Highest Paying Industries for Cutting Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises22.0445840
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.0243730
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.0243730
Federal, State, and Local Government20.8443350
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.8443350
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.8443350
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills20.1241840
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing20.0641720
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing19.8541280
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel19.5140570
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing18.8839260
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing18.5338540
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing18.0137460
Rubber Product Manufacturing17.7236850
Primary Metal Manufacturing17.4936390
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing17.4236240
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing17.3536090
Chemical Manufacturing17.3536080
Tobacco Manufacturing17.335990
Forging and Stamping17.2335850
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing17.2235820
Paper Manufacturing17.1835740
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers17.1335640
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing17.1235600
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing17.0835520
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing17.0635490
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing17.0535470
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing1735370
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers16.8935130
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing16.6934720
Building Finishing Contractors16.6834700
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers16.6434610
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing16.6134540
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing16.4134130
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing16.434110
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services16.3934090
Specialty Trade Contractors16.3534000
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing16.3433980
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing16.233690
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.1233530
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing16.0533390
Dairy Product Manufacturing16.0533380
Wood Product Manufacturing16.0333340
Waste Management and Remediation Services16.0233320
Printing and Related Support Activities1633280
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.8733010
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers15.8432950
Building Material and Supplies Dealers15.8432950
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing15.6732590
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing15.6532550
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.6432530
Mining (except Oil and Gas)15.6132460
Sawmills and Wood Preservation15.5932430
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing15.5932420
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors15.5732380
Specialized Design Services15.5332310
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing15.4232080
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying15.4132060
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores15.4132060
Home Furnishings Stores15.4132060
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.4132040
All industries15.3932020
All industries, private ownership only15.3932010
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing15.3131840
Machinery Manufacturing15.2931800
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing15.2631740
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing15.2131640
Other Wood Product Manufacturing15.231610
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing15.1231450
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing15.0631330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.9531110
Retail Trade14.9231040
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing14.9231030
Machine Shops14.9231030
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing14.931000
Nonstore Retailers14.8930980
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses14.8930980
Other Support Services14.830790
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing14.7930770
Ship and Boat Building14.7230610
Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.5730310
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.4430040
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)14.3729880
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services14.1629460
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills14.1629450
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing14.129330
Food Manufacturing14.0729260
Plastics Product Manufacturing14.0329170
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods14.0229170
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers13.9328980
Animal Slaughtering and Processing13.9228950
Wholesale Trade13.928910
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers13.8828860
Grocery Stores13.8128720
Food and Beverage Stores13.7528610
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods13.7528600
Textile Mills13.7128510
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing13.6728430
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing13.5428160
Repair and Maintenance13.5228130
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers13.4928060
Footwear Manufacturing13.4728010
Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.4527980
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair13.4527980
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing13.4227920
Other Food Manufacturing13.3827830
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing13.2927630
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers13.2127490
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing13.1827420
Fabric Mills13.1827410
Publishing Industries (except Internet)13.127260
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers13.127260
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing13.0827200
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing13.0127060
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing12.9126850
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing12.926840
Apparel Manufacturing12.8926820
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing12.7726560
Other Textile Product Mills12.7526510
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.7426500
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing12.7326480
Masonry Contractors12.6926400
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services12.6926390
Transportation and Warehousing12.6526310
Textile Product Mills12.6126230
Administrative and Support Services12.5326060
Textile Furnishings Mills12.4325860
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.3425660
Animal Food Manufacturing12.2625490
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging12.2425460
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.2325430
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing12.2125400
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers12.1625290
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers12.0825130
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting11.1923270
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry11.0122900
Support Activities for Crop Production11.0122900
Employment Services10.9822830
Vocational Rehabilitation Services10.8722620
Social Assistance10.5822000
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores9.9120620
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores9.9120620

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