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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Modesto, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Modesto, 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 Modesto, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Modesto, CA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $170,680. The second highest paying job is marketing manager (average salary $133,980). The salary and the employment information in Modesto, CA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Modesto, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$170,680
280
2 Marketing Managers
$133,980
70
3 Electrical Engineers
$117,740
40
4 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$114,360
60
5 Information Security Analysts
$110,270
30
6 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$107,350
30
7 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$104,360
30
8 Power Plant Operators
$101,660
70
9 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$98,790
280
10 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$93,210
0
11 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$92,210
70
12 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$91,490
70
13 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$84,830
60
14 General and Operations Managers
$83,410
2,270
15 Operations Research Analysts
$82,350
40
16 Sales Engineers
$80,420
40
17 Commercial Pilots
$78,890
30
18 Sales Managers
$78,080
520
19 Agricultural Engineers
$75,830
30
20 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$74,070
40
21 Court Reporters
$73,810
0
22 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$73,290
120
23 Surveyors
$71,670
70
24 Computer Network Architects
$68,120
0
25 Tapers
$67,060
110
26 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$64,590
30
27 Other Computer Occupations
$64,030
160
28 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$61,660
40
29 Other Psychologists
$60,870
0
30 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$60,520
40
31 Real Estate Brokers
$60,250
50
32 Music Directors and Composers
$60,010
40
33 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$59,760
430
34 Other Social Workers
$58,110
100
35 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$57,830
350
36 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
$57,220
80
37 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$56,710
310
38 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$56,480
360
39 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$56,270
30
40 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
$56,130
110
41 Reporters and Correspondents
$54,710
30
42 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$54,480
40
43 Chemists
$53,350
40
44 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$53,210
560
45 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$52,950
30
46 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$52,830
40
47 Lodging Managers
$52,320
70
48 Editors
$52,250
40
49 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$52,230
0
50 Credit Counselors
$51,590
40
51 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$51,120
0
52 Legislators
$50,270
80
53 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$49,810
40
54 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$49,780
0
55 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$48,260
0
56 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$47,400
0
57 Computer Operators
$46,970
40
58 Highway Maintenance Workers
$46,900
100
59 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$46,080
30
60 Motorcycle Mechanics
$45,640
30
61 Crane and Tower Operators
$45,580
0
62 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$44,880
40
63 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
$44,300
140
64 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$43,670
50
65 Mechanical Door Repairers
$42,700
30
66 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$40,240
40
67 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$39,950
0
68 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$38,660
0
69 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
$38,300
40
70 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
$38,110
30
71 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
$38,020
90
72 Other Legal Support Workers
$37,490
210
73 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$36,870
310
74 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$36,060
300
75 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$35,720
30
76 All Occupations
$35,560
181,330
77 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$34,950
60
78 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$33,320
0
79 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$32,850
30
80 All other assemblers and fabricators
$31,580
1,160
81 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$30,170
0
82 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$29,760
50
83 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$29,140
410
84 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$29,130
30
85 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$28,890
0
86 Electricians Helpers
$25,880
30
87 Funeral Attendants
$25,820
60
88 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$24,930
50
89 Other Material Moving Workers
$24,690
370
90 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$24,340
0
91 Cutters and Trimmers
$23,930
40
92 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$23,520
30
93 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$23,410
0
94 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$22,830
0
95 Travel Agents
$18,340
0

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