mean salary: $64,910
– #20 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 230