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Average Salary in San Diego, CA

$39,401 - $45,337
12% of jobs
$48,966 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$45,338 - $51,275
11% of jobs
$51,276 - $57,213
10% of jobs
$57,214 - $63,151
8% of jobs
The average salary is $68,539 a year
$63,152 - $69,089
9% of jobs
$69,090 - $75,027
8% of jobs
$75,028 - $80,964
8% of jobs
$80,965 - $86,902
8% of jobs
$88,113 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$86,903 - $92,840
7% of jobs
$95,556 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$92,841 - $98,778
6% of jobs
$98,779 - $104,717
6% of jobs
San Diego, CA
$39,401 $68,539 /year $104,717
$33 /hour
$3,283 - $3,778
12% of jobs
$4,080 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$3,778 - $4,273
11% of jobs
$4,273 - $4,768
10% of jobs
$4,768 - $5,263
8% of jobs
The average salary is $5,711 a month
$5,263 - $5,757
9% of jobs
$5,758 - $6,252
8% of jobs
$6,252 - $6,747
8% of jobs
$6,747 - $7,242
8% of jobs
$7,342 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$7,242 - $7,737
7% of jobs
$7,963 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$7,737 - $8,232
6% of jobs
$8,232 - $8,726
6% of jobs
San Diego, CA
$3,283 $5,711 /month $8,726
$33 /hour
$758 - $872
12% of jobs
$941 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$872 - $986
11% of jobs
$986 - $1,100
10% of jobs
$1,100 - $1,214
8% of jobs
The average wage is $1,318 a week
$1,214 - $1,329
9% of jobs
$1,329 - $1,443
8% of jobs
$1,443 - $1,557
8% of jobs
$1,557 - $1,671
8% of jobs
$1,694 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$1,671 - $1,785
7% of jobs
$1,837 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$1,785 - $1,900
6% of jobs
$1,900 - $2,014
6% of jobs
San Diego, CA
$758 $1,318 /week $2,014
$33 /hour
$18.94 - $21.80
12% of jobs
$23.54 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$21.80 - $24.65
11% of jobs
$24.65 - $27.51
10% of jobs
$27.51 - $30.36
8% of jobs
The average wage is $32.95 an hour
$30.36 - $33.22
9% of jobs
$33.22 - $36.07
8% of jobs
$36.07 - $38.92
8% of jobs
$38.93 - $41.78
8% of jobs
$42.36 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$41.78 - $44.63
7% of jobs
$45.94 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$44.64 - $47.49
6% of jobs
$47.49 - $50.34
6% of jobs
San Diego, CA
$18.94 $33 /hour $50.34
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $95,556 $7,963 $1,837 $46
75th Percentile $88,113 $7,342 $1,694 $42
Average $68,539 $5,711 $1,318 $33
25th Percentile $48,966 $4,080 $941 $24
Search and Compare Salaries in San Diego, CA

What is the average salary in San Diego?

As of Nov 22 the average annual salary in San Diego is $68,539. Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $32.95 an hour. This is equivalent of $1,318 a week or $5,711 a month. Most salaries in San Diego range between $51,611 (25th percentile) to $84,288 (75th percentile) annually.

Of course, salaries will vary depending on your occupation, experience, and many other factors. Some of the top paying kinds of jobs in San Diego are Hematology Oncology Physician, Neuroradiologist, and Staff Psychiatrist.

To estimate the most accurate salary range for jobs in San Diego, we continuously scan out database of millions of active jobs in our marketplace.

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Which jobs have the highest salaries in San Diego?

We found at least 10 types of jobs in San Diego area that pay more than the local average of $68,539 per year. The top examples of these jobs are Hematology Oncology Physician, Neuroradiologist, and Staff Psychiatrist.
Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Hematology Oncology Physician$411,770$34,314$7,918$197.97
Neuroradiologist$365,070$30,422$7,020$175.51
Staff Psychiatrist$271,766$22,647$5,226$130.66
Hospital Chief Financial Officer$209,007$17,417$4,019$100.48
Transplant Nephrologist$201,444$16,787$3,873$96.85
Cardiac ICU$182,786$15,232$3,515$87.88
Sap Enterprise Architect$165,564$13,797$3,183$79.60
Salesforce Enterprise Architect$162,533$13,544$3,125$78.14
CEBS$156,695$13,057$3,013$75.33
Enterprise Agile Coach$155,821$12,985$2,996$74.91

What do the most popular jobs in San Diego pay?

Of the jobs in San Diego with the most active job markets, we found at least 4 roles that pay more per year than the average salary in the state. The top examples of these jobs are Federal Employee, Longshoremen, and Nurse Aesthetician.

These popular jobs are paid between 20023(25.5%) and 20023(25.5%) more than the city average salary of $68,539.

The active job market and competitive salaries for these roles make them great career choices in San Diego.
Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Federal Employee$100,403$8,366$1,930$48.27
Longshoremen$56,458$4,704$1,085$27.14
Nurse Aesthetician$69,386$5,782$1,334$33.36
IT Support Specialist$51,087$4,257$982$24.56
Customer Service Representatives$34,764$2,897$668$16.71
GOLF PRO$36,021$3,001$692$17.32
SAP Ariba Consultant$125,814$10,484$2,419$60.49
Senior Assistant Manager$46,809$3,900$900$22.50
Panera Bread Management$34,062$2,838$655$16.38
Civil Engineer PE$88,562$7,380$1,703$42.58
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