Highest Paying Industries for Financial Managers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers99.8207580
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores93.62194740
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage87.16181280
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities86.51179950
Other Financial Investment Activities85.87178600
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures85176800
Securities and Commodity Exchanges84.41175580
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds80.63167710
Other Investment Pools and Funds80.43167290
Sound Recording Industries79.92166230
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries78.51163300
Motion Picture and Video Industries78.32162900
Other Information Services77.77161770
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services77.73161690
Cable and Other Subscription Programming77.38160950
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil76.56159240
Clothing Stores76.32158740
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences76.2158490
Scientific Research and Development Services75.83157730
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas74.74155460
Software Publishers74.54155050
Oil and Gas Extraction74.06154050
Pipeline Transportation74.04154010
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services73.95153810
Computer Systems Design and Related Services73.78153470
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services73.52152930
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)73.11152060
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores72.49150770
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing71.88149510
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services71.85149460
Specialty hospitals, State government owned71.86149460
Management of Companies and Enterprises71.82149380
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities71.73149210
Information71.46148630
Publishing Industries (except Internet)71.25148200
Mining70.89147460
Wired Telecommunications Carriers70.64146940
Lessors of Real Estate70.62146900
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media70.33146290
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing70.02145640
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers69.99145580
Communications Equipment Manufacturing69.81145200
Telecommunications69.78145150
Natural Gas Distribution69.67144920
Satellite Telecommunications69.62144800
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services69.19143910
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages69.04143600
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing69.01143540
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing68.73142960
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers68.69142870
Broadcasting (except Internet)68.67142830
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries68.41142290
Television Broadcasting67.92141280
Specialized Design Services67.75140920
Insurance Carriers67.64140700
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services67.64140690
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities67.58140580
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities67.43140260
Nonscheduled Air Transportation67.37140130
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers67.2139780
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers67.2139770
Support Activities for Mining67.06139480
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing67.05139470
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses66.83139010
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing66.61138550
Real Estate66.25137800
Legal Services66.06137410
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers65.98137250
Radio and Television Broadcasting65.73136720
Land Subdivision65.6136440
Other Insurance Related Activities65.6136440
Nonstore Retailers65.56136360
Engineering Services65.54136330
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing65.51136260
Spectator Sports65.23135670
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers65.02135240
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events64.93135060
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)64.83134860
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services64.83134850
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing64.82134830
Chemical Manufacturing64.69134550
Activities Related to Real Estate64.63134440
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers64.41133970
All industries, private ownership only64.01133140
Utilities63.97133060
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing63.88132870
Office Administrative Services63.88132860
Nondepository Credit Intermediation63.86132830
Waste Treatment and Disposal63.75132600
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing63.73132560
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing63.7132490
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned63.56132200
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing63.32131710
Air Transportation63.12131280
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned63131030
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction62.96130960
Specialty Food Stores62.94130910
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing62.85130730
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers62.79130610
Other Telecommunications62.73130480
All industries62.61130230
Tobacco Manufacturing62.57130140
Scheduled Air Transportation62.57130140
Rental and Leasing Services62.56130120
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation62.52130040
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation62.36129710
Inland Water Transportation62.31129600
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods62.26129510
Finance and Insurance62.23129430
Death Care Services62.21129410
Testing Laboratories62.13129240
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution62.13129230
Metal Ore Mining62.04129050
Water Transportation61.92128800
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing61.91128780
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing61.86128670
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation61.8128540
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing61.79128520
Travel Agencies61.73128400
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers61.69128320
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing61.68128300
Miscellaneous Manufacturing61.67128270
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing61.65128220
Rail Transportation61.59128100
Wholesale Trade61.57128060
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing61.54128000
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing61.51127930
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing61.5127920
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing61.48127890
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers61.49127890
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned61.41127740
Basic Chemical Manufacturing61.37127660
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing61.27127430
Apparel Manufacturing61.25127410
Grantmaking and Giving Services61.22127330
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing61.13127140
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)61.06127000
Waste Collection60.98126840
Federal Executive Branch60.81126490
Federal government, including the US Postal Service60.76126390
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing60.73126310
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers60.61126080
Hospitals, Privately owned60.62126080
Waste Management and Remediation Services60.6126040
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned60.58126000
