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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, 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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA is computer and information systems manager with an average annual salary of $188,190. The second highest paying job is nurse anesthetists (average salary $187,700). The salary and the employment information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, 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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$188,190
11,950
2 Nurse Anesthetists
$187,700
0
3 Marketing Managers
$182,490
5,630
4 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$163,130
160
5 Financial Managers
$157,690
6,580
6 Human Resources Managers
$157,090
1,840
7 Training and Development Managers
$156,650
440
8 Nurse Midwives
$153,520
70
9 Sales Managers
$149,070
6,860
10 Purchasing Managers
$142,440
940
11 General and Operations Managers
$138,000
16,890
12 Astronomers
$136,570
70
13 Construction Managers
$134,920
2,350
14 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$133,950
40
15 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$131,590
470
16 Industrial Production Managers
$129,000
1,920
17 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$124,530
1,370
18 Administrative Services Managers
$122,380
2,860
19 Hydrologists
$120,980
70
20 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$116,780
190
21 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$112,180
150
22 Genetic Counselors
$104,820
30
23 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$103,990
820
24 Audiologists
$90,810
0
25 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$85,120
60
26 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$82,540
40
27 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$82,490
90
28 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$81,770
180
29 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$81,610
0
30 Producers and Directors
$81,600
540
31 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
$80,460
40
32 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$79,940
90
33 Sociologists
$79,670
0
34 Mathematicians
$79,410
0
35 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$79,360
0
36 Forensic Science Technicians
$78,270
90
37 Food Scientists and Technologists
$78,020
390
38 Soil and Plant Scientists
$74,930
140
39 Conservation Scientists
$74,610
0
40 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$72,210
40
41 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$71,990
4,620
42 Political Scientists
$71,210
40
43 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$67,220
0
44 Funeral Service Managers
$66,100
70
45 Epidemiologists
$65,640
0
46 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$63,690
120
47 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$63,210
30
48 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$62,260
1,780
49 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$61,890
80
50 Judicial Law Clerks
$60,760
350
51 Gas Plant Operators
$60,160
30
52 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$59,020
290
53 Desktop Publishers
$57,820
90
54 All Occupations
$57,540
0
55 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$57,220
720
56 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$56,710
1,360
57 Other Counselors
$56,220
100
58 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$56,010
150
59 Traffic Technicians
$55,090
0
60 Legislators
$53,460
80
61 Marriage and Family Therapists
$49,690
570
62 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$49,590
30
63 Agricultural Inspectors
$49,490
0
64 Etchers and Engravers
$46,720
0
65 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$45,640
0
66 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$45,630
80
67 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$44,790
1,200
68 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$44,140
1,930
69 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$42,270
620
70 Other Construction and Related Workers
$40,350
130
71 Airfield Operations Specialists
$38,870
190
72 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$38,400
50
73 Furniture Finishers
$38,090
40
74 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$37,700
7,640
75 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$37,280
0
76 Other Woodworkers
$34,930
0
77 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$34,720
0
78 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$34,690
60
79 Costume Attendants
$34,610
40
80 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
$33,600
70
81 Tour and Travel Guides
$33,150
140
82 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$32,500
80
83 All other assemblers and fabricators
$32,080
6,810
84 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$31,900
70
85 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$30,810
410
86 Bicycle Repairers
$30,540
0
87 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$29,200
0
88 Museum Technicians and Conservators
$29,070
0
89 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$28,780
100
90 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$28,200
50
91 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$25,820
0
92 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$24,000
30
93 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
$22,990
180
94 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$21,400
50

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