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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$88,067 USD

£69,604 GBP
New York City

$100,746 USD

$52,000 USD

£41,098 GBP

Average Salary / San Diego

Average salary in San Diego is $88,067 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 318 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $102,300 USD. Women receive a salary of $77,800 USD.

The most paid careers are Engineers & Technicians V with average income $130,200 USD and Management & Business with income $128,700 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $136,300 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $109,900 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $120,900 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $114,400 USD.

Levels / San Diego (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
1 100%
0.31%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
7 99.69%
2.2%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
7 97.48%
2.2%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
9 95.28%
2.83%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
18 92.45%
5.66%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
13 86.79%
4.09%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
14 82.7%
4.4%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
25 78.3%
7.86%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
11 70.44%
3.46%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
15 66.98%
4.72%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
17 62.26%
5.35%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
13 56.92%
4.09%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
9 52.83%
2.83%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
16 50%
5.03%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
15 44.97%
4.72%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
14 40.25%
4.4%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
6 35.85%
1.89%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
19 33.96%
5.97%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
3 27.99%
0.94%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
4 27.04%
1.26%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
7 25.79%
2.2%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
12 23.58%
3.77%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
9 19.81%
2.83%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
7 16.98%
2.2%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
3 14.78%
0.94%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
5 13.84%
1.57%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
2 12.26%
0.63%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
9 11.64%
2.83%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
4 8.81%
1.26%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
6 7.55%
1.89%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
1 5.66%
0.31%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
1 5.35%
0.31%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
7 5.03%
2.2%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
1 2.83%
0.31%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
2 2.52%
0.63%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
6 1.89%
1.89%

Gender / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 164 $102,300 USD
2 Women 75 $77,800 USD

Education / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 24 $136,300 USD
2 Masters Degree 64 $109,900 USD
3 Bellow H. School 2 $99,000 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 136 $85,700 USD
5 Some College 68 $67,600 USD
6 High School 24 $52,500 USD

Experience / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 76 $120,900 USD
2 16-20 Years 42 $114,400 USD
3 12-16 Years 32 $90,500 USD
4 8-12 Years 44 $88,000 USD
5 4-8 Years 47 $64,600 USD
6 0-1 Year 19 $62,900 USD
7 1-2 Years 17 $55,600 USD
8 2-4 Years 41 $50,300 USD

Age / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 10 $135,500 USD
2 51-55 29 $134,400 USD
3 61-65 9 $133,100 USD
4 66-70 1 $130,000 USD
5 46-50 32 $112,000 USD
6 41-45 36 $102,400 USD
7 76-99 1 $100,000 USD
8 36-40 42 $91,000 USD
9 31-35 27 $73,500 USD
10 n/a 79 $68,200 USD
11 26-30 27 $64,500 USD
12 21-25 21 $45,000 USD
13 14-20 4 $43,800 USD

Work Type / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 17 $116,800 USD
2 Contract 21 $88,900 USD
3 Permanent 269 $87,000 USD
4 Part Time 11 $68,500 USD

Career Groups / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Engineers & Technicians V 11 $130,200 USD
2 Management & Business 46 $128,700 USD
3 Public Sector 9 $120,600 USD
4 Engineers & Technicians IV 4 $119,300 USD
5 Finance & Banking 8 $111,500 USD
6 IT & Programming II 17 $101,800 USD
7 Law 9 $100,100 USD
8 IT & Programming 33 $95,500 USD
9 Health Care & Medical 12 $92,500 USD
10 Security & Fireguard 2 $90,500 USD
11 Construction & Labor Workers 6 $90,400 USD
12 Geography & Geodesy 1 $90,000 USD
13 Salesmen & Saleswomen 7 $89,400 USD
14 Engineers & Technicians III 1 $87,500 USD
15 Insurance 5 $85,200 USD
16 Engineers & Technicians 12 $84,800 USD
17 Military 8 $84,300 USD
18 Human Resources 11 $74,400 USD
19 Properties & Real Estates 1 $74,000 USD
20 Education & University 20 $71,400 USD
21 Health Care & Medical II 10 $70,200 USD
22 Sports & Recreation 3 $66,700 USD
23 Fashion 1 $65,000 USD
24 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 16 $63,300 USD
25 Hotels & Tourism 3 $63,300 USD
26 Accounting & Administration 16 $59,300 USD
27 Logistics, Road, Railway 2 $56,500 USD
28 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 5 $56,200 USD
29 Aviation & Shipping 4 $53,600 USD
30 Architect Constructions 2 $51,000 USD
31 Customer Services 14 $50,800 USD
32 Engineers & Technicians II 1 $50,000 USD
33 Automobile 7 $48,200 USD
34 Making Design 3 $47,700 USD
35 Organization & Coordination 1 $40,000 USD
36 Media 4 $36,300 USD
37 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 3 $28,700 USD

