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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 West Palm Beach 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 Chief Executives are the highest paid people in West Palm Beach.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in West Palm Beach:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in West Palm Beach. 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 West Palm Beach and Florida job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 462 job classifications in West Palm Beach 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|
|2||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$224,930|
|3||Family and General Practitioners||$205,250|
|7||Personal Financial Advisors||$146,620|
|10||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$141,040|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$140,460|
|12||General and Operations Managers||$138,660|
|13||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$138,350|
|15||Human Resources Managers||$122,090|
|16||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$120,770|
|18||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$120,580|
|19||Natural Sciences Managers||$120,520|
|21||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$116,390|
|22||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$115,250|
|28||Managers, All Other||$110,280|
|29||Administrative Services Managers||$108,920|
|30||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$108,220|
|31||Medical and Health Services Managers||$108,120|
|32||Training and Development Managers||$108,010|
|33||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$107,960|
|35||Industrial Production Managers||$104,560|
|36||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$102,510|
|37||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$101,170|
|38||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$97,050|
|39||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,930|
|40||Software Developers, Systems Software||$95,380|
|41||Education Administrators, All Other||$95,360|
|42||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$95,330|
|43||Computer Hardware Engineers||$93,940|
|44||Software Developers, Applications||$93,750|
|51||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$90,110|
|54||Engineers, All Other||$89,020|
|57||Real Estate Sales Agents||$88,360|
|58||Computer Systems Analysts||$88,060|
|59||Labor Relations Specialists||$87,050|
|60||Real Estate Brokers||$86,340|
|61||Information Security Analysts||$85,540|
|63||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$83,940|
|66||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$83,370|
|67||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$83,150|
|69||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$82,720|
|71||Computer Occupations, All Other||$81,890|
|72||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,500|
|73||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$80,150|
|77||Psychologists, All Other||$79,080|
|78||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,830|
|79||Physical Scientists, All Other||$78,370|
|81||Computer Network Architects||$77,020|
|82||Fire Inspectors and Investigators||$76,040|
|83||Producers and Directors||$74,320|
|85||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$73,410|
|87||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$72,430|
|88||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$72,020|
|90||Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products||$71,280|
|93||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$70,610|
|94||Social and Community Service Managers||$70,450|
|95||Accountants and Auditors||$70,360|
|99||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$69,440|
|100||Therapists, All Other||$68,990|
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