These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In San Rafael, 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 San Rafael 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 Psychiatrists are the highest paid people in San Rafael.

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

  1. Psychiatrists
  2. Natural Sciences Managers
  3. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  4. Medical and Health Services Managers
  5. Marketing Managers
  6. Sales Managers
  7. Managers, All Other
  8. Financial Managers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in San Rafael. 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 Rafael and California job scene here:

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

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 234 job classifications in San Rafael 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 Rafael

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Psychiatrists $239,420 $120,560 40
2 Natural Sciences Managers $190,920 $97,680 90
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers $170,520 $124,170 140
4 Medical and Health Services Managers $161,350 $87,130 300
5 Marketing Managers $153,580 $92,470 370
6 Sales Managers $152,360 $50,210 400
7 Managers, All Other $152,080 $81,710 290
8 Financial Managers $151,750 $66,470 740
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $150,110 $92,240 370
10 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $149,790 $68,310 90
11 Industrial Production Managers $149,430 $91,460 60
12 Chief Executives $144,690 $43,020 310
13 Training and Development Managers $142,800 $83,870 40
14 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $137,680 $89,420 40
15 General and Operations Managers $136,440 $52,040 2,380
16 Software Developers, Systems Software $134,590 $96,630 990
17 Pharmacists $134,570 $113,400 220
18 Human Resources Managers $132,500 $69,570 150
19 Personal Financial Advisors $131,770 $38,680 590
20 Chemists $127,700 $83,850 70
21 Art Directors $124,310 $66,550 60
22 Registered Nurses $123,940 $75,140 1,770
23 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $123,090 $71,710 90
24 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $121,520 $98,860 190
25 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $120,240 $39,120 430
26 Loan Officers $119,580 $41,210 240
27 Accountants and Auditors $119,470 $54,110 940
28 Management Analysts $115,020 $41,060 830
29 Software Developers, Applications $114,960 $65,240 510
30 Construction Managers $114,440 $68,220 290
31 Computer Systems Analysts $111,810 $71,440 500
32 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $111,730 $54,180 90
33 Physical Therapists $109,550 $69,610 240
34 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $109,120 $51,680 120
35 Purchasing Managers $107,140 $69,340 40
36 Nurse Practitioners $105,230 $67,610 150
37 Industrial Engineers $104,920 $82,390 80
38 Web Developers $104,580 $48,500 100
39 Financial Analysts $103,960 $63,030 350
40 Civil Engineers $103,450 $81,300 170
41 Administrative Services Managers $101,400 $51,790 330
42 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $98,820 $61,430 460
43 Education Administrators, All Other $97,370 $60,400 30
44 Respiratory Therapists $97,260 $76,690 90
45 Computer Programmers $96,410 $45,550 220
46 Information Security Analysts $95,670 $40,580 50
47 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $93,650 $43,900 770
48 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $93,580 $63,290 120
49 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $93,030 $52,570 280
50 Radiologic Technologists $92,100 $40,880 150
51 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $92,030 $52,980 200
52 Engineers, All Other $91,850 $58,520 70
53 Compliance Officers $89,370 $49,460 210
54 Construction and Building Inspectors $89,050 $70,040 40
55 Occupational Therapists $88,880 $60,560 40
56 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $87,660 $47,490 360
57 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $87,640 $51,270 30
58 Biological Scientists, All Other $87,060 $54,230 110
59 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $86,670 $45,470 290
60 Cost Estimators $86,340 $57,990 160
61 Electricians $85,090 $60,260 370
62 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $84,520 $42,060 410
63 Speech-Language Pathologists $83,940 $52,270 80
64 Insurance Sales Agents $83,430 $37,680 320
65 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $82,440 $55,150 140
66 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $81,090 $39,270 810
67 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $80,620 $34,360 190
68 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $79,180 $60,830 190
69 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $78,900 $66,400 40
70 Dietitians and Nutritionists $78,490 $36,680 70
71 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $78,480 $57,040 70
72 Urban and Regional Planners $78,350 $54,190 70
73 Training and Development Specialists $78,270 $42,390 190
74 Lodging Managers $76,580 $52,780 40
75 Computer Occupations, All Other $76,460 $37,980 90
76 Clergy $76,130 $34,910 60
77 Health Educators $75,710 $37,020 60
78 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $75,190 $58,320 80
79 Editors $74,940 $32,540 110
80 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $74,730 $45,440 110
81 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers $74,630 $39,220 230
82 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $73,570 $52,010 870
83 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $72,760 $45,010 970
84 Computer User Support Specialists $72,720 $41,440 410
85 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $72,470 $53,420 70
86 Public Relations Specialists $72,200 $41,500 220
87 Food Service Managers $72,040 $36,550 140
88 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $71,760 $44,780 120
89 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $71,460 $52,410 1,290
90 Computer Network Support Specialists $71,460 $34,910 110
91 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $71,450 $47,860 310
92 Brokerage Clerks $71,180 $39,170 60
93 Music Directors and Composers $70,610 $32,930 60
94 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $70,500 $42,780 110
95 Pipelayers $70,200 $63,410 40
96 Advertising and Promotions Managers $69,940 $42,120 60
97 Human Resources Specialists $69,740 $37,960 480
98 Paralegals and Legal Assistants $68,630 $37,100 260
99 Librarians $68,550 $43,370 90
100 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $68,390 $37,670 110