These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Anaheim, CA For 2018

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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Ever wonder who gets paid the most? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?

We had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in the Anaheim area. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.

We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Internists, General are the highest paid people in Anaheim.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Anaheim:

  1. Internists, General
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Pediatricians, General
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Surgeons
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Lawyers
  9. Natural Sciences Managers
  10. Architectural and Engineering Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in Anaheim. So the next time you sit there while they drill you can dwell on the fact that they are getting extremely well paid for it.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Anaheim and California job scene here:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Anaheim For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 595 job classifications in Anaheim in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

We used the most recently released BLS data for this analysis which came out on March 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Anaheim

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $268,680 $172,520 210
2 Family and General Practitioners $232,010 $127,800 2,100
3 Chief Executives $222,070 $96,880 3,080
4 Pediatricians, General $217,090 $123,600 890
5 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $209,920 $94,370 2,010
6 Surgeons $181,760 $92,010 740
7 Dentists, General $175,750 $57,320 1,660
8 Lawyers $159,630 $72,680 7,160
9 Natural Sciences Managers $159,490 $87,560 540
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $152,640 $84,600 3,830
11 Compensation and Benefits Managers $148,230 $86,860 170
12 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $145,100 $87,600 170
13 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $143,660 $91,140 80
14 Financial Managers $141,950 $72,760 8,460
15 Human Resources Managers $141,120 $71,750 1,760
16 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $140,480 $43,600 160
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers $138,710 $71,400 4,690
18 General and Operations Managers $137,380 $52,930 29,270
19 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $137,080 $79,720 570
20 Marketing Managers $135,260 $69,560 3,630
21 Podiatrists $134,080 $85,270 120
22 Veterinarians $133,880 $66,250 570
23 Pharmacists $133,460 $101,830 2,890
24 Nurse Midwives $133,340 $72,280 60
25 Managers, All Other $130,880 $70,280 4,200
26 Sales Managers $129,010 $49,690 8,150
27 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $128,990 $55,660 490
28 Physicists $127,690 $71,580 130
29 Computer Hardware Engineers $127,020 $81,460 1,900
30 Physical Scientists, All Other $125,650 $66,280 110
31 Biomedical Engineers $125,090 $63,970 790
32 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary $124,630 $69,440 50
33 History Teachers, Postsecondary $124,310 $72,020 160
34 Petroleum Engineers $123,160 $95,350 30
35 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $122,830 $71,640 130
36 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $122,750 $63,410 160
37 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $121,480 $88,330 1,250
38 Software Developers, Systems Software $119,740 $68,030 7,100
39 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $119,650 $55,400 640
40 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $119,240 $56,130 200
41 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $119,090 $75,520 80
42 Aerospace Engineers $118,800 $74,190 1,950
43 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $117,830 $36,730 560
44 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $117,730 $72,300 30
45 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $117,670 $56,080 170
46 Environmental Engineers $117,050 $65,020 490
47 Construction Managers $116,720 $65,070 3,680
48 Training and Development Managers $116,720 $61,790 390
49 Purchasing Managers $115,800 $60,320 1,030
50 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $115,680 $56,870 210
51 Personal Financial Advisors $115,370 $31,920 3,680
52 Materials Engineers $115,060 $66,770 360
53 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $114,600 $66,330 180
54 Actuaries $113,690 $66,000 390
55 Emergency Management Directors $113,640 $74,620 50
56 Physician Assistants $113,510 $81,590 970
57 Computer Network Architects $113,510 $49,750 1,450
58 Nurse Practitioners $113,070 $85,150 1,350
59 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $112,950 $50,880 290
60 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $112,560 $49,720 90
61 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $112,200 $56,430 490
62 Electrical Engineers $112,090 $66,220 2,270
63 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $111,220 $66,790 180
64 Sales Engineers $111,080 $55,310 1,490
65 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $110,980 $55,480 80
66 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $110,600 $55,470 590
67 Software Developers, Applications $108,700 $65,570 9,900
68 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $108,650 $82,690 90
69 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $108,320 $46,770 280
70 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $108,200 $56,710 930
71 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $107,340 $52,710 350
72 Administrative Services Managers $107,250 $54,590 5,360
73 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $107,140 $63,430 3,780
74 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $106,840 $50,550 350
75 Education Administrators, All Other $106,680 $55,980 340
76 Industrial Production Managers $105,850 $54,730 2,400
77 Engineers, All Other $105,050 $54,610 1,610
78 Medical and Health Services Managers $104,140 $45,690 2,960
79 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $103,790 $79,110 210
80 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $103,730 $54,730 1,730
81 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $103,710 $64,250 120
82 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $103,170 $45,420 1,250
83 Civil Engineers $103,130 $58,960 4,210
84 Optometrists $102,140 $62,170 370
85 Art Directors $102,080 $54,540 560
86 Materials Scientists $101,330 $47,290 100
87 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $101,020 $73,450 690
88 Elevator Installers and Repairers $100,760 $83,280 350
89 Management Analysts $99,500 $52,680 9,750
90 Chemical Engineers $99,240 $57,330 170
91 Advertising and Promotions Managers $99,080 $36,690 390
92 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $98,780 $63,000 260
93 Financial Analysts $97,660 $54,920 3,560
94 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $97,560 $46,930 40
95 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $97,530 $69,210 3,710
96 Information Security Analysts $97,520 $54,520 740
97 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $97,380 $48,060 620
98 Industrial Engineers $97,250 $52,830 3,300
99 Mechanical Engineers $96,210 $57,450 2,550
100 Computer Systems Analysts $95,340 $51,080 5,010