Highest Paying Industries for Data Entry and Information Processing Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution29.2260780
Utilities24.4750890
Rail Transportation23.4148690
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing22.8347490
Engineering Services19.8141210
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution19.6140790
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing18.9139330
Wired Telecommunications Carriers18.8539220
Postal Service (federal government)18.7438990
Spectator Sports18.7238940
Exterminating and Pest Control Services18.6838850
Specialty hospitals, State government owned18.5938670
Legal Services18.4638390
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing18.2938050
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.2437940
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities18.237850
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles18.1337700
Federal, State, and Local Government17.9337300
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service17.9337300
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned17.9337280
Federal government, including the US Postal Service17.8137050
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)17.8137040
Hospitals, State government owned17.7937000
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.6236640
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals17.6136630
Federal Executive Branch17.5936590
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.5736550
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers17.5736540
Telecommunications17.5536500
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services17.5536500
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service17.536410
Local government, including schools and hospitals17.4836360
State government, including schools and hospitals17.4736340
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing17.3636100
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly17.3236030
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds17.2735910
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing17.235770
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned17.235770
Cable and Other Subscription Programming17.1735710
Motion Picture and Video Industries17.1535680
Support Activities for Water Transportation17.0635480
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing16.9435240
Hospitals, Local government owned16.8935140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned16.8935120
Support Activities for Mining16.8435020
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries16.7934920
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries16.734730
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned16.6634650
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned16.6134560
Mining16.5834490
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing16.5434410
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance16.5434410
Machine Shops16.5434390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned16.4934290
Nonresidential Building Construction16.4434190
Facilities Support Services16.4334180
Educational Services, State government owned16.434110
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)16.434110
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage16.3534010
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.3333970
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.2833860
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned16.2733840
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.2633820
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers16.2533810
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations16.2233740
Educational Services, Local government owned16.2133730
Scientific Research and Development Services16.2133720
Oil and Gas Extraction16.1933680
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)16.1633610
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing16.0933470
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.0733430
Wood Product Manufacturing16.0733420
Grantmaking and Giving Services16.0533370
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.0433360
Software Publishers16.0133300
Plastics Product Manufacturing15.9633190
Specialty Trade Contractors15.9233120
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences15.9133100
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing15.933070
Chemical Manufacturing15.8632990
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing15.8632980
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned15.8132890
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned15.8132880
Religious Organizations15.7632780
Couriers and Express Delivery Services15.7632770
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities15.7532760
Other Wood Product Manufacturing15.7432740
Automotive Repair and Maintenance15.7432740
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.7332710
Hospitals, Privately owned15.7232690
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations15.7132680
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned15.732650
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing15.6932640
Activities Related to Real Estate15.6932640
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)15.6932640
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing15.6732590
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing15.6632570
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing15.6632570
Apparel Manufacturing15.6232500
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing15.632450
Educational Services, Privately owned15.632450
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.5832410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.5832400
Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.5632360
Junior colleges, State government owned15.5632360
Couriers and Messengers15.5432320
Insurance Carriers15.5432320
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services15.5432320
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.5332310
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers15.5232270
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)15.532240
All industries15.4832200
Beverage Manufacturing15.4732180
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing15.4532140
Other Financial Investment Activities15.4432120
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.4432110
Educational Support Services, Privately owned15.4432110
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers15.4132050
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities15.4132050
Manufacturing15.432030
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.3832000
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.3831990
Dairy Product Manufacturing15.3731960
Pharmacies and Drug Stores15.3531930
Management of Companies and Enterprises15.3531930
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned15.3431910
Transportation and Warehousing15.3331890
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.3231870
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.331830
Construction15.2931810
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing15.2531730
Real Estate15.2431700
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)15.2431700
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned15.231610
Waste Treatment and Disposal15.1731550
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities15.1731550
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations15.1631530
Investigation and Security Services15.1231450
Machinery Manufacturing15.0931390
Health and Personal Care Stores15.0731340
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.0631320
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers15.0331270
Other Personal Services15.0131220
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing1531190
Testing Laboratories14.9931180
Television Broadcasting14.9931170
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing14.9731150
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing14.9631120
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers14.9531090
Used Merchandise Stores14.9331050
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities14.9331050
Clothing Stores14.9231030
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.9231030
Civic and Social Organizations14.9231030
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.9131010
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods14.8830950
Freight Transportation Arrangement14.8830940
Office Administrative Services14.8830940
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services14.8730930
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services14.8630900
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories14.8530890
Finance and Insurance14.8430870
General Freight Trucking14.8330840
Building Finishing Contractors14.8230820
Broadcasting (except Internet)14.8230820
Other Information Services14.7930750
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services14.7730730
