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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Merced, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Merced, 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 Merced, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Merced, CA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $193,240. The second highest paying job is general dentist (average salary $143,870). The salary and the employment information in Merced, CA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Merced, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$193,240
70
2 General Dentists
$143,870
60
3 Human Resources Managers
$129,410
80
4 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$124,590
90
5 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$122,330
30
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$119,710
60
7 Systems Software Developers
$118,930
0
8 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$117,160
170
9 Financial Managers
$106,080
220
10 All Other Managers
$103,880
80
11 Industrial Production Managers
$99,920
120
12 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$98,470
50
13 Administrative Services Managers
$95,940
130
14 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$95,350
40
15 Sales Managers
$93,480
210
16 General and Operations Managers
$85,260
710
17 Applications Software Developers
$84,850
0
18 Industrial Engineers
$82,050
50
19 Medical and Health Services Managers
$79,800
140
20 Logisticians
$78,600
50
21 Construction and Building Inspectors
$78,340
0
22 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$76,400
40
23 Budget Analysts
$76,320
40
24 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$75,940
60
25 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$75,630
0
26 Physical Therapist Assistants
$74,100
30
27 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$71,000
40
28 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$70,450
40
29 Computer Network Support Specialists
$68,680
40
30 Financial Analysts
$67,220
0
31 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$67,020
0
32 Civil Engineering Technicians
$66,980
30
33 Construction Managers
$63,490
80
34 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$62,190
140
35 Labor Relations Specialists
$61,750
0
36 Other Social Workers
$61,620
110
37 Food Scientists and Technologists
$61,340
50
38 Statisticians
$60,570
0
39 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$60,520
0
40 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$60,190
30
41 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
$60,180
0
42 Social and Community Service Managers
$58,960
90
43 Other Computer Occupations
$58,040
210
44 Other Financial Specialists
$57,720
70
45 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$57,220
320
46 Marriage and Family Therapists
$56,590
0
47 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
$56,090
70
48 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$55,520
170
49 Graphic Designers
$55,140
50
50 Mental Health Counselors
$53,750
50
51 Highway Maintenance Workers
$53,700
50
52 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$53,260
40
53 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$52,790
0
54 Property, Real Estate Managers
$52,400
40
55 Librarians
$52,140
50
56 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$52,020
120
57 Interpreters and Translators
$50,830
30
58 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
$50,320
0
59 Legislators
$48,580
50
60 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$46,820
220
61 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$45,010
180
62 Food Service Managers
$44,830
120
63 Agricultural Inspectors
$43,920
60
64 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$43,260
30
65 Machinists
$43,220
40
66 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
$40,890
0
67 Chefs and Head Cooks
$38,850
30
68 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
$38,230
40
69 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
$38,150
170
70 Other Health Technologists and Technicians
$38,130
90
71 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
$37,070
90
72 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
$37,010
130
73 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$36,770
140
74 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$36,370
120
75 Dietetic Technicians
$35,620
0
76 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
$35,460
0
77 All Occupations
$34,620
69,200
78 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$34,300
120
79 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$34,000
30
80 Tile and Marble Setters
$33,780
30
81 Pest Control Workers
$31,630
50
82 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
$29,430
60
83 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$28,880
40
84 All other assemblers and fabricators
$27,040
40
85 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$26,650
50
86 Manicurists and Pedicurists
$26,410
100
87 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$26,140
1,130
88 Couriers and Messengers
$26,110
0
89 Office Machine Operators (Except Computer)
$25,860
0
90 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$25,560
90
91 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
$24,760
100
92 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$24,480
70
93 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$23,560
330
94 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$23,270
30

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