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6 of the Highest Paying Jobs in Burlington, MA for 2022

The top jobs in the Burlington area can pay up to $141,625 per year

You can find high paying jobs in the Burlington area on ZipRecruiter in many industries, and matching a range of qualifications and experience levels. On this page, read about the top tier of commonly found positions near Burlington by salary. Two of these have upper quadrant annual salaries over $69,551. If these careers are not the right fit for you, explore more jobs in Burlington here.

High Paying Burlington Jobs

  • Scrum Master

    A scrum master is an information technology (IT) professional who helps manage information exchange among their team in an Agile environment. A scrum master is not the leader of a team. They are the facilitator of exchanges and interactions with the team. They help build consensus regarding next steps on the team, keep everyone on task following the agreed upon rules, and do everything they can to maximize the team’s performance.

  • Medical Technologist

    Salary range: $54,055-$77,840 per year

    A medical technologist analyzes biological samples like blood or tissue to assist physicians in diagnosing and treating patients. They run medical tests using laboratory equipment to gather patient data. Medical technologists may perform specialized testing in areas such as immunology and microbiology. Their duties include studying cell or blood samples, collecting results, and consulting with physicians on their findings.

  • Accounting

    Salary range: $37,838-$56,217 per year

    Accounting jobs constitute any role in which you prepare taxes, financial statements, and other official documentation related to financial reporting. As an accountant, you are responsible for ensuring that all records contain accurate information and that you make all tax and other payments in a timely fashion. While many accountants specialize in personal finance, you may be asked to audit a company’s financial records to ensure that the business is running smoothly and efficiently. If you find issues, you report your findings and make recommendations for how to improve company or organizational efficiency. You can also work in financial forensics and search for financial malfeasances, such as tax fraud or embezzlement.

  • Data Entry

    Salary range: $29,730-$51,893 per year

    Data entry jobs involve typing information into electronic formats, whether that’s word processing, spreadsheets, or specific software. It’s a great career option for detail-oriented people—or even those who prefer to work remotely from home. Data entry jobs typically use a computer to enter data or information, often from a hard-copy paper format, into a software application. Some positions may include scanning documents and using optical character recognition or OCR. Some examples of data entry job duties include transcribing, updating customer information, and entering accounting records.

  • Nanny

    A nanny plays a special role in a child’s life. Nannies are childcare professionals who assist parents with the day-to-day work of caring and raising children and are responsible for the children’s well-being and supportive of their emotional needs. As a nanny, your responsibilities may include preparing meals, dressing and bathing the children, arranging playdates, accompanying children to activities, and helping with schoolwork. Nannies typically work during the parent's work hours, but some families have nannies come early in the morning or stay at night until the kids go to bed. You may also be responsible for dropping off and picking up the kids at school and performing light housework.

  • Medical Device Assembler

    Salary range: $32,973-$42,703 per year

    A biomedical or medical device assembler puts together medical equipment—such as catheters and heart valves—in an industrial manufacturing setting. As a medical device assembler, your duties include assembling high-quality products, meeting assembly quotas, and following all safety protocols. Entry-level positions require a high school diploma or the equivalent, as other skills are gained through on-the-job training.