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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA is orthodontists with an average annual salary of $183,440. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $148,390). The salary and the employment information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Orthodontists
$183,440
250
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$148,390
10,440
3 Natural Sciences Managers
$144,990
1,630
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$138,560
14,010
5 Marketing Managers
$134,420
10,410
6 Financial Managers
$133,760
28,470
7 All Other Managers
$120,220
13,200
8 Systems Software Developers
$117,090
17,290
9 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$116,770
590
10 Training and Development Managers
$115,700
1,020
11 Human Resources Managers
$114,520
5,510
12 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$114,360
2,040
13 Computer Network Architects
$113,580
4,630
14 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$113,450
1,180
15 Sales Managers
$110,980
25,680
16 Medical and Health Services Managers
$110,780
10,600
17 General and Operations Managers
$107,720
102,100
18 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$107,180
6,240
19 Emergency Management Directors
$106,660
190
20 Other Education Administrators
$103,440
1,580
21 Applications Software Developers
$102,170
25,370
22 Purchasing Managers
$100,880
3,270
23 Construction Managers
$100,790
8,120
24 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$100,150
2,370
25 Information Security Analysts
$99,260
2,190
26 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$96,350
4,700
27 Industrial Production Managers
$95,500
7,350
28 Computer Systems Analysts
$90,820
16,360
29 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$90,260
0
30 Administrative Services Managers
$89,910
15,370
31 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$89,220
100
32 Database Administrators
$88,990
3,860
33 Financial Analysts
$87,840
10,980
34 Computer Programmers
$87,430
12,770
35 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$86,800
3,900
36 Personal Financial Advisors
$86,190
9,880
37 Management Analysts
$84,880
29,020
38 Labor Relations Specialists
$84,570
3,990
39 Nuclear Technicians
$83,730
190
40 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
$83,040
60
41 Gaming Managers
$82,890
0
42 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$82,290
5,500
43 Budget Analysts
$82,110
3,130
44 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$81,650
14,560
45 Logisticians
$80,930
4,310
46 Loan Officers
$80,360
14,650
47 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$79,980
1,890
48 Financial Examiners
$77,690
1,600
49 Compliance Officers
$75,000
11,040
50 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$74,060
1,920
51 Fish and Game Wardens
$73,910
40
52 Other Business Operations Specialists
$72,820
47,130
53 Social and Community Service Managers
$72,030
4,670
54 Credit Analysts
$70,950
3,040
55 Soil and Plant Scientists
$70,890
440
56 Accountants and Auditors
$69,760
61,810
57 Legislators
$69,100
580
58 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$67,760
370
59 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$67,190
3,630
60 Web Developers
$67,180
6,540
61 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$66,750
10,280
62 Insurance Underwriters
$65,570
3,060
63 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$64,860
13,110
64 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$64,750
28,440
65 Fundraisers
$64,690
1,750
66 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$63,850
460
67 Property, Real Estate Managers
$63,670
11,190
68 Human Resources Specialists
$63,320
18,430
69 Cost Estimators
$63,220
7,820
70 Other Financial Specialists
$62,760
5,670
71 Training and Development Specialists
$60,040
7,680
72 Funeral Service Managers
$59,730
130
73 Locomotive Engineers
$57,950
280
74 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$57,670
0
75 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$57,060
40
76 Pile-Driver Operators
$56,170
0
77 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$53,470
3,220
78 Computer User Support Specialists
$53,170
22,290
79 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$52,370
7,590
80 Lodging Managers
$50,970
1,300
81 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$50,930
2,290
82 Subway and Streetcar Operators
$47,890
320
83 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$46,540
17,800
84 Food Service Managers
$46,050
12,590
85 Credit Counselors
$43,130
1,600
86 Tax Preparers
$42,510
3,520
87 Other Agricultural Workers
$41,710
0
88 All Occupations
$38,290
5,541,000
89 Other Rail Transportation Workers
$37,810
70
90 Wood Model Makers
$31,090
30
91 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$25,310
180
92 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
$20,960
0
93 Fabric Menders, Except Garment
$19,520
50
94 Roofers Helpers
$19,140
0

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