Highest Paying Industries for Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Testing Laboratories64.24133620
Information57.64119880
Computer Systems Design and Related Services57.17118920
Scientific Research and Development Services55114410
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences54.5113360
Finance and Insurance51.95108070
Postal Service (federal government)47.5498870
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers46.296090
Specialized Design Services45.9595580
Transportation and Warehousing45.8695390
Federal government, including the US Postal Service44.8193200
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned44.6792910
Federal Executive Branch44.6692900
Lessors of Real Estate44.1291760
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services44.0391580
Educational Services, Privately owned43.9191340
Management of Companies and Enterprises43.8491190
Hospitals, State government owned43.2990040
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)42.8689150
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)42.5788540
Hospitals, Privately owned42.488180
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned42.488180
Employment Services42.2387850
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services42.1487650
Administrative and Support Services42.0587460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)42.0487450
Engineering Services41.9887310
Federal, State, and Local Government41.6486600
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service41.6486600
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service41.3586000
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods41.385900
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing41.2785830
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals41.1685620
Local government, including schools and hospitals41.0385340
Real Estate40.8184890
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)40.3583930
Educational Services, Local government owned40.1483500
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)40.1183420
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned40.0983380
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation4083200
Wholesale Trade39.983000
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)39.8282830
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned39.381740
Educational Services, State government owned39.1781460
Activities Related to Real Estate38.7880670
All industries38.780490
State government, including schools and hospitals38.680290
All industries, private ownership only38.5680200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services38.5480170
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors38.4679990
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services38.3879830
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods37.9979030
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals37.9578940
Specialty Trade Contractors36.3475590
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing36.2275340
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing36.2275340
Nonresidential Building Construction36.1675210
Construction35.3773570
Building Equipment Contractors35.3573520
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors35.1573110
Construction of Buildings35.173010
Residential Building Construction34.2171160
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing33.9770670
Manufacturing33.5469760
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)3368640
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing32.0866720
Other Wood Product Manufacturing30.463220
Wood Product Manufacturing28.8159930

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