Highest-paying jobs in Tampa

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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 2021.

In Tampa, the annual mean wage is $53,270 or 8.6% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $343,260. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Information security analysts

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $100,250
- #87 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,480

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,270
- Employment: 157,220
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($150,820)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($149,250)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($135,080)
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#49. Financial risk specialists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $100,660
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,610
- Employment: 54,320
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($146,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($141,890)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($141,590)
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#48. General and operations managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $102,390
- #192 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 24,150

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,250
- Employment: 2,984,920
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($165,340)
--- Trenton, NJ ($165,030)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($159,210)
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#47. Physician assistants

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $102,530
- #277 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 760

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,460
- Employment: 132,940
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portsmouth, NH-ME ($167,240)
--- Panama City, FL ($165,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($164,150)
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#46. Administrative services managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $103,170
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,670

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,030
- Employment: 224,620
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,360)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($142,650)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($141,950)

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#45. Personal financial advisors

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $103,200
- #196 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,050

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,960
- Employment: 263,030
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Barnstable Town, MA ($172,780)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,010)
--- East Stroudsburg, PA ($158,790)
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#44. Database architects

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $103,220
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 490

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,840
- Employment: 50,440
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($187,070)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,830)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($156,530)
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#43. Atmospheric and space scientists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $104,540
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,880
- Employment: 8,520
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($118,860)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($118,420)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($114,860)
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#42. Software developers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $104,790
- #114 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 10,970

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,990
- Employment: 1,364,180
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($167,420)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($158,320)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($148,220)
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#41. Materials scientists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $105,080
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,790
- Employment: 6,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD ($142,410)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($135,480)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($133,380)

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#40. Fundraising managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $106,220
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,400
- Employment: 23,190
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($175,610)
--- Syracuse, NY ($155,700)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($153,980)
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#39. Public relations managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $107,950
- #107 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

National
- Annual mean salary: $138,000
- Employment: 59,850
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,410)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($182,890)
--- Boulder, CO ($174,250)
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#38. Industrial production managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $108,140
- #221 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,140

National
- Annual mean salary: $117,780
- Employment: 192,270
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($155,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($153,860)
--- Fort Collins, CO ($153,470)
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#37. Computer network architects

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $108,190
- #104 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,330

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,650
- Employment: 168,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
--- Rapid City, SD ($145,810)
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#36. Veterinarians

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $108,350
- #115 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 810

National
- Annual mean salary: $109,920
- Employment: 77,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($144,440)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,670)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($140,390)

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#35. Optometrists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $108,360
- #153 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,440
- Employment: 38,720
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Wilmington, NC ($198,370)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($172,190)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($169,140)
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#34. Electronics engineers, except computer

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $109,180
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 750

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,490
- Employment: 107,170
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($152,060)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($138,480)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($136,310)
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#33. Medical and health services managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $110,170
- #184 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,140

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,840
- Employment: 436,770
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($162,110)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($157,340)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($156,370)
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#32. Construction managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $110,460
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,190

National
- Annual mean salary: $108,210
- Employment: 284,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($160,710)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,050)
--- Napa, CA ($145,430)
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#31. Computer hardware engineers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $113,130
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,230
- Employment: 73,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,210)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,320)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($161,580)

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#30. Compensation and benefits managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $113,240
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $139,470
- Employment: 15,330
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($190,560)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($187,770)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,130)
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#29. Commercial pilots

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $113,940
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,080
- Employment: 42,770
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,920)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($184,260)
--- Savannah, GA ($177,450)
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#28. Training and development managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $114,120
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

National
- Annual mean salary: $128,800
- Employment: 35,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($180,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($176,270)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($166,410)
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#27. Air traffic controllers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $119,810
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $127,920
- Employment: 21,230
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($158,210)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($154,180)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($153,770)
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#26. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $121,710
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,160
- Employment: 13,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kansas City, MO-KS ($151,900)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($148,800)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($141,070)

