These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Palm Bay, 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 Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay.

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

  1. Surgeons
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Dentists, General
  6. Sales Managers
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Computer and Information Research Scientists
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Marketing Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Palm Bay For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 387 job classifications in Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $241,880 $118,550 150
2 Family and General Practitioners $229,340 $106,310 500
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $225,300 $130,390 580
4 Chief Executives $180,350 $58,160 280
5 Dentists, General $153,440 $35,710 120
6 Sales Managers $139,140 $77,520 270
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $137,030 $96,190 590
8 Computer and Information Research Scientists $136,770 $85,550 30
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $134,750 $92,710 580
10 Marketing Managers $129,250 $61,510 180
11 Purchasing Managers $127,850 $90,450 90
12 General and Operations Managers $125,150 $59,550 1,890
13 Human Resources Managers $123,710 $80,010 90
14 Personal Financial Advisors $122,320 $40,200 180
15 Financial Managers $121,700 $66,810 290
16 Managers, All Other $116,880 $66,870 320
17 Construction Managers $114,830 $52,710 310
18 Pharmacists $114,750 $80,970 450
19 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $112,580 $72,750 70
20 Aerospace Engineers $111,910 $75,780 1,020
21 Engineers, All Other $110,970 $60,520 1,050
22 Medical and Health Services Managers $110,330 $69,710 340
23 Industrial Production Managers $110,180 $67,240 240
24 Nurse Practitioners $106,160 $76,740 330
25 Physician Assistants $106,090 $74,980 180
26 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $104,250 $60,150 40
27 Administrative Services Managers $103,770 $55,580 250
28 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $102,360 $68,300 940
29 Sales Engineers $100,670 $53,290 120
30 Software Developers, Systems Software $99,390 $62,380 2,060
31 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $99,000 $64,970 40
32 Physical Scientists, All Other $98,800 $60,340 50
33 Veterinarians $96,750 $48,230 90
34 Materials Engineers $93,760 $57,310 60
35 Lawyers $93,660 $47,540 650
36 Mechanical Engineers $93,530 $60,920 660
37 Physical Therapists $92,870 $71,970 380
38 Management Analysts $91,720 $47,800 1,000
39 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects $91,560 $65,180 40
40 Electrical Engineers $91,340 $58,470 590
41 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $91,210 $45,890 1,380
42 Commercial Pilots $90,780 $44,950 310
43 Information Security Analysts $90,560 $55,200 280
44 Industrial Engineers $89,960 $46,460 970
45 Software Developers, Applications $89,630 $52,820 1,330
46 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $88,860 $67,210 130
47 Chemists $88,830 $47,590 70
48 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $87,710 $56,840 80
49 Computer Programmers $86,090 $43,220 450
50 Computer Systems Analysts $83,800 $52,490 760
51 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $83,190 $39,390 320
52 Occupational Therapists $82,940 $56,900 260
53 Labor Relations Specialists $81,800 $42,100 80
54 Radiation Therapists $81,430 $56,740 50
55 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $80,080 $41,630 470
56 Environmental Engineers $79,690 $44,690 70
57 Database Administrators $79,320 $44,200 150
58 Financial Analysts $78,140 $48,050 210
59 Budget Analysts $77,380 $50,020 130
60 Computer Occupations, All Other $77,160 $46,670 280
61 Computer Hardware Engineers $76,290 $29,860 420
62 Financial Specialists, All Other $75,100 $47,930 250
63 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $73,830 $44,210 40
64 Operations Research Analysts $73,780 $47,260 180
65 Loan Officers $73,010 $40,840 240
66 Social and Community Service Managers $72,410 $47,620 90
67 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $72,290 $45,970 60
68 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $72,290 $42,290 200
69 Editors $72,230 $34,580 100
70 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $72,220 $32,010 300
71 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $71,780 $52,270 80
72 Logisticians $71,610 $44,860 270
73 Computer Network Architects $70,500 $40,490 400
74 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $70,360 $51,140 150
75 Biological Scientists, All Other $70,350 $53,510 90
76 Dental Hygienists $69,120 $55,000 330
77 Web Developers $68,220 $35,780 160
78 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $67,890 $52,480 40
79 Accountants and Auditors $67,170 $40,450 1,440
80 Speech-Language Pathologists $66,950 $39,740 350
81 Food Service Managers $66,860 $42,000 310
82 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $66,750 $36,870 2,210
83 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $66,310 $32,450 50
84 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $65,190 $51,860 30
85 Physical Therapist Assistants $64,690 $51,240 170
86 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $64,120 $33,630 660
87 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $63,830 $35,410 110
88 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $63,590 $51,520 90
89 Registered Nurses $63,350 $44,000 4,150
90 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $62,940 $34,290 70
91 Occupational Therapy Assistants $62,600 $51,240 210
92 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $62,560 $32,010 70
93 Lodging Managers $62,250 $37,400 60
94 Avionics Technicians $62,070 $40,120 60
95 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $61,620 $39,020 110
96 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $60,730 $31,390 80
97 Producers and Directors $60,690 $31,770 50
98 Public Relations Specialists $60,450 $33,250 330
99 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $60,390 $36,610 190
100 Industrial Engineering Technicians $60,210 $34,980 260