DO NOT USE FOR ANY ARTILE OTHER THAN 9 Highest-Paying Jobs in Tampa

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2020. Job descriptions are from O*NET.

In Tampa, the annual mean wage is $51,770 or 8.1% lower than national mean of $56,310, while the highest-paying occupation makes $246,900. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

  • #11. Marketing managers

     

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $145,740
    – #60 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: 1,910

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $154,470
    – Employment: 270,200
    – Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($213,180)
    — San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($211,210)
    — San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($196,260)
    – Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm’s profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm’s customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and s

  • #10. Dentists, general

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $149,280
    – #217 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: 1,260

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $180,830
    – Employment: 95,920
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Dover-Durham, NH-ME ($286,540)
    — North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL ($278,790)
    — Portland-South Portland, ME ($278,390)
    – Job description: Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care.

  • #9. Computer and information systems managers

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $150,150
    – #54 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: 3,970

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $161,730
    – Employment: 457,290
    – Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($235,040)
    — San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($212,480)
    — New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($201,320)
    – Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

  • #8. Pediatricians, general

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $154,230
    – #61 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: 40

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $184,570
    – Employment: 27,550
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($280,860)
    — State College, PA ($275,730)
    — Salt Lake City, UT ($275,610)
    – Job description: Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries in children. May refer patients to specialists for further diagnosis or treatment, as needed.

  • #7. Nurse anesthetists

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $156,220
    – #89 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: data not available

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $189,190
    – Employment: 41,960
    – Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Duluth, MN-WI ($271,940)
    — Ann Arbor, MI ($262,890)
    — Green Bay, WI ($239,140)
    – Job description: Administer anesthesia, monitor patient’s vital signs, and oversee patient recovery from anesthesia. May assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, other physicians, or dentists. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

  • #6. Podiatrists

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $185,040
    – #10 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: 110

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $151,110
    – Employment: 9,710
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA ($229,330)
    — Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC ($226,260)
    — Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ($221,380)
    – Job description: Diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot.

  • #5. General internal medicine physicians

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

    – Annual mean salary: $199,050
    – #82 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: data not available

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $210,960
    – Employment: 50,600
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Rochester, MN ($315,830)
    — Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ($314,080)
    — Wichita Falls, TX ($311,260)
    – Job description: Diagnose and provide nonsurgical treatment for a wide range of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults and adolescents, and are based primarily in an outpatient care setting.

  • #4. Chief executives

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $202,950
    – #109 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: data not available

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $197,840
    – Employment: 202,360
    – Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($293,000)
    — Midland, TX ($269,360)
    — Sioux Falls, SD ($263,770)
    – Job description: Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

  • #3. Surgeons, except ophthalmologists

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    #3. Surgeons, except ophthalmologists

    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $207,590
    – #73 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: data not available

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $251,650
    – Employment: 37,900
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Sioux City, IA-NE-SD ($305,480)
    — Akron, OH ($297,710)
    — Lincoln, NE ($296,150)
    – Job description: Diagnose and perform surgery to treat and prevent rheumatic and other diseases in the musculoskeletal system.

  • #2. Family medicine physicians

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $245,770
    – #70 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: 1,270

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $214,370
    – Employment: 98,590
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA ($309,800)
    — Napa, CA ($302,040)
    — Gadsden, AL ($292,110)
    – Job description: Diagnose, treat, and provide preventive care to individuals and families across the lifespan. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.

  • #1. Obstetricians and gynecologists

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    Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
    – Annual mean salary: $246,900
    – #23 highest pay among all metros
    – Employment: data not available

    National
    – Annual mean salary: $239,120
    – Employment: 18,900
    – Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
    – Metros with highest average pay:
    — Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI ($294,450)
    — Tulsa, OK ($294,400)
    — Albuquerque, NM ($292,740)
    – Job description: Provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth. Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general care to women. May perform both medical and gynecological surgery functions.

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