Careers / San Diego (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 CEO 5 $191,000 USD
2 Director 11 $163,700 USD
3 Public Administration 2 $153,300 USD
4 Program Manager 3 $144,600 USD
5 Social Worker 2 $139,000 USD
6 Other Engineer Career 9 $138,000 USD
7 Lawyer 2 $135,000 USD
8 Software Developer 8 $119,600 USD
9 Financial Analyst 2 $116,900 USD
10 Other Management Career 5 $116,800 USD
11 Manager 3 $114,200 USD
12 Other Medical Career 2 $113,500 USD
13 IT Manager 7 $113,000 USD
14 Business Development Manager 3 $112,300 USD
15 Energy Engineer 3 $112,300 USD
16 Contract Manager 3 $110,700 USD
17 Electrical Engineer Lead 3 $110,000 USD
18 Software Engineer 7 $104,800 USD
19 Other Public Sector Career 5 $100,200 USD
20 Construction Manager 4 $99,000 USD
21 Engineer 2 $95,000 USD
22 Biological Engineer Lead 2 $95,000 USD
23 Paralegal 2 $92,000 USD
24 Law Firm Administrator 3 $91,300 USD
25 Military Technician Lead 3 $89,300 USD
26 Call Center 3 $89,100 USD
27 Healthcare Management 4 $88,900 USD
28 Customer Service Manager 2 $85,000 USD
29 ASP.NET Developer 2 $80,000 USD
30 Human Resources Manager 8 $79,400 USD
31 Healthcare Administration 2 $79,400 USD
32 Insurance 3 $78,600 USD
33 Other Tourism Career 2 $77,500 USD
34 Teacher 5 $72,400 USD
35 Data Coordinator 2 $70,500 USD
36 Salesmen or Saleswomen 5 $70,200 USD
37 Secondary School Teacher 2 $69,500 USD
38 Technician 3 $68,700 USD
39 Sales Manager 2 $65,000 USD
40 Car Mechanic 2 $64,000 USD
41 Web Developer 4 $63,800 USD
42 Lead Cook 3 $63,200 USD
43 English Teacher 2 $60,000 USD
44 Other Military Career 2 $59,500 USD
45 IT Coordinator 2 $58,700 USD
46 Electrical Engineer 2 $57,000 USD
47 Marketing 2 $55,000 USD
48 Marketing Coordinator 4 $51,800 USD
49 Clinical Research Coordinator 2 $50,500 USD
50 College Administrator 2 $50,000 USD
51 Operations Manager 2 $49,000 USD
52 Bank Manager 2 $43,700 USD
53 Staff Accountant 2 $39,000 USD
54 Office Administrator 2 $38,200 USD
55 Other Automobile Career 3 $36,500 USD
56 Service Coordinator 3 $32,300 USD
57 Interior Designer 2 $31,500 USD
58 Other Service Career 3 $31,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Environmental Scientist (Man)
Posted 19 July 2023

What I do?

"Storm Water Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced $65,000 USD

49/50  Automotive Parts Advisor (Man)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"Ran parts department."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 8-12 Years Advanced $35,000 USD

48/50  Project Manager (Woman)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"Cross-functional management, business acumen."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $140,000 USD

47/50  General Adjuster (Man)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"Inspect damages to homes and businesses. Write estimates, complete required letters."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $145,000 USD

46/50  Developer (Man)
Posted 20 July 2022

What I do?

"Developing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 8-12 Years Intermediate $60,000 USD

45/50  Content Associate (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Proposal writing, copyediting, research and procurement bidding."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced $55,000 USD

44/50  Security Manager (Man)
Posted 11 July 2022

What I do?

"Work for DoD."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate $65,000 USD

43/50  Director (Man)
Posted 17 June 2022

What I do?

"Subject matter expert, Provides business strategy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert $250,000 USD

42/50  Financial Services (Woman)
Posted 17 June 2022

What I do?

"Financial aid."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $53,000 USD

41/50  Sr Software Engneer (Man)
Posted 25 May 2022

What I do?

"Programming, development, design, test,."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $144,000 USD

40/50  Chief Scientist (Man)
Posted 15 April 2022

What I do?

"Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert $205,000 USD

39/50  Presales Engineer (Man)
Posted 10 March 2022

What I do?

"IP networking, broadcast."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $150,000 USD

38/50  Department Clerk (Woman)
Posted 08 January 2022

What I do?

"Staffing and payroll."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 12-16 Years Advanced $68,000 USD

37/50  English As A Foreign Language Instructor (Woman)
Posted 31 December 2021

What I do?

"Teaching."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $35,000 USD

36/50  Human Resources (Woman)
Posted 22 November 2021

What I do?

"Office Administration and Benefits Administrator."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 1-2 Years Basic $38,400 USD

35/50  Owner (Man)
Posted 20 November 2021

What I do?

"Business management and development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $245,000 USD

34/50  Hr Generalist (Woman)
Posted 02 November 2021

What I do?

"HR and Benefits Knowledge."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $85,000 USD

33/50  It Manager (Man)
Posted 28 October 2021

What I do?

"Manage IT."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $130,000 USD

32/50  Waiter (Man)
Posted 28 October 2021

What I do?

