Highest Paying Industries for Financial Clerks

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Postal Service (federal government)28.7859870
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil25.8953840
Securities and Commodity Exchanges23.8749640
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures22.8347480
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences22.4246640
Scientific Research and Development Services22.446580
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities22.246180
Natural Gas Distribution22.1846140
Satellite Telecommunications22.1146000
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing22.0645890
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing2245760
Rail Transportation21.9145570
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage21.7645270
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing21.5944900
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution21.4944690
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing21.4144540
Federal government, including the US Postal Service21.3644430
Software Publishers21.3344370
Engineering Services21.2944290
Federal Executive Branch21.2244130
Support Activities for Water Transportation21.2144120
Oil and Gas Extraction21.1143920
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank21.0843840
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing20.9843630
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing20.9143500
Communications Equipment Manufacturing20.8943460
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities20.8943440
Motion Picture and Video Industries20.8343320
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services20.8343320
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)20.8143290
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing20.7543150
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing20.7443140
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds20.743050
Utilities20.6342910
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries20.6242900
Specialty hospitals, State government owned20.5542750
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing20.542640
Nonresidential Building Construction20.4542530
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing20.3642350
Land Subdivision20.3642340
Tobacco Manufacturing20.3242260
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned20.2942200
Other Information Services20.2742160
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing20.2742150
Legal Services20.2142030
Computer Systems Design and Related Services20.1841970
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing20.1541920
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing20.1541910
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction20.1541900
Other Financial Investment Activities20.1341870
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing20.0141620
Mining19.9941570
Ship and Boat Building19.9941570
Telecommunications19.9941570
Other Pipeline Transportation19.9541490
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing19.9241440
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing19.9141410
Metal Ore Mining19.941400
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing19.8841340
Basic Chemical Manufacturing19.8641300
Pipeline Transportation19.8641300
Wired Telecommunications Carriers19.8541280
Other Telecommunications19.8341240
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing19.841180
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.7641100
Chemical Manufacturing19.7441070
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing19.7441060
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation19.7341040
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing19.7241010
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors19.6940960
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles19.6940960
Water Transportation19.6840930
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing19.6640890
Nonscheduled Air Transportation19.6540860
Specialized Design Services19.6440850
Construction of Buildings19.6340830
Inland Water Transportation19.640780
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.5940750
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services19.5340630
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers19.5240610
Educational Support Services, Local government owned19.5240590
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing19.4940540
Utility System Construction19.4840520
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services19.4840520
Support Activities for Mining19.4840510
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)19.4740500
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing19.4740490
Grantmaking and Giving Services19.4740490
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing19.4340420
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing19.4240390
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers19.4140380
Information19.440350
Insurance Carriers19.440350
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills19.3840310
Drywall and Insulation Contractors19.3740280
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing19.3640260
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel19.3440230
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers19.3440230
Educational Services, Privately owned19.3240190
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned19.3240190
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors19.340140
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing19.2940130
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media19.2940130
Coal Mining19.2840110
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction19.2840110
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities19.2840110
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations19.2840110
Federal, State, and Local Government19.2540040
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.2540040
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers19.2540030
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing19.2440020
Construction19.2239990
Machinery Manufacturing19.2139970
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services19.2139960
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.1939910
Testing Laboratories19.1939910
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.1939910
Activities Related to Real Estate19.1739870
Other Building Equipment Contractors19.1539840
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.1539830
Building Equipment Contractors19.1439810
Educational Support Services, Privately owned19.1439810
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations19.1339800
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing19.1239770
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned19.139740
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing19.139730
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers19.0539630
Cable and Other Subscription Programming19.0539630
Paper Manufacturing19.0439610
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors19.0239560
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas19.0239560
Roofing Contractors19.0139540
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing19.0139540
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing1939530
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.0139530
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing18.9939490
Television Broadcasting18.9839480
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing18.9739450
Primary Metal Manufacturing18.9639440
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing18.9639440
Specialty Trade Contractors18.9539410
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned18.9439400
Residential Building Construction18.9339370
Mining (except Oil and Gas)18.9139340
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing18.9139340
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing18.939310
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing18.8939290
State government, including schools and hospitals18.8939280
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing18.8739250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.8539220
