SAN DIEGO, UNITED STATES SALARY

Average gross salary for San Diego GROSS SALARY
US$ 86,310
Average net salary for San Diego NET SALARY
US$ 63,982
The most typical salary for San Diego MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 52,565
  Updated: 25 Jul 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 289

San Diego Earnings

Average salary in San Diego is US$ 86,310.

Average take home earning is US$ 63,982 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 52,565 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (289 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % US$ 173,800
10 % US$ 151,750
22 % US$ 122,831
51 % US$ 83,409
86 % US$ 43,829
94 % US$ 35,162
99 % US$ 24,000
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Director US$ 155,100 10
Software Developer US$ 113,857 07
Human Resources Manager US$ 78,571 07
IT Manager US$ 110,166 06
Software Engineer US$ 98,250 06
Salesmen or Saleswomen US$ 70,200 05
CEO US$ 177,500 04
Construction Manager US$ 99,000 04
Teacher US$ 75,500 04
Web Developer US$ 63,750 04
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  SALARY BY LEVEL    SAN DIEGO

Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 258,571
07
205K US$ 200,000
04
195K US$ 195,000
01
185K US$ 180,000
01
175K US$ 173,800
06
165K US$ 163,000
03
155K US$ 151,750
08
145K US$ 142,600
05
135K US$ 131,250
08
125K US$ 122,831
21
115K US$ 114,434
11
105K US$ 101,090
22
95K US$ 92,355
19
85K US$ 83,409
30
75K US$ 73,850
20
65K US$ 63,607
27
55K US$ 52,565
31
45K US$ 43,829
25
35K US$ 35,162
24
25K US$ 24,000
14
15K US$ 15,500
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  SALARY BY GENDER    SAN DIEGO

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 99,818 144
Women US$ 78,552 66
N/A US$ 68,168 79

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    SAN DIEGO

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 129,785 21
Masters Degree US$ 109,247 57
Bachelors Degree US$ 83,492 123
Some College US$ 68,800 63
High School US$ 51,695 23
Bellow H. School US$ 99,000 02

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in San Diego, United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 129,785. While Workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 51,695. This is 151.06% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    SAN DIEGO

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 120,983 73
16-20 Years US$ 100,662 33
12-16 Years US$ 87,496 30
8-12 Years US$ 91,630 40
4-8 Years US$ 62,874 42
2-4 Years US$ 50,325 39
1-2 Years US$ 56,250 14
0-1 Year US$ 61,608 18

Workers in San Diego, United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 120,983 compared to US$ 50,325 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 140.40%.


  SALARY BY AGE    SAN DIEGO

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 100,000 01
63-68 US$ 126,333 06
57-62 US$ 138,142 07
51-56 US$ 130,100 30
45-50 US$ 109,665 35
39-44 US$ 91,436 43
33-38 US$ 91,580 31
27-32 US$ 66,523 27
22-26 US$ 49,758 24
16-21 US$ 38,500 06
N/A US$ 68,168 79
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  SALARY BY FIELD    SAN DIEGO

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 134,050 08
2. Public Sector US$ 127,972 08
3. Management & Business US$ 123,019 42
4. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 119,250 04
5. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 102,216 15
6. Law US$ 100,111 09
7. Finance & Banking US$ 98,384 07
8. Health Care & Medical US$ 94,681 11
9. IT & Telecommunication US$ 93,800 30
10. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 90,416 06
11. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 89,428 07
12. Military US$ 84,250 08
13. Engineers & Technicians US$ 79,818 11
14. Education & University US$ 75,252 17
15. Human Resources US$ 73,350 10
16. Insurance US$ 70,200 04
17. Health Care & Medical II US$ 70,175 10
18. Sports & Recreation US$ 66,666 03
19. Hotels & Tourism US$ 63,333 03
20. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 63,175 03
21. Accounting & Administration US$ 60,685 15
22. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 56,707 13
23. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 56,500 02
24. Aviation & Shipping US$ 53,556 04
25. Architect Constructions US$ 51,000 02
26. Customer Services US$ 48,280 15
27. Making Design US$ 47,666 03
28. Automobile US$ 46,489 05
29. Media US$ 36,250 04
30. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 28,666 03

