Highest Paying Industries for Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil53.77111840
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage51.08106240
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers51.01106100
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities50.14104280
Oil and Gas Extraction49.79103560
Support Activities for Mining49.16102250
Other Financial Investment Activities49.07102070
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing48.85101600
Mining48.78101460
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing4899840
Other Information Services47.7299260
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures47.5598900
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)47.5498890
Satellite Telecommunications47.3198400
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing47.1498050
Specialized Design Services46.9897730
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing46.3496390
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing46.296100
Natural Gas Distribution46.1896040
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing46.0495770
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation45.8995460
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences45.8695390
Scientific Research and Development Services45.7895220
Nondepository Credit Intermediation45.7395110
Pipeline Transportation45.6995040
Telecommunications45.5394700
Scheduled Air Transportation45.5394690
Wired Telecommunications Carriers45.4894590
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing45.4394490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services44.8993380
Air Transportation44.8793330
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media44.7993170
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities44.7393050
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing44.4592450
Information44.3792280
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation43.9591420
Communications Equipment Manufacturing43.9491400
Finance and Insurance43.8491190
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation43.7891070
Computer Systems Design and Related Services43.6490770
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing43.590490
Software Publishers43.4890440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43.4790410
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers43.2890030
Insurance Carriers43.2689980
Water Transportation43.2689970
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds43.2589970
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services43.2489940
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing43.1589760
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations4389430
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers42.8589130
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing42.7688940
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers42.7588920
Rail Transportation42.5988580
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities42.5588500
Engineering Services42.588400
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing42.4788340
Other Telecommunications42.4588290
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities42.4288240
Cable and Other Subscription Programming42.3588080
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers42.3288020
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction42.0787500
Publishing Industries (except Internet)42.0187390
Other Pipeline Transportation41.987140
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services41.8887110
Utilities41.8587050
All industries, private ownership only41.8487030
Support Activities for Water Transportation41.8286990
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing41.7686850
Management of Companies and Enterprises41.6586630
Specialized Freight Trucking41.6586620
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing41.5886480
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas41.2585800
Chemical Manufacturing41.1885650
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing41.0785430
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services40.9385140
Specialty hospitals, State government owned40.9385130
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction40.985060
All industries40.8584970
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods40.7984840
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing40.7384710
Broadcasting (except Internet)40.7284700
Other Investment Pools and Funds40.7284700
Employment Services40.7184670
Land Subdivision40.6984630
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers40.6384510
Basic Chemical Manufacturing40.5684370
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution40.4584140
Wholesale Trade40.4284070
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses40.3783970
Motion Picture and Video Industries40.3783970
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing40.3283860
Manufacturing40.2783770
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing40.2883770
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries40.2683730
Rental and Leasing Services40.2283650
Other Insurance Related Activities40.283620
Depository Credit Intermediation40.1683540
Nonstore Retailers40.0883370
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services40.0683330
Office Administrative Services4083210
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities39.9683120
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing39.9183010
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing39.8982960
Water, Sewage and Other Systems39.8482860
Residential Building Construction39.7982760
Other Personal Services39.7682710
Administrative and Support Services39.6682500
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services39.6582470
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services39.6182390
Spectator Sports39.5982360
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages39.5682280
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners39.5482250
Testing Laboratories39.4982140
Federal Executive Branch39.4982140
Legal Services39.4882120
Television Broadcasting39.4782110
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors39.3481820
Personal and Laundry Services39.2681660
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing39.0781270
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries39.0481210
Transportation and Warehousing3981120
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations38.9881070
Waste Treatment and Disposal38.9380970
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers38.9280960
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events38.980910
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing38.8680840
Radio and Television Broadcasting38.8480790
Security Systems Services38.7880670
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores38.7580590
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers38.6480380
Sound Recording Industries38.6380360
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing38.6280320
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers38.3979850
Amusement Parks and Arcades38.3979850