School and Employee Bus Transportation18.8439200
Forging and Stamping18.8439190
Junior colleges, Local government owned18.8439190
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)18.8439190
Manufacturing18.8439180
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.8339180
Beverage Manufacturing18.8339170
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.8339170
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers18.8339170
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.8339160
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities18.8239140
Household Appliance Manufacturing18.8139130
Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.8239130
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers18.8139120
Sound Recording Industries18.8139120
Other Specialty Trade Contractors18.839110
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.839100
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers18.7939080
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors18.7639030
Publishing Industries (except Internet)18.7639030
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services18.7739030
Other Food Manufacturing18.7438970
Urban Transit Systems18.7338950
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors18.7238930
Other Insurance Related Activities18.738900
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)18.738890
Building Finishing Contractors18.6938870
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills18.6838860
Plastics Product Manufacturing18.6838860
Support Activities for Air Transportation18.6938860
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing18.6738830
Offices of Dentists18.6738830
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing18.6638820
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing18.6738820
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.6638820
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers18.6638800
Waste Treatment and Disposal18.6538800
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying18.6338740
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing18.6238740
Hardware Manufacturing18.6238730
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing18.6138710
Real Estate18.5838650
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing18.5738630
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)18.5738620
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing18.5638600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.5538590
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.5538580
Rubber Product Manufacturing18.5438560
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.5438560
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned18.5338550
Educational Services, Local government owned18.5238530
Management of Companies and Enterprises18.5238520
Waste Management and Remediation Services18.5238520
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers18.538490
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.4838440
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned18.4838440
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging18.4838430
Social Advocacy Organizations18.4738420
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing18.4638400
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)18.4638390
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events18.4438360
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land18.4438350
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing18.4338340
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods18.4338340
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing18.4238310
Wholesale Trade18.4238310
Broadcasting (except Internet)18.4138290
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water18.438280
Hospitals, State government owned18.4138280
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.438270
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.3838230
Foundries18.3838220
Air Transportation18.3738220
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing18.3738210
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries18.3738210
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities18.3738200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned18.3438150
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)18.3338120
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned18.3238110
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.338060
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing18.2738010
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods18.2738000
Freight Transportation Arrangement18.2537970
Lessors of Real Estate18.2637970
Dairy Product Manufacturing18.2337930
Educational Services, State government owned18.2237890
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation18.237860
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages18.1837810
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing18.1837810
Machine Shops18.1737800
Warehousing and Storage18.1737790
Performing Arts Companies18.1737780
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing18.1637770
Radio and Television Broadcasting18.1637770
Support Activities for Transportation18.1537760
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.1537740
Other Investment Pools and Funds18.1337720
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities18.1337710
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing18.1237680
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers18.137660
Local government, including schools and hospitals18.1137660
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing18.0837610
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters18.0837600
Photographic Services18.0737590
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing18.0637560
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned18.0637560
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing18.0537540
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned18.0337510
Facilities Support Services18.0337500
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers18.0237480
Charter Bus Industry17.9937430
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing17.9937410
Scheduled Air Transportation17.9837410
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17.9937410
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers17.9837400
Couriers and Express Delivery Services17.9637370
Grain and Oilseed Milling17.9637350
Office Administrative Services17.9637350
Apparel Manufacturing17.9537330
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.9437310
Junior colleges, Privately owned17.9337290
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned17.9237280
Couriers and Messengers17.9237270
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned17.937230
Waste Collection17.8637150
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers17.8637140
Support Activities for Rail Transportation17.8537130
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)17.8537130
Home Health Care Services17.8537130
Masonry Contractors17.8337090
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations17.8337090
Transportation and Warehousing17.837030
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities17.7936990
Other Residential Care Facilities17.7836980
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities17.7736960
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities17.7636930
Outpatient Care Centers17.7536920
Food Manufacturing17.736830
Home Furnishings Stores17.736830
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services17.736810
Local Messengers and Local Delivery17.6936790
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services17.6836780
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing17.6736750
Hospitals, Privately owned17.6636740
Support Activities for Animal Production17.6636730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned17.6636730
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly17.6536710
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.6436700
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing17.6236650
