These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Orlando, 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 Orlando 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 Orlando.

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

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

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

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Orlando For 2018

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

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $241,930 $87,700 220
2 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $237,430 $134,990 300
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $216,580 $130,920 2,040
4 Internists, General $202,520 $53,890 200
5 Chief Executives $184,020 $83,200 1,840
6 Lawyers $163,210 $59,690 5,360
7 Dentists, General $160,950 $71,370 430
8 Psychiatrists $156,170 $43,030 70
9 Family and General Practitioners $146,800 $54,710 1,270
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $141,490 $81,180 1,510
11 Law Teachers, Postsecondary $138,170 $71,810 60
12 Nurse Anesthetists $130,510 $107,040 40
13 Advertising and Promotions Managers $130,120 $60,410 100
14 Financial Managers $129,370 $64,060 2,420
15 Real Estate Brokers $123,940 $29,040 710
16 Architectural and Engineering Managers $123,420 $72,400 1,100
17 Medical and Health Services Managers $121,230 $65,590 1,430
18 Sales Managers $121,080 $56,900 2,120
19 Natural Sciences Managers $120,860 $58,720 150
20 General and Operations Managers $120,760 $57,280 9,830
21 Pharmacists $117,880 $102,210 2,430
22 Actuaries $117,240 $69,220 50
23 Human Resources Managers $115,170 $64,120 670
24 Personal Financial Advisors $114,720 $51,810 980
25 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $113,080 $65,300 300
26 Managers, All Other $112,260 $56,060 2,380
27 Marketing Managers $111,450 $54,870 1,310
28 Industrial Production Managers $110,360 $70,570 530
29 Purchasing Managers $108,890 $66,640 310
30 Software Developers, Systems Software $108,470 $62,850 2,540
31 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $107,490 $68,670 140
32 Nurse Practitioners $107,080 $77,880 900
33 Administrative Services Managers $106,780 $55,960 1,420
34 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $98,410 $27,580 30
35 Physician Assistants $97,640 $69,080 470
36 Computer Hardware Engineers $97,210 $70,200 460
37 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $96,770 $51,330 60
38 Training and Development Managers $96,230 $60,480 130
39 Compensation and Benefits Managers $96,010 $65,770 70
40 Education Administrators, All Other $95,560 $56,830 180
41 Engineers, All Other $95,230 $51,560 850
42 Sales Engineers $95,050 $50,540 230
43 Psychologists, All Other $93,090 $70,180 140
44 Art Directors $92,650 $60,100 140
45 Mechanical Engineers $92,250 $54,710 1,170
46 Computer and Information Research Scientists $92,130 $67,130 70
47 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $91,750 $56,740 80
48 Transportation Inspectors $91,020 $67,640 230
49 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $90,890 $49,950 510
50 Veterinarians $90,710 $55,290 390
51 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $90,130 $29,030 500
52 Information Security Analysts $90,020 $56,060 630
53 Software Developers, Applications $89,470 $53,650 4,670
54 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $89,180 $47,520 940
55 Construction Managers $88,610 $53,000 2,420
56 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $88,270 $44,990 260
57 Electrical Engineers $88,190 $53,240 1,110
58 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $88,040 $65,560 550
59 Physical Therapists $87,130 $62,700 1,060
60 Civil Engineers $86,780 $55,300 2,180
61 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $86,660 $36,700 3,100
62 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $86,490 $48,490 470
63 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $85,410 $51,720 2,450
64 Radiation Therapists $84,900 $53,250 70
65 Management Analysts $84,600 $41,930 4,860
66 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $84,510 $58,400 430
67 Computer Network Architects $82,120 $46,760 2,250
68 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $81,780 $43,550 250
69 Computer Systems Analysts $81,770 $56,430 3,440
70 Environmental Engineers $80,870 $43,390 420
71 Labor Relations Specialists $80,290 $46,150 340
72 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $79,840 $28,640 160
73 Producers and Directors $79,190 $41,970 910
74 Occupational Therapists $78,910 $54,710 410
75 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $78,600 $54,470 50
76 History Teachers, Postsecondary $78,350 $48,310 70
77 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $78,220 $61,410 40
78 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,860 $34,950 2,530
79 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes $77,830 $37,120 110
80 Industrial Engineers $77,360 $42,660 1,140
81 Database Administrators $76,870 $42,630 1,030
82 Financial Analysts $76,740 $46,790 1,670
83 Lodging Managers $76,040 $38,200 740
84 Loan Officers $75,440 $41,630 2,270
85 Optometrists $75,040 $54,090 370
86 Logisticians $74,970 $48,420 970
87 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $74,670 $44,060 100
88 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $73,340 $50,640 260
89 Chiropractors $73,130 $27,500 270
90 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $73,030 $51,010 140
91 Food Service Managers $72,990 $41,660 1,430
92 Computer Programmers $72,960 $43,120 1,840
93 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $72,820 $57,150 190
94 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $72,570 $33,600 660
95 Social and Community Service Managers $72,150 $43,590 370
96 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $71,950 $43,500 510
97 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $70,130 $40,940 150
98 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $69,990 $42,660 390
99 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $69,100 $35,180 10,880
100 Speech-Language Pathologists $69,100 $43,590 880

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