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13 of the Highest Paying Jobs in Newnan, GA for 2023

The top jobs in the Newnan area can pay up to $170,324 per year

You can find high paying jobs in the Newnan 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 Newnan by salary. Four of these have upper quadrant annual salaries over $68,675. If these careers are not the right fit for you, explore more jobs in Newnan here.

High Paying Newnan Jobs

  • Box Truck Owner Operator

    Salary range: $49,204-$170,324 per year

    A box truck owner-operator is a truck driver who transports cargo and makes deliveries using a truck that they own or lease. A box truck is usually 4 to 7 meters long and has a cargo bay; while these trucks are not semi-trailer trucks, they can be used to hitch additional cargo. Box truck owner-operators contract their equipment and labor to companies in for short or long range shipments.

  • Speech Pathologist

    A speech or language pathologist works with individuals on improving their verbal communication. They access and evaluate those with speech and language disorders and create treatment plans for their patients. They can work with children and adults, often in schools with young children. Treatments include exercises in making sounds, practicing vocabulary, and improving pronunciation. They also work with patients who have lost their speech or hearing through illness or injury.

  • Physical Therapist

    Physical therapists, or PTs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, help injured clients with mobility and pain management. Individuals in need of rehabilitation or those who suffer from chronic conditions rely on PTs to improve their range of motion, strengthen injured muscles, and correct alignment issues. Physical therapists should have a thorough knowledge of a patient's medical history and should be in frequent communication with the patient’s primary care physician. It is also their job to track patient progress, modify treatment plans, and educate the patient’s family on stretches and other aftercare.

  • Office RN

    Office RNs work in a medical office or clinic setting, treating patients and assisting physicians. As an office registered nurse, you perform patient assessments, record vitals, and update patient records. You work with a doctor to provide education on procedures, answering questions and arranging for follow-ups visits. As an RN in a medical office, you tend to have the most face-to-face time with a patient. Your responsibilities include data entry, providing basic care, and helping patients understand and follow the doctor’s orders.

  • Nurse

    Nursing is the largest health care profession in the United States and the demand for nurses continues to grow. The field has many specialties--from geriatrics and palliative nursing to working in the NICU with newborns. In hospitals and other health care facilities, they follow strict protocols when handling patient care and coordinating with staff members and doctors. Nurses are often the first health care professional to see the patient. They help prepare patients for surgeries and treatments, administer medications, and assist surgeons and doctors with procedures and daily tasks. Some nurses also share information about how to live a healthy lifestyle and make educated choices for your medical care.

  • Class A Truck Driver

    A Class A truck driver job refers to the category of commercial driver’s license (CDL) needed to operate a large vehicle for the job. Usually, employers seek candidates who already have their Class A license, and can legally drive and tow a truck over 10,000 pounds. Those who have a license to drive a regular car or a license to drive a smaller truck will need to acquire a Class A level license before applying.

  • Fraud Investigator

    Fraud investigators, or fraud examiners, look into cases of suspected fraud. They can work for a variety of organizations including law enforcement, criminal justice, government agencies, private investigation firms, financial institutions, and insurance companies. The type of investigations varies depending on the field. Job duties may include collecting evidence, researching transactions, interviewing victims and witnesses, and writing reports on investigations. To succeed in a career as a fraud investigator, you need excellent spoken and written communication skills.

  • LPN

    A Licensed Practical Nurse, or LPN, is a Nurse who performs patient care and administrative tasks. They work under the supervision of Registered Nurses and doctors. Some of the responsibilities of an LPN include, administiring medications, changing bandages, monitoring and documenting the patients health, supervising nursing aids, and providing emotional support to patients and their families. LPNs generally work in traditional health care settings like hospitals, nursing homes, and group homes. They can also work in private homes if needed.

  • Equipment Operator

    An equipment operator, or heavy equipment operator, is a construction worker who is trained to use heavy construction machinery, such as cranes, bulldozers, or backhoes. As an equipment operator, your responsibilities and duties vary, depending on the machine you operate. All jobs require that you operate the equipment safely and according to the directions of the site supervisor. Heavy equipment operators are familiar with the care and basic maintenance of their machines, as well as their abilities and limitations. Safety is your first priority. You must be able to work in concert with the rest of the operators and workers to meet project deadlines.

  • Package Delivery Driver

    As a package delivery driver, you transport packages in a vehicle, typically a large van or truck, while observing safe driving practices and ensuring the safety of yourself and your cargo. Aside from the daily dispatch, you may also load cargo, sort parcels for ease of delivery, report traffic incidents and accidents, and keep your vehicle clean. In most cases, you are not responsible for maintaining your vehicle, but you must report any mechanical problems you notice. Some package delivery drivers accept payments for shipments, but most only deliver packages following the instructions provided. You do a moderate amount of paperwork to register and track deliveries.

  • Customer Service

    Customer service jobs are positions at companies and organizations where you address any customer complaint or problem, provide technical help when customers are having issues with their product or service, and seek a resolution to any issues either through your own ability to solve the problem or by passing on complaints and issues to your superiors. Some customer service jobs are in call centers, while other professionals work at customer service desks in department stores or grocery stores. Your duties in these positions can vary based on the industry and the location. For example, a software support specialist at a call center has a very different job than a help desk associate at a department store.

  • Warehousing

    Salary range: $25,075-$35,957 per year

    Warehousing jobs encompass a number of jobs related to operating and working in a warehouse. Positions include receiving clerks, shipping managers, logistics specialists, processing supervisors and managers, and transportation workers. All of these positions ensure that the shipping and receiving of goods happens safely and efficiently. Many warehouse workers perform several different roles at once, such as performing inventory checks and moving boxes from one part of the warehouse to another. You may also be responsible for loading products and transporting them to customers.

  • CNA

    A CNA, or certified nursing assistant or certified nursing aide, is an assistant to RNs (registered nurses) and LPNs (licensed practical nurses) on the medical staff. CNAs to tend to the patients within their ward, completing tasks that the RNs and LPNs may not have the time to complete. In some cases, a CNA may be the medical attendant a patient interacts with most frequently. Daily duties for a CNA may include bathing and grooming patients, assisting patients with the intake of food or medicine, checking vital signs, and dressing wounds. A CNA ensures that all rooms are tidy and sanitized, bedpans are empty, and linens are fresh. Additionally, a CNA should be comfortable documenting their patients’ conditions and any changes that may have occurred to communicate this information to the assigned nurses or physicians for each case.