Highest Paying Industries for Automotive Technicians and Repairers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing33.9970700
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers32.5467680
Natural Gas Distribution31.8766280
Couriers and Express Delivery Services29.9162210
Couriers and Messengers29.6861730
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors29.260740
Utilities28.6959680
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing28.559280
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution28.4459160
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing28.2858830
Spectator Sports27.1656500
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries27.1256400
Postal Service (federal government)27.0756300
Scientific Research and Development Services26.955950
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences26.955950
Federal government, including the US Postal Service26.7255570
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation26.4555020
Federal Executive Branch25.8453750
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land25.3252670
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation25.0652120
Vending Machine Operators24.7451470
Miscellaneous Manufacturing24.5551050
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing24.5551050
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services24.4350810
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned24.4150770
Scheduled Air Transportation24.0650040
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.7549400
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned23.7449380
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses23.7249340
Air Transportation23.6749240
Local government, including schools and hospitals23.6749230
Support Activities for Air Transportation23.6149110
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.5248930
Amusement Parks and Arcades23.4648800
Other Building Equipment Contractors23.4548770
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction23.3648590
Federal, State, and Local Government23.1648170
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.1648170
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors22.9847800
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers22.9647750
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing22.6347060
Mining (except Oil and Gas)22.6147040
Primary Metal Manufacturing22.5546910
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.5146820
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned22.4646720
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers22.3846540
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing22.3746530
Ambulance Services22.2346230
Educational Services, Local government owned22.1946150
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services22.1446050
Management of Companies and Enterprises22.0945940
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.0545870
Hospitals, Privately owned22.0345830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services2245760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned21.9945740
Engineering Services21.9845710
Nonstore Retailers21.9745700
Manufacturing21.9445640
Oil and Gas Extraction21.9145580
Facilities Support Services21.8845510
Landscaping Services21.8145370
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services21.7745270
Support Activities for Water Transportation21.7245170
Ambulatory Health Care Services21.7145160
Urban Transit Systems21.6545040
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.6545030
Transportation and Warehousing21.5744860
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction21.5444790
Educational Services, Privately owned21.5244750
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries21.5144750
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned21.4744660
Educational Services, State government owned21.3144330
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing21.2844270
Beverage Manufacturing21.2844270
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers21.2744230
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.2644220
Automobile Dealers21.2444190
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance21.244100
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries21.1343960
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction21.0643810
Services to Buildings and Dwellings2143680
Junior colleges, Local government owned20.9843630
Water, Sewage and Other Systems20.9243510
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.943460
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.7843210
Machinery Manufacturing20.7743200
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.6342910
Mining20.5942820
State government, including schools and hospitals20.5642770
Food and Beverage Stores20.5142660
Direct Selling Establishments20.4942620
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.4542530
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services20.4442510
Utility System Construction20.442440
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing20.442440
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers20.442430
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)20.3942410
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair20.3542320
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers20.2342080
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods20.1841970
Support Activities for Mining20.1741950
Other Specialty Trade Contractors20.0841770
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores20.0541710
Special Food Services19.9641520
Warehousing and Storage19.9241430
Waste Collection19.8941370
Other Support Services19.8941360
Lessors of Real Estate19.8441270
Charter Bus Industry19.8441260
Building Finishing Contractors19.8241230
Retail Trade19.8241220
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction19.7541080
Waste Treatment and Disposal19.7241010
Testing Laboratories19.6740920
Outpatient Care Centers19.6740910
Hospitals, Local government owned19.6640880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned19.6640880
Waste Management and Remediation Services19.6540870
Food Services and Drinking Places19.6440850
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation19.5340620
Construction19.5140580
All industries19.4940540
Casino Hotels19.3640260
All industries, private ownership only19.3340200
Hospitals, State government owned19.3140160
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.2840100
Wholesale Trade19.2640050
General Freight Trucking19.2239980
Residential Building Construction19.139730
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned19.0839690
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services19.0839680
Truck Transportation19.0739670
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods19.0739660
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing19.0639650
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing19.0239550
Specialty Food Stores18.9939500
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation18.9239350
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.8439190
Specialized Freight Trucking18.7639030
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing18.7338970
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)18.7338970
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned18.7338970
Pipeline Transportation18.6538790
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas18.6538790
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers18.6338740
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)18.6238740
Repair and Maintenance18.6338740
Automotive Repair and Maintenance18.6338740
Support Activities for Transportation18.6138710
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services18.538490
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions18.538480
Accommodation and Food Services18.538470
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance18.4838430
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance18.4538380
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.4238310
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities18.438270
Building Equipment Contractors18.3438150
Specialty Trade Contractors18.2938050
School and Employee Bus Transportation18.2838030
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services18.2637990
Traveler Accommodation18.2737990
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting18.2437940
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation18.1637770
Junior colleges, State government owned18.1537760
Accommodation18.1537740
Rental and Leasing Services18.0837610
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing18.0837600
Administrative and Support Services18.0737600
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing18.0337500
Masonry Contractors18.0237480
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance18.0137450
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers17.9437320
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities17.9337300
Real Estate17.8437110
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities17.8437100
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers17.7536930
Consumer Goods Rental17.736810
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers17.6836780
Construction of Buildings17.636600
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors17.4836360
Taxi and Limousine Service17.4636330
Employment Services17.3736130
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services17.3636100
Food Manufacturing17.2835940
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities17.2735930
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing17.2435860
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing17.1935750
Individual and Family Services17.1935750
Other Personal Services17.0635490
Nonresidential Building Construction17.0135380
Business Support Services16.9935340
Freight Transportation Arrangement16.9835310
Gasoline Stations16.9735300
Support Activities for Road Transportation16.9735300
Animal Slaughtering and Processing16.834950
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing16.7834890
Finance and Insurance16.7134760
Social Assistance16.734740
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.734730
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing16.6834690
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores16.6234570
Building Material and Supplies Dealers16.4334170
Personal and Laundry Services16.2333760
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers15.8933050
Activities Related to Real Estate15.8733010
Vocational Rehabilitation Services15.8232910
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers15.6932630
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities15.5432320
Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.4532140
General Rental Centers15.2731760
Drycleaning and Laundry Services1531200
Rubber Product Manufacturing14.9331050
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance14.8930980
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing14.8430860

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