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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, 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 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA is operations research analyst with an average annual salary of $110,840. The second highest paying job is medical and clinical laboratory technologists (average salary $109,790). The salary and the employment information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Operations Research Analysts
$110,840
40
2 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$109,790
50
3 Computer Hardware Engineers
$108,910
90
4 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$103,470
0
5 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$98,090
40
6 Statisticians
$96,220
0
7 Engineers, All Other
$95,690
60
8 Audiologists
$92,610
0
9 Urban and Regional Planners
$88,280
60
10 Other Biological Scientists
$87,360
110
11 Computer Network Architects
$87,260
40
12 Conservation Scientists
$84,720
30
13 Chemists
$84,410
60
14 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$78,430
120
15 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$78,130
40
16 Chiropractors
$70,860
0
17 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$68,240
40
18 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$68,220
0
19 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$67,080
230
20 Producers and Directors
$66,270
40
21 Massage Therapists
$65,490
90
22 Microbiologists
$65,370
30
23 Survey Researchers
$64,040
40
24 Postsecondary History Teachers
$63,840
40
25 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$63,840
180
26 Physical Therapist Assistants
$62,260
40
27 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$62,130
100
28 Civil Engineering Technicians
$61,750
70
29 Other Counselors
$61,450
60
30 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$61,300
60
31 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$61,070
30
32 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$59,720
60
33 Writers and Authors
$59,550
40
34 Other Engineering Technicians
$59,480
40
35 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$59,170
30
36 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$58,610
190
37 Highway Maintenance Workers
$56,350
60
38 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$55,860
70
39 Other Physical Scientists
$55,810
230
40 Landscape Architects
$55,070
40
41 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$54,590
90
42 Stonemasons
$53,540
40
43 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$52,930
300
44 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
$52,500
90
45 Medical Equipment Preparers
$52,370
30
46 Social Science Research Assistants
$51,680
40
47 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$49,650
40
48 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$49,050
50
49 Marriage and Family Therapists
$48,740
30
50 Lodging Managers
$48,310
50
51 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$48,010
120
52 Legislators
$46,450
50
53 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$45,300
220
54 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
$44,990
90
55 New Accounts Clerks
$44,520
40
56 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$44,290
0
57 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
$43,410
0
58 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$43,360
50
59 Music Directors and Composers
$43,110
40
60 Pest Control Workers
$42,980
30
61 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$42,310
40
62 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$41,940
50
63 Real Estate Sales Agents
$41,930
30
64 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$39,290
110
65 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$39,160
70
66 Cargo and Freight Agents
$38,910
30
67 Phlebotomists
$38,290
50
68 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$38,000
50
69 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$37,570
30
70 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$37,500
260
71 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$36,980
160
72 Tile and Marble Setters
$36,670
0
73 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
$34,960
70
74 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$34,330
0
75 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
$33,820
40
76 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,730
0
77 Residential Advisors
$32,390
120
78 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$31,620
0
79 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$31,570
40
80 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$31,260
30
81 All other assemblers and fabricators
$30,770
220
82 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$29,970
0
83 Bicycle Repairers
$29,960
70
84 Floral Designers
$29,530
50
85 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
$29,310
30
86 Library Assistants, Clerical
$29,040
90
87 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$27,100
0
88 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
$26,830
620
89 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
$26,720
1,390
90 Physical Therapist Aides
$26,630
50
91 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
$26,300
860
92 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
$25,350
60
93 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$25,270
60
94 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$24,750
0
95 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
$22,880
30
96 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$22,840
0
97 Athletic Trainers
$22,450
0
98 Photographers
$19,940
40

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