"Waiting on tables, explain menu."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $41,200 USD

31/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 09 September 2021

What I do?

"Teacher all subjects to elementary age students."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $60,000 USD

30/50  It Coordinator (Woman)
Posted 19 May 2021

What I do?

"Systems management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate $47,500 USD

29/50  Growth Marketer (Man)
Posted 17 November 2020

What I do?

"Client Meetings Pipeline Management Interpersonal Skills Strategy Sessions."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $70,000 USD

28/50  IT Support (Man)
Posted 08 November 2020

What I do?

"IT Support Microsoft support. Network support."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 2-4 Years n/a $53,000 USD

27/50  Commercial Banker (Man)
Posted 21 October 2020

What I do?

"Commercial Real Estate and Business finance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $203,000 USD

26/50  Analytics Director (Man)
Posted 25 July 2020

What I do?

"Google Analytics, Google Search Console, DOMO, Tableau, Stitch, R, SQL, Business Intelligence."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 16-20 Years n/a $80,000 USD

25/50  Cost And Pricing Supervisor (Man)
Posted 09 July 2020

What I do?

"Cost estimating, FP&A, proposal management, subcontract management, DoD, FAR."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years n/a $127,000 USD

24/50  Financial Analyst (Man)
Posted 08 June 2020

What I do?

"Manage financials for a major university IT-research facility including state funding, federal sponsored projects, gifts, and service agreements."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $83,800 USD

23/50  Senior Accountant (Man)
Posted 14 April 2020

What I do?

"Accounting revenue accounting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 20+ Years n/a $75,000 USD

22/50  Naval Aviator (Man)
Posted 14 March 2020

What I do?

"Military naval aviation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 20+ Years n/a $125,000 USD

21/50  Personal Banker (Man)
Posted 23 February 2020

What I do?

"Banking and finances."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 2-4 Years n/a $39,500 USD

20/50  Information Technology (Man)
Posted 19 February 2020

What I do?

"All things networks and computers."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 8-12 Years n/a $80,000 USD

19/50  Business Consultant (Man)
Posted 04 November 2019

What I do?

"Corporate risk management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 20+ Years n/a $200,000 USD

18/50  Performance Manager (Man)
Posted 29 October 2019

What I do?

"Assessing employee and system performance, international expansion strategy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $82,500 USD

17/50  Director Of Operations (Woman)
Posted 28 August 2019

What I do?

"All finances, manage insurance plan, building management, office management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 20+ Years n/a $90,000 USD

16/50  Customer Support Manager (Man)
Posted 28 August 2019

What I do?

"Manage software support team."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $135,000 USD

15/50  Senior Legal Analyst (Woman)
Posted 14 July 2019

What I do?

"Intellectual Property protection, patent, trademarks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $130,000 USD

14/50  Sr Product Manager (Woman)
Posted 01 July 2019

What I do?

"Manage three business product lines and two verticals for cable MSO."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $170,000 USD

13/50  Operations & Contracts Manager (Woman)
Posted 14 May 2019

What I do?

"30+ years in Same industry. Worked Administrative, Documentation, Logistics, Project Control, Operations Control, Project Management, Operations Management and Contract Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $135,000 USD

12/50  Magnetic Resonance Physicist (Woman)
Posted 23 April 2019

What I do?

"Image processing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a $90,000 USD

11/50  Banquet Chef (Woman)
Posted 11 April 2019

What I do?

"Creating prep lists for 5-15 people to complete in order to successfully execute banquets up to 400 people."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $50,000 USD

10/50  Regional Sales Manager (Man)
Posted 25 March 2019

What I do?

"Managing a team of sales people and hitting daily weekly and monthly sales goals."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 8-12 Years n/a $80,000 USD

9/50  Project Coordinator (Man)
Posted 06 March 2019

What I do?

"Support Principal Investigator."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $63,500 USD

8/50  Information System Technician Lead (Man)
Posted 13 February 2019

What I do?

"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."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 4-8 Years n/a $98,000 USD

7/50  Senior Electrical Engineer (Man)
Posted 06 February 2019

What I do?

"Circuit design, test and validation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a $125,000 USD

6/50  Director (Man)
Posted 31 January 2019

What I do?

"Manage people, run initiatives, build business."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $300,000 USD

5/50  Sales Manager (Man)
Posted 15 December 2018

What I do?

"Maintain sales with agreed accounts and grow the business."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $60,000 USD

4/50  Physical Education Teacher (Man)
Posted 13 December 2018

What I do?

"Teach physical education to students."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $102,000 USD

3/50  Inspector General Auditor (Man)
Posted 05 December 2018

What I do?

"Investigate government benefits for veterans."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Some College 20+ Years n/a $106,000 USD

2/50  Consulting (Man)
Posted 28 October 2018

What I do?

"Consultant to Dentistry."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $200,000 USD

1/50  Veteran Svc Rep (Man)
Posted 25 October 2018

What I do?

"VA VSR process compensation claims."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $61,700 USD


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