Other Specialty Trade Contractors38.3879830
Hardware Manufacturing38.2879620
Clothing Stores38.2679580
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)38.2579570
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services38.2379510
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers38.2179480
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing38.1979430
Investigation and Security Services38.0679160
Activities Related to Real Estate37.978820
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)37.7878580
Construction of Buildings37.7678540
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing37.7478510
Miscellaneous Manufacturing37.7278450
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing37.6678330
Electronics and Appliance Stores37.6478280
Apparel Manufacturing37.5678120
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing37.5478080
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing37.5478080
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing37.4977990
Retail Trade37.4877960
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors37.4777930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned37.4677910
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing37.4177820
Machinery Manufacturing37.3677710
Freight Transportation Arrangement37.3577690
Hospitals, Privately owned37.3477660
Other Food Manufacturing37.1677290
Beverage Manufacturing37.1677290
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers37.1577270
Automobile Dealers37.1577270
Real Estate37.0977140
Coal Mining37.0877130
Lessors of Real Estate37.0377020
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned36.9876930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.9776900
Support Activities for Transportation36.9476840
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.9476830
Hospitals, State government owned36.9376820
Nonresidential Building Construction36.9276800
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing36.976760
Newspaper Publishers36.8176570
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods36.8176560
Waste Management and Remediation Services36.7976520
Educational Support Services, Privately owned36.7876500
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing36.7476430
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation36.7576430
Dairy Product Manufacturing36.7176360
Truck Transportation36.7176350
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing36.6676260
Specialty Trade Contractors36.6676250
Building Equipment Contractors36.6576230
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories36.5976110
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers36.5676040
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services36.5375970
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors36.5175940
Other Support Services36.575920
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing36.4775860
Direct Selling Establishments36.4775860
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned36.4475800
Food Services and Drinking Places36.4475800
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing36.3575610
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers36.3575610
Construction36.3575600
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations36.3175530
Paper Manufacturing36.2975470
Radio Broadcasting36.2275350
Nonscheduled Air Transportation36.2175320
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores36.275290
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)36.1875250
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing36.1375150
Business Support Services36.1275130
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services36.0975080
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)36.175080
Offices of Other Health Practitioners36.0875040
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services36.0775030
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing36.0574980
Outpatient Care Centers36.0574980
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers36.0274930
Food Manufacturing36.0174900
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing35.9974860
Federal government, including the US Postal Service35.9874840
Photographic Services35.9774820
Ambulatory Health Care Services35.9274720
Food and Beverage Stores35.8874630
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)35.8774610
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers35.8474550
Offices of Physicians35.874460
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing35.7874420
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers35.7674390
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation35.7674380
Mining (except Oil and Gas)35.6474130
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers35.4673750
Support Activities for Air Transportation35.4673750
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers35.473630
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying35.473620
Grantmaking and Giving Services35.3873590
Household Appliance Manufacturing35.3773580
Other Support Activities for Transportation35.3673560
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel35.3473510
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned35.373430
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing35.2773370
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals35.2773350
Gasoline Stations35.2473300
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing35.2173240
Home Health Care Services35.273220
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers35.1773140
Facilities Support Services35.1273050
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers35.173010
Postal Service (federal government)35.173000
Textile Mills35.0472890
Telephone Call Centers35.0472890
Printing and Related Support Activities35.0472880
Metal Ore Mining34.9972790
Offices of Dentists34.9772730
Furniture Stores34.9572690
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers34.9572690
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers34.972600
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing34.8872540
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing34.8572500
Health and Personal Care Stores34.8572490
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services34.7972360
Federal, State, and Local Government34.7572280
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.7572280
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance34.7172210
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing34.6872140
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers34.6772110
Other Wood Product Manufacturing34.5971950
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing34.5871930
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned34.5671890
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing34.5471850
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned34.4971750
Social Advocacy Organizations34.4771690
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing34.4671670
Primary Metal Manufacturing34.4371600
Special Food Services34.4271590
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)34.3971530
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing34.3971520
