Highest Paying Industries for Architects, Except 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 Services53.83111970
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences53.31110890
Utilities52.6109410
Finance and Insurance51.95108070
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries48.3100460
Postal Service (federal government)47.5498870
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries46.4596630
Transportation and Warehousing46.2896270
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers46.296090
Specialized Design Services44.5792700
Federal government, including the US Postal Service44.0991710
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation43.9891480
Federal Executive Branch43.9491400
Hospitals, State government owned43.2990040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned42.7488900
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)42.6688730
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)42.3888140
Hospitals, Privately owned4287360
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned4287360
Employment Services41.9487240
Educational Services, Privately owned41.987160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)41.7486820
Lessors of Real Estate41.7186750
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals41.4886280
Management of Companies and Enterprises41.4586220
Local government, including schools and hospitals41.3586020
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods41.385900
Federal, State, and Local Government41.285700
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service41.285700
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service40.9585170
Engineering Services40.183420
Educational Services, Local government owned39.9983190
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned39.9283030
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services39.8782930
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)39.5482240
Wholesale Trade39.4882120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)39.3781880
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)39.2681660
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned38.580070
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors38.4679990
State government, including schools and hospitals38.4179880
Educational Services, State government owned38.3879840
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals38.2379520
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services37.9879010
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services37.8678750
All industries37.8178640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods37.6578320
All industries, private ownership only37.678220
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing37.3677700
Real Estate36.8876710
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing36.2275340
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing36.2275340
Nonresidential Building Construction36.0775030
Construction36.0474960
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers35.7574350
Construction of Buildings35.1973200
Activities Related to Real Estate34.8272420
Residential Building Construction34.4571670
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction34.2471220
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing33.9770670
Manufacturing33.5469760
Specialty Trade Contractors33.2269100
Building Equipment Contractors32.4167410
Other Specialty Trade Contractors32.0866730
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing32.0866720
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors32.0766700
Other Wood Product Manufacturing30.463220
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services30.3263070
Administrative and Support Services30.2862990
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)29.5361410
Wood Product Manufacturing28.8159930
Retail Trade28.7959880
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers28.7359750
Services to Buildings and Dwellings27.8157840
Landscaping Services27.8157840
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores27.557200
Social Advocacy Organizations25.8553770

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