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Average salaries in San Diego, United States can vary greatly based on a career field. Engineers & Technicians V enjoy the highest gross average salaries (US$ 134,050), followed by Public Sector (US$ 127,972), and Management & Business (US$ 123,019). Lower average gross salaries in the San Diego, United States are earned by those in Manufacturing & Labor Workers (US$ 28,666) and those in Media positions (US$ 36,250). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 367.63%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    SAN DIEGO

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. CEO US$ 177,500 04
2. Director US$ 155,100 10
3. Program Manager US$ 144,600 03
4. Other Engineer Career US$ 138,914 07
5. Business Development Manager US$ 138,500 02
6. Financial Analyst US$ 116,895 02
7. Manager US$ 114,166 03
8. Software Developer US$ 113,857 07
9. Energy Engineer US$ 112,333 03
10. Contract Manager US$ 110,666 03
11. IT Manager US$ 110,166 06
12. Electrical Engineer Lead US$ 110,000 03
13. Other Public Sector Career US$ 100,156 05
14. Construction Manager US$ 99,000 04
15. Software Engineer US$ 98,250 06
16. Other Management Career US$ 96,000 04
17. Healthcare Management US$ 95,833 03
18. Law Firm Administrator US$ 91,333 03
19. Military Technician Lead US$ 89,333 03
20. Call Center US$ 89,066 03
21. Insurance US$ 78,600 03
22. Human Resources Manager US$ 78,571 07
23. Teacher US$ 75,500 04
24. Salesmen or Saleswomen US$ 70,200 05
25. Technician US$ 68,666 03
26. Web Developer US$ 63,750 04
27. Marketing Coordinator US$ 50,733 03
28. Operations Manager US$ 49,000 02
29. Service Coordinator US$ 32,333 03
30. Other Service Career US$ 26,500 04

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In San Diego, United States economy, CEO is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 177,500. Director and Program Manager follow, earning US$ 155,100 and US$ 144,600, respectively. Other Service Career earn a gross annual average of US$ 26,500, while Service Coordinator earn US$ 32,333. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 569.81%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    SAN DIEGO

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 86,456 248
Contract US$ 88,250 16
Self Employed US$ 95,500 14
Part Time US$ 68,484 11
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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SAN DIEGO

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 87,683 AU$ 99,195 3,097
2. United States United States US$ 81,658 US$ 81,658 20,081
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,248 GBP 49,739 4,553
4. Canada Canada US$ 70,793 CA$ 77,721 4,920
5. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,409 MXN 797,233 633
6. China China US$ 47,095 CNY 302,247 2,613
7. Russia Russia US$ 40,670 RUB 1,786,485 1,050
8. India India US$ 21,559 INR 1,323,295 10,514

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(35/35)  ANALYTICS DIRECTOR


 Posted: 25 Jul 2020

Some College, 16-20 years: "Google Analytics, Google Search Console, DOMO, Tableau, Stitch, R, SQL, Business Intelligence."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(34/35)  COST AND PRICING SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 09 Jul 2020

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Cost estimating, FP&A, proposal management, subcontract management, DoD, FAR."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 127,000


(33/35)  FINANCIAL ANALYST


 Posted: 08 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Manage financials for a major university IT-research facility including state funding, federal sponsored projects, gifts, and service agreements."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 83,790


(32/35)  SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 14 Apr 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Accounting revenue accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(31/35)  NAVAL AVIATOR


 Posted: 14 Mar 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Military naval aviation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


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(30/35)  PERSONAL BANKER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2020

Some College, 2-4 years: "Banking and finances."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 39,500


(29/35)  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


 Posted: 19 Feb 2020

Some College, 8-12 years: "All things networks and computers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(28/35)  BUSINESS CONSULTANT


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Corporate risk management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 200,000


(27/35)  PERFORMANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Assessing employee and system performance, international expansion strategy."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 82,500


(26/35)  CUSTOMER SUPPORT MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage software support team."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 135,000


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(25/35)  DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS


 Posted: 28 Aug 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "All finances, manage insurance plan, building management, office management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000


(24/35)  SENIOR LEGAL ANALYST


 Posted: 14 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Intellectual Property protection, patent, trademarks."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(23/35)  SR PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Manage three business product lines and two verticals for cable MSO."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 170,000


