Highest-paying jobs in Stockton

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April 20, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Stockton

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Stockton-Lodi, CA, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2021.

In Stockton, the annual mean wage is $55,020 or 5.6% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $266,510. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Speech-language pathologists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $96,720
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $85,820
- Employment: 147,470
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,260)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($111,120)
--- Salinas, CA ($107,160)
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#49. Computer network architects

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $97,260
- #185 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,650
- Employment: 168,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
--- Rapid City, SD ($145,810)
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#48. Computer systems analysts

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $97,930
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,210
- Employment: 505,150
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,290)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($131,650)
--- Huntsville, AL ($118,690)
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#47. School psychologists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $98,450
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,770
- Employment: 57,110
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boulder, CO ($116,280)
--- El Centro, CA ($116,010)
--- Fresno, CA ($115,360)
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#46. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $99,100
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 680

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,580
- Employment: 144,640
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
--- Trenton, NJ ($144,620)

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#45. Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $99,110
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,330
- Employment: 33,490
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($126,420)
--- Anchorage, AK ($118,620)
--- New Orleans-Metairie, LA ($110,750)
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#44. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $100,040
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,960
- Employment: 84,360
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($122,160)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,490)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($115,060)
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#43. Dental hygienists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $100,940
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

National
- Annual mean salary: $81,360
- Employment: 207,190
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($125,750)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($122,660)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($119,320)
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#42. Radiologic technologists and technicians

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $101,350
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,490
- Employment: 216,380
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($127,890)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($118,480)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,100)
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#41. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $102,470
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,200
- Employment: 52,270
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Stockton-Lodi, CA ($102,470)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($99,710)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,850)

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#40. Administrative services managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $103,580
- #153 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,030
- Employment: 224,620
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,360)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($142,650)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($141,950)
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#39. First-line supervisors of correctional officers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $105,570
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,750
- Employment: 54,470
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($114,400)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,220)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($112,950)
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#38. Physical therapists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $105,630
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $92,920
- Employment: 225,350
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($123,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,370)
--- Midland, TX ($116,880)
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#37. Civil engineers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $105,660
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $95,490
- Employment: 304,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,720)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,550)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($115,120)
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#36. Occupational therapists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $107,020
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,470
- Employment: 127,830
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,190)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,210)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($113,190)

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#35. Sales engineers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $108,040
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $118,630
- Employment: 59,550
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salisbury, MD-DE ($169,330)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($158,740)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($158,320)
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#34. Software developers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $108,150
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,990
- Employment: 1,364,180
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($167,420)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($158,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($148,220)
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#33. Detectives and criminal investigators

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $108,800
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $90,370
- Employment: 107,890
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,210)
--- Anchorage, AK ($127,070)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($123,460)
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#32. First-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $109,470
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,270
- Employment: 80,890
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($171,060)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($145,740)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($135,860)
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#31. General and operations managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $110,540
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,570

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,250
- Employment: 2,984,920
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($165,340)
--- Trenton, NJ ($165,030)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($159,210)

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#30. Electrical engineers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $110,620
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $107,890
- Employment: 186,020
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($148,870)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($133,640)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($124,680)
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#28 (tie). Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $112,300
- #28 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,050
- Employment: 108,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Memphis, TN-MS-AR ($176,770)
--- Columbia, SC ($155,570)
--- Danbury, CT ($151,970)
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#28 (tie). Sales managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $112,300
- #277 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 840

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,390
- Employment: 453,800
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($198,960)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($196,910)
--- Boulder, CO ($182,820)
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#27. Industrial production managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $112,630
- #165 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

National
- Annual mean salary: $117,780
- Employment: 192,270
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($155,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($153,860)
--- Fort Collins, CO ($153,470)
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#26. Diagnostic medical sonographers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $114,650
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $80,680
- Employment: 78,640
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,110)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($137,140)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($131,080)

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#25. Public relations managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $117,010
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $138,000
- Employment: 59,850
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,410)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($182,890)
--- Boulder, CO ($174,250)
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#24. Clinical and counseling psychologists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $117,920
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $99,640
- Employment: 58,100
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($136,630)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($134,200)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($133,060)
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#23. Veterinarians

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $118,100
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $109,920
- Employment: 77,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($144,440)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,670)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($140,390)
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#22. Construction managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $118,450
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

National
- Annual mean salary: $108,210
- Employment: 284,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($160,710)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,050)
--- Napa, CA ($145,430)
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#21. Registered nurses

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $119,600
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,820

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,750
- Employment: 3,047,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($155,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($151,640)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($146,360)

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#20. Purchasing managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $122,860
- #95 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $134,590
- Employment: 69,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($181,030)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,010)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($174,760)
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#19. Human resources managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $123,460
- #111 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,590
- Employment: 166,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($190,020)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($186,930)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($175,410)
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#18. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $127,300
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,650
- Employment: 274,710
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,880)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($143,450)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($142,330)
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#17. Training and development managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $127,480
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $128,800
- Employment: 35,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($180,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($176,270)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($166,410)
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#16. Medical and health services managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $129,190
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 620

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,840
- Employment: 436,770
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($162,110)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($157,340)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($156,370)

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#15. Physician assistants

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $129,290
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,460
- Employment: 132,940
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portsmouth, NH-ME ($167,240)
--- Panama City, FL ($165,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($164,150)
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#14. Marketing managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $130,050
- #145 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,440
- Employment: 278,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($210,280)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($198,870)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($191,310)
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#13. Optometrists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $133,860
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,440
- Employment: 38,720
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Wilmington, NC ($198,370)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($172,190)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($169,140)
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#12. Education administrators, postsecondary

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $134,980
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $111,260
- Employment: 155,990
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Corvallis, OR ($178,570)
--- Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($165,940)
--- Syracuse, NY ($164,660)
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#11. Nurse practitioners

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $135,940
- #28 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $118,040
- Employment: 234,690
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($197,870)
--- Napa, CA ($184,700)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($180,380)

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#10. Financial managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $136,250
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 720

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,460
- Employment: 681,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($209,100)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($201,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,900)
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#9. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $137,030
- #18 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,760
- Employment: 128,230
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($182,700)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($170,740)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($164,600)
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#8. Lawyers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $138,850
- #54 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

National
- Annual mean salary: $148,030
- Employment: 681,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($231,200)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($191,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($186,610)
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#7. Pharmacists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $143,040
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,690
- Employment: 312,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($168,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($163,840)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($158,420)
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#6. Architectural and engineering managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $147,010
- #115 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,970
- Employment: 187,100
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($206,050)
--- Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($198,430)

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#5. Computer and information systems managers

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $147,790
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $162,930
- Employment: 485,190
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($211,470)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($202,800)
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#4. Dentists, general

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $179,930
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

National
- Annual mean salary: $167,160
- Employment: 108,680
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Manchester, NH ($276,510)
--- Salinas, CA ($234,410)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($229,800)
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#3. Chief executives

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $215,320
- #112 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,020
- Employment: 200,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($313,440)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($298,960)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($296,480)
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#2. Family medicine physicians

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $258,400
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $235,930
- Employment: 102,930
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Coeur d'Alene, ID ($336,820)
--- Fond du Lac, WI ($336,140)
--- Gainesville, GA ($330,930)
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#1. Psychiatrists

Stockton-Lodi, CA
- Annual mean salary: $266,510
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $249,760
- Employment: 25,520
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($360,840)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($360,740)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($333,190)

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