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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 judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates with an average annual salary of $191,160. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $156,250). 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 2018 [1].

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

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$191,160
140
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$156,250
2,720
3 Air Traffic Controllers
$148,290
430
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$144,080
4,650
5 Natural Sciences Managers
$142,590
950
6 Podiatrists
$138,750
60
7 Marketing Managers
$135,680
2,570
8 Other Designers
$132,600
80
9 Financial Managers
$127,080
6,140
10 Purchasing Managers
$123,530
790
11 All Other Managers
$122,050
5,560
12 Emergency Management Directors
$122,030
60
13 Human Resources Managers
$121,980
1,350
14 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$119,420
140
15 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$117,540
1,630
16 Medical and Health Services Managers
$110,880
2,840
17 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$110,860
600
18 General and Operations Managers
$108,070
22,080
19 Nurse Midwives
$105,910
70
20 Sales Managers
$104,890
6,050
21 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$102,780
210
22 Training and Development Managers
$102,560
360
23 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$102,070
1,310
24 Industrial Production Managers
$100,200
1,680
25 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$98,470
240
26 Gas Plant Operators
$96,450
120
27 Construction Managers
$95,400
3,600
28 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$91,390
40
29 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$86,120
1,140
30 Logisticians
$85,090
2,640
31 Management Analysts
$84,190
8,320
32 Administrative Services Managers
$83,980
3,440
33 Gaming Managers
$83,530
120
34 Mining and Geological Engineers
$83,160
30
35 Compliance Officers
$82,290
4,350
36 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$75,170
80
37 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
$73,980
50
38 Other Artists and Related Workers
$73,220
60
39 Other Education Administrators
$71,750
530
40 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$71,230
3,880
41 Airfield Operations Specialists
$69,310
90
42 Property, Real Estate Managers
$69,230
2,750
43 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$66,660
5,070
44 Exercise Physiologists
$65,910
50
45 Cost Estimators
$64,960
2,720
46 Human Resources Specialists
$63,610
5,170
47 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$63,000
420
48 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$62,850
3,020
49 Labor Relations Specialists
$62,470
400
50 Lodging Managers
$61,690
550
51 Social and Community Service Managers
$60,570
1,480
52 Millwrights
$59,890
90
53 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$59,870
100
54 Hearing Aid Specialists
$58,580
0
55 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$57,760
70
56 Flight Attendants
$57,570
150
57 Legislators
$57,220
190
58 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$55,720
140
59 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$53,950
3,350
60 Traffic Technicians
$53,910
50
61 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$52,470
1,070
62 Fundraisers
$52,020
670
63 Archivists
$51,700
30
64 Travel Guides
$51,580
0
65 Funeral Service Managers
$51,500
30
66 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$51,170
2,410
67 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$50,240
900
68 Food Service Managers
$49,700
3,670
69 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$48,930
460
70 Furniture Finishers
$47,700
40
71 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$46,590
1,570
72 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$45,960
0
73 Embalmers
$44,800
0
74 Mechanical Door Repairers
$43,860
370
75 Correspondence Clerks
$42,440
50
76 All Occupations
$41,920
1,433,340
77 Stonemasons
$41,820
0
78 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$39,730
860
79 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$39,320
2,080
80 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$38,080
40
81 Medical Appliance Technicians
$37,600
280
82 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$37,230
5,500
83 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$35,600
370
84 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$35,430
0
85 Barbers
$34,250
0
86 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$33,510
3,420
87 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers
$29,040
80
88 All other assemblers and fabricators
$28,640
9,200
89 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$26,740
0
90 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$26,710
100
91 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$25,790
0
92 Tour and Travel Guides
$24,850
840
93 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$24,250
80
94 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
$22,330
80

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