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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division (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 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division is natural sciences manager with an average annual salary of $152,380. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $147,830). The salary and the employment information in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Natural Sciences Managers
$152,380
640
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$147,830
3,980
3 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$137,920
4,720
4 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$136,000
170
5 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$130,760
330
6 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$130,020
210
7 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$129,990
290
8 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$128,430
190
9 Postsecondary History Teachers
$128,060
180
10 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$126,960
690
11 Financial Managers
$126,860
8,220
12 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$125,330
540
13 Marketing Managers
$123,500
3,590
14 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$123,270
400
15 All Other Managers
$123,050
4,200
16 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$119,690
270
17 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$118,740
80
18 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$118,650
670
19 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$118,320
530
20 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$117,960
80
21 Nuclear Engineers
$117,480
170
22 Training and Development Managers
$116,590
400
23 Other Education Administrators
$115,290
400
24 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$115,090
1,300
25 Sales Managers
$115,070
8,460
26 Human Resources Managers
$113,140
1,580
27 General and Operations Managers
$111,750
28,550
28 Other Specialists Dentists
$110,750
0
29 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$106,420
50
30 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$105,150
1,230
31 Construction Managers
$104,750
2,970
32 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$101,010
170
33 Purchasing Managers
$100,120
940
34 Industrial Production Managers
$97,170
2,310
35 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$95,300
70
36 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$94,900
980
37 Medical and Health Services Managers
$92,810
2,830
38 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$92,550
400
39 Emergency Management Directors
$92,340
50
40 Administrative Services Managers
$91,540
5,090
41 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$91,370
550
42 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$90,440
370
43 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$89,400
30
44 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$87,510
0
45 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$85,160
360
46 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$85,070
130
47 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$82,490
30
48 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$82,080
0
49 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$80,930
1,210
50 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$80,810
220
51 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$76,740
150
52 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$74,540
90
53 Mining and Geological Engineers
$71,400
60
54 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$69,810
60
55 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$69,620
80
56 Legislators
$69,520
140
57 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$69,310
200
58 Property, Real Estate Managers
$68,760
3,700
59 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$68,500
0
60 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$67,980
210
61 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$66,500
3,280
62 Boilermakers
$65,540
70
63 Funeral Service Managers
$64,440
50
64 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$62,490
3,760
65 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$62,450
4,130
66 Social and Community Service Managers
$62,310
860
67 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
$58,670
30
68 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$58,540
530
69 Millwrights
$57,390
60
70 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$57,060
1,860
71 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$56,670
40
72 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$54,730
810
73 Survey Researchers
$54,720
120
74 Other Plant and System Operators
$54,430
0
75 Lodging Managers
$53,500
460
76 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$53,240
1,830
77 Watch Repairers
$51,360
0
78 Other Legal Support Workers
$48,190
450
79 Food Service Managers
$46,860
3,190
80 Other Teachers and Instructors
$45,320
4,140
81 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$40,900
0
82 All Occupations
$38,790
1,484,500
83 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$37,900
60
84 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$37,420
290
85 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$35,240
30
86 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$34,240
60
87 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$32,910
140
88 Paperhangers
$32,830
0
89 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$28,270
60
90 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$26,280
790
91 Roofers Helpers
$25,080
0
92 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$23,520
0
93 Costume Attendants
$23,200
560
94 Forest and Conservation Workers
$21,890
0
95 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$18,600
0

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