The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Miami, FL For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Apr. 11, 2022

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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2022. This is our sixth time ranking the highest paying jobs in Miami

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 Cardiologists are the highest paid people in Miami.

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

  1. Cardiologists
  2. Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
  3. Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
  4. Physicians, Pathologists
  5. Physicians, All Other
  6. Psychiatrists
  7. Chief Executives
  8. General Internal Medicine Physicians
  9. Family Medicine Physicians
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 13 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 2022

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 656 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 29, 2022.

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Miami

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Cardiologists $349,220 $132,400 450
2 Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric $282,320 $49,020 210
3 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $242,540 $103,450 4,330
4 Physicians, Pathologists $232,820 $80,420 320
5 Physicians, All Other $230,780 $100,620 4,180
6 Psychiatrists $227,630 $48,970 1,030
7 Chief Executives $218,330 $66,900 6,740
8 General Internal Medicine Physicians $204,780 $48,970 1,440
9 Family Medicine Physicians $184,500 $37,320 2,420
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $151,730 $82,010 6,060
11 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $148,980 $61,800 3,940
12 Financial Managers $148,310 $76,020 10,520
13 Dentists, General $147,440 $48,090 3,120
14 Marketing Managers $145,050 $63,190 3,290
15 Athletes and Sports Competitors $140,040 $47,470 700
16 Lawyers $138,390 $47,990 24,760
17 Dentists, All Other Specialists $133,620 $80,950 80
18 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $132,550 $64,460 260
19 Sales Managers $131,200 $60,090 7,620
20 Architectural and Engineering Managers $130,230 $77,680 1,790
21 Medical Dosimetrists $129,860 $100,100 30
22 Air Traffic Controllers $129,830 $67,520 780
23 Training and Development Managers $128,750 $62,950 470
24 Database Architects $125,660 $75,410 700
25 Human Resources Managers $121,870 $65,610 2,390
26 Computer Hardware Engineers $121,570 $78,550 380
27 Managers, All Other $121,360 $59,410 5,960
28 Actuaries $121,130 $64,430 100
29 Pharmacists $120,620 $62,360 5,560
30 Compensation and Benefits Managers $119,960 $74,880 100
31 Purchasing Managers $119,910 $62,950 880
32 Construction Managers $117,060 $60,010 5,010
33 Commercial Pilots $116,980 $55,170 2,070
34 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $115,520 $78,660 2,720
35 Physician Assistants $115,420 $49,440 1,930
36 Public Relations Managers $114,840 $62,940 1,000
37 Fundraising Managers $113,610 $60,630 190
38 Industrial Production Managers $112,950 $60,760 1,550
39 Computer Network Architects $112,600 $62,940 1,470
40 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $111,420 $50,920 3,160
41 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $111,020 $52,530 180
42 Podiatrists $110,430 $49,170 200
43 Medical and Health Services Managers $110,140 $59,140 9,220
44 Aerospace Engineers $109,910 $64,820 730
45 Personal Financial Advisors $108,610 $37,740 7,720
46 Emergency Management Directors $107,920 $61,000 90
47 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $107,790 $56,910 140
48 Veterinarians $107,530 $60,680 1,220
49 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $105,980 $59,540 210
50 Software Developers $105,790 $50,570 13,680
51 Nurse Practitioners $105,250 $61,990 3,710
52 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $104,790 $77,760 850
53 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $104,160 $58,780 1,490
54 Sales Engineers $103,270 $38,600 430
55 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $102,960 $59,220 3,960
56 Information Security Analysts $102,720 $60,680 1,650
57 General and Operations Managers $102,300 $38,150 51,680
58 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers $101,610 $39,640 70
59 Financial and Investment Analysts $101,230 $49,150 3,780
60 Environmental Engineers $100,510 $62,560 300
61 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $100,120 $48,400 170
62 Epidemiologists $99,850 $74,940 60
63 First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers $99,720 $77,300 2,390
64 Optometrists $98,900 $60,470 850
65 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $98,660 $49,870 450
66 Psychologists, All Other $97,900 $27,910 140
67 Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary $97,820 $60,610 3,430
68 Civil Engineers $97,280 $48,690 4,770
69 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes $97,230 $50,350 250
70 Administrative Services Managers $97,000 $39,470 3,640
71 Database Administrators $96,980 $48,270 1,090
72 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $96,610 $51,490 2,220
73 Industrial Engineers $96,210 $60,680 2,280
74 Facilities Managers $96,160 $48,020 1,600
75 Data Scientists $95,560 $48,790 1,160
76 Project Management Specialists $94,870 $48,550 12,770
77 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $94,700 $19,800 220
78 Advertising and Promotions Managers $94,510 $47,180 270
79 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $94,190 $30,620 1,290
80 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $93,940 $60,680 250
81 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $93,880 $61,120 280
82 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $93,870 $57,390 260
83 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $93,690 $45,430 180
84 Computer Systems Analysts $93,480 $50,510 4,920
85 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $93,000 $48,060 6,870
86 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $92,950 $48,910 80
87 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists $92,750 $47,470 950
88 Management Analysts $92,590 $43,060 12,300
89 Lodging Managers $92,070 $46,480 690
90 Physical Therapists $91,450 $62,380 3,730
91 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $91,390 $37,240 250
92 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $91,360 $60,560 50
93 Natural Sciences Managers $90,980 $49,200 1,000
94 Materials Engineers $90,920 $59,630 90
95 Electrical Engineers $90,730 $48,560 1,190
96 Speech-Language Pathologists $90,620 $61,300 1,730
97 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $90,450 $37,240 6,140
98 Computer Programmers $90,200 $49,370 1,530
99 Financial Risk Specialists $89,180 $62,680 1,410
100 Engineers, All Other $88,940 $48,120 1,140

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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