Highest Paying Industries for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Postal Service (federal government)23.3748600
Federal government, including the US Postal Service20.3142240
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation19.6940960
Transportation and Warehousing18.9939490
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution18.6638800
Utilities18.2437940
Metal Ore Mining18.1437720
Warehousing and Storage17.3336060
Educational Support Services, Local government owned17.3136000
Water Transportation17.0235400
Federal Executive Branch16.8835100
Natural Gas Distribution16.7734870
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing16.7634850
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing16.7234780
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities16.5534420
School and Employee Bus Transportation16.2733840
Exterminating and Pest Control Services16.1633610
Air Transportation16.0633400
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills15.7832810
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank15.732660
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.6832620
Federal, State, and Local Government15.6232500
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.6232500
Support Activities for Water Transportation15.5732390
Scientific Research and Development Services15.5332310
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences15.4732180
Masonry Contractors15.4732170
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.3731980
Other Investment Pools and Funds15.3231860
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned15.331810
Water, Sewage and Other Systems15.2831770
Mining (except Oil and Gas)15.2331680
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures15.2231650
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.1931600
Urban Transit Systems15.1531520
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles14.9531100
Coal Mining14.9431080
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.9231040
Educational Services, Privately owned14.9231040
Other Information Services14.8830960
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service14.8530880
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing14.8330840
Specialized Design Services14.8230820
Wired Telecommunications Carriers14.8130800
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing14.830780
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing14.7630710
Local government, including schools and hospitals14.7430660
Tobacco Manufacturing14.6730520
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing14.6630500
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing14.6430450
Educational Services, Local government owned14.6130390
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)14.630360
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned14.5930350
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.5930340
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction14.5730310
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.5730310
Ship and Boat Building14.5630280
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.5330220
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors14.5130180
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned14.4830120
Other Specialty Trade Contractors14.4630070
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers14.4530050
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors14.4330010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.4229990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned14.3929930
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing14.3729880
Telecommunications14.3629880
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals14.3629870
Software Publishers14.3429820
Grain and Oilseed Milling14.2729680
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing14.2529630
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing14.2229590
Dairy Product Manufacturing14.1329390
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing14.1129340
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)14.1129340
Forestry and Logging14.129320
Logging14.129320
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing14.129320
Insurance Carriers14.0929310
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned14.0829280
Engineering Services14.0629240
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned14.0629240
Casino Hotels14.0529210
Support Activities for Air Transportation14.0429200
Specialty Trade Contractors14.0329180
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying14.0229160
Building Equipment Contractors14.0129150
Cable and Other Subscription Programming14.0129150
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers14.0129130
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing13.9829090
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)13.9629040
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors13.9629030
Beverage Manufacturing13.9529020
Foundries13.9429000
Waste Treatment and Disposal13.9429000
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing13.9328980
Primary Metal Manufacturing13.9328970
Rail Transportation13.9328970
Paper Manufacturing13.9128940
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing13.9228940
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing13.9228940
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing13.928900
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned13.8728860
Rubber Product Manufacturing13.8728850
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing13.8528810
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services13.8528800
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned13.8528800
State government, including schools and hospitals13.8528800
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions13.8428790
Hardware Manufacturing13.8428780
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)13.8328760
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing13.8228740
Death Care Services13.8128730
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations13.8128730
Basic Chemical Manufacturing13.828700
Hospitals, State government owned13.828700
Grantmaking and Giving Services13.7728640
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing13.7528600
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing13.7328570
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned13.7228550
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing13.7228540
Testing Laboratories13.7128510
Educational Services, State government owned13.6928480
Chemical Manufacturing13.6928470
Landscaping Services13.6828460
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing13.6828450
Construction13.6428380
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services13.6428380
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing13.6228330
Support Activities for Transportation13.6228330
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories13.6128310
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction13.5928260
Land Subdivision13.5828240
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers13.5628200
Lessors of Real Estate13.5628200
Management of Companies and Enterprises13.5628200
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing13.5428170
Outpatient Care Centers13.5428170
Support Activities for Crop Production13.5228130
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing13.5128100
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods13.528080
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting13.4828040
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation13.4828030
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry13.4628000
Communications Equipment Manufacturing13.4627990
Performing Arts Companies13.4527980
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers13.4327940
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation13.4327940
