These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Miami, 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 Miami 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Miami.

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

  1. Internists, General
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Dentists, General
  6. Chiropractors
  7. Financial Managers
  8. Sales Managers
  9. Lawyers
  10. General and Operations Managers

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

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Miami For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 539 job classifications in Miami 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 Miami

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $213,070 $48,340 350
2 Chief Executives $211,480 $101,750 2,310
3 Family and General Practitioners $195,650 $62,940 1,520
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $183,840 $53,240 2,000
5 Dentists, General $173,000 $66,420 930
6 Chiropractors $169,500 $44,920 160
7 Financial Managers $153,320 $80,790 2,970
8 Sales Managers $141,940 $55,670 2,500
9 Lawyers $141,430 $58,320 9,060
10 General and Operations Managers $141,220 $62,700 10,630
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $140,940 $87,070 1,400
12 Pediatricians, General $138,110 $53,670 260
13 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $135,000 $73,050 250
14 Sales Engineers $132,070 $43,900 240
15 Air Traffic Controllers $131,930 $83,750 560
16 Personal Financial Advisors $131,820 $60,170 2,040
17 Architectural and Engineering Managers $130,460 $69,970 930
18 Advertising and Promotions Managers $128,080 $60,940 150
19 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $127,650 $82,230 230
20 Industrial Production Managers $124,490 $69,400 560
21 Natural Sciences Managers $123,670 $81,690 130
22 Administrative Services Managers $122,330 $60,610 1,430
23 Human Resources Managers $120,080 $67,320 580
24 Psychiatrists $119,920 $43,630 190
25 Marketing Managers $118,060 $39,770 1,130
26 Purchasing Managers $116,900 $54,020 340
27 Pharmacists $116,780 $102,320 3,450
28 Medical and Health Services Managers $115,220 $65,700 1,570
29 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $114,620 $55,780 110
30 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $114,250 $56,610 180
31 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $112,270 $82,840 530
32 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $111,480 $81,860 690
33 Veterinarians $109,850 $81,270 350
34 Psychologists, All Other $108,300 $49,260 160
35 Physician Assistants $106,130 $81,360 590
36 Compensation and Benefits Managers $105,230 $62,410 70
37 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $104,480 $62,460 30
38 Managers, All Other $102,680 $52,750 2,370
39 Training and Development Managers $102,640 $68,850 150
40 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $100,750 $33,970 3,670
41 Lodging Managers $100,690 $43,720 450
42 Computer Hardware Engineers $100,660 $61,380 220
43 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $100,540 $41,230 4,010
44 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $99,750 $64,880 30
45 Loan Officers $99,620 $36,920 2,790
46 Podiatrists $99,470 $44,220 90
47 Optometrists $99,150 $53,620 300
48 Actuaries $98,680 $68,090 80
49 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $98,480 $47,430 790
50 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $97,850 $33,930 660
51 Art Directors $97,720 $53,860 150
52 Computer Systems Analysts $97,120 $44,620 2,200
53 Management Analysts $95,600 $42,760 4,320
54 Aerospace Engineers $95,560 $57,810 110
55 Nurse Practitioners $95,320 $76,390 880
56 Education Administrators, All Other $95,260 $52,800 200
57 Construction Managers $94,370 $39,710 2,200
58 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $93,690 $63,390 580
59 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $92,800 $46,390 790
60 Commercial Pilots $92,450 $38,520 950
61 Computer Programmers $91,780 $52,730 1,460
62 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $91,760 $53,030 110
63 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $91,250 $39,560 100
64 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $89,870 $33,820 1,290
65 Civil Engineers $89,560 $49,010 2,110
66 Producers and Directors $88,380 $41,450 1,550
67 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $87,400 $52,920 70
68 Software Developers, Systems Software $87,180 $53,810 860
69 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $86,120 $40,010 130
70 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $85,940 $47,340 30
71 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $85,300 $33,560 180
72 Radiation Therapists $84,810 $65,320 70
73 Financial Analysts $83,400 $43,990 1,680
74 History Teachers, Postsecondary $83,290 $52,670 50
75 Financial Examiners $82,730 $41,620 360
76 Database Administrators $82,300 $46,890 700
77 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $82,110 $56,560 370
78 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $81,970 $54,330 870
79 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $81,390 $54,430 130
80 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $81,360 $50,630 2,260
81 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $81,020 $53,310 400
82 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $80,940 $54,360 360
83 Social and Community Service Managers $80,870 $49,180 480
84 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $80,820 $55,000 190
85 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $80,420 $40,270 380
86 Insurance Sales Agents $80,010 $33,800 3,280
87 Speech-Language Pathologists $80,000 $61,910 610
88 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $79,970 $51,440 140
89 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $78,830 $41,990 100
90 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $78,730 $51,210 90
91 Electrical Engineers $78,690 $52,680 580
92 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $78,360 $52,960 380
93 Occupational Therapists $78,310 $57,170 610
94 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $77,920 $47,670 340
95 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $77,880 $47,560 320
96 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $77,710 $40,840 490
97 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,610 $28,840 3,740
98 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $77,130 $48,260 200
99 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $77,050 $45,400 130
100 Engineers, All Other $76,870 $43,340 220

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