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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Florida

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Florida (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Florida are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Florida is chief executive with an average annual salary of $207,000. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $202,890). The salary and the employment information in Florida is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Florida

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$207,000
14,120
2 General Internists
$202,890
2,320
3 Family and General Practitioners
$192,960
10,030
4 Psychiatrists
$184,130
920
5 Orthodontists
$176,840
510
6 Other Specialists Dentists
$171,060
310
7 General Pediatricians
$165,320
1,410
8 Nurse Anesthetists
$147,410
2,030
9 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$141,810
1,330
10 General Dentists
$138,360
5,900
11 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$137,310
4,640
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$127,110
11,460
13 Air Traffic Controllers
$123,940
1,780
14 Financial Managers
$123,570
20,390
15 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$122,360
6,380
16 Sales Managers
$121,550
13,560
17 Pharmacists
$120,260
21,490
18 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$118,750
750
19 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$115,520
1,370
20 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$115,400
1,270
21 Purchasing Managers
$111,330
2,470
22 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$110,740
660
23 Podiatrists
$110,610
820
24 General and Operations Managers
$110,180
77,340
25 Marketing Managers
$110,060
7,600
26 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$108,670
80
27 Sales Engineers
$108,330
1,980
28 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$106,940
1,710
29 Aerospace Engineers
$105,670
2,490
30 Physicists
$105,340
540
31 Medical and Health Services Managers
$103,380
12,130
32 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$103,130
80
33 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$103,120
50
34 Materials Scientists
$102,300
130
35 Human Resources Managers
$101,310
4,970
36 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$100,180
380
37 Lawyers
$99,940
47,590
38 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$99,870
270
39 Industrial Production Managers
$99,640
4,810
40 Administrative Services Managers
$99,500
10,710
41 Personal Financial Advisors
$99,460
11,270
42 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$99,310
300
43 Physician Assistants
$99,010
5,290
44 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$98,860
260
45 All Other Managers
$98,620
15,880
46 Natural Sciences Managers
$98,330
950
47 Actuaries
$98,170
580
48 Funeral Service Managers
$97,590
250
49 Nuclear Engineers
$97,290
130
50 Broadcast News Analysts
$97,240
430
51 Engineers, All Other
$96,760
5,120
52 Systems Software Developers
$96,150
15,520
53 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$95,360
600
54 Training and Development Managers
$94,730
1,180
55 Veterinarians
$94,590
3,610
56 Nurse Practitioners
$94,190
8,940
57 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$93,700
500
58 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$93,440
120
59 Nurse Midwives
$93,040
260
60 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$92,990
4,670
61 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$92,890
500
62 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$92,850
460
63 Computer Hardware Engineers
$92,830
2,100
64 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$92,660
4,150
65 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$92,600
9,090
66 Other Education Administrators
$92,280
1,210
67 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$92,260
140
68 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$91,830
150
69 Emergency Management Directors
$90,490
150
70 Materials Engineers
$90,110
560
71 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$89,970
290
72 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$89,830
3,930
73 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$89,550
360
74 Hydrologists
$88,540
230
75 Chemical Engineers
$88,250
420
76 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$88,080
5,220
77 Other Psychologists
$87,610
1,470
78 Optometrists
$87,560
1,940
79 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$87,300
850
80 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$87,000
90
81 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$86,700
570
82 Ship Engineers
$85,850
800
83 Economists
$85,640
210
84 Physical Therapists
$85,520
12,480
85 Applications Software Developers
$85,110
33,070
86 Occupational Therapists
$84,990
6,140
87 Electrical Engineers
$84,760
6,250
88 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$84,450
3,510
89 Mechanical Engineers
$83,950
6,980
90 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$83,550
1,890
91 Radiation Therapists
$82,360
1,190
92 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$82,150
2,970
93 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$81,930
660
94 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$81,510
1,400
95 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$81,450
330
96 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$81,410
1,280
97 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$81,360
360
98 Construction Managers
