Jan 10, 2024 - News

These jobs pay more in Miami

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If you're interested in becoming a flight attendant, South Florida's the place to fly home to, according to the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Jobs rankings released Tuesday.

What's happening: Nurse practitioner, which has a median salary of $121,610, topped the nationwide list of best jobs. In the coming decade, the need for nurse practitioners is expected to grow by 44.5%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • The next-best jobs were financial manager, software developer, IT manager and physician assistant.

Zoom in: The report says Miami is among the top five highest-paying cities for these careers (with annual mean salary):

  • Flight attendant ($69,890).
  • Market research analyst ($98,860).
  • Occupational therapy aide ($52,670).
  • Survey researcher ($91,190).
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