Computer Systems Design and Related Services13.4327940
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities13.4227910
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing13.427870
Other Financial Investment Activities13.3927850
Miscellaneous Manufacturing13.3827830
Utility System Construction13.3727800
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing13.3627800
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned13.3727800
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing13.3627790
Junior colleges, Privately owned13.3627790
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing13.3527760
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations13.3327730
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing13.3327720
Mining13.2827630
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores13.2927630
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned13.2827630
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing13.2727610
Residential Building Construction13.2727600
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services13.2627580
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction13.2627570
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction13.2427550
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing13.2427540
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)13.2427540
Junior colleges, State government owned13.2327520
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters13.2327510
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services13.2227490
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing13.2127480
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing13.2127480
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing13.2127470
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel13.2127470
Real Estate13.227450
Support Activities for Animal Production13.1727400
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing13.1727400
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing13.1827400
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers13.1727400
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing13.1627380
Household Appliance Manufacturing13.1527360
Construction of Buildings13.1427340
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services13.1427330
Drywall and Insulation Contractors13.1327310
Publishing Industries (except Internet)13.1327310
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing13.1127280
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.127240
Support Activities for Rail Transportation13.0927230
Office Administrative Services13.0927220
Manufacturing13.0827200
Waste Management and Remediation Services13.0727180
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing13.0627170
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses13.0627160
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned13.0627160
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services13.0527150
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing13.0427120
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing13.0427120
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers13.0427120
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing13.0327110
Spectator Sports13.0327110
Freight Transportation Arrangement1327040
Couriers and Messengers1327030
Wholesale Trade12.9927020
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing12.9927010
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing12.9726990
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers12.9526940
Other Food Manufacturing12.9326890
Machinery Manufacturing12.9226880
Roofing Contractors12.9226870
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services12.9226870
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.9126860
Television Broadcasting12.9226860
Newspaper Publishers12.926840
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging12.926830
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers12.926820
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing12.8926800
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land12.8826780
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)12.8726760
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.8626760
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.8626750
Forging and Stamping12.8526740
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries12.8626740
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services12.8426720
Oil and Gas Extraction12.8326680
Food Manufacturing12.8226660
Activities Related to Real Estate12.8226660
Animal Food Manufacturing12.8126650
Information12.8126650
General Rental Centers12.8126640
Plastics Product Manufacturing12.826630
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing12.7926600
Nonresidential Building Construction12.7826590
Hospitals, Privately owned12.7826590
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services12.7726570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned12.7726560
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing12.7326470
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.7326470
Other Residential Care Facilities12.7226460
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities12.7226450
Religious Organizations12.7226450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.726420
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing12.726410
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers12.6926400
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers12.6826380
All industries12.6826370
Ambulance Services12.6826370
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services12.6626330
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing12.6526310
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing12.6426290
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing12.6426290
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services12.6426280
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance12.6426280
Specialty hospitals, State government owned12.6326270
Other Support Services12.6126230
Offices of Dentists12.6126230
Nonscheduled Air Transportation12.5826160
Security Systems Services12.5726150
Nondepository Credit Intermediation12.5526110
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing12.5526100
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers12.5526100
Sound Recording Industries12.5526100
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation12.5226040
Support Activities for Mining12.5126020
Travel Agencies12.526010
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries12.526000
Ambulatory Health Care Services12.4825970
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation12.4825960
Personal and Laundry Services12.4825950
Broadcasting (except Internet)12.4725940
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations12.4625930
Educational Support Services, Privately owned12.4625910
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events12.4525900
Services to Buildings and Dwellings12.4325860
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers12.4225840
Nonstore Retailers12.3925770
Radio and Television Broadcasting12.3825760
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.3725740
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries12.3725730
Amusement Parks and Arcades12.3625720
Building Finishing Contractors12.3625710
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services12.3625710
Administrative and Support Services12.3625710
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage12.3625700
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)12.3625700
Finance and Insurance12.3325650
General Freight Trucking12.3225630
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers12.3225620
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation12.3125610
Printing and Related Support Activities12.3125600
Social Advocacy Organizations12.3125600
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing12.3125590
