These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Port St. Lucie, 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 Port St. Lucie 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 Dentists, General are the highest paid people in Port St. Lucie.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Port St. Lucie:

  1. Dentists, General
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Personal Financial Advisors
  6. General and Operations Managers
  7. Sales Managers
  8. Financial Managers
  9. Industrial Production Managers
  10. Marketing Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 1 on the list of highest paid professions in Port St. Lucie. 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 Port St. Lucie and Florida job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Port St. Lucie For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 328 job classifications in Port St. Lucie 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 Port St. Lucie

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $258,250 $143,470 210
2 Family and General Practitioners $243,340 $105,170 170
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $232,610 $159,050 450
4 Chief Executives $158,530 $79,940 190
5 Personal Financial Advisors $133,300 $63,620 140
6 General and Operations Managers $129,020 $53,730 1,020
7 Sales Managers $125,340 $56,370 120
8 Financial Managers $121,040 $72,940 240
9 Industrial Production Managers $120,880 $75,450 80
10 Marketing Managers $119,120 $61,740 40
11 Pharmacists $116,970 $101,020 340
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $114,680 $67,380 80
13 Computer and Information Systems Managers $114,240 $84,640 80
14 Medical and Health Services Managers $113,260 $61,840 270
15 Optometrists $113,210 $54,210 60
16 Nurse Practitioners $110,580 $71,290 190
17 Occupational Therapists $103,820 $67,410 170
18 Computer Systems Analysts $100,700 $52,260 130
19 Administrative Services Managers $100,170 $57,150 100
20 Physician Assistants $99,220 $73,880 60
21 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $96,260 $67,440 90
22 Veterinarians $94,420 $65,330 110
23 Human Resources Managers $94,260 $40,250 40
24 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $92,060 $37,430 310
25 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $91,850 $65,570 60
26 Construction Managers $91,590 $54,390 250
27 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $91,540 $69,070 130
28 Physical Therapists $89,570 $49,980 330
29 Management Analysts $87,070 $35,050 380
30 Insurance Sales Agents $85,420 $34,220 240
31 Speech-Language Pathologists $83,860 $53,210 200
32 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $80,440 $41,610 70
33 Civil Engineers $79,840 $51,430 120
34 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $79,030 $59,660 60
35 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $77,890 $32,470 250
36 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $77,340 $41,900 40
37 Athletes and Sports Competitors $76,770 $18,570 40
38 Computer Network Architects $75,850 $42,040 200
39 Social and Community Service Managers $75,640 $47,680 90
40 Software Developers, Applications $75,390 $43,850 150
41 Lawyers $73,920 $43,590 540
42 Software Developers, Systems Software $73,520 $39,800 40
43 Environmental Engineers $72,750 $43,710 30
44 Financial Analysts $70,770 $41,550 60
45 Industrial Engineers $69,800 $43,090 160
46 Food Service Managers $69,250 $38,940 180
47 Dental Hygienists $69,230 $61,130 200
48 Managers, All Other $68,410 $31,330 130
49 Physical Therapist Assistants $67,830 $47,080 160
50 Loan Officers $67,390 $33,520 260
51 Editors $65,730 $41,590 30
52 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $65,730 $46,040 200
53 Occupational Therapy Assistants $65,430 $47,710 80
54 Special Education Teachers, All Other $65,300 $50,020 220
55 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $64,750 $45,170 90
56 Therapists, All Other $64,450 $48,140 70
57 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $64,380 $21,080 1,360
58 Database Administrators $63,840 $36,320 50
59 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $63,840 $50,660 50
60 Accountants and Auditors $63,760 $36,040 1,200
61 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $63,190 $34,910 110
62 Firefighters $63,150 $34,010 490
63 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $62,410 $46,140 170
64 Compliance Officers $61,530 $33,910 180
65 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $61,320 $36,170 230
66 Librarians $60,740 $40,770 80
67 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $60,210 $34,100 30
68 Financial Specialists, All Other $60,100 $42,680 40
69 Respiratory Therapists $59,630 $44,710 90
70 Human Resources Specialists $59,610 $30,310 260
71 Registered Nurses $59,510 $42,610 2,880
72 Dietitians and Nutritionists $59,370 $36,780 50
73 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $59,270 $32,070 110
74 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $59,120 $33,210 980
75 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $59,040 $40,900 30
76 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $58,880 $36,980 60
77 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $58,800 $32,350 120
78 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers $58,790 $35,510 40
79 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $58,720 $35,640 480
80 Massage Therapists $58,660 $21,820 160
81 Web Developers $58,450 $33,670 40
82 Computer Programmers $58,260 $38,360 60
83 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $58,260 $36,370 570
84 Cost Estimators $57,940 $37,550 180
85 Mechanical Engineers $57,790 $35,560 100
86 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $57,140 $34,310 180
87 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $54,930 $39,950 660
88 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $54,790 $33,300 1,350
89 Social Workers, All Other $54,780 $41,180 30
90 Public Relations Specialists $54,540 $31,780 130
91 Instructional Coordinators $54,260 $29,610 130
92 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $53,990 $36,010 810
93 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $53,850 $35,170 590
94 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $53,640 $30,980 150
95 Training and Development Specialists $53,090 $31,250 160
96 Marriage and Family Therapists $53,050 $34,550 40
97 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $52,940 $33,740 30
98 Healthcare Social Workers $52,160 $27,680 150
99 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $51,980 $34,580 830
100 Postal Service Mail Carriers $51,840 $32,630 430