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

Chris Kolmar
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 Lakeland 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Lakeland.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Internists, General
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Personal Financial Advisors
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Sales Managers
  9. General and Operations Managers
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in Lakeland. 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 Lakeland and Florida job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Lakeland For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 376 job classifications in Lakeland 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 Lakeland

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $239,170 $141,560 50
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $234,180 $88,050 360
3 Family and General Practitioners $182,860 $109,990 150
4 Internists, General $182,680 $141,580 50
5 Chief Executives $176,470 $45,240 300
6 Personal Financial Advisors $143,460 $60,330 150
7 Dentists, General $134,360 $87,810 50
8 Sales Managers $129,230 $65,390 300
9 General and Operations Managers $126,220 $57,530 2,010
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $124,350 $81,440 190
11 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $122,140 $59,760 150
12 Veterinarians $117,040 $68,460 100
13 Sales Engineers $115,730 $52,220 70
14 Financial Managers $115,660 $70,430 310
15 Pharmacists $112,770 $83,500 510
16 Administrative Services Managers $110,330 $65,080 200
17 Medical and Health Services Managers $109,750 $64,950 250
18 Architectural and Engineering Managers $109,700 $68,370 130
19 Industrial Production Managers $109,270 $70,080 220
20 Marketing Managers $105,970 $38,450 110
21 Purchasing Managers $105,770 $58,600 50
22 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $100,360 $39,260 80
23 Physician Assistants $100,040 $80,410 60
24 Advertising Sales Agents $100,010 $26,230 100
25 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $96,120 $56,830 50
26 Human Resources Managers $94,460 $59,130 80
27 Construction Managers $93,990 $57,680 320
28 Software Developers, Systems Software $92,360 $57,080 40
29 Loan Officers $89,950 $38,480 290
30 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $87,650 $78,050 180
31 Physical Therapists $86,190 $62,890 280
32 Lawyers $85,910 $41,090 680
33 Nurse Practitioners $85,040 $44,330 220
34 Occupational Therapists $84,700 $57,900 100
35 Managers, All Other $82,510 $46,360 320
36 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $81,570 $39,940 400
37 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $80,600 $30,260 300
38 Software Developers, Applications $78,390 $42,250 260
39 Speech-Language Pathologists $78,140 $53,040 140
40 Database Administrators $77,680 $47,880 100
41 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $77,590 $55,830 100
42 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $76,320 $45,060 30
43 Information Security Analysts $76,210 $30,190 40
44 Computer Systems Analysts $76,210 $51,580 860
45 Civil Engineers $75,000 $44,160 260
46 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $74,120 $58,720 60
47 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $74,070 $56,690 530
48 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $73,490 $47,530 100
49 Electrical Engineers $73,010 $44,920 80
50 Food Service Managers $73,000 $44,280 170
51 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $71,340 $42,240 270
52 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $70,710 $55,370 50
53 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $70,670 $28,120 120
54 Engineers, All Other $70,650 $51,140 70
55 Optometrists $70,600 $42,740 50
56 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $70,500 $50,110 30
57 Urban and Regional Planners $69,680 $50,040 50
58 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $69,080 $25,470 170
59 Social and Community Service Managers $68,090 $36,230 70
60 Accountants and Auditors $67,790 $38,120 1,420
61 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $67,700 $53,020 70
62 Mechanical Engineers $67,380 $39,320 100
63 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $66,030 $43,080 70
64 Industrial Engineers $65,990 $29,810 300
65 Chemists $65,780 $38,790 70
66 Management Analysts $65,580 $41,170 500
67 Dental Hygienists $65,340 $49,720 180
68 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $64,360 $35,050 360
69 Editors $64,330 $28,660 70
70 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $63,940 $42,330 50
71 Logisticians $63,560 $37,750 90
72 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $63,090 $39,510 90
73 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $62,730 $32,500 450
74 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $62,590 $37,590 1,030
75 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $62,500 $21,220 2,180
76 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $62,370 $49,410 80
77 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $62,260 $37,650 1,030
78 Computer Occupations, All Other $61,690 $32,700 110
79 Financial Analysts $61,500 $38,210 70
80 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other $61,220 $35,640 110
81 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $60,670 $32,590 1,360
82 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $60,570 $38,830 30
83 Computer Programmers $59,870 $38,770 150
84 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $59,590 $47,830 130
85 Librarians $59,330 $36,040 190
86 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $59,200 $36,020 340
87 Registered Nurses $59,050 $45,750 4,190
88 Budget Analysts $58,960 $40,380 40
89 Physical Therapist Assistants $58,840 $42,840 70
90 Surveyors $58,670 $28,650 80
91 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $58,370 $38,400 310
92 Web Developers $58,340 $36,730 150
93 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $58,140 $33,850 290
94 Fire Inspectors and Investigators $58,060 $40,940 30
95 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $58,000 $43,210 270
96 Computer Network Architects $57,580 $41,120 390
97 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $57,430 $31,250 50
98 Dietitians and Nutritionists $56,980 $41,190 70
99 Environmental Engineers $56,840 $40,580 110
100 Training and Development Specialists $56,150 $38,250 500