Monday, January 2, 2017

10 of the Highest Paying Jobs in Syracuse, NY

Syracuse can be a great place to work, especially if you have the skills and education to land your dream job. Here are 10 of the highest paying jobs in the Syracuse area, along with the requirements for obtaining that job.

Mechanical Engineers- Estimated Yearly Salary, $70,340


To become a mechanical engineer you’ll need at least a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree. In some instances, you may even need a Master’s degree, as well as experience in the field. Some positions may also require you to be registered by the state.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.calmis.cahwnet.gov/file/occguide/ENGMECH.HTM


Physicians Assistants- Estimated Yearly Salary, $73,920


To become a physicians assistant, applicants must complete a 2 year formal education program and take and pass the Physicians Assistant Certifying National Examination to obtain a license. Some employers may also require extensive experience in the medical field.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos081.htm


Personal Financial Advisors- Estimated Yearly Salary, $74,280


To become a personal financial advisor there are some things that you should have but are not necessarily required to possess. Most employers (and customers) will prefer applicants to have a college education, but it is not required. Likewise, employers may prefer applicants to be certified, but again, this is not required to pursue this job position.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.stats.bls.gov/oco/print/ocos259.htm


Computer Software Engineers- Estimated Yearly Salary, $74,890


Most employers require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering for this job. Some may also require prior experience in this field.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos267.htm


Post-Secondary Teachers- Estimated Yearly Salary, $84,040


Applicants for this position must complete a 4 year program at an accredited school, earning a Bachelor’s degree or higher. Most employers will also require at least 3 years of prior experience in a related field and may also require a license or certification.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.collegegrad.com/careers/proft55.shtml


Pharmacists- Estimated Yearly Salary, $94,250


In order to work as a pharmacist you will need to graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy and take and pass an exam to obtain your license. Some employers may also require prior experience.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos079.htm


Lawyers- Estimated Yearly Salary, $94,530


There are several things you must do to pursue this career. The first thing you will need to do is earn a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a law related field. You cannot get into a law school without at least a Bachelor’s degree. Once you’ve gotten into a law school, it will take on average about 7 years to complete. After completion, you will then need to take and pass the Bar exam in order to obtain your license to practice law. Depending on the firm you apply to, you may also be required to have prior experience in this field.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos053.htm


General and Operations Managers- Estimated Yearly Salary, $107,640


This position may require a Bachelor’s degree or higher, depending on the job. Employers may also require several years of previous experience in a related field.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.careervoyages.gov/OOH/4yr_OOH111021_content.html


Sales Managers- Estimated Yearly Salary, $109,330


Employers in this field usually require at least 2 years prior sales experience, as well as some type of degree, although neither is mandatory. In certain instances, you may also need to obtain a state license.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.careervoyages.gov/automotive-sales-generalmanager.cfm


Physicians and Surgeons- Estimated Yearly Salary, $141,240


Becoming a doctor is quite challenging, but very rewarding, both financially and emotionally. To become a physician or surgeon, one must complete 4 years of undergraduate school, another 4 years of medical school, participate in and complete a 3 to 8 year internship and complete a residency. These things are all mandatory in this particular career.


For more info on this career go to:
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos074.htm


Note: Salary figures were taken from a 2006 report and may be subject to change.


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