Highest Paying Industries for Financial Analysts and Advisors

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Securities and Commodity Exchanges59.02122760
Other Financial Investment Activities56.51117540
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities56.32117150
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage56.03116540
Other Information Services51.55107220
Lessors of Real Estate50.95105980
Grantmaking and Giving Services50.67105380
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing50.26104530
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities48.72101330
Motion Picture and Video Industries48.3100470
Oil and Gas Extraction48.26100370
Mining47.9299680
Other Support Services47.8499510
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services47.8499500
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)47.7999410
Federal Executive Branch47.6499080
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil47.4198620
Federal government, including the US Postal Service47.3698510
Finance and Insurance47.2798310
Basic Chemical Manufacturing46.8997520
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing46.6697050
Real Estate46.0995880
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries46.0695810
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles46.0495770
Support Activities for Mining45.8195280
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing45.7995240
All industries, private ownership only45.5894800
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing45.5594750
All industries45.3394290
Software Publishers45.2894180
Activities Related to Real Estate45.1893970
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations45.1693940
Pipeline Transportation44.4792500
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)44.4692480
Publishing Industries (except Internet)44.4492430
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank44.2992110
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services44.2692060
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas44.0291570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43.9891480
Satellite Telecommunications43.9391380
Social Advocacy Organizations43.9391370
Radio and Television Broadcasting43.8791250
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers43.8391160
Postal Service (federal government)43.7490990
Natural Gas Distribution43.7190910
Scientific Research and Development Services43.4990460
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing43.4490360
Communications Equipment Manufacturing43.4390340
Utilities43.3290110
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution43.2189880
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing42.8789180
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences42.8689150
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing42.8289060
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers42.889020
Computer Systems Design and Related Services42.7288860
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations42.5688520
Land Subdivision42.3688100
Chemical Manufacturing42.3388050
Information42.3388040
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers42.3188010
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing42.387990
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers42.0987550
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing41.5786470
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing41.2485790
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing41.0785420
Management of Companies and Enterprises41.0585380
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation41.0285330
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing40.9785210
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing40.9585180
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers40.8985060
Wired Telecommunications Carriers40.8785000
Depository Credit Intermediation40.8484940
Legal Services40.8384920
Machinery Manufacturing40.7884830
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods40.7684790
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing40.7684780
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services40.6284490
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services40.5884400
Testing Laboratories40.5684370
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction40.5584340
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing40.5584340
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction40.5184250
Engineering Services40.4484120
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers40.4484110
Telecommunications40.4184050
Manufacturing40.2683750
Wholesale Trade40.1683530
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing40.0983390
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media40.0783350
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories40.0783350
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers40.0283240
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing40.0183210
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)39.9283030
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing39.8682910
Newspaper Publishers39.8282820
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities39.7582690
Employment Services39.782570
Electronics and Appliance Stores39.682360
Office Administrative Services39.4482040
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing39.3181760
Beverage Manufacturing39.3181760
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing39.2981720
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers39.2581650
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing39.2281580
Residential Building Construction39.1281370
Miscellaneous Manufacturing39.0981300
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers38.9481000
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned38.9380970
Ship and Boat Building38.9180940
Broadcasting (except Internet)38.8880870
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)38.8680820
Construction38.7780650
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing38.7180520
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing38.7180520
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors38.6380350
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing38.5580180
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries38.479870
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services38.3479750
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing38.2679580
Automobile Dealers38.2579570
Other Insurance Related Activities38.2479550
Nondepository Credit Intermediation38.1379310
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods38.1379300
Administrative and Support Services38.1279290
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing38.1179260
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services38.179250
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing38.0579150
Waste Treatment and Disposal37.9879010
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing37.9778980
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing37.9778980
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities37.7978610
Construction of Buildings37.7278470
Household Appliance Manufacturing37.6478280
Other Telecommunications37.6278250
