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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 general internists with an average annual salary of $207,370. The second highest paying job is family and general practitioners (average salary $205,480). The salary and the employment information in Florida is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Florida

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Internists
$207,370
1,740
2 Family and General Practitioners
$205,480
12,710
3 Orthodontists
$202,310
420
4 Psychiatrists
$197,140
1,000
5 Chief Executives
$182,360
19,350
6 Other Specialists Dentists
$171,060
390
7 General Pediatricians
$161,660
1,060
8 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$150,770
4,970
9 Nurse Anesthetists
$149,850
1,640
10 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$148,500
1,230
11 General Dentists
$148,300
6,590
12 Air Traffic Controllers
$127,960
1,770
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$122,930
6,520
14 Physicists
$121,190
280
15 Prosthodontists
$120,990
0
16 Pharmacists
$120,970
20,510
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$120,110
14,930
18 Podiatrists
$119,180
880
19 Financial Managers
$118,730
25,040
20 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$115,400
1,270
21 Sales Managers
$112,320
16,490
22 Sales Engineers
$110,480
2,110
23 Actuaries
$106,710
560
24 Purchasing Managers
$105,990
2,710
25 Marketing Managers
$105,910
8,450
26 Aerospace Engineers
$105,540
2,560
27 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$105,400
330
28 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$102,980
440
29 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$100,890
90
30 Medical and Health Services Managers
$100,120
14,440
31 Physician Assistants
$99,960
5,740
32 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$99,500
420
33 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$99,270
1,190
34 Nuclear Engineers
$99,040
130
35 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$98,760
700
36 General and Operations Managers
$98,390
97,630
37 Industrial Production Managers
$98,360
5,090
38 Natural Sciences Managers
$98,330
950
39 Human Resources Managers
$97,890
6,230
40 Personal Financial Advisors
$97,740
12,600
41 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$97,530
1,960
42 Systems Software Developers
$97,300
16,500
43 Nurse Practitioners
$96,490
10,380
44 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$95,820
680
45 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$95,780
530
46 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$95,590
910
47 Materials Engineers
$95,320
470
48 Lawyers
$94,870
47,630
49 Mathematicians
$94,500
100
50 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$94,420
170
51 Other Psychologists
$94,390
1,310
52 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$94,200
440
53 Nurse Midwives
$94,200
330
54 All Other Managers
$93,970
18,960
55 Computer Hardware Engineers
$93,810
2,120
56 Emergency Management Directors
$92,180
170
57 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$91,400
4,480
58 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$91,050
4,670
59 Chemical Engineers
$91,010
410
60 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$90,730
460
61 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$89,650
110
62 Optometrists
$89,600
1,780
63 Administrative Services Managers
$89,530
13,690
64 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$89,100
4,700
65 Veterinarians
$89,060
4,310
66 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$88,780
740
67 Applications Software Developers
$88,030
34,270
68 Mining and Geological Engineers
$87,560
50
69 Physical Therapists
$87,110
12,810
70 Electrical Engineers
$86,620
5,900
71 Hydrologists
$86,600
220
72 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$86,520
4,800
73 Occupational Therapists
$86,150
6,600
74 Training and Development Managers
$85,870
1,380
75 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$85,460
80
76 Other Education Administrators
$85,150
1,370
77 Mechanical Engineers
$84,530
7,500
78 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$84,450
280
79 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$84,120
60
80 Economists
$84,050
180
81 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$83,860
710
82 Materials Scientists
$83,630
90
83 Information Security Analysts
$83,580
5,240
84 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$83,530
360
85 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$82,990
260
86 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$82,820
390
87 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$82,620
150
88 Environmental Engineers
$82,510
1,250
89 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$82,450
3,140
90 Database Administrators
$82,160
7,440
91 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$81,810
510
92 Speech-Language Pathologists
$81,780
7,280
93 Broadcast News Analysts
$81,410
430
94 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$81,330
3,290
95 Transportation Inspectors
$81,160
1,340
96 Civil Engineers
$80,800
16,290
97 Radiation Therapists
$80,140
900
98 Construction Managers
$80,000
22,130
99 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$79,990
580
100 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$79,940
150
