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

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Dentists, General
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Business Teachers, Postsecondary
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
  8. Pharmacists
  9. General and Operations Managers
  10. Sales Engineers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 2 on the list of highest paid professions in Tallahassee. 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 Tallahassee and Florida job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Tallahassee For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 374 job classifications in Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $240,910 $77,890 250
2 Dentists, General $231,610 $119,660 40
3 Chief Executives $194,130 $99,920 200
4 Family and General Practitioners $143,040 $53,700 170
5 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $132,620 $59,040 240
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $128,830 $70,530 100
7 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $128,020 $69,810 70
8 Pharmacists $123,310 $77,690 320
9 General and Operations Managers $121,390 $55,040 1,570
10 Sales Engineers $121,110 $73,970 40
11 Sales Managers $120,530 $58,760 190
12 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $111,800 $50,120 300
13 Physician Assistants $111,630 $83,360 90
14 Computer and Information Systems Managers $110,020 $68,600 230
15 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $109,460 $46,340 70
16 Lawyers $108,630 $51,650 2,080
17 Industrial Production Managers $106,620 $78,480 50
18 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $105,450 $50,700 90
19 Financial Managers $105,270 $65,070 330
20 Administrative Services Managers $104,840 $69,740 260
21 Medical and Health Services Managers $102,130 $65,570 240
22 Human Resources Managers $99,980 $59,740 60
23 Radiation Therapists $99,410 $65,800 70
24 Actuaries $97,570 $36,930 40
25 Mechanical Engineers $95,630 $57,540 70
26 Chiropractors $91,440 $48,870 40
27 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $91,210 $43,000 150
28 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $89,890 $51,650 90
29 Education Administrators, All Other $89,500 $67,990 30
30 Natural Sciences Managers $88,930 $63,720 60
31 Marketing Managers $87,010 $42,860 90
32 Physical Therapists $86,190 $64,750 200
33 Social and Community Service Managers $86,100 $55,360 100
34 Construction Managers $85,440 $40,610 350
35 Veterinarians $85,090 $47,290 100
36 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $84,210 $34,430 90
37 Food Service Managers $84,050 $44,030 120
38 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $83,760 $65,250 80
39 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $83,470 $47,950 90
40 Occupational Therapists $83,380 $66,190 140
41 Personal Financial Advisors $83,150 $32,360 170
42 Managers, All Other $83,120 $45,020 530
43 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $82,760 $37,360 100
44 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $82,500 $51,470 160
45 Speech-Language Pathologists $82,490 $52,410 190
46 Software Developers, Applications $81,800 $46,560 600
47 Nurse Practitioners $81,630 $64,900 110
48 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $81,510 $55,070 210
49 Electrical Engineers $81,220 $46,360 60
50 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $81,130 $49,650 40
51 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $80,650 $39,920 240
52 Civil Engineers $80,280 $50,460 500
53 Computer Systems Analysts $77,810 $47,360 800
54 Software Developers, Systems Software $77,570 $34,060 140
55 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,450 $41,860 250
56 Industrial Engineers $76,510 $38,260 90
57 Public Relations Specialists $76,260 $31,160 690
58 Computer Occupations, All Other $74,270 $33,040 90
59 Logisticians $71,040 $38,320 50
60 Coaches and Scouts $70,530 $25,040 220
61 Loan Officers $70,520 $41,180 230
62 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $69,380 $50,560 610
63 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $69,060 $42,950 120
64 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $68,740 $33,050 100
65 Engineers, All Other $67,630 $43,010 70
66 Database Administrators $67,540 $43,600 260
67 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $67,380 $53,790 60
68 Insurance Sales Agents $67,050 $32,240 580
69 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $66,610 $38,570 110
70 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $66,430 $42,560 1,240
71 Economists $65,240 $43,270 60
72 Social Workers, All Other $63,110 $35,960 40
73 Physical Therapist Assistants $62,780 $50,030 120
74 Computer Network Architects $62,710 $39,500 1,180
75 Web Developers $61,760 $35,600 190
76 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $61,710 $41,300 40
77 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other $61,630 $27,900 250
78 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $61,410 $35,260 2,110
79 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $61,330 $40,210 330
80 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $60,790 $23,970 390
81 Cost Estimators $60,530 $32,260 250
82 Registered Nurses $60,490 $42,490 3,000
83 Construction and Building Inspectors $60,270 $41,170 160
84 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $60,030 $41,760 50
85 Environmental Engineers $59,980 $41,110 150
86 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $59,650 $45,590 110
87 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $59,590 $37,790 50
88 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $59,060 $40,330 70
89 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $58,590 $36,730 580
90 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $58,550 $40,340 60
91 Insurance Underwriters $58,460 $40,860 70
92 Occupational Therapy Assistants $58,310 $43,220 40
93 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $58,120 $33,080 550
94 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $57,910 $38,850 200
95 Computer Programmers $57,770 $34,230 600
96 Fundraisers $57,380 $35,010 130
97 Surveyors $56,860 $35,100 80
98 Financial Specialists, All Other $56,700 $31,300 290
99 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $56,530 $35,890 660
100 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $55,670 $24,520 290