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

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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 Stockton 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 Stockton.

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

  1. Psychiatrists
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  6. Pharmacists
  7. Lawyers
  8. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  9. Physician Assistants
  10. Medical and Health Services Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 24 on the list of highest paid professions in Stockton. 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 Stockton and California job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Stockton For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 381 job classifications in Stockton 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 Stockton

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Psychiatrists $262,990 $172,170 50
2 Chief Executives $198,530 $108,360 320
3 Family and General Practitioners $182,360 $112,710 200
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $173,030 $57,690 280
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers $138,540 $81,550 80
6 Pharmacists $138,020 $111,530 700
7 Lawyers $131,220 $69,840 390
8 Computer and Information Systems Managers $125,950 $62,240 130
9 Physician Assistants $120,050 $94,680 50
10 Medical and Health Services Managers $119,870 $70,490 400
11 Marketing Managers $118,320 $60,380 150
12 Personal Financial Advisors $118,040 $39,050 70
13 Engineers, All Other $116,730 $68,420 50
14 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $116,200 $65,740 50
15 Sales Managers $114,180 $46,610 700
16 Electrical Engineers $110,960 $74,240 70
17 General and Operations Managers $110,040 $43,290 3,120
18 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $107,790 $81,220 430
19 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $107,630 $70,750 70
20 Computer Network Architects $107,410 $80,510 60
21 Managers, All Other $106,400 $62,140 220
22 Human Resources Managers $105,000 $58,590 140
23 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $104,330 $69,920 30
24 Dentists, General $102,260 $33,930 240
25 Software Developers, Systems Software $100,600 $48,830 60
26 Registered Nurses $100,380 $64,590 3,780
27 Purchasing Managers $100,340 $63,300 60
28 Optometrists $99,660 $58,220 60
29 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $99,600 $54,770 270
30 Nurse Practitioners $99,520 $62,850 80
31 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $99,360 $71,790 40
32 Environmental Engineers $98,710 $57,350 60
33 Industrial Production Managers $97,140 $56,870 270
34 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $96,310 $62,910 100
35 Civil Engineers $95,700 $62,170 350
36 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $95,630 $77,860 150
37 Computer Occupations, All Other $95,320 $49,300 110
38 Physical Therapists $94,800 $65,910 300
39 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $94,010 $47,980 60
40 Construction Managers $93,920 $50,830 380
41 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $93,310 $69,050 60
42 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $93,220 $68,520 100
43 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $92,950 $69,810 120
44 Dental Hygienists $92,600 $69,610 260
45 Loan Officers $92,300 $31,150 370
46 Administrative Services Managers $90,260 $52,170 330
47 Veterinarians $90,130 $56,050 110
48 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $89,280 $51,670 40
49 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $89,030 $63,100 30
50 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $88,770 $46,940 340
51 Education Administrators, All Other $88,220 $42,140 140
52 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $87,530 $56,230 120
53 Industrial Engineers $86,900 $51,300 90
54 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists $86,000 $67,460 400
55 Database Administrators $85,320 $37,450 50
56 Respiratory Therapists $83,930 $65,680 220
57 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $83,810 $51,990 930
58 Radiologic Technologists $83,720 $49,120 200
59 Speech-Language Pathologists $83,490 $54,600 300
60 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $83,450 $40,980 30
61 Financial Analysts $83,120 $40,730 40
62 Urban and Regional Planners $82,530 $54,660 80
63 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $82,360 $57,390 120
64 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $80,920 $63,810 40
65 Budget Analysts $80,570 $62,180 40
66 Software Developers, Applications $80,310 $50,620 100
67 Construction and Building Inspectors $79,740 $54,460 80
68 Management Analysts $78,950 $47,600 460
69 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $78,850 $19,560 300
70 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $77,950 $31,780 200
71 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $76,840 $47,420 240
72 Computer Systems Analysts $76,380 $43,720 270
73 Recreational Therapists $76,240 $65,890 70
74 Mechanical Engineers $75,590 $49,940 110
75 Forensic Science Technicians $74,840 $51,930 50
76 Social and Community Service Managers $74,290 $39,830 180
77 Dietitians and Nutritionists $74,290 $63,740 150
78 Compliance Officers $73,580 $43,910 240
79 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $73,260 $44,500 60
80 Accountants and Auditors $72,820 $43,640 1,190
81 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $72,480 $45,690 60
82 Instructional Coordinators $72,470 $40,100 400
83 Real Estate Sales Agents $72,140 $38,130 170
84 Web Developers $72,010 $26,330 30
85 Healthcare Social Workers $71,950 $51,940 180
86 Credit Counselors $71,890 $42,340 40
87 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $71,440 $34,310 930
88 Crane and Tower Operators $71,290 $37,600 90
89 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $71,020 $56,340 60
90 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $70,570 $43,720 690
91 Logisticians $70,110 $35,290 90
92 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $69,440 $44,790 50
93 Correctional Officers and Jailers $69,340 $46,420 1,520
94 Surveying and Mapping Technicians $69,230 $39,330 50
95 Computer Network Support Specialists $68,980 $40,870 140
96 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $68,830 $29,320 1,480
97 Editors $68,680 $37,500 60
98 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $68,210 $45,340 50
99 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $68,140 $47,820 2,640
100 Electricians $67,990 $40,010 670