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5 of the Highest Paying Jobs in Peabody, MA for 2023

The top jobs in the Peabody area can pay up to $79,805 per year

You can find high paying jobs in the Peabody 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 Peabody by salary. Two of these have upper quadrant annual salaries over $58,381. If these careers are not the right fit for you, explore more jobs in Peabody here.

High Paying Peabody Jobs

  • Nursing

    Salary range: $43,384-$79,805 per year

    Nursing jobs encompass a number of positions in the health care industry. There are several levels, including registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners, and nurse assistants. Each position has different duties and functions. RNs are responsible for much of a patient’s primary care, including educating them on health and wellbeing, managing disease, recommending alternate treatments, and providing emotional support. Nurse practitioners have additional duties and specializations, such as midwifery and assisting in anesthesiology, which require high levels of education and training.

  • 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.

  • Accounting

    Salary range: $37,492-$56,774 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.

  • CNC Machinist

    The job of a CNC machinist is to ensure the accuracy of production runs by pre-programming and monitoring runs for quality. A CNC machinist has a strong working knowledge of Computer Numeric Controlled machinery and is committed to quality and safety.

  • Security

    Security jobs are those that provide protective services for a business, facility, event, or location. Security jobs include law enforcement, private security, and private investigators. There are also many jobs available in cyber security, providing digital security. Each type of security job has a unique set of required skills and qualifications. For example, a correctional officer needs specialized de-escalation and physical training, while a digital security specialist needs education and experience related to information technology, backup, and authentication protocols.