Highest Paying Industries for Education, Training, and Library Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Specialty hospitals, State government owned77.82161860
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)64.24133630
Hospitals, State government owned57.07118710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned53.09110430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned47.1798100
Support Activities for Mining44.9993590
Outpatient Care Centers43.3490150
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)42.1687690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)40.8384940
Mining40.0783350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned39.682360
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned38.3679790
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing38.2579560
Hospitals, Privately owned37.978840
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers36.6376190
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)36.4975890
Scheduled Air Transportation3674890
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers35.3873590
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing35.3673550
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities35.2173240
Utilities35.0272840
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences34.9472670
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution34.7372250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned34.6472050
Offices of Physicians34.4971740
Miscellaneous Manufacturing34.3371400
Scientific Research and Development Services33.2569170
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing32.9468520
Junior colleges, Local government owned32.7968200
Educational Services, State government owned32.4667520
State government, including schools and hospitals32.3567290
Software Publishers32.3167200
Ambulatory Health Care Services32.1966960
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing31.765950
Federal Executive Branch31.4765460
Federal government, including the US Postal Service31.4565410
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers31.4165330
Chemical Manufacturing31.3465180
Legal Services31.1164700
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities31.0764620
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing30.9264300
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank30.5263470
Manufacturing30.4363300
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)30.262810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services30.1962790
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers30.1862780
Motion Picture and Video Industries30.1162640
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services29.8262020
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing29.7761920
Air Transportation29.5461430
Engineering Services29.5261410
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities29.5261400
Other Insurance Related Activities29.5261400
General Merchandise Stores29.1660650
Other General Merchandise Stores29.1660650
Computer Systems Design and Related Services28.8960090
Junior colleges, Privately owned28.8860060
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories28.7659810
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services28.7559790
Publishing Industries (except Internet)28.759710
Television Broadcasting28.5659410
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing28.5559390
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations28.4859230
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries28.4259120
Educational Services, Privately owned28.0958430
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers27.9458120
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services27.958030
Oil and Gas Extraction27.8557930
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing27.7257670
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned27.6657530
Finance and Insurance27.6357470
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned27.3656900
Hospitals, Local government owned27.2656700
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)27.1856540
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)27.0456250
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.0356230
Wholesale Trade27.0256210
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods26.7755690
Broadcasting (except Internet)26.7255580
Postal Service (federal government)26.6355390
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods26.5755270
Repair and Maintenance26.5755270
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities26.555120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned26.4354970
Insurance Carriers26.2454570
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.154280
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)25.9653990
Other Personal Services25.9153890
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers25.8253700
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.853670
Telecommunications25.553040
Support Activities for Air Transportation25.4452910
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.4252880
Support Activities for Transportation25.3752770
All industries25.152210
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists2552000
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned24.9351850
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters24.7951560
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.7451460
Cable and Other Subscription Programming24.7351440
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned24.7351440
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services24.7151410
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned24.7151390
Junior colleges, State government owned24.751370
Performing Arts Companies24.6451260
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned24.5150990
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners24.4250790
Educational Services, Local government owned24.3950730
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers24.3450630
Local government, including schools and hospitals24.2750490
Construction24.2250380
Transportation and Warehousing24.1950310
All industries, private ownership only24.1150140
Utility System Construction24.0149950
Offices of Other Health Practitioners23.9949890
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction23.9549810
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned23.8149520
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned23.6949270
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries23.6649220
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)23.649090
Technical and trade schools, State government owned23.4548770
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services23.0747980
Wired Telecommunications Carriers23.0147860
Lessors of Real Estate22.9447720
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned22.7747370
Miscellaneous Store Retailers22.6547100
Federal, State, and Local Government22.5746950
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.5746950
Spectator Sports22.0145770
Information21.9845710
Other Support Services21.9145580
Newspaper Publishers21.8545440
Special Food Services21.7945330
Management of Companies and Enterprises21.5544820
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned21.4444600
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions21.3644430
Educational Support Services, Privately owned21.3644420
Other Information Services21.3444390
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation21.3144320
Food Services and Drinking Places21.2144120
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities21.244090
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services2143690
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events2143690
Real Estate20.7843220
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers20.7743200
Depository Credit Intermediation20.7643180
Home Health Care Services20.7143070
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation20.6843020
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)20.6442920
Facilities Support Services20.2842180
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)20.2742160
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned20.2242060
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers19.8941360
Food Manufacturing19.8641300
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers19.7441060
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores19.7441050
Home Furnishings Stores19.7441050
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services19.6340830
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing19.5640690
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.5640690
Casino Hotels19.3140170
Truck Transportation19.1639850
General Freight Trucking19.1639850
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities19.0939710
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)19.0439610
Other Residential Care Facilities19.0339570
Amusement Parks and Arcades19.0139550
Grantmaking and Giving Services18.5938670
Animal Slaughtering and Processing18.5738620
Religious Organizations18.5638600
Educational Support Services, Local government owned18.5238520
Specialized Design Services18.3938250
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)18.3638200
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities18.2437930
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services18.1837810
Accommodation and Food Services18.1637780
Sound Recording Industries18.1637770
Traveler Accommodation18.0837600
Vocational Rehabilitation Services17.9737390
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services17.937230
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations17.937230
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)17.8937200
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities17.8537120
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers17.6636730
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers17.6436690
Business Support Services17.5336450
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities17.3936180
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting17.3336040
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry17.3336040
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries17.3236020
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries17.2835940
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services17.2735910
Administrative and Support Services17.2735910
Accommodation17.2635900
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers17.2435860
Employment Services17.0835540
Social Advocacy Organizations17.0835520
Support Activities for Animal Production16.9635270
Individual and Family Services16.8435030
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water16.734740
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation16.5634440
Personal and Laundry Services16.4834270
Nonstore Retailers16.4534210
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses16.4534210
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities16.333890
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps16.2233730
Activities Related to Real Estate16.0933470
Electronics and Appliance Stores15.9333130
Civic and Social Organizations15.7432740
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.2631730
Retail Trade15.2131630
Sporting Goods Stores15.1331470
Personal Care Services14.6130380
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores14.3429840
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores14.3329800
Rental and Leasing Services14.2429630
Consumer Goods Rental14.1429410
Social Assistance13.6228320
Child Day Care Services12.9626960
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly12.5326060

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