These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In San Antonio, TX For 2018

We combed through the data to identify the profession in San Antonio that will get you rich.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarRankings - 2 days ago

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 San Antonio 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in San Antonio.

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

  1. Anesthesiologists
  2. Internists, General
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Pediatricians, General
  6. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Financial Managers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Marketing Managers

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the San Antonio. 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 San Antonio and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in San Antonio For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 558 job classifications in San Antonio 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 San Antonio

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Anesthesiologists $278,040 $183,250 360
2 Internists, General $212,510 $70,220 550
3 Family and General Practitioners $204,200 $113,200 600
4 Chief Executives $197,960 $96,850 420
5 Pediatricians, General $194,270 $130,580 240
6 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $179,130 $48,060 2,650
7 Dentists, General $163,360 $59,150 740
8 Financial Managers $155,120 $73,640 2,140
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $145,850 $77,170 1,220
10 Marketing Managers $142,790 $69,530 580
11 Sales Managers $137,340 $60,310 1,450
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $132,870 $66,960 570
13 Natural Sciences Managers $131,270 $69,250 100
14 Psychiatrists $130,740 $53,880 70
15 Human Resources Managers $128,290 $67,460 510
16 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $127,140 $50,940 300
17 Sales Engineers $124,390 $63,140 600
18 Compensation and Benefits Managers $124,300 $69,530 50
19 Pharmacists $121,480 $96,200 1,860
20 Lawyers $121,460 $54,810 3,240
21 Purchasing Managers $119,530 $75,150 330
22 Managers, All Other $119,020 $79,720 1,000
23 Optometrists $119,000 $46,990 180
24 Training and Development Managers $118,780 $73,170 100
25 Veterinarians $118,440 $52,030 460
26 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $117,110 $70,220 70
27 General and Operations Managers $117,060 $44,100 13,150
28 Computer Network Architects $116,590 $66,520 760
29 Chemical Engineers $116,310 $73,560 170
30 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $115,380 $58,980 400
31 Actuaries $111,190 $61,190 230
32 Advertising and Promotions Managers $110,280 $41,950 100
33 Aerospace Engineers $104,860 $43,410 230
34 Personal Financial Advisors $102,980 $41,170 1,530
35 Administrative Services Managers $102,770 $50,540 1,490
36 Occupational Therapists $102,140 $59,600 920
37 Transportation Inspectors $101,180 $70,190 90
38 Software Developers, Applications $100,750 $63,890 4,800
39 Computer Hardware Engineers $100,600 $70,990 90
40 Medical and Health Services Managers $99,770 $61,620 2,100
41 Industrial Production Managers $99,180 $56,430 700
42 Nurse Practitioners $98,830 $71,210 630
43 Computer and Information Research Scientists $97,590 $69,670 160
44 Electrical Engineers $95,240 $64,350 740
45 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $94,610 $47,740 80
46 Computer Programmers $94,520 $51,020 1,700
47 Computer Systems Analysts $93,660 $51,830 2,660
48 Physical Therapists $93,450 $55,070 1,480
49 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $93,340 $49,290 520
50 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $92,310 $17,560 240
51 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $91,560 $57,070 590
52 Psychologists, All Other $91,230 $68,400 150
53 Physician Assistants $90,950 $53,720 590
54 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $90,850 $56,980 180
55 Financial Analysts $89,660 $46,580 1,990
56 Operations Research Analysts $89,190 $53,260 1,030
57 Environmental Engineers $87,320 $54,240 170
58 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $87,140 $72,550 120
59 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $86,160 $50,960 230
60 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $85,610 $17,020 210
61 Information Security Analysts $85,550 $54,170 1,240
62 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $85,530 $50,510 180
63 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $83,260 $54,860 120
64 Biomedical Engineers $83,110 $53,040 30
65 Computer Occupations, All Other $83,100 $62,470 2,270
66 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $82,200 $37,230 270
67 Education Administrators, All Other $82,180 $60,520 270
68 Construction Managers $81,930 $35,350 2,160
69 Industrial Engineers $81,750 $55,890 550
70 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $81,620 $22,270 90
71 Management Analysts $81,160 $48,980 4,070
72 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $81,150 $39,160 760
73 Commercial Pilots $80,640 $45,020 230
74 Civil Engineers $80,510 $51,580 1,270
75 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $80,500 $29,680 790
76 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $80,010 $30,860 2,070
77 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $79,740 $51,320 2,260
78 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $79,390 $58,970 2,080
79 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $79,220 $45,070 450
80 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $79,110 $19,010 520
81 Real Estate Sales Agents $78,520 $26,370 950
82 Social and Community Service Managers $78,290 $46,740 320
83 Mechanical Engineers $78,080 $46,470 920
84 Microbiologists $77,780 $53,240 40
85 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $77,770 $48,410 510
86 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $77,540 $32,570 2,160
87 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $77,200 $59,720 40
88 Multimedia Artists and Animators $76,980 $34,460 120
89 Database Administrators $76,550 $39,520 1,380
90 Radiation Therapists $76,240 $50,230 50
91 Power Plant Operators $75,980 $45,590 340
92 Chemists $74,950 $42,130 310
93 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,920 $45,600 1,210
94 Logisticians $74,270 $47,170 1,030
95 Insurance Underwriters $74,010 $43,460 700
96 Budget Analysts $73,340 $51,020 770
97 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $73,170 $21,110 430
98 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $72,800 $22,970 70
99 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $72,700 $41,070 7,350
100 Occupational Therapy Assistants $72,640 $51,100 490

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