(22/35)  OPERATIONS & CONTRACTS MANAGER


 Posted: 14 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "30+ years in Same industry. Worked Administrative, Documentation, Logistics, Project Control, Operations Control, Project Management, Operations Management and Contract Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 135,000


(21/35)  REGIONAL SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Mar 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "Managing a team of sales people and hitting daily weekly and monthly sales goals."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(20/35)  PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Support Principal Investigator."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,500


(19/35)  INFORMATION SYSTEM TECHNICIAN LEAD


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "As an E-6, manage/lead divisions or departments on daily operational task, planning, communicating requirements up and down the chain of command. A strong technical background ensures proper decisions are made."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000


(18/35)  SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2019

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Circuit design, test and validation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(17/35)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage people, run initiatives, build business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000


(16/35)  SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Maintain sales with agreed accounts and grow the business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


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(15/35)  PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Teach physical education to students."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 102,000


(14/35)  INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDITOR


 Posted: 05 Dec 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Investigate government benefits for veterans."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 106,000


(13/35)  MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 28 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Management Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(12/35)  MANAGING DIRECTOR


 Posted: 27 Aug 2018

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage a staff augmentation firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(11/35)  HUMANITIES PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR


 Posted: 20 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop schedules, graphic design, edit material, multiple projects, interpersonal communication via orally, email, phone."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(10/35)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Data Analysis and Machine Learning."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000


(9/35)  REGIONAL BUSINESS LINE MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Organize distribution within and outside the affiliate countries in accordance with the Zone Director / General Manager directives - Defining BL sales budget and achieving related targets. - Ensuring consistency, availability and use of related sales resources by affiliates and distributors. - Coordinating with local sales managers and measuring efficiency of their respective sales forces. - Reviewing margins to ensure they are in line with the budget R3. Competition: Organize intelligence, collect information on products, sales and organization. Share it with people he/she reports to or liaises with. (See para Reports below) R4. Marketing: Supervise and coordinate the application of AQI MKT Director Directives. Monitor the good use of MKT campaigns and material that AQI made at BUs’ disposal. Define and coordinate regional promotions, particularly on the Internet. R5. Budget: work with the Zone Director / General Manager and Global Business Line Manager to establish the BL Regional budget. Responsible for effective implementation of the Regional plans and coordination with Local BU (General and Commercial managers) to achieve plan."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(8/35)  CUSTOMER SERVICE/OFFICE MNGMNTONTROL


 Posted: 13 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Control office activities, work with sales personell."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 13,000


(7/35)  HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I teach high school English Literature at a public school, full-time."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 54,000


(6/35)  SALES ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Sales in construction field for 20 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(5/35)  VP DIRECTOR OF CLIENT RELATIONS


 Posted: 19 Oct 2017

Some College, 8-12 years: "Client relations production management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 54,000


(4/35)  SR DIRECTOR OPERATIONS


 Posted: 09 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Sr Director Operations Manufacturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 265,000


(3/35)  MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK


 Posted: 02 Oct 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "Responsibilities: Creates new medical records and retrieves existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents; assigning and recording new record numbers; verifying existing record numbers; inputting and recording locations to computer; delivering records."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 21,000


(2/35)  CORPORATE COUNSEL


 Posted: 19 Sep 2017

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Transactional attorney inside counsel."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 155,000


(1/35)  MARKETING COORDINATOR


 Posted: 03 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Marketing, content, strategy, branding."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,200


  ECONOMY   SAN DIEGO

The San Diego economy is tied to San Diego Bay, a harbor which today is one of California's five major ports. This harbor has significant impact on the San Diego economy.

About 5% of all civilian jobs in the U.S are military-related. Around 15,000 businesses in San Diego rely on Defense. Military bases in San Diego include Marine Corps bases, US Navy facilities, and Coast Guard stations.

Tourism has very important role in San Diego economy.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 40.5 percent people in San Diego at ages 25 and older have bachelor's education. This ranks the city as the ninth most educated city in the U.S.

Salaries in San Diego are among highest in California. They are a little bit lower than in San Francisco with surrounding and Los Angeles.

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