Highest Paying Industries for Geological and Petroleum Technicians

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises35.974680
Machinery Manufacturing34.2471210
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing34.2471210
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing33.6970070
Manufacturing33.6169910
Oil and Gas Extraction33.4269520
Natural Gas Distribution31.665730
Utilities30.9764420
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution30.1862780
Mining29.9462270
Wholesale Trade29.7761910
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers28.6959670
Pipeline Transportation28.5359350
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas28.559280
All industries, private ownership only28.2758790
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil28.2658790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods28.258660
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services28.1758590
All industries28.1358500
Transportation and Warehousing28.1358500
Support Activities for Mining27.6857580
Support Activities for Transportation27.557210
Metal Ore Mining26.9656080
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services26.8855910
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences26.1754430
Scientific Research and Development Services26.0754220
Mining (except Oil and Gas)26.0254120
Coal Mining25.2152440
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals24.9151810
Federal, State, and Local Government24.7551480
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.7551480
Engineering Services24.5451050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services23.8849680
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services23.4648800
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.2948450
State government, including schools and hospitals23.2548360
Educational Services, State government owned22.847430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned22.847430
Testing Laboratories22.6647130
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)22.5546900
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.5546900
Educational Services, Privately owned19.9341450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned19.9341450
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.0137460

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