These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Jacksonville.

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

  1. Surgeons
  2. Internists, General
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Dentists, General
  6. Nurse Anesthetists
  7. Financial Managers
  8. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  9. Sales Managers
  10. Air Traffic Controllers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville and Florida job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Jacksonville For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 522 job classifications in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $252,930 $151,070 130
2 Internists, General $216,760 $113,540 120
3 Chief Executives $209,260 $90,080 1,080
4 Family and General Practitioners $161,300 $94,450 530
5 Dentists, General $156,010 $73,110 180
6 Nurse Anesthetists $154,020 $114,300 430
7 Financial Managers $145,620 $71,660 1,710
8 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $140,910 $43,140 1,300
9 Sales Managers $134,720 $60,970 1,070
10 Air Traffic Controllers $130,980 $98,070 430
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $130,710 $85,360 910
12 Marketing Managers $126,290 $58,190 530
13 Purchasing Managers $125,490 $83,370 180
14 General and Operations Managers $122,760 $60,360 6,360
15 Compensation and Benefits Managers $122,350 $69,930 40
16 Architectural and Engineering Managers $120,430 $79,850 600
17 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $118,950 $71,550 70
18 Veterinarians $118,330 $53,620 190
19 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $115,380 $39,130 2,190
20 Human Resources Managers $112,460 $65,820 360
21 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $112,050 $69,300 90
22 Training and Development Managers $112,040 $61,720 80
23 Lawyers $111,090 $51,100 2,670
24 Sales Engineers $109,400 $67,680 130
25 Pharmacists $108,760 $46,850 1,540
26 Nurse Practitioners $107,090 $75,350 700
27 Software Developers, Systems Software $106,440 $64,210 1,330
28 Managers, All Other $106,090 $55,980 1,080
29 Industrial Production Managers $105,910 $72,370 350
30 Personal Financial Advisors $105,790 $38,160 1,040
31 Administrative Services Managers $105,460 $62,260 650
32 Optometrists $105,140 $66,680 200
33 Medical and Health Services Managers $104,350 $62,580 790
34 Education Administrators, All Other $103,120 $61,830 90
35 Actuaries $102,020 $61,410 80
36 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $99,610 $57,270 580
37 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $99,390 $79,550 30
38 Physician Assistants $97,120 $60,500 460
39 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $96,100 $40,940 70
40 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $96,010 $43,000 280
41 Advertising and Promotions Managers $94,190 $35,980 60
42 Software Developers, Applications $93,590 $61,460 3,250
43 Podiatrists $93,060 $45,140 80
44 Chemical Engineers $92,140 $48,900 40
45 Engineers, All Other $91,360 $51,830 350
46 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $90,800 $59,510 310
47 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $90,340 $69,150 310
48 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $90,100 $54,980 50
49 Physical Therapists $89,690 $65,110 1,010
50 Aerospace Engineers $87,830 $57,930 290
51 Electrical Engineers $87,820 $62,740 520
52 Ship Engineers $87,680 $51,150 200
53 Civil Engineers $87,640 $52,890 1,290
54 Mechanical Engineers $87,330 $56,860 420
55 Construction Managers $87,200 $46,420 1,230
56 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $86,690 $39,320 1,620
57 Occupational Therapists $86,260 $65,200 570
58 Industrial Engineers $84,690 $48,410 910
59 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $84,640 $60,060 410
60 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $84,570 $51,440 90
61 Management Analysts $83,850 $42,160 4,000
62 Environmental Engineers $83,500 $46,640 230
63 Database Administrators $83,270 $49,740 800
64 Audiologists $82,890 $56,790 30
65 Art Directors $82,850 $52,980 60
66 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $82,090 $48,750 170
67 Information Security Analysts $82,000 $40,850 410
68 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $81,500 $47,230 1,370
69 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $80,850 $53,790 330
70 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $80,610 $49,580 80
71 History Teachers, Postsecondary $80,570 $51,950 50
72 Psychologists, All Other $80,300 $53,950 60
73 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $80,300 $49,870 50
74 Computer Systems Analysts $80,090 $49,300 1,810
75 Computer Hardware Engineers $79,610 $52,630 60
76 Speech-Language Pathologists $79,520 $24,680 490
77 Computer Network Architects $79,090 $40,860 1,180
78 Natural Sciences Managers $78,740 $42,310 100
79 Materials Engineers $78,580 $35,650 40
80 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $78,270 $52,120 40
81 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,150 $41,600 140
82 Radiation Therapists $77,640 $56,360 100
83 Biological Scientists, All Other $77,640 $42,690 90
84 Social and Community Service Managers $77,620 $47,060 270
85 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $77,360 $45,290 190
86 Insurance Sales Agents $76,860 $35,410 1,780
87 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $76,570 $39,820 1,490
88 Computer Programmers $76,170 $43,580 810
89 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $75,510 $51,140 230
90 Commercial Pilots $75,510 $29,840 340
91 Urban and Regional Planners $75,110 $45,680 110
92 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $74,860 $48,520 90
93 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $74,660 $51,700 490
94 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $74,650 $56,910 150
95 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program $74,350 $51,040 30
96 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $73,940 $50,710 130
97 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $73,850 $48,530 220
98 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $73,790 $37,820 420
99 Credit Analysts $73,420 $42,700 620
100 Logisticians $73,410 $38,730 740