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services60.57125980
Administrative and Support Services60.57125980
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods60.51125860
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing60.5125840
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories60.46125770
Other Support Services60.43125680
Coal Mining60.25125330
Amusement Parks and Arcades60.23125280
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)60.13125080
Couriers and Express Delivery Services60.11125020
Hospitals, State government owned60.1125020
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing60.1125010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)60.1125000
Manufacturing60.09124980
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers59.92124640
Radio Broadcasting59.84124480
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction59.75124280
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services59.74124260
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing59.71124210
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors59.71124190
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers59.69124150
Taxi and Limousine Service59.66124090
Other Food Manufacturing59.64124050
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing59.5123770
Machinery Manufacturing59.36123470
Water, Sewage and Other Systems59.2123140
Footwear Manufacturing59.13122980
Couriers and Messengers59.1122920
Newspaper Publishers59.09122900
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills59.08122890
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers59.02122760
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging58.99122700
General Rental Centers58.98122670
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing58.95122620
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing58.83122370
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers58.79122290
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers58.72122140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)58.72122140
Direct Selling Establishments58.69122080
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations58.68122060
Miscellaneous Store Retailers58.67122030
Household Appliance Manufacturing58.54121760
Mining (except Oil and Gas)58.53121740
Educational Services, Privately owned58.46121590
Health and Personal Care Stores58.45121580
Support Activities for Water Transportation58.37121400
Hardware Manufacturing58.34121350
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing58.33121320
Grain and Oilseed Milling58.32121310
Telephone Call Centers58.31121280
Outpatient Care Centers58.24121130
Business Support Services58.22121090
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing58.11120860
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing57.92120480
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing57.73120080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation57.68119980
Employment Services57.58119770
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing57.55119710
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing57.52119630
Residential Building Construction57.44119480
Retail Trade57.35119290
Automobile Dealers57.34119270
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing57.33119240
Freight Transportation Arrangement57.26119100
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing57.21118990
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance57.2118970
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services57.02118590
Transportation and Warehousing57.01118580
Security Systems Services57118560
Paper Manufacturing56.92118400
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers56.88118310
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services56.8118140
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing56.74118020
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing56.74118020
Warehousing and Storage56.68117890
Postal Service (federal government)56.63117800
Offices of Chiropractors56.6117730
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned56.59117700
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing56.46117440
Support Activities for Transportation56.4117310
Food Manufacturing56.3117110
Utility System Construction56.23116960
Support Activities for Rail Transportation56.19116880
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors56.15116790
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers56.13116760
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers56.11116720
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations56.11116700
Textile Mills56.06116600
Construction of Buildings55.99116470
Hospitals, Local government owned55.97116430
Other Personal Services55.97116420
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing55.96116390
Fabric Mills55.95116370
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores55.91116300
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing55.91116290
Masonry Contractors55.89116250
Investigation and Security Services55.85116180
Construction55.85116170
Pharmacies and Drug Stores55.82116100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned55.81116090
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance55.81116070
Textile Furnishings Mills55.8116060
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying55.77116010
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers55.74115940
Food and Beverage Stores55.71115880
Ship and Boat Building55.67115790
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing55.66115770
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)55.65115750
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions55.63115720
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers55.62115690
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction55.57115590
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing55.57115580
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers55.39115220
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills55.36115160
Personal and Laundry Services55.35115130
Primary Metal Manufacturing55.32115070
Nonresidential Building Construction55.15114720
Beverage Manufacturing55.15114710
Plastics Product Manufacturing55.15114710
Building Equipment Contractors55.08114570
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers55.01114420
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services54.86114110
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction54.84114060
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters54.82114030
Printing and Related Support Activities54.81114000
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)54.77113930
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing54.77113920
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing54.69113760
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry54.51113380
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores54.51113380
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned54.51113380
Ambulatory Health Care Services54.46113290
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing54.4113160
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing54.37113100
Textile Product Mills54.28112910
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)54.24112820
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned54.17112670
Support Activities for Air Transportation54.16112660
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services54.06112430
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities54.02112370
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation53.94112200
Performing Arts Companies53.94112190
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing53.92112160
Consumer Goods Rental53.92112140
Building Finishing Contractors53.9112110
