Highest Paying Industries for Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution41.2885860
Animal Food Manufacturing31.7666060
Utilities30.9664390
Engineering Services30.2963010
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing28.7159710
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services28.1758600
Support Activities for Transportation27.5757350
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution27.0256210
Forestry and Logging26.5355190
Logging26.5355190
Pipeline Transportation26.4555010
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas26.4555010
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting26.0154110
Rail Transportation25.1652340
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills25.1352260
Paper Manufacturing25.1152220
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.951780
Rental and Leasing Services24.8451660
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing24.8451660
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing24.7251420
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction24.6951350
Management of Companies and Enterprises24.5951140
Coal Mining24.0850080
Food Manufacturing23.8449590
Waste Treatment and Disposal23.8249540
Basic Chemical Manufacturing23.649080
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors23.3348520
Metal Ore Mining23.2848420
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing22.647010
Chemical Manufacturing22.5546910
Transportation and Warehousing22.4346660
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors22.3646510
Manufacturing22.1846120
Landscaping Services22.1746110
Waste Management and Remediation Services21.8445430
Services to Buildings and Dwellings21.745140
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services21.6445020
Support Activities for Mining21.5844890
Specialty Trade Contractors21.5844880
Other Specialty Trade Contractors21.5644840
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction21.5444790
All industries, private ownership only21.4544620
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers21.4544620
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores21.4544620
Building Equipment Contractors21.4244550
All industries21.3844470
Retail Trade21.3844460
Mining21.3744440
Construction21.3544410
Mining (except Oil and Gas)21.3444380
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors21.344310
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing21.2244150
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction21.1844050
Residential Building Construction21.1343950
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors20.9343530
Utility System Construction20.6642980
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing20.4342500
Specialized Freight Trucking20.4342490
Administrative and Support Services20.3742380
Truck Transportation20.3742360
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction20.3142250
Water, Sewage and Other Systems20.2642140
Wood Product Manufacturing20.1341880
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.0541700
Local government, including schools and hospitals20.0541700
General Freight Trucking19.8141210
Construction of Buildings19.6540860
Federal, State, and Local Government19.5740710
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.5740710
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.5640680
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services19.4340410
Personal and Laundry Services19.3840320
Death Care Services19.3840320
Nonresidential Building Construction19.2640070
Waste Collection19.2540030
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.1739880
Land Subdivision18.8839260
Sawmills and Wood Preservation18.8539210
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying18.8439190
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers18.3938240
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing18.237860
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing17.8237060
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods17.6236640
Wholesale Trade17.3136010
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.7934930
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals16.0733420
State government, including schools and hospitals16.0433360
Employment Services15.7732800
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods15.5332300
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.4432120

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