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

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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 Pensacola 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Pensacola.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Pediatricians, General
  4. Personal Financial Advisors
  5. Electrical Engineers
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Pharmacists
  8. Sales Managers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. General and Operations Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in Pensacola. 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 Pensacola and Florida job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Pensacola For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 364 job classifications in Pensacola 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 Pensacola

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $233,690 $134,770 240
2 Chief Executives $179,880 $67,790 230
3 Pediatricians, General $153,580 $116,440 50
4 Personal Financial Advisors $148,700 $53,800 80
5 Electrical Engineers $128,680 $65,760 90
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $120,080 $64,820 110
7 Pharmacists $117,240 $88,910 440
8 Sales Managers $117,160 $63,630 130
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $115,820 $71,930 90
10 General and Operations Managers $109,990 $51,900 1,240
11 Human Resources Managers $109,290 $64,880 50
12 Engineers, All Other $108,630 $42,070 60
13 Marketing Managers $106,680 $52,460 50
14 Software Developers, Systems Software $104,990 $62,020 160
15 Mechanical Engineers $100,710 $41,600 90
16 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $98,750 $42,470 110
17 Lawyers $97,910 $51,960 720
18 Commercial Pilots $96,760 $54,810 160
19 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $95,780 $33,080 160
20 Nurse Practitioners $92,100 $73,450 350
21 Chiropractors $91,200 $31,880 60
22 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $91,150 $45,620 190
23 Civil Engineers $90,160 $44,630 220
24 Medical and Health Services Managers $89,770 $59,110 240
25 Administrative Services Managers $87,950 $44,830 220
26 Physician Assistants $87,220 $65,180 220
27 Physical Therapists $86,780 $59,740 340
28 Veterinarians $86,570 $51,320 90
29 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $86,430 $64,760 70
30 Psychologists, All Other $85,630 $63,680 60
31 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $85,040 $40,210 40
32 Advertising Sales Agents $84,690 $21,780 130
33 Financial Examiners $84,460 $51,430 30
34 Occupational Therapists $84,350 $62,450 130
35 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $84,050 $65,650 110
36 Information Security Analysts $83,840 $44,070 60
37 Managers, All Other $83,650 $34,180 300
38 Computer Occupations, All Other $82,910 $57,040 280
39 Chemists $81,000 $48,700 30
40 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $80,360 $46,690 70
41 Construction Managers $80,160 $38,980 510
42 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $79,740 $38,500 330
43 Industrial Engineers $77,380 $42,130 210
44 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $77,320 $41,920 130
45 Environmental Engineers $76,950 $41,420 70
46 Software Developers, Applications $76,570 $31,670 420
47 Speech-Language Pathologists $76,370 $48,400 220
48 Computer Systems Analysts $75,960 $40,830 220
49 Technical Writers $75,940 $54,490 60
50 Management Analysts $75,160 $37,220 760
51 Logisticians $74,860 $51,560 100
52 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $73,830 $38,720 60
53 Social Workers, All Other $73,480 $56,820 50
54 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $73,410 $56,670 40
55 Food Service Managers $73,300 $40,520 80
56 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $72,820 $49,850 30
57 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $72,740 $37,430 70
58 Financial Analysts $72,280 $44,560 160
59 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $72,110 $51,200 110
60 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $71,070 $39,280 50
61 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $70,340 $51,630 50
62 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $70,010 $43,500 80
63 Computer Programmers $69,640 $42,500 200
64 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,930 $34,470 30
65 Social and Community Service Managers $68,880 $42,250 80
66 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $67,540 $53,250 70
67 Database Administrators $67,450 $35,080 90
68 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $67,090 $37,540 70
69 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $66,640 $36,490 80
70 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $65,990 $33,320 50
71 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $65,890 $40,390 460
72 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $65,330 $41,270 240
73 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $65,250 $36,670 50
74 Computer Network Architects $64,800 $39,810 160
75 Accountants and Auditors $64,030 $34,910 1,080
76 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $63,640 $51,210 80
77 Financial Specialists, All Other $63,130 $27,370 170
78 Operations Research Analysts $63,040 $33,330 90
79 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $62,400 $51,550 40
80 Budget Analysts $61,550 $44,990 40
81 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $61,510 $31,060 40
82 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $61,380 $31,430 1,490
83 Insurance Sales Agents $60,850 $34,480 410
84 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $60,760 $36,970 200
85 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $60,740 $34,230 710
86 Mechanical Drafters $60,090 $40,690 80
87 Avionics Technicians $59,950 $45,250 60
88 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $59,890 $34,980 220
89 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $59,420 $46,950 220
90 Chemical Plant and System Operators $59,320 $42,300 150
91 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $59,220 $45,130 60
92 Physical Therapist Assistants $58,560 $44,130 90
93 Instructional Coordinators $58,400 $33,980 340
94 Urban and Regional Planners $57,080 $35,760 50
95 Registered Nurses $57,020 $41,880 3,960
96 Dental Hygienists $56,630 $50,000 320
97 Legislators $56,590 $26,280 40
98 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $56,340 $34,530 160
99 Special Education Teachers, All Other $56,270 $38,070 70
100 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $56,110 $25,950 130