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned53.86112030
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors53.83111970
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)53.77111840
Drywall and Insulation Contractors53.73111760
Specialty Trade Contractors53.72111740
Offices of Physicians53.72111740
Educational Support Services, Local government owned53.64111580
Other Textile Product Mills53.61111510
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing53.46111200
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing53.46111200
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores53.46111200
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing53.45111170
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations53.44111150
Other Building Equipment Contractors53.43111130
Facilities Support Services53.38111030
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned53.35110960
Electronics and Appliance Stores53.25110750
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing53.24110730
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing53.21110680
Support Activities for Crop Production53.2110670
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing53.21110670
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)53.18110610
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities53.17110600
Dairy Product Manufacturing53.14110530
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)53.14110530
Educational Support Services, Privately owned53.05110340
Animal Food Manufacturing53.04110310
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores53.02110280
Services to Buildings and Dwellings53110240
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation52.96110160
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing52.92110080
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing52.86109950
Social Advocacy Organizations52.82109870
Forging and Stamping52.77109760
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting52.73109670
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists52.72109670
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing52.71109640
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors52.65109500
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing52.65109500
Foundries52.33108840
Repair and Maintenance52.09108350
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance52.05108260
Casino Hotels51.99108130
Educational Services, State government owned51.9107950
Roofing Contractors51.89107940
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing51.6107320
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors51.58107300
Other Support Activities for Transportation51.55107230
Drycleaning and Laundry Services51.55107220
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned51.48107090
Junior colleges, Local government owned51.38106870
Machine Shops51106080
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly50.92105900
Depository Credit Intermediation50.83105720
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing50.76105580
Animal Slaughtering and Processing50.74105530
Furniture Stores50.72105490
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing50.64105340
Gambling Industries50.6105250
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service50.55105130
Exterminating and Pest Control Services50.47104970
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers50.46104950
Specialized Freight Trucking50.42104870
Federal, State, and Local Government50.4104840
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service50.4104840
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing50.25104520
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries50.16104340
Shoe Stores50.12104240
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing50.1104200
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel49.93103850
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers49.89103770
Offices of Other Health Practitioners49.77103520
Automotive Repair and Maintenance49.77103520
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)49.71103390
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers49.7103370
Truck Transportation49.65103270
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)49.6103170
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners49.6103170
Offices of Dentists49.57103110
Home Health Care Services49.48102920
Other Specialty Trade Contractors49.47102900
Gasoline Stations49.34102630
General Freight Trucking49.24102420
Traveler Accommodation49.17102280
Accommodation49.09102110
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair49.08102090
Ambulance Services49.05102030
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)49101920
Educational Services, Local government owned48.84101590
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned48.83101560
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing48.59101070
Urban Transit Systems48.56101000
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries48.5100880
Rubber Product Manufacturing48.42100720
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned48.25100370
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)48.25100350
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers48.23100320
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)47.9399690
Accommodation and Food Services47.7799370
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities47.799220
Other Residential Care Facilities47.6899180
Grocery Stores47.6499090
State government, including schools and hospitals47.5198830
Sawmills and Wood Preservation47.398390
Civic and Social Organizations47.2698290
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing4797750
Landscaping Services46.9997740
Wood Product Manufacturing46.9797690
Local government, including schools and hospitals46.9497640
Other Wood Product Manufacturing46.8497430
Veterinary Services46.8197360
Religious Organizations46.3996490
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers46.3496390
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services46.0395750
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals45.5794780
Junior colleges, Privately owned45.4394500
Building Material and Supplies Dealers45.4394480
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities4593610
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned44.8493260
Child Day Care Services44.7493070
Social Assistance44.6792910
Individual and Family Services44.4792510
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities44.3992330
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities44.2592050
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals44.1691860
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities44.1291780
Vocational Rehabilitation Services44.0491610
Restaurants and Other Eating Places43.7691030
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps43.5890650
Food Services and Drinking Places43.4690410
Special Food Services43.2289900
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation43.0689570
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)42.6988800
Personal Care Services42.6788750
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing42.5388470
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers41.886940
Junior colleges, State government owned41.7786880
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance41.2685810
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores40.5384300
Sporting Goods Stores39.1881500
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)39.0881280
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned38.1479320
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance36.6876290
Technical and trade schools, State government owned35.4573730

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