These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Gainesville, FL For 2018

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by Chris Kolmar
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Ever wonder who gets paid the most? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?

We had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in the Gainesville area. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.

We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Dentists, General are the highest paid people in Gainesville.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Gainesville:

  1. Dentists, General
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Personal Financial Advisors
  4. Education Administrators, Postsecondary
  5. Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
  6. Financial Managers
  7. Sales Managers
  8. Marketing Managers
  9. Family and General Practitioners
  10. Advertising and Promotions Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 1 on the list of highest paid professions in Gainesville. So the next time you sit there while they drill you can dwell on the fact that they are getting extremely well paid for it.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Gainesville and Florida job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Gainesville For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 330 job classifications in Gainesville in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

We used the most recently released BLS data for this analysis which came out on March 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Gainesville

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $188,610 $104,900 90
2 Chief Executives $166,480 $80,380 120
3 Personal Financial Advisors $157,990 $44,910 60
4 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $147,880 $75,030 40
5 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $135,940 $47,720 110
6 Financial Managers $132,980 $78,110 220
7 Sales Managers $132,490 $65,660 160
8 Marketing Managers $130,730 $65,050 60
9 Family and General Practitioners $128,440 $42,460 130
10 Advertising and Promotions Managers $126,000 $40,210 30
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $124,010 $76,840 100
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $120,230 $68,440 130
13 Industrial Production Managers $119,530 $74,000 60
14 General and Operations Managers $118,250 $52,730 830
15 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $115,490 $54,920 140
16 Natural Sciences Managers $115,330 $70,860 70
17 Human Resources Managers $110,730 $67,210 40
18 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $108,640 $39,940 1,240
19 Medical and Health Services Managers $108,370 $69,770 240
20 Managers, All Other $104,480 $41,460 130
21 Veterinarians $102,060 $63,870 100
22 Pharmacists $101,720 $56,550 450
23 Education Administrators, All Other $101,310 $59,910 40
24 Administrative Services Managers $97,600 $54,050 120
25 Lawyers $97,570 $36,230 630
26 Information Security Analysts $91,290 $56,130 30
27 Physician Assistants $91,110 $69,200 90
28 Engineers, All Other $90,650 $53,220 60
29 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $88,630 $41,970 80
30 Software Developers, Systems Software $87,730 $48,130 150
31 Biomedical Engineers $85,460 $46,370 50
32 Psychologists, All Other $85,380 $42,230 40
33 Civil Engineers $85,040 $43,380 250
34 Nurse Practitioners $84,340 $64,170 150
35 Construction Managers $84,300 $53,400 220
36 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $82,520 $50,770 70
37 Loan Officers $82,410 $40,230 180
38 Environmental Engineers $81,310 $38,690 60
39 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $80,910 $44,300 60
40 Physical Therapists $80,890 $53,040 330
41 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $80,230 $43,020 70
42 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $80,190 $43,980 140
43 Computer Systems Analysts $77,720 $51,610 280
44 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $76,130 $50,310 160
45 Management Analysts $75,650 $40,850 490
46 Radiation Therapists $75,380 $52,780 60
47 Financial Specialists, All Other $75,200 $48,420 60
48 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $73,980 $55,180 80
49 Social and Community Service Managers $72,640 $40,590 110
50 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $72,040 $53,110 30
51 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $70,670 $48,210 190
52 Speech-Language Pathologists $69,960 $50,690 160
53 Industrial Engineers $69,120 $38,050 160
54 Chemists $69,000 $36,680 120
55 Electrical Engineers $68,970 $37,220 120
56 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $67,880 $29,930 70
57 Food Service Managers $67,610 $44,390 110
58 Mechanical Engineers $67,490 $39,540 40
59 Occupational Therapists $66,740 $33,990 310
60 Software Developers, Applications $66,410 $39,170 600
61 Financial Analysts $66,240 $48,450 70
62 Social Workers, All Other $65,300 $37,290 120
63 Urban and Regional Planners $65,130 $46,980 40
64 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $64,570 $37,940 100
65 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $64,430 $27,160 180
66 Librarians $63,610 $44,540 220
67 Insurance Underwriters $63,150 $40,990 150
68 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $62,640 $37,170 330
69 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $62,630 $39,930 1,840
70 Registered Nurses $62,390 $43,760 5,630
71 Computer Programmers $62,380 $42,470 190
72 Database Administrators $62,280 $44,300 60
73 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $62,110 $40,170 110
74 Computer Network Architects $61,920 $42,390 550
75 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $61,780 $39,720 60
76 Computer Occupations, All Other $61,150 $28,460 140
77 Statisticians $59,340 $28,930 70
78 Accountants and Auditors $58,490 $38,590 1,040
79 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $58,410 $33,600 250
80 Insurance Sales Agents $58,210 $32,440 240
81 Dental Hygienists $57,950 $48,830 210
82 Budget Analysts $57,930 $43,140 120
83 Public Relations Specialists $57,300 $37,390 290
84 Computer Network Support Specialists $56,900 $30,920 160
85 Dietitians and Nutritionists $56,640 $40,880 90
86 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $56,620 $33,000 100
87 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $56,600 $41,090 610
88 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $56,450 $41,750 370
89 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $56,360 $42,520 90
90 Biochemists and Biophysicists $56,220 $39,010 80
91 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $56,140 $31,670 320
92 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $55,470 $33,970 120
93 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $55,300 $41,040 90
94 Labor Relations Specialists $55,210 $19,310 40
95 Cost Estimators $54,870 $29,550 150
96 Operations Research Analysts $54,860 $35,460 90
97 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $54,840 $33,980 110
98 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $54,800 $27,940 140
99 Construction and Building Inspectors $54,670 $40,170 70
100 Editors $54,610 $36,450 80