Feb 20, 2024 - News

San Diego's highest-paying industries

Industries with the highest average Glassdoor salaries in the San Diego metro area, 2023
Data: Glassdoor; Chart: Kavya Beheraj and Alice Feng/Axios

San Diegans working in tech industries are getting the biggest paychecks in the city on average, according to 2023 Glassdoor data.

Between the lines: San Diego salaries are higher than the national average across most industries, which is expected in one of the country's most expensive cities.

Yes, but: None of the average salaries listed were six figures.

Of note: Salaries in most industries, from real estate to food service, were only within a few thousand dollars of the national average.

  • Human resources and health care were the exceptions at more than $10,000 above the U.S. average.
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