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#25. Computer and information research scientists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $123,530
- #31 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,650
- Employment: 30,840
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($209,890)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($202,020)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($183,750)
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#24. Human resources managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $124,660
- #105 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,310

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,590
- Employment: 166,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($190,020)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($186,930)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($175,410)
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#23. Pharmacists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $125,640
- #124 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,590

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,690
- Employment: 312,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($168,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($163,840)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($158,420)
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#22. Lawyers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $126,560
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 9,170

National
- Annual mean salary: $148,030
- Employment: 681,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($231,200)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($191,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($186,610)
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#21. Purchasing managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $128,120
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

National
- Annual mean salary: $134,590
- Employment: 69,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($181,030)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,010)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($174,760)

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#20. Actuaries

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $130,490
- #12 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,300
- Employment: 23,040
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($245,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,550)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($144,320)
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#19. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $131,330
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $116,410
- Employment: 12,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($132,660)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($131,780)
--- Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL ($131,330)
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#18. Sales managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $138,260
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,750

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,390
- Employment: 453,800
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($198,960)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($196,910)
--- Boulder, CO ($182,820)
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#17. Financial managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $139,890
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,940

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,460
- Employment: 681,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($209,100)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($201,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,900)
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#16. Podiatrists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $141,180
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,380
- Employment: 8,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($231,930)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($219,920)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($205,040)

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#15. Athletes and sports competitors

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $141,900
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

National
- Annual mean salary: $116,930
- Employment: 12,320
- Entry level education requirements: No formal educational credential
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN ($212,500)
--- Cleveland-Elyria, OH ($210,210)
--- Columbus, OH ($201,290)
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#14. Computer and information systems managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $147,860
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,270

National
- Annual mean salary: $162,930
- Employment: 485,190
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($211,470)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($202,800)
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#13. Architectural and engineering managers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $149,920
- #95 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 980

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,970
- Employment: 187,100
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($206,050)
--- Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($198,430)
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#12. Dentists, general

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $157,770
- #211 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,120

National
- Annual mean salary: $167,160
- Employment: 108,680
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Manchester, NH ($276,510)
--- Salinas, CA ($234,410)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($229,800)
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#11. Nurse anesthetists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $166,260
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $202,470
- Employment: 43,950
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Springfield, IL ($298,890)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($283,550)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($276,810)

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#10. Orthopedic surgeons, except pediatric

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $190,170
- #39 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

National
- Annual mean salary: $306,220
- Employment: 16,260
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($366,650)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($364,290)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($354,880)
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#9. Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $208,230
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $198,190
- Employment: 81,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($255,250)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($243,380)
--- Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL ($242,540)
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#8. Psychiatrists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $225,930
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $249,760
- Employment: 25,520
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($360,840)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($360,740)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($333,190)
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#7. Family medicine physicians

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $227,250
- #163 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 840

National
- Annual mean salary: $235,930
- Employment: 102,930
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Coeur d'Alene, ID ($336,820)
--- Fond du Lac, WI ($336,140)
--- Gainesville, GA ($330,930)
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#6. General internal medicine physicians

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $228,820
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $242,190
- Employment: 58,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Rockford, IL ($359,200)
--- Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ($350,330)
--- Sumter, SC ($334,810)

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#5. Obstetricians and gynecologists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $233,810
- #42 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $296,210
- Employment: 21,570
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($377,980)
--- Austin-Round Rock, TX ($375,200)
--- Modesto, CA ($362,780)
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#4. Chief executives

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $234,760
- #64 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,050

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,020
- Employment: 200,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($313,440)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($298,960)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($296,480)
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#3. Physicians, pathologists

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $260,580
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $267,180
- Employment: 11,010
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Lexington-Fayette, KY ($351,450)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($344,900)
--- Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ($341,360)
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#2. Ophthalmologists, except pediatric

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $270,150
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $270,090
- Employment: 11,610
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($356,830)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($355,740)
--- York-Hanover, PA ($344,470)
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Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Annual mean salary: $343,260
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $310,640
- Employment: 36,180
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($368,310)
--- Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL ($357,650)
--- Richmond, VA ($357,130)

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