Other Insurance Related Activities14.7630690
Sound Recording Industries14.7430660
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists14.7330640
Sporting Goods Stores14.7330630
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.7230620
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners14.7230610
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction14.7130590
Wholesale Trade14.6930550
Security Systems Services14.6830520
Truck Transportation14.6530470
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers14.6430450
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers14.6330430
All industries, private ownership only14.6230410
Support Activities for Transportation14.6230410
Utility System Construction14.630360
Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.5830330
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation14.5730310
Repair and Maintenance14.5730310
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers14.5730300
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing14.5530260
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation14.5530260
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing14.5430250
Radio and Television Broadcasting14.5330230
Primary Metal Manufacturing14.5330210
Other Support Services14.5230210
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods14.4830130
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned14.4730100
Social Advocacy Organizations14.4730100
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing14.4730090
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events14.4630080
Services to Buildings and Dwellings14.4530050
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.4330010
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing14.4229990
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.4229990
Drycleaning and Laundry Services14.4229990
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities14.4129980
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers14.4129970
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services14.4129960
Printing and Related Support Activities14.3929930
Outpatient Care Centers14.3829920
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities14.3529860
Other Telecommunications14.3429830
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities14.3429830
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation14.3329810
Offices of Physicians14.3129760
Ambulatory Health Care Services14.329750
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing14.329740
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance14.2829710
Textile Product Mills14.2729680
Specialized Freight Trucking14.2629650
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores14.2529640
Specialty Food Stores14.2429610
Personal and Laundry Services14.2229580
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.1929510
Other Food Manufacturing14.1929500
Urban Transit Systems14.1429420
Radio Broadcasting14.1329390
Specialized Design Services14.1129340
Photographic Services14.0929300
Waste Management and Remediation Services14.0829300
Rental and Leasing Services14.0629250
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing14.0629240
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing14.0429210
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions14.0429210
Direct Selling Establishments14.0329190
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages14.0329180
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance14.0229170
Depository Credit Intermediation13.9929100
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses13.9829080
Nonstore Retailers13.9729060
Air Transportation13.9729060
Water Transportation13.9729060
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers13.9729050
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services13.9428990
Food Manufacturing13.9228960
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing13.9328960
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing13.9228960
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers13.9228950
Information13.9128930
Publishing Industries (except Internet)13.9128930
Individual and Family Services13.9128930
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers13.928920
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services13.928920
Computer Systems Design and Related Services13.928910
Home Health Care Services13.8928890
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services13.8828880
Administrative and Support Services13.8828870
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)13.8828870
Gambling Industries13.8828870
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities13.8828860
Water, Sewage and Other Systems13.8328760
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers13.8328760
Support Activities for Air Transportation13.828710
Social Assistance13.7828670
Employment Services13.7828660
Retail Trade13.7628610
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers13.7628610
Vocational Rehabilitation Services13.7328550
Other Textile Product Mills13.7128530
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing13.7128520
Food and Beverage Stores13.7128510
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers13.728500
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores13.728500
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation13.6928470
Support Activities for Road Transportation13.6928470
Paper Manufacturing13.6828450
Grocery Stores13.6728440
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned13.6728430
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers13.6728430
Rubber Product Manufacturing13.6628410
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services13.6628410
Warehousing and Storage13.6528390
Other Residential Care Facilities13.5928260
Construction of Buildings13.5428170
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction13.5328150
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services13.4728020
Business Support Services13.4728010
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair13.4527980
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors13.4327940
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing13.4327940
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers13.4227910
Nonscheduled Air Transportation13.4227910
Newspaper Publishers13.4127880
Landscaping Services13.3527760
Offices of Other Health Practitioners13.3527760
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers13.3227700
Lessors of Real Estate13.2627580
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries13.2327520
Furniture Stores13.2327510
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers13.227460
Building Material and Supplies Dealers13.1927450
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities13.227450
Accommodation13.1827420
Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.1227290
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing13.1127270
Automobile Dealers13.0727180
Traveler Accommodation13.0327100
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores13.0227090
Accommodation and Food Services13.0227090
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers13.0227070
Consumer Goods Rental12.9927020
Home Furnishings Stores12.9326900
Offices of Dentists12.9326890
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing12.9226870
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors12.8726770
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)12.8726760
Waste Collection12.8326700
Animal Slaughtering and Processing12.8226670
Telephone Call Centers12.8126650
Residential Building Construction12.7826570
Vending Machine Operators12.7626550
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries12.7426490
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores12.7126440
Travel Agencies12.6926390
Child Day Care Services12.6526310
Ambulance Services12.6326270
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores12.6126220
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores12.5926190
Electronics and Appliance Stores12.5926180
Food Services and Drinking Places12.5826170
Casino Hotels12.5626120
Other Support Activities for Transportation12.5526110
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores12.3425670
Offices of Optometrists12.3425670
Book Stores and News Dealers12.2925560
Local Messengers and Local Delivery12.2625500
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers12.1125190
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting12.0725110
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry12.0725110
Restaurants and Other Eating Places11.8624670
Support Activities for Crop Production11.5223970
Taxi and Limousine Service11.4823870
Offices of Chiropractors11.3523620
Veterinary Services11.3223540
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance11.1823260
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers10.2221250
General Merchandise Stores10.1621140
Other General Merchandise Stores10.1621140
Shoe Stores10.0720950
Death Care Services9.5419840

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