The average U.S. Navy salary ranges from $20,000 to $300,000 a year. A Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon at U.S. Navy makes the most with an average salary of $300,000 per year, while a Avionics Technician makes the least with an average salary of $20,000 per year.
In San Diego, California, the average salary is $60,858. As of Q4 2017, the trend in wages is up 0.1 percent. The cost of living is 44.4 percent higher than the national average in San Diego. Popular jobs in San Diego include Mechanical Engineer, Software Engineer, and Senior Software Engineer which pay between $72,346 and $107,842 annually. The most popular industries in San Diego are Aerospace and Defense, Biotechnology Research and Development, and Software Development. In San Diego, some popular employers include Qualcomm Inc, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.