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What are some of the highest-paying jobs in California?

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In 2014, the highest-paying jobs in California were family and general practitioners; the second highest-paying jobs were for judges, magistrate judges and magistrates. Other top-paying jobs include nurse anesthetists, astronomers and general pediatricians.

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What are some of the highest-paying jobs in California?
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Family and general practitioners earn a median annual salary of $185,040, or $88.96 per hour, in California. The state has approximately 15,750 people employed in these fields.

Judges, magistrate judges and magistrates in California earn $119,770 to $180,790 per year, or $57.58 to $86.92 per hour. The state has approximately 2,180 people employed in these professions. Yuba City has the highest pay rate for judges, magistrate judges and magistrates at $180,450 per year.

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