Highest Paying Industries for Computer and Information Research Scientists

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Other Information Services69.46144470
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing66.09137470
Communications Equipment Manufacturing65.1135410
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing64.16133460
Computer Systems Design and Related Services59.8124380
Manufacturing59.22123180
Telecommunications59.21123150
Management of Companies and Enterprises59.11122960
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services59.07122870
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing59.01122750
Information58.45121580
Software Publishers58.41121500
Publishing Industries (except Internet)58.41121480
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences58120640
Scientific Research and Development Services57.84120320
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services57.81120240
Chemical Manufacturing57.51119630
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing57.32119220
All industries, private ownership only57.04118640
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities55.64115720
Insurance Carriers55.64115720
Finance and Insurance55.21114840
All industries54.42113190
Employment Services53.43111120
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services53.37111010
Administrative and Support Services53.37111010
Engineering Services51.69107510
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services51.54107200
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers51.44107000
Wholesale Trade51.01106090
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods50.7105450
Federal Executive Branch50.29104600
Federal government, including the US Postal Service50.29104600
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers50.28104580
Federal, State, and Local Government50.1104220
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service50.1104220
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service49.55103060
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services49.06102050
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities48.61101110
Educational Services, State government owned47.5798950
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned47.5798950
State government, including schools and hospitals47.2198210
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)46.0595790
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)46.0295720
Utilities44.6992950
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution44.6992950
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals42.7488900
Local government, including schools and hospitals42.1687700
Educational Services, Privately owned39.3181760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned38.9781060
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)34.571770
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.9868600
Hospitals, Privately owned32.9868600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.9868600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned32.9868600
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals30.3463100

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