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)34.3571440
General Merchandise Stores34.3271380
Wood Product Manufacturing34.3171360
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing34.371330
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries34.2671270
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers34.2171150
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing34.271130
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance34.1871100
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing34.1871090
Urban Transit Systems34.1871090
Hospitals, Local government owned34.1771070
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries34.1571040
General Freight Trucking34.1371000
Performing Arts Companies34.1270970
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores34.1170950
Plastics Product Manufacturing34.170930
Educational Services, Privately owned34.0970900
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing34.0770880
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing34.0770870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned34.0470810
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills34.0170740
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction34.0170730
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing3470720
Rubber Product Manufacturing33.9770650
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals33.9570620
Repair and Maintenance33.970510
Pharmacies and Drug Stores33.7570190
Support Activities for Crop Production33.7170110
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing33.770100
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing33.6970070
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing33.6770040
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists33.5969870
Fabric Mills33.5269720
Building Finishing Contractors33.5169710
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing33.569670
Grain and Oilseed Milling33.3969450
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)33.3969450
Accommodation and Food Services33.3969440
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)33.3669380
Couriers and Messengers33.2869210
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.269060
Couriers and Express Delivery Services33.1969040
State government, including schools and hospitals33.1869010
Local government, including schools and hospitals33.1769000
Animal Food Manufacturing33.1468930
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters33.0868810
Miscellaneous Store Retailers33.0768790
Consumer Goods Rental33.0468730
Traveler Accommodation33.0368700
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing32.9968610
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions32.9768580
Accommodation32.968430
Casino Hotels32.968430
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned32.8768370
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers32.8468320
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities32.7668150
Textile Furnishings Mills32.7568130
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned32.7568110
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers32.7268060
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned32.6867980
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing32.667810
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting32.5467680
Civic and Social Organizations32.5367660
Home Furnishings Stores32.4867550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned32.4867550
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry32.4667520
Grocery Stores32.4667510
Animal Slaughtering and Processing32.4567500
Landscaping Services32.4567500
Ambulance Services32.3967360
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing32.3667310
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)32.3667310
Foundries32.3267210
Educational Support Services, Local government owned32.2567090
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers32.2467070
Junior colleges, Privately owned32.1866930
Forging and Stamping32.1566870
Educational Services, State government owned32.1566870
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers31.9866530
Textile Product Mills31.9566460
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing31.9166380
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing31.9166380
Warehousing and Storage31.8666260
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.8566250
Veterinary Services31.6665860
Machine Shops31.5765660
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned31.5765660
Junior colleges, Local government owned31.5265550
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)31.5165540
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing31.4265360
Services to Buildings and Dwellings31.4165340
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)31.3865270
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.2765040
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities31.2264930
Support Activities for Road Transportation31.2164910
Gambling Industries31.1764840
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing31.1664810
Specialty Food Stores31.0964670
Other Textile Product Mills31.0964660
Educational Services, Local government owned31.0864650
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned30.9864430
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly30.7964050
Other Building Equipment Contractors30.7563960
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)30.7563960
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities30.7263900
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers30.763860
Individual and Family Services30.4563340
Other Residential Care Facilities30.463240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned30.2562920
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores30.2262850
Social Assistance30.1362680
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services30.0262450
Religious Organizations29.9662310
Support Activities for Animal Production29.9262230
Child Day Care Services29.6661700
Vocational Rehabilitation Services29.5361410
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores29.2960920
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities29.2160750
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities29.260740
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities29.260740
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores29.1560630
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned28.8159930
Shoe Stores28.8159920
Sporting Goods Stores28.4759210
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores28.4359130
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing28.4159090
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers28.3658980
Junior colleges, State government owned28.358860
Utility System Construction27.8757960
Building Material and Supplies Dealers27.8457920
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned27.2856740
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction26.3754860
Book Stores and News Dealers25.1252250
Automotive Repair and Maintenance2347840

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