These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Tampa, 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 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:

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Surgeons
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Internists, General
  6. Chief Executives
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  9. Nurse Anesthetists
  10. Financial Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in 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:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Tampa For 2018

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.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Tampa

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $257,060 $143,700 450
2 Surgeons $245,030 $175,790 250
3 Family and General Practitioners $231,190 $130,900 1,900
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $213,910 $47,580 3,200
5 Internists, General $210,130 $133,230 520
6 Chief Executives $208,370 $101,460 2,460
7 Dentists, General $197,170 $90,840 920
8 Computer and Information Systems Managers $146,050 $85,060 2,230
9 Nurse Anesthetists $144,250 $108,700 1,060
10 Financial Managers $138,990 $69,720 3,450
11 Sales Managers $137,540 $65,270 2,790
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $131,550 $76,920 1,120
13 Economists $131,530 $72,540 40
14 Optometrists $130,970 $37,100 130
15 General and Operations Managers $128,870 $57,090 11,490
16 Lawyers $122,190 $50,580 8,010
17 Sales Engineers $121,030 $57,520 470
18 Purchasing Managers $120,820 $60,100 590
19 Marketing Managers $119,990 $58,060 1,570
20 Air Traffic Controllers $117,910 $72,970 140
21 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $114,820 $67,390 230
22 Pharmacists $113,580 $75,710 3,330
23 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $112,910 $49,950 50
24 Radiation Therapists $112,410 $56,800 460
25 Human Resources Managers $112,040 $65,700 920
26 Medical and Health Services Managers $111,930 $66,390 2,110
27 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $111,210 $74,860 40
28 Personal Financial Advisors $110,160 $46,250 2,420
29 Managers, All Other $108,580 $55,000 2,370
30 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $107,720 $46,100 30
31 Training and Development Managers $107,560 $54,730 300
32 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $106,820 $72,090 140
33 Actuaries $105,870 $57,990 160
34 Administrative Services Managers $102,810 $49,960 1,720
35 Industrial Production Managers $102,100 $65,780 830
36 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $99,740 $54,470 420
37 Chemical Engineers $99,380 $55,310 120
38 Physician Assistants $97,460 $67,040 1,070
39 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $96,940 $42,900 3,960
40 Education Administrators, All Other $96,730 $61,360 160
41 Transportation Inspectors $96,460 $70,200 70
42 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $96,400 $30,400 110
43 Compensation and Benefits Managers $95,430 $62,530 100
44 Chiropractors $95,260 $52,830 290
45 Advertising and Promotions Managers $94,940 $37,420 100
46 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $94,730 $48,910 30
47 Veterinarians $94,050 $56,440 620
48 Podiatrists $94,030 $44,080 120
49 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $93,580 $50,970 220
50 Computer Hardware Engineers $93,180 $66,890 380
51 Nurse Practitioners $91,380 $67,120 1,450
52 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $91,080 $59,680 380
53 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $90,760 $49,530 250
54 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $90,500 $71,320 650
55 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $89,950 $32,160 420
56 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $89,680 $70,250 30
57 Software Developers, Systems Software $89,680 $44,940 2,860
58 Software Developers, Applications $88,420 $45,110 7,100
59 Natural Sciences Managers $88,340 $51,300 130
60 Hydrologists $87,340 $60,260 120
61 Electrical Engineers $87,230 $55,020 1,130
62 Information Security Analysts $87,010 $51,790 1,050
63 Psychologists, All Other $85,720 $43,720 430
64 Aerospace Engineers $85,480 $57,730 110
65 Database Administrators $85,480 $49,520 1,550
66 Civil Engineers $85,060 $51,260 2,150
67 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $84,770 $52,310 570
68 Audiologists $84,420 $68,660 120
69 History Teachers, Postsecondary $84,110 $48,200 60
70 Genetic Counselors $84,060 $63,560 60
71 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $84,000 $70,190 140
72 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $83,830 $51,290 540
73 Materials Engineers $83,550 $64,610 100
74 Engineers, All Other $82,800 $43,030 350
75 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $82,150 $42,670 170
76 Computer Occupations, All Other $81,810 $36,160 1,600
77 Construction Managers $81,740 $42,780 2,370
78 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $80,950 $34,000 300
79 Computer Network Architects $80,430 $45,500 3,120
80 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $80,080 $36,810 90
81 Management Analysts $79,820 $39,050 7,280
82 Art Directors $79,320 $43,360 210
83 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $79,230 $34,830 150
84 Occupational Therapists $78,980 $60,550 820
85 Financial Examiners $78,880 $47,040 700
86 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $78,800 $55,800 130
87 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $78,690 $47,230 3,180
88 Loan Officers $78,640 $42,330 4,510
89 Insurance Sales Agents $78,560 $34,050 6,560
90 Computer Systems Analysts $78,400 $40,800 4,020
91 Social and Community Service Managers $78,350 $50,020 510
92 Computer Programmers $77,930 $42,120 2,830
93 Surveyors $77,870 $41,530 560
94 Physical Therapists $77,710 $45,730 1,520
95 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $77,460 $36,300 380
96 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $77,450 $36,540 100
97 Speech-Language Pathologists $77,090 $46,400 1,340
98 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $76,910 $33,510 3,990
99 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $76,840 $52,890 210
100 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $76,680 $32,620 4,250

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