Textile Furnishings Mills17.6136630
Landscaping Services17.636600
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.5536510
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned17.5536510
Other Wood Product Manufacturing17.5436470
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.5236450
Specialized Freight Trucking17.5236440
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.4736350
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers17.4636310
Junior colleges, State government owned17.4636310
Services to Buildings and Dwellings17.4536300
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.4336260
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories17.436190
Employment Services17.3936170
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance17.3936160
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services17.3836150
Printing and Related Support Activities17.3636120
Radio Broadcasting17.3636110
Ambulatory Health Care Services17.3636110
Textile Mills17.3436070
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned17.3436070
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance17.3436060
Fabric Mills17.3336050
Textile Product Mills17.3336050
Wood Product Manufacturing17.3136000
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing17.335990
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry17.335980
Travel Agencies17.2935960
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing17.2835950
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions17.2835940
Offices of Physicians17.2635900
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists17.2435850
Support Activities for Crop Production17.2335840
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)17.2135800
All industries17.235770
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned17.235770
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation17.1935750
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers17.1935750
Other Textile Product Mills17.1835730
Individual and Family Services17.1735710
Vocational Rehabilitation Services17.1735710
Security Systems Services17.1435660
Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.1435640
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses17.1335620
Other Support Services17.1335620
Direct Selling Establishments17.1235610
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation17.1135600
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)17.1135580
Death Care Services17.135560
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers17.0935550
All industries, private ownership only17.0735500
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing17.0635480
Rental and Leasing Services17.0535460
Rooming and Boarding Houses17.0435440
Footwear Manufacturing17.0335410
Nonstore Retailers17.0235410
Sawmills and Wood Preservation17.0135390
Book Stores and News Dealers17.0235390
Social Assistance17.0135380
Truck Transportation1735370
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills16.9935340
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing16.9935340
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing16.9835330
Special Food Services16.9935330
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting16.9535270
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores16.9235190
Amusement Parks and Arcades16.9235190
Investigation and Security Services16.9235180
Automobile Dealers16.9135170
Veterinary Services16.9135170
Animal Food Manufacturing16.935150
Pharmacies and Drug Stores16.935150
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners16.8435020
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers16.8335010
Technical and trade schools, State government owned16.8335000
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries16.8134960
Religious Organizations16.7934920
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services16.7934910
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services16.7734880
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers16.7534840
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers16.7534840
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores16.7534840
Health and Personal Care Stores16.7334810
General Freight Trucking16.7334790
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.7234780
Administrative and Support Services16.7134770
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities16.7134750
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair16.6934710
Full-Service Restaurants16.6834700
Other Personal Services16.6834700
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation16.6734670
Spectator Sports16.6634650
Hospitals, Local government owned16.6534630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned16.6334580
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers16.634540
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services16.5834480
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)16.5834480
Newspaper Publishers16.5434400
Building Material and Supplies Dealers16.534330
Offices of Other Health Practitioners16.4634240
Restaurants and Other Eating Places16.4534220
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance16.4534220
Personal and Laundry Services16.4334170
Shoe Stores16.4234150
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores16.434110
Water, Sewage and Other Systems16.3734060
Food Services and Drinking Places16.3734050
Repair and Maintenance16.3634030
Ambulance Services16.3634020
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers16.3534010
Exterminating and Pest Control Services16.3433990
Animal Slaughtering and Processing16.3133920
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other16.333900
General Rental Centers16.2933890
Electronics and Appliance Stores16.2533810
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores16.2433770
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores16.2333760
Retail Trade16.2333750
Miscellaneous Store Retailers16.2233730
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores16.1333560
Other General Merchandise Stores16.0833440
Drycleaning and Laundry Services16.0633410
Child Day Care Services16.0533380
Clothing Stores16.0433370
Telephone Call Centers16.0333340
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores1633280
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers15.9933270
Specialty Food Stores15.9733210
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition15.9633200
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores15.9533170
Other Support Activities for Transportation15.9533170
Offices of Optometrists15.9133080
Automotive Repair and Maintenance15.8933050
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation15.8833040
Accommodation and Food Services15.8833030
General Merchandise Stores15.8633000
Sporting Goods Stores15.8332930
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance15.8232910
Furniture Stores15.8132880
Used Merchandise Stores15.8132880
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores15.832860
Support Activities for Road Transportation15.832860
Personal Care Services15.6932630
Taxi and Limousine Service15.6732600
Forestry and Logging15.5732380
Logging15.5732380
Apparel Knitting Mills15.5732380
Consumer Goods Rental15.5432320
Business Support Services15.5232280
Offices of Chiropractors15.5232280
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance15.4832200
Traveler Accommodation15.4432110
Accommodation15.4332100
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing15.1531510
Department Stores15.1431500
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries15.1331460
Vending Machine Operators15.0531310
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps14.9931180
Food and Beverage Stores14.8530890
Civic and Social Organizations14.8130810
Gasoline Stations14.7830740
Florists14.7130610
Grocery Stores14.6830530
Casino Hotels14.6730520
Finance and Insurance14.6430450
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation14.630360
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)14.4930140
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities1429120
Depository Credit Intermediation13.5628200
Gambling Industries13.227460

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