101 Ship Engineers
$79,420
750
102 Computer Systems Analysts
$79,340
20,880
103 Epidemiologists
$79,180
270
104 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$78,960
1,730
105 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$78,410
8,580
106 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$78,360
160
107 Gaming Managers
$77,840
230
108 Engineers, All Other
$77,810
8,020
109 Computer Network Architects
$77,410
13,340
110 Funeral Service Managers
$76,510
290
111 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$76,300
1,200
112 Sociologists
$75,920
80
113 Other Computer Occupations
$75,620
11,180
114 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$75,590
18,970
115 Nuclear Technicians
$75,530
190
116 Art Directors
$75,490
1,280
117 Conservation Scientists
$74,660
1,010
118 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$74,420
640
119 Power Plant Operators
$74,200
1,820
120 Financial Examiners
$74,140
2,880
121 Computer Programmers
$73,800
10,670
122 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$73,310
4,490
123 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$73,250
260
124 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$72,660
20,430
125 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$72,440
1,290
126 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$72,260
1,700
127 Other Artists and Related Workers
$72,250
210
128 Other Social Workers
$72,170
1,480
129 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$71,860
1,340
130 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$71,470
2,240
131 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$71,390
680
132 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$71,140
22,170
133 Environmental Science Teachers
$70,880
100
134 Credit Analysts
$70,840
2,560
135 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$70,820
2,050
136 Food Scientists and Technologists
$70,770
240
137 Postsecondary History Teachers
$70,700
450
138 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$70,670
1,730
139 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$70,610
330
140 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$70,480
910
141 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$70,420
2,200
142 Industrial Engineers
$70,290
10,180
143 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$70,230
2,970
144 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$70,180
2,120
145 Loan Officers
$69,760
19,900
146 Urban and Regional Planners
$69,500
2,020
147 Financial Analysts
$69,390
12,060
148 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
$68,900
0
149 Agricultural Engineers
$68,610
50
150 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$68,560
2,270
151 Audiologists
$68,160
700
152 Biomedical Engineers
$67,850
690
153 Operations Research Analysts
$67,490
4,920
154 Social and Community Service Managers
$67,470
3,630
155 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$67,300
2,550
156 Statisticians
$67,210
570
157 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$66,850
2,700
158 Other Physical Scientists
$66,840
650
159 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$66,610
1,310
160 Budget Analysts
$66,240
2,810
161 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$66,230
2,310
162 Other Biological Scientists
$66,020
1,760
163 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$65,710
3,560
164 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$65,580
350
165 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$65,410
1,010
166 Management Analysts
$65,090
42,790
167 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$64,930
920
168 Dental Hygienists
$64,880
10,320
169 Chiropractors
$64,360
2,110
170 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$64,230
230
171 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$64,020
5,130
172 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$63,860
3,490
173 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$63,750
800
174 Commercial Pilots
$63,120
3,680
175 Insurance Underwriters
$63,110
4,600
176 Registered Nurses
$63,060
178,330
177 Technical Writers
$63,030
2,360
178 Other Financial Specialists
$62,880
7,010
179 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$62,820
2,700
180 Other Business Operations Specialists
$62,800
74,050
181 Boilermakers
$62,350
560
182 Physical Therapist Assistants
$62,000
5,880
183 Logisticians
$61,930
6,940
184 Accountants and Auditors
$61,530
73,910
185 Other Life Scientists
$61,410
110
186 Foresters
$61,020
90
187 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$60,930
6,240
188 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$60,750
820
189 Producers and Directors
$60,700
6,250
190 Chemists
$60,010
2,350
191 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$59,980
20,760
192 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$59,970
1,930
193 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$59,870
10,150
194 Gas Plant Operators
$59,630
90
195 Locomotive Engineers
$59,560
980
196 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$59,340
5,350
197 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$59,190
990
198 Genetic Counselors
$59,150
90
199 Labor Relations Specialists
$59,060
2,650
200 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$58,920
2,590

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