Highest Paying Industries for Computer Control Programmers and Operators

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services29.3561050
Specialized Design Services28.8459980
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors28.7559800
Dairy Product Manufacturing28.7159710
Scientific Research and Development Services28.0858400
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences28.0858400
Building Equipment Contractors26.7555630
Other Building Equipment Contractors25.5253080
Food Manufacturing25.3952810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services25.0152020
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing24.5451040
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing24.350550
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing24.250340
Management of Companies and Enterprises23.9249750
Engineering Services23.7949480
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services23.6849250
Specialty Trade Contractors23.6349150
Construction23.2148270
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers23.1348110
Testing Laboratories22.9247680
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors21.9245600
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing21.8445430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.6645060
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.6645040
Chemical Manufacturing21.4344570
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing20.7443150
Transportation and Warehousing20.6843020
Wood Product Manufacturing20.5842810
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.5842800
Educational Services, Privately owned20.5842800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned20.5642760
Wholesale Trade20.5542750
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing20.5242690
Support Activities for Transportation20.5142660
Support Activities for Air Transportation20.5142660
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)20.4242470
Repair and Maintenance20.4242470
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance20.4242470
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing20.4142440
Ship and Boat Building20.2842190
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods20.2842190
Mining20.242020
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing20.1441900
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing20.141800
Machinery Manufacturing20.0841770
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing19.9541500
Communications Equipment Manufacturing19.8841360
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing19.7541090
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing19.6640890
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing19.5940750
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers19.5840720
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing19.5140580
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing19.540560
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing19.4240400
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing19.3940340
All industries19.0839690
All industries, private ownership only19.0839690
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing19.0839680
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing19.0639650
Manufacturing19.0439590
Machine Shops19.0439590
Miscellaneous Manufacturing19.0339580
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media18.9539410
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing18.9339370
Building Finishing Contractors18.8939300
Hardware Manufacturing18.8539220
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.8539210
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel18.8239140
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing18.7138920
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing18.6838860
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services18.6738840
Administrative and Support Services18.6738840
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.6338750
Employment Services18.5838650
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing18.5838640
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing18.5638600
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing18.5138500
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing18.4738410
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing18.3838230
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing18.338060
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers18.338060
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.2938050
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing18.2838020
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing18.1237690
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing18.137640
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing18.0737580
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.0737580
Forging and Stamping18.0337500
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing18.0137450
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing17.9237280
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing17.8137040
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing17.837030
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing17.736820
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing17.5236430
Primary Metal Manufacturing17.335970
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities17.2435860
Rubber Product Manufacturing16.8935130
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing16.8435030
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing16.8235000
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing16.8335000
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing16.7634870
Foundries16.5534410
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing16.4934300
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing16.4634250
Plastics Product Manufacturing16.4534210
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers16.0633400
Household Appliance Manufacturing15.9133090

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