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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, 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 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA is architectural and engineering manager with an average annual salary of $158,890. The second highest paying job is natural sciences manager (average salary $150,970). The salary and the employment information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$158,890
2,510
2 Natural Sciences Managers
$150,970
940
3 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$150,340
4,160
4 Marketing Managers
$143,750
2,620
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$136,720
150
6 Financial Managers
$128,470
5,780
7 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$128,360
150
8 All Other Managers
$123,350
4,970
9 Purchasing Managers
$121,410
790
10 Emergency Management Directors
$120,880
40
11 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$119,510
1,500
12 Human Resources Managers
$119,110
1,380
13 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$116,410
560
14 Medical and Health Services Managers
$111,360
2,690
15 Training and Development Managers
$105,610
330
16 Personal Financial Advisors
$103,640
1,820
17 General and Operations Managers
$103,490
23,300
18 Sales Managers
$101,540
5,670
19 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$100,810
1,640
20 Industrial Production Managers
$97,520
1,720
21 Nuclear Engineers
$96,850
280
22 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$90,720
230
23 Epidemiologists
$89,250
30
24 Financial Analysts
$88,890
2,650
25 Construction Managers
$88,690
3,690
26 Hydrologists
$88,200
100
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$88,060
1,080
28 Logisticians
$85,150
2,480
29 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$85,060
40
30 Financial Examiners
$83,640
390
31 Administrative Services Managers
$82,670
3,550
32 Management Analysts
$81,950
8,770
33 Other Education Administrators
$81,880
450
34 Budget Analysts
$80,710
700
35 Compliance Officers
$80,040
4,320
36 Other Social Workers
$78,900
420
37 Loan Officers
$77,290
2,860
38 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$77,000
220
39 Labor Relations Specialists
$76,850
430
40 Insurance Underwriters
$76,590
610
41 Gaming Managers
$74,780
90
42 Historians
$74,680
0
43 Other Business Operations Specialists
$73,600
13,730
44 Accountants and Auditors
$73,590
10,900
45 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$71,230
3,880
46 Training and Development Specialists
$70,050
2,120
47 Credit Analysts
$67,980
730
48 Cost Estimators
$67,110
2,810
49 All Other Special Education Teachers
$67,070
0
50 Human Resources Specialists
$65,140
5,150
51 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$64,950
2,920
52 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$64,150
130
53 Social and Community Service Managers
$63,060
1,480
54 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$62,450
7,540
55 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$62,350
120
56 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$60,060
150
57 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$59,940
590
58 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$59,870
100
59 Lodging Managers
$59,660
550
60 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$58,770
780
61 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$57,930
0
62 Property, Real Estate Managers
$57,530
2,670
63 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$57,320
80
64 Legislators
$57,070
180
65 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$55,900
30
66 Choreographers
$55,240
0
67 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$54,270
40
68 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$52,470
1,070
69 Fundraisers
$52,100
610
70 Food Service Managers
$51,710
3,400
71 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$50,300
470
72 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$49,130
1,260
73 Credit Counselors
$46,660
500
74 Other Teachers and Instructors
$46,370
5,630
75 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$45,270
40
76 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$41,400
60
77 All Occupations
$41,190
1,387,120
78 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$39,410
60
79 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$36,730
150
80 Bicycle Repairers
$35,200
180
81 Telephone Operators
$34,740
0
82 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$31,950
60
83 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$31,400
0
84 Semiconductor Processors
$30,660
440
85 Craft Artists
$29,670
90
86 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
$28,980
30
87 Etchers and Engravers
$27,660
120
88 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$27,510
0
89 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
$24,530
0
90 Other Woodworkers
$24,210
40
91 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$22,450
70
92 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$20,010
100

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