Feb 21, 2024 - News

Tampa Bay's highest-paying jobs by industry

Industries with the highest average Glassdoor salaries in the Tampa metro area, 2023
Data: Glassdoor. Chart: Kavya Beheraj and Alice Feng/Axios

Employees in the aerospace and defense industries receive the highest average pay in Tampa Bay, according to Glassdoor data.

Between the lines: The region's top salaries punch below the national average.

  • None of these salaries cracked $90,000, and most of them are under $70,000.

Zoom in: At the bottom of the list are government and public administration jobs, with an average salary of $60,000.

  • Tampa Bay had the largest salary disparity for IT and energy, mining, and utilities jobs compared to the national average.
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