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Highest-paying jobs in San Antonio

Doctors, lawyers, CEOs … these are just a few of the occupations that may come to mind when you think of a high-paying job. Within those categories, however, high-paying jobs differ from state to state, even city to city—an occupation that is lucrative in one place may not be so coveted in another one.

There are many reasons geographic location plays such a big role in whether pay for a job is high. Two main reasons are demand for a local job and the cost of living. The more demand, and the higher the cost of living, the more likely a job will pay more.

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in San Antonio, using compilations by the U.S. Bureau Labor of Statistics. Organized by Zippia and ranked by average annual salary—with information up to date as of this past March—here are the top 25 highest-paying jobs in San Antonio, Texas.

Click through the slideshow to see if your occupation made the list.

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Army Medicine // Flickr

#25. Veterinarians

Average annual salary: $118,440
Entry level salary: $52,030
Total employment in San Antonio: 460

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rawpixel.com // PxHere

#24. Training and development managers

Average annual salary: $118,780
Entry level salary: $73,170
Total employment in San Antonio: 100

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Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla // U.S. Air Force

#23. Optometrists

Average annual salary: $119,000
Entry level salary: $46,990
Total employment in San Antonio: 180

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rawpixel.com // PxHere

#22. Managers, all other

Average annual salary: $119,020
Entry level salary: $79,720
Total employment in San Antonio: 1,000

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#21. Purchasing managers

Average annual salary: $119,530
Entry level salary: $75,150
Total employment in San Antonio: 330

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CC0 //PxHere

#20. Lawyers

Average annual salary: $121,460
Entry level salary: $54,810
Total employment in San Antonio: 3,240

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Rhoda Baer // Wikimedia Commons

#19. Pharmacists

Average annual salary: $121,480
Entry level salary: $96,200
Total employment in San Antonio: 1,860

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#18. Compensation and benefits managers

Average annual salary: $124,300
Entry level salary: $69,530
Total employment in San Antonio: 50

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CC0 // PxHere

#17. Sales engineers

Average annual salary: $124,390
Entry level salary: $63,140
Total employment in San Antonio: 600

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rawpixel.com // PxHere

#16. Public relations and fundraising managers

Average annual salary: $127,140
Entry level salary: $50,940
Total employment in San Antonio: 300

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Arunkumar Umapathy // Wikimedia Commons

#15. Human resources managers

Average annual salary: $128,290
Entry level salary: $67,460
Total employment in San Antonio: 510

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Ensign Courtney Avon // U.S. Navy

#14. Psychiatrists

Average annual salary: $130,740
Entry level salary: $53,880
Total employment in San Antonio: 70

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Faculty of Natural Sciences // Flickr

#13. Natural sciences managers

Average annual salary: $131,270
Entry level salary: $69,250
Total employment in San Antonio: 100

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CC0 Public Domain // PxHere

#12. Architectural and engineering managers

Average annual salary: $132,870
Entry level salary: $66,960
Total employment in San Antonio: 570

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Wonderlane // Flickr

#11. Sales managers

Average annual salary: $137,340
Entry level salary: $60,310
Total employment in San Antonio: 1,450

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Official Leweb Photos // Flickr

#10. Marketing managers

Average annual salary: $142,790
Entry level salary: $69,530
Total employment in San Antonio: 580

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Pixies // Pixabay

#9. Computer and information systems managers

Average annual salary: $145,850
Entry level salary: $77,170
Total employment in San Antonio: 1,220

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Steven Millstein // Flickr

#8. Financial managers

Average annual salary: $155,120
Entry level salary: $73,640
Total employment in San Antonio: 2,140

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soyfeliz2018 // PxHere

#7. Dentists, general

Average annual salary: $163,360
Entry level salary: $59,150
Total employment in San Antonio: 740

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Vic // Flickr

#6. Physicians and surgeons, all other

Average annual salary: $179,130
Entry level salary: $48,060
Total employment in San Antonio: 2,650

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Seaman Andrew Schneider

#5. Pediatricians, general

Average annual salary: $194,270
Entry level salary: $130,580
Total employment in San Antonio: 240

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#4. Chief executives

Average annual salary: $197,960
Entry level salary: $96,850
Total employment in San Antonio: 420

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Vic // Flickr

#3. Family and general practitioners

Average annual salary: $204,200
Entry level salary: $113,200
Total employment in San Antonio: 600

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Bill Branson // Wikimedia Commons

#2. Internists, general

Average annual salary: $212,510
Entry level salary: $70,220
Total employment in San Antonio: 550

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Jeffrey Russell // Wikimedia Commons

#1. Anesthesiologists

Average annual salary: $278,040
Entry level salary: $183,250
Total employment in San Antonio: 360

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