$81,310
18,090
99 Postsecondary History Teachers
$81,090
440
100 Information Security Analysts
$80,880
4,810
101 Database Administrators
$80,860
7,310
102 Computer Systems Analysts
$79,920
18,050
103 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$79,780
560
104 Transportation Inspectors
$79,580
1,190
105 Civil Engineers
$79,450
16,930
106 Epidemiologists
$79,180
40
107 Environmental Science Teachers
$77,720
90
108 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$77,580
2,140
109 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$77,540
22,610
110 Speech-Language Pathologists
$77,350
7,260
111 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$77,130
17,420
112 Art Directors
$77,000
1,120
113 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$76,460
330
114 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$76,410
3,220
115 Other Physical Scientists
$75,750
450
116 Gaming Managers
$75,100
170
117 Conservation Scientists
$74,660
260
118 Other Computer Occupations
$74,510
9,580
119 Sociologists
$74,460
80
120 Biomedical Engineers
$74,070
650
121 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$73,960
22,110
122 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$73,840
2,590
123 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$73,820
4,800
124 Genetic Counselors
$73,750
100
125 Other Biological Scientists
$73,370
1,550
126 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$73,160
2,280
127 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$72,910
860
128 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$72,830
560
129 Audiologists
$72,470
670
130 Nuclear Technicians
$71,830
190
131 Power Plant Operators
$71,710
1,680
132 Financial Examiners
$71,580
2,930
133 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$71,050
1,660
134 Other Social Workers
$71,020
1,590
135 Computer Programmers
$70,840
11,690
136 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$70,760
1,860
137 Loan Officers
$70,530
21,060
138 Credit Analysts
$70,030
2,780
139 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$70,000
340
140 Social and Community Service Managers
$69,540
3,150
141 Financial Analysts
$69,480
10,990
142 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$69,480
730
143 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$69,230
2,720
144 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$69,200
910
145 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$69,140
1,760
146 Industrial Engineers
$68,920
9,750
147 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$68,620
350
148 Computer Network Architects
$68,570
16,770
149 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$68,320
910
150 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$67,530
2,590
151 Urban and Regional Planners
$67,030
1,920
152 Management Analysts
$66,930
42,770
153 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$66,110
2,230
154 Other Financial Specialists
$65,990
6,550
155 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$65,410
2,920
156 Mining and Geological Engineers
$65,080
100
157 Logisticians
$64,960
6,150
158 Dental Hygienists
$64,870
11,010
159 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$64,680
1,060
160 Food Service Managers
$64,610
9,160
161 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$64,220
3,480
162 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$64,200
1,350
163 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$64,070
6,130
164 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$63,860
1,940
165 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$63,200
320
166 Budget Analysts
$63,090
2,910
167 Chiropractors
$63,070
2,070
168 Producers and Directors
$62,760
5,960
169 Registered Nurses
$62,720
174,710
170 Other Business Operations Specialists
$62,680
77,000
171 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$62,560
2,280
172 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$62,510
4,020
173 Environmental Engineers
$62,020
2,530
174 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$61,990
770
175 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$61,920
5,120
176 Commercial Pilots
$61,810
4,490
177 Physical Therapist Assistants
$61,630
5,340
178 Other Life Scientists
$61,600
140
179 Technical Writers
$61,540
2,250
180 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$61,220
20,020
181 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$61,210
810
182 Statisticians
$61,120
830
183 Accountants and Auditors
$60,970
75,640
184 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$60,560
170
185 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$60,460
970
186 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$60,400
16,100
187 Operations Research Analysts
$60,090
6,340
188 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$59,930
1,380
189 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$59,870
10,150
190 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$59,760
24,860
191 Other Therapists
$59,750
690
192 Insurance Underwriters
$59,530
4,300
193 Labor Relations Specialists
$59,350
3,020
194 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$59,280
28,990
195 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$59,130
520
196 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$58,940
19,660
197 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$58,890
290
198 Other Artists and Related Workers
$58,760
210
199 Other Engineering Technicians
$58,740
2,100
200 Boilermakers
$58,430
700

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