Highest Paying Industries for Agricultural and Food Scientists

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch39.9983190
Federal government, including the US Postal Service39.9983190
Tobacco Manufacturing38.9681030
Support Activities for Animal Production38.8480780
Management of Companies and Enterprises38.2779600
Utilities38.1279300
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution38.1279300
Engineering Services36.4275760
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences35.4873810
Scientific Research and Development Services35.4873800
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing35.0772950
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods34.7972370
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers34.5971950
Chemical Manufacturing34.5571860
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting34.3471430
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry34.3471430
Federal, State, and Local Government34.0370790
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.0370790
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing33.7270130
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)33.669890
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers33.4269510
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores33.4269510
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses33.4269510
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services33.1368920
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries33.0868800
Other Food Manufacturing32.8468320
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers32.768020
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers32.4367460
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations32.4267430
All industries, private ownership only32.367170
Wholesale Trade32.1166800
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods32.0366610
All industries31.8566250
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing31.8166170
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers31.7165960
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing31.4965500
Animal Food Manufacturing31.3765250
Support Activities for Crop Production31.2865070
Retail Trade31.1664800
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)30.864060
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations30.864060
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers30.4863400
Beverage Manufacturing30.3963210
Manufacturing30.3563130
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service30.3263070
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing30.1662740
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging30.1462690
Food Manufacturing30.1362680
Social Advocacy Organizations30.1262660
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing29.8562090
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services29.6161590
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services29.3561050
Administrative and Support Services29.3361000
Nonstore Retailers29.0960510
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries28.8359970
Educational Services, Local government owned28.7659820
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals28.6759630
Transportation and Warehousing28.6659620
Local government, including schools and hospitals28.659490
Animal Slaughtering and Processing28.5859440
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services27.9858200
Dairy Product Manufacturing27.857820
Grain and Oilseed Milling27.6957590
Educational Services, State government owned27.4857160
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned27.4857160
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)27.4557100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)27.4557090
State government, including schools and hospitals27.4457080
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals27.2356630
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned26.9956130
Educational Services, Privately owned26.9155960
Testing Laboratories26.6255370
Services to Buildings and Dwellings25.7753600
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation25.452830
Landscaping Services24.6551270
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions24.5851130

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