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

Published 11:48 am Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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Highest paying jobs in Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville.

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#50. Film and video editors

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
– Annual mean salary: $72,740
– #12 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 80

National
– Annual mean salary: $83,880
– Employment: 22,410
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($97,050)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($87,280)
— Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($85,930)
– Job description: Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

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#49. Financial examiners

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
– Annual mean salary: $74,510
– #83 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 130

National
– Annual mean salary: $92,730
– Employment: 68,210
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($130,230)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($125,050)
— Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($124,620)
– Job description: Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.

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#48. Computer hardware engineers

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
– Annual mean salary: $75,180
– #110 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 100