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Making It in San Diego: These are the highest-paying entry-level jobs in the US, according to report

Posted: 1:41 PM, May 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-15 16:41:35-04
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(KGTV) -- A new report shows which entry-level jobs pay the most in 2019.

According to Glassdoor , tech roles and tech companies are the most represented among highest paying entry-level jobs.

Ranking at the top of the list are data scientists, which has a median base salary of $95,000. According to Glassdoor, not only does the job pay well, but it’s also ranked as the best job in America for four years in a row.

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And data scientists aren’t going anywhere. According to Glassdoor, more and more companies in different industries are investing in technology to collect massive amounts of data, meaning data scientists will continue to play a valuable role in those companies.

Software engineers and product managers placed second and third on the list, coming in at $90,000 and $89,000.

Check out the full top 25 list below:

Rank
Job Title
Median Base Salary
1
Data Scientist
$95,000
2
Software Engineer
$90,000
3
Product Manager
$89,000
4
Investment Banking Analyst
$85,000
5
Product Designer
$85,000
6
UX Designer
$73,000
7
Implementation Consultant
$72,000
8
Java Developer
$72,000
9
Systems Engineer
$70,000
10
Software Developer
$68,600
11
Process Engineer
$68,258
12
Front End Developer
$67,500
13
Product Engineer
$66,750
14
Actuarial Analyst
$66,250
15
Electrical Engineer
$66,000
16
Mechanical Engineer
$65,000
17
Design Engineer
$65,000
18
Applications Developer
$65,000
19
Test Engineer
$65,000
20
Programmer Analyst
$65,000
21
Quality Engineer
$64,750
22
Physical Therapist
$63,918
23
Field Engineer
$63,750
24
Project Engineer
$63,000
25
Business Analyst
$63,000

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To compile the list, Glassdoor used its salary reviews left in 2018 from US-based employees 25 and younger.