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages37.5978190
Outpatient Care Centers37.5478090
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)37.5478080
Educational Support Services, Privately owned37.5378060
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing37.5178020
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers37.477780
Religious Organizations37.3377650
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions37.2777520
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations37.1977360
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation37.1877330
Hardware Manufacturing37.1477260
Waste Management and Remediation Services37.0877120
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance37.0777100
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers37.0176980
Water, Sewage and Other Systems3776960
Rail Transportation36.9576860
Paper Manufacturing36.9576850
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers36.976740
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing36.976740
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing36.8876710
Rental and Leasing Services36.8776700
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services36.8776680
Nonresidential Building Construction36.7376410
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.7176350
Travel Agencies36.6376180
Health and Personal Care Stores36.5876080
Repair and Maintenance36.5275960
Building Equipment Contractors36.4175740
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation36.3575620
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing36.2775440
Warehousing and Storage36.2675420
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries36.2575400
Cable and Other Subscription Programming36.2275340
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers36.2175320
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing36.275290
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned36.175090
Educational Services, Privately owned36.0775020
Plastics Product Manufacturing36.0675010
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing35.9874830
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers35.9774810
Printing and Related Support Activities35.9674800
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing35.9474760
Specialty Trade Contractors35.8874640
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers35.8774610
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills35.8674590
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance35.7874420
Insurance Carriers35.7174270
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing35.6174070
Other Food Manufacturing35.5773990
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services35.4673750
Transportation and Warehousing35.3773570
Waste Collection35.2673350
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned35.2173240
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction35.1473090
Ambulatory Health Care Services35.0872960
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers35.0372860
Scheduled Air Transportation35.0172830
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities34.9972780
Dairy Product Manufacturing34.8972570
Air Transportation34.8572490
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services34.8272420
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services34.7572280
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)34.7272210
Utility System Construction34.6872140
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events34.6572070
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)34.5971940
Retail Trade34.5471850
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing34.5171770
Hospitals, State government owned34.3671470
Vocational Rehabilitation Services34.3571440
Accommodation and Food Services34.3171360
Accommodation34.271140
Traveler Accommodation34.271140
Support Activities for Air Transportation34.1571030
Facilities Support Services34.1571030
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses34.170920
Primary Metal Manufacturing34.0970910
Nonstore Retailers34.0870890
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers33.9770650
Support Activities for Transportation33.9170520
Apparel Manufacturing33.8670430
Federal, State, and Local Government33.7770250
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.7770250
Offices of Physicians33.7470190
Home Health Care Services33.6570000
Food Manufacturing33.6469960
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.6369950
Junior colleges, Local government owned33.5769830
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned33.5769820
Freight Transportation Arrangement33.5469770
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)33.4869640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned33.3569360
Hospitals, Local government owned33.3469350
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)33.369270
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals33.2669180
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)33.2569170
Local government, including schools and hospitals33.2269090
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)33.269060
Hospitals, Privately owned33.0968830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)33.0868800
Other Personal Services33.0768780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned33.0668760
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing32.968430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned32.8868390
Educational Services, State government owned32.7768170
State government, including schools and hospitals32.7668140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned32.7568120
Educational Services, Local government owned32.6867970
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals32.6467890
Water Transportation32.4967580
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation32.4967580
Grain and Oilseed Milling32.367190
Personal and Laundry Services32.266970
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing32.1166780
Truck Transportation32.0266600
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services32.0166580
Services to Buildings and Dwellings3266550
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)31.9766500
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing31.8366210
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)31.7966120
Gambling Industries31.7866110
General Freight Trucking31.6765870
Business Support Services31.5865690
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned31.5465590
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing31.1664820
Couriers and Messengers30.964270
Couriers and Express Delivery Services30.964270
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores30.1262650
Junior colleges, State government owned29.8362040
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.8362040
Clothing Stores29.260740
Telephone Call Centers28.5259310
Social Assistance28.0858410
Casino Hotels28.0458330
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities28.0258280
Other Residential Care Facilities25.553050
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)25.2152440
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned25.2152440
Individual and Family Services25.0852160

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