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers12.2925560
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.2925550
Taxi and Limousine Service12.2825540
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing12.2825530
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned12.2725520
Offices of Physicians12.2725510
All industries, private ownership only12.2625490
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors12.2325430
Other Telecommunications12.2325430
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance12.2125400
Other Support Activities for Transportation12.1825340
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing12.1725300
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.1625290
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities12.1525260
Building Material and Supplies Dealers12.1325240
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods12.1325230
Truck Transportation12.1125190
Machine Shops12.125170
Other Wood Product Manufacturing12.0925140
Legal Services12.0925140
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers12.0825140
Wood Product Manufacturing12.0825130
Special Food Services12.0725100
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.0625090
Charter Bus Industry12.0625090
Technical and trade schools, State government owned12.0425040
Support Activities for Road Transportation12.0325030
Investigation and Security Services12.0325030
Other Personal Services12.0325030
Depository Credit Intermediation12.0325020
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.0124990
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water11.9424830
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities11.9324810
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing11.9124780
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores11.9124780
Radio Broadcasting11.9124770
Vending Machine Operators11.8924740
Inland Water Transportation11.924740
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services11.8824710
Animal Slaughtering and Processing11.8824700
Hospitals, Local government owned11.8624670
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned11.8624660
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers11.8524650
Automobile Dealers11.8524650
Business Support Services11.8524650
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services11.8224590
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities11.8224580
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing11.8124560
Facilities Support Services11.8124550
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing11.7924530
Waste Collection11.7924510
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills11.7824500
Home Health Care Services11.7824500
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers11.7524440
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing11.7424430
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing11.7424410
Other Insurance Related Activities11.7224380
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing11.7124350
Veterinary Services11.724340
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers11.6924320
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers11.6924320
Other Building Equipment Contractors11.6924310
Sporting Goods Stores11.6724270
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing11.6624250
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing11.6524230
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing11.6524220
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing11.6424210
Sawmills and Wood Preservation11.6124160
Photographic Services11.6124150
Fabric Mills11.624130
Telephone Call Centers11.624130
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores11.5724070
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors11.5624050
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners11.5624040
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities11.5624040
Specialized Freight Trucking11.5524020
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation11.5223960
Vocational Rehabilitation Services11.5123940
Footwear Manufacturing11.523920
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists11.4923910
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores11.4823880
Consumer Goods Rental11.4823870
Social Assistance11.4523810
Textile Mills11.4323780
Textile Furnishings Mills11.4323780
Rental and Leasing Services11.4323760
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores11.4123730
Gambling Industries11.423720
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps11.423710
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers11.3923700
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores11.3723640
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers11.3623630
Department Stores11.3523600
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities11.3423580
Offices of Other Health Practitioners11.3123530
Accommodation11.3123530
Traveler Accommodation11.3123530
Miscellaneous Store Retailers11.2923490
Accommodation and Food Services11.2823470
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation11.2823460
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)11.2723450
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities11.2723450
Retail Trade11.2623430
Electronics and Appliance Stores11.2723430
Used Merchandise Stores11.2623430
Civic and Social Organizations11.2623420
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores11.2523400
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)11.2523400
Individual and Family Services11.2423370
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly11.2223340
Clothing Stores11.2123310
Offices of Optometrists11.223290
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries11.1623210
General Merchandise Stores11.1523190
Child Day Care Services11.1323140
Motion Picture and Video Industries11.1223130
Home Furnishings Stores11.123100
Other General Merchandise Stores11.123090
Employment Services11.123090
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers11.0923060
Rooming and Boarding Houses11.0923060
Textile Product Mills11.0823050
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance11.0823040
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers11.0623010
Repair and Maintenance11.0522990
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores11.0122900
Apparel Manufacturing10.9922870
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing10.9822840
Food Services and Drinking Places10.9722810
Direct Selling Establishments10.9422750
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance10.9122700
Florists10.9122690
Full-Service Restaurants10.8922640
Automotive Repair and Maintenance10.8822630
Other Textile Product Mills10.8622590
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance10.8622580
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair10.8422560
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills10.8122480
Offices of Chiropractors10.7822410
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities10.7422340
Restaurants and Other Eating Places10.7422340
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores10.7122280
Grocery Stores10.6622180
Food and Beverage Stores10.6522140
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)10.5721980
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities10.5521950
Furniture Stores10.5221880
Health and Personal Care Stores10.5221870
Book Stores and News Dealers10.521850
Pharmacies and Drug Stores10.4421710
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages10.3321480
Specialty Food Stores10.3221460
Apparel Knitting Mills10.2821390
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition10.2821390
Gasoline Stations10.2521320
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing10.2121230
Personal Care Services10.1521100
Drycleaning and Laundry Services10.0120820

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