We combed through the data to identify the profession in Tampa that will get you rich.
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 Tampa 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Tampa.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Tampa:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Tampa. 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 Tampa and Florida job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 564 job classifications in Tampa 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$257,060|
|3||Family and General Practitioners||$231,190|
|4||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$213,910|
|8||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$146,050|
|12||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$131,550|
|15||General and Operations Managers||$128,870|
|20||Air Traffic Controllers||$117,910|
|21||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$114,820|
|23||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$112,910|
|25||Human Resources Managers||$112,040|
|26||Medical and Health Services Managers||$111,930|
|27||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$111,210|
|28||Personal Financial Advisors||$110,160|
|29||Managers, All Other||$108,580|
|30||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$107,720|
|31||Training and Development Managers||$107,560|
|32||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$106,820|
|34||Administrative Services Managers||$102,810|
|35||Industrial Production Managers||$102,100|
|36||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$99,740|
|39||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$96,940|
|40||Education Administrators, All Other||$96,730|
|42||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$96,400|
|43||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$95,430|
|45||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$94,940|
|46||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,730|
|49||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,580|
|50||Computer Hardware Engineers||$93,180|
|52||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$91,080|
|53||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$90,760|
|54||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$90,500|
|55||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,950|
|56||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$89,680|
|57||Software Developers, Systems Software||$89,680|
|58||Software Developers, Applications||$88,420|
|59||Natural Sciences Managers||$88,340|
|62||Information Security Analysts||$87,010|
|63||Psychologists, All Other||$85,720|
|67||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$84,770|
|69||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,110|
|71||Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$84,000|
|72||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$83,830|
|74||Engineers, All Other||$82,800|
|75||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,150|
|76||Computer Occupations, All Other||$81,810|
|78||Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels||$80,950|
|79||Computer Network Architects||$80,430|
|80||Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,080|
|83||Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,230|
|86||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$78,800|
|87||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$78,690|
|89||Insurance Sales Agents||$78,560|
|90||Computer Systems Analysts||$78,400|
|91||Social and Community Service Managers||$78,350|
|95||English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,460|
|96||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,450|
|98||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$76,910|
|99||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$76,840|
|100||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$76,680|
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