The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In San Antonio, TX For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Apr. 11, 2022

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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2022. This is our sixth time ranking the highest paying jobs in San Antonio

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 Radiologists are the highest paid people in San Antonio.

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

  1. Radiologists
  2. Physicians, Pathologists
  3. Psychiatrists
  4. Surgeons, All Other
  5. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  6. Nurse Anesthetists
  7. Physicians, All Other
  8. Chief Executives
  9. Family Medicine Physicians
  10. Anesthesiologists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 16 on the list of highest paid professions in 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:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in San Antonio For 2022

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 599 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 29, 2022.

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In San Antonio

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Radiologists $334,660 $98,020 120
2 Physicians, Pathologists $303,800 $121,800 30
3 Psychiatrists $278,570 $48,970 110
4 Surgeons, All Other $268,080 $94,320 120
5 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $264,220 $129,060 390
6 Nurse Anesthetists $262,560 $135,220 160
7 Physicians, All Other $250,630 $64,690 1,190
8 Chief Executives $246,160 $98,310 430
9 Family Medicine Physicians $240,520 $82,740 500
10 Anesthesiologists $188,900 $149,520 90
11 Pediatricians, General $186,710 $121,760 400
12 Physicists $173,370 $80,290 40
13 Podiatrists $167,480 $81,250 40
14 Architectural and Engineering Managers $158,210 $97,980 970
15 Optometrists $150,890 $74,230 360
16 Dentists, General $147,630 $78,430 710
17 Financial Managers $142,800 $76,610 4,000
18 Petroleum Engineers $135,560 $78,650 340
19 Lawyers $133,900 $52,080 3,390
20 Database Architects $133,550 $94,820 300
21 Compensation and Benefits Managers $131,920 $74,880 160
22 Managers, All Other $131,420 $75,290 4,030
23 Marketing Managers $130,830 $74,460 1,760
24 Computer and Information Research Scientists $130,490 $81,370 230
25 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $130,140 $59,310 170
26 Pharmacists $129,320 $84,420 1,960
27 Purchasing Managers $128,910 $77,680 500
28 Sales Managers $126,250 $58,180 3,130
29 Human Resources Managers $126,070 $76,240 970
30 Public Relations Managers $123,360 $64,700 380
31 Physician Assistants $122,860 $95,970 520
32 Medical Dosimetrists $120,420 $100,230 40
33 Veterinarians $118,420 $65,370 530
34 Nurse Practitioners $117,640 $94,540 1,890
35 Industrial Production Managers $117,360 $63,120 990
36 Sales Engineers $115,830 $63,920 390
37 Medical and Health Services Managers $115,360 $61,370 3,280
38 Natural Sciences Managers $113,440 $59,330 360
39 Air Traffic Controllers $112,690 $74,880 90
40 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $111,850 $47,580 60
41 Computer Network Architects $110,670 $58,870 890
42 Aerospace Engineers $109,290 $65,930 130
43 Environmental Engineers $107,050 $60,680 160
44 Computer Hardware Engineers $106,960 $45,490 340
45 Software Developers $106,870 $60,440 5,100
46 Training and Development Managers $106,580 $60,390 290
47 Facilities Managers $106,580 $64,040 600
48 Economists $106,310 $64,890 40
49 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $105,980 $50,110 820
50 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $105,090 $59,140 900
51 Operations Research Analysts $105,050 $49,050 1,330
52 Physical Scientists, All Other $104,890 $68,150 160
53 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $104,710 $63,280 480
54 Administrative Services Managers $104,670 $46,850 1,130
55 General and Operations Managers $104,310 $34,270 24,160
56 Data Scientists $103,980 $61,460 450
57 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $103,440 $61,360 150
58 Engineers, All Other $101,010 $59,440 1,060
59 Personal Financial Advisors $100,870 $47,370 1,760
60 Information Security Analysts $100,640 $60,680 1,270
61 Actuaries $100,360 $59,800 200
62 Physical Therapists $99,630 $74,420 1,320
63 Mechanical Engineers $99,180 $60,750 900
64 Psychologists, All Other $98,980 $53,810 190
65 Fundraising Managers $98,770 $59,410 220
66 Database Administrators $97,870 $50,440 590
67 Computer Systems Analysts $97,340 $59,130 3,260
68 Advertising and Promotions Managers $96,620 $47,750 90
69 Construction Managers $96,520 $58,810 2,280
70 Commercial Pilots $95,540 $46,590 270
71 Electrical Engineers $95,330 $58,050 790
72 Chiropractors $94,870 $39,510 250
73 Industrial Engineers $94,310 $60,560 1,290
74 Materials Engineers $93,900 $62,210 80
75 Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other $93,580 $60,010 240
76 Financial Risk Specialists $93,570 $50,050 650
77 Occupational Therapists $93,130 $58,560 840
78 Computer Occupations, All Other $92,240 $50,970 4,060
79 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $92,090 $74,210 90
80 Project Management Specialists $91,990 $48,760 6,580
81 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers $91,460 $57,980 120
82 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $91,440 $60,310 520
83 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $91,370 $77,710 40
84 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $91,230 $59,180 570
85 Civil Engineers $90,770 $58,050 1,710
86 Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary $90,520 $61,060 2,570
87 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $90,450 $49,200 170
88 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $89,750 $46,790 1,180
89 Audiologists $89,290 $74,920 40
90 Epidemiologists $89,180 $50,970 150
91 Transportation Inspectors $89,180 $36,030 90
92 Financial and Investment Analysts $88,670 $49,900 1,670
93 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $88,640 $46,330 470
94 Education Administrators, All Other $87,920 $50,240 560
95 Power Plant Operators $87,660 $54,200 190
96 Management Analysts $87,100 $57,650 4,360
97 Radiation Therapists $86,870 $63,920 130
98 Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers $86,190 $48,790 1,060
99 Emergency Management Directors $86,010 $58,960 40
100 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $85,580 $54,310 30

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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