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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL (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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is chief executive with an average annual salary of $171,040. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $155,780). The salary and the employment information in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$171,040
2,330
2 General Pediatricians
$155,780
70
3 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$125,330
2,670
4 Financial Managers
$121,210
4,320
5 Sales Managers
$116,750
2,780
6 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$111,480
30
7 Nurse Midwives
$110,370
40
8 Marketing Managers
$103,350
1,500
9 General and Operations Managers
$102,920
15,770
10 Industrial Production Managers
$95,880
930
11 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$91,700
270
12 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$91,040
30
13 Administrative Services Managers
$89,210
2,530
14 Conservation Scientists
$86,790
30
15 Genetic Counselors
$80,640
60
16 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$77,690
50
17 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$75,380
120
18 Materials Scientists
$74,860
0
19 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$73,770
40
20 Food Scientists and Technologists
$73,650
30
21 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$63,970
150
22 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$62,950
0
23 Soil and Plant Scientists
$59,020
30
24 Fashion Designers
$58,730
40
25 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$55,190
3,630
26 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$54,730
3,240
27 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$53,290
0
28 Forensic Science Technicians
$51,790
270
29 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$51,410
470
30 Avionics Technicians
$50,860
0
31 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$50,020
860
32 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$49,630
890
33 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$49,130
830
34 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$48,980
2,840
35 Hearing Aid Specialists
$48,410
270
36 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$47,710
580
37 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$47,600
50
38 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$47,390
1,400
39 Legislators
$47,050
80
40 Social Science Research Assistants
$47,040
50
41 Broadcast News Analysts
$46,610
60
42 All Other Special Education Teachers
$46,390
1,000
43 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$46,240
50
44 Foresters
$45,980
30
45 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$44,990
0
46 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$44,770
310
47 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$44,400
1,310
48 Stonemasons
$44,360
0
49 Embalmers
$43,560
80
50 Judicial Law Clerks
$43,250
70
51 Pourers and Casters, Metal
$42,800
0
52 Rail Car Repairers
$41,730
30
53 Set and Exhibit Designers
$40,370
60
54 Gaming Managers
$39,900
0
55 Other Designers
$39,570
40
56 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$39,200
60
57 Logging Equipment Operators
$38,840
30
58 Traffic Technicians
$38,740
40
59 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$37,860
0
60 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$36,990
0
61 Paperhangers
$36,760
0
62 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$36,700
1,120
63 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$36,690
0
64 Parking Enforcement Workers
$36,610
80
65 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$36,480
860
66 Riggers
$35,890
0
67 Slot Supervisors
$35,690
0
68 All Occupations
$34,730
1,280,170
69 Sailors and Marine Oilers
$34,620
450
70 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$34,600
40
71 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
$34,410
60
72 Epidemiologists
$34,210
70
73 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$34,100
0
74 Desktop Publishers
$33,740
60
75 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$33,580
2,090
76 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$33,480
2,680
77 Mechanical Door Repairers
$31,920
210
78 Survey Researchers
$31,140
0
79 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$30,600
40
80 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$29,880
40
81 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$28,960
0
82 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$28,530
0
83 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$28,420
60
84 Other Material Moving Workers
$28,000
70
85 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$27,690
30
86 All other assemblers and fabricators
$27,380
8,480
87 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$24,130
60
88 Animal Trainers
$24,040
90
89 Carpet Installers
$23,100
0
90 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$22,970
130
91 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$22,050
150
92 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$19,860
120
93 Tour and Travel Guides
$19,740
0
94 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$19,180
0
95 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$19,100
470
96 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$18,340
1,870

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