Highest Paying Industries for Extraction Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing38.5480150
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services34.3971540
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution30.4363300
Scientific Research and Development Services29.9962390
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences29.9962390
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing29.3661080
Machinery Manufacturing29.1760680
Pipeline Transportation27.9558140
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing27.7657740
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing27.156360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services27.0256200
Utilities26.7655670
Manufacturing26.3154720
Natural Gas Distribution26.1554380
Metal Ore Mining26.1154310
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation25.7853620
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries25.7353510
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries25.7353510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing25.653250
Rental and Leasing Services25.653250
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing25.5853200
Coal Mining24.5951140
Nonresidential Building Construction24.5751110
Transportation and Warehousing24.4850910
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas24.4550850
Oil and Gas Extraction24.0950100
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services23.9549810
Engineering Services23.7249330
Specialized Freight Trucking23.5648990
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers23.4948870
Construction of Buildings23.3648580
Truck Transportation23.1648170
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.1348100
Mining (except Oil and Gas)23.1148070
Other Specialty Trade Contractors22.9647760
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing22.8747560
Mining22.6747150
Specialty Trade Contractors22.5947000
All industries, private ownership only22.4946780
All industries22.4946770
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services22.3946570
Support Activities for Mining22.3546490
Chemical Manufacturing21.7645260
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction21.7145160
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.7145160
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.6845100
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers21.644920
Federal Executive Branch21.5144740
Federal government, including the US Postal Service21.5144740
Federal, State, and Local Government21.4944690
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.4944690
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.4444600
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing21.2244150
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods21.2244130
Wholesale Trade21.1343950
Waste Management and Remediation Services21.0343740
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction21.0143690
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods20.9443560
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.9143500
Management of Companies and Enterprises20.8643390
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers20.7743200
Building Equipment Contractors20.6542950
State government, including schools and hospitals20.4742580
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors20.3542330
Construction20.3242260
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)20.0141610
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.5140590
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors19.5140590
Utility System Construction19.4840520
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing19.2940110
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services19.1439810
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying18.9439390
Testing Laboratories18.8139120
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.4938450
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services18.3838230
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing18.237860
Administrative and Support Services17.9737380
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing17.9637350
Miscellaneous Store Retailers17.8637150
Used Merchandise Stores17.8637150
Retail Trade17.5436480
Employment Services17.3736140
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)16.0733420
Repair and Maintenance16.0733420
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance16.0733420
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers15.7432730
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing14.930990
Residential Building Construction14.530170

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