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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, 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 Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is postsecondary computer science teacher with an average annual salary of $131,530. The second highest paying job is postsecondary business teacher (average salary $129,130). The salary and the employment information in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, 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 Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$131,530
80
2 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$129,130
150
3 Computer Network Architects
$126,740
130
4 Lawyers
$120,140
420
5 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$118,510
330
6 Aerospace Engineers
$117,160
630
7 Engineers, All Other
$112,800
210
8 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$112,000
30
9 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$111,130
100
10 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$110,010
230
11 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$108,990
70
12 Electrical Engineers
$108,230
530
13 Training and Development Managers
$106,990
40
14 Civil Engineers
$106,780
340
15 Biomedical Engineers
$106,080
0
16 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$105,590
40
17 Industrial Engineers
$101,530
390
18 Psychiatrists
$101,250
30
19 Mechanical Engineers
$99,160
570
20 Computer Hardware Engineers
$98,930
60
21 Environmental Engineers
$98,550
60
22 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$95,290
170
23 Urban and Regional Planners
$94,110
150
24 Surveyors
$93,340
50
25 Operations Research Analysts
$90,570
60
26 Soil and Plant Scientists
$89,070
0
27 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$85,590
70
28 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$85,300
0
29 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$83,690
100
30 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$82,810
160
31 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$81,400
50
32 Computer Network Support Specialists
$79,010
350
33 Materials Engineers
$78,550
90
34 Other Engineering Technicians
$75,630
110
35 Other Computer Occupations
$72,540
480
36 Civil Engineering Technicians
$70,620
60
37 Healthcare Social Workers
$70,490
110
38 Other Biological Scientists
$70,100
50
39 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$69,130
30
40 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$68,760
30
41 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$67,350
70
42 Conservation Scientists
$66,300
40
43 Other Legal Support Workers
$65,280
100
44 Chemists
$65,260
150
45 Tool and Die Makers
$63,140
30
46 Clergy
$63,100
40
47 Physicists
$62,810
40
48 Marriage and Family Therapists
$61,990
240
49 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$60,910
0
50 Commercial Pilots
$60,730
50
51 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$60,530
60
52 Other Social Workers
$60,360
190
53 Computer User Support Specialists
$59,700
640
54 Brokerage Clerks
$59,430
60
55 Mechanical Drafters
$59,260
60
56 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$58,150
50
57 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$56,390
300
58 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$56,250
60
59 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
$55,670
450
60 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$53,270
270
61 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
$53,070
420
62 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$52,690
80
63 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$52,320
60
64 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$51,040
70
65 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
$50,860
260
66 Landscape Architects
$49,940
0
67 Museum Technicians and Conservators
$48,530
40
68 Health Educators
$46,500
70
69 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$46,230
140
70 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$45,750
170
71 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$45,700
70
72 Chemical Technicians
$45,560
90
73 Community Health Workers
$45,530
30
74 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$45,520
30
75 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
$45,400
60
76 Social and Human Service Assistants
$41,270
420
77 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$41,120
0
78 Cargo and Freight Agents
$40,410
30
79 Biological Technicians
$39,470
70
80 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$38,240
150
81 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
$37,160
190
82 Mental Health Counselors
$37,140
50
83 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$35,440
0
84 Rehabilitation Counselors
$34,320
470
85 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
$30,870
0
86 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$26,010
0
87 Skincare Specialists
$23,940
40
88 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$23,240
40
89 Photographers
$20,720
40
90 Medical Transcriptionists
$19,590
310

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