Highest Paying Industries for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Offices of Physicians56.92118390
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities54.02112360
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)52.07108300
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned52.07108300
Offices of Dentists51.21106510
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation46.797140
Federal Executive Branch45.3194240
Federal government, including the US Postal Service45.2894190
Ambulatory Health Care Services45.1493890
Educational Support Services, Privately owned44.792980
Oil and Gas Extraction43.5890650
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)41.7286770
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners41.486110
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing40.4884200
Software Publishers39.2281580
Natural Gas Distribution39.181340
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing39.0581210
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing39.0381180
Other Information Services38.9981100
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing38.9681030
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned38.6280330
Telecommunications38.5280120
Publishing Industries (except Internet)38.580080
Water Transportation38.4279910
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing38.2579560
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers38.2279490
Wired Telecommunications Carriers38.1179270
Outpatient Care Centers38.0379110
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists37.8278670
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)37.7778570
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities37.6778360
Offices of Chiropractors37.3977780
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers37.3977770
Utilities37.1277200
All industries, private ownership only37.0477040
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution36.9276800
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing36.9176770
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers36.8276590
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil36.876540
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned36.676130
Pipeline Transportation36.5876080
All industries36.5476010
Basic Chemical Manufacturing36.5476000
Offices of Other Health Practitioners36.4375780
Management of Companies and Enterprises36.2875460
Direct Selling Establishments36.1475160
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas35.9774810
Specialty hospitals, State government owned35.9474750
Mining35.8574580
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)35.874470
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned35.874470
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores35.7974450
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds35.6974230
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance35.5773980
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles35.5673970
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers35.573840
Federal, State, and Local Government35.573830
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service35.573830
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers35.4673760
Chemical Manufacturing35.473630
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing35.3973610
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)35.373420
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations35.2673340
Educational Services, Privately owned35.2473300
Coal Mining35.2373280
Engineering Services35.1473090
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing35.1373080
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing35.1373070
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers35.0872970
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing35.0472880
Miscellaneous Manufacturing35.0472880
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)34.9672710
Waste Collection34.9272630
Landscaping Services34.9172610
Water, Sewage and Other Systems34.8472470
Rail Transportation34.8172400
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned34.6372040
Hospitals, Privately owned34.5771910
Communications Equipment Manufacturing34.5671890
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing34.4971740
Waste Treatment and Disposal34.4671680
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)34.4371600
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned34.4171580
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing34.471540
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors34.3871500
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)34.3471420
Beverage Manufacturing34.2571250
Educational Services, State government owned34.2571240
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers34.1871100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned34.1871090
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing34.170920
Postal Service (federal government)34.0370780
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing34.0170730
Insurance Carriers33.8270350
Mining (except Oil and Gas)33.7170110
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing33.770100
Masonry Contractors33.6569980
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.6569980
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities33.4869640
Finance and Insurance33.4769620
Metal Ore Mining33.4469560
Warehousing and Storage33.3869430
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing33.3469350
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages33.3369330
Waste Management and Remediation Services33.3269300
Hospitals, State government owned33.3169290
Food and Beverage Stores33.2169070
Grocery Stores33.2169070
Scientific Research and Development Services33.1268890
Manufacturing33.0168670
Hospitals, Local government owned32.9768580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned32.9668570
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods32.8568330
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers32.8368280
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing32.7768160
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing32.7768160
Building Finishing Contractors32.6867960
Information32.6467900
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing32.5967790
Support Activities for Mining32.5567700
Depository Credit Intermediation32.4867570
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers32.4767530
Machinery Manufacturing32.4667510
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing32.4467480
Freight Transportation Arrangement32.4467470
State government, including schools and hospitals32.4467470
Employment Services32.4167400
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing32.467390
Nonstore Retailers32.367180
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing32.2967160
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing32.2767110
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities32.2166990
Department Stores32.1766910
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing32.1466850
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing32.1266810
Computer Systems Design and Related Services32.1266810
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses32.1166780
Other Insurance Related Activities32.166760
Child Day Care Services31.9966530
Performing Arts Companies31.9566450
Paper Manufacturing31.966360
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills31.7265980
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers31.7165950
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)31.6965920
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing31.6465810
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services31.6265770
Home Health Care Services31.5465610
Scheduled Air Transportation31.5465600
Charter Bus Industry31.4565420
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences31.4165330
Wholesale Trade31.3965290
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services31.3265150
Administrative and Support Services31.3165120
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction31.365100
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations31.2264930
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing31.2164920
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services31.1964870
Pharmacies and Drug Stores31.1864860
Educational Support Services, Local government owned31.1464760
Investigation and Security Services31.1264720
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services31.0664600
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction31.0464560
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting31.0364530
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry31.0364530
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel30.9964470
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing30.9464360
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying30.9364340
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing30.9364340
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories30.9264320
Primary Metal Manufacturing30.8864230
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing30.8764220
Nonresidential Building Construction30.864060
Tobacco Manufacturing30.864060
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing30.7864030
Plastics Product Manufacturing30.7663970
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing30.7463930
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance30.7463930
Retail Trade30.7363910
Telephone Call Centers30.6963840
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned30.6963840
Construction of Buildings30.6863820
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing30.6763800
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing30.6663780
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services30.6663770
Drywall and Insulation Contractors30.6563750
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing30.6263700
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing30.5763590
Local government, including schools and hospitals30.5763590
Foundries30.5563540
Health and Personal Care Stores30.5363510
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers30.5363500
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing30.4963420
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing30.4963410
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction30.4763370
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors30.3763170
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers30.3163050
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing30.2862970
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing30.2362870
Ship and Boat Building30.262810
Repair and Maintenance30.1962790
Junior colleges, Local government owned30.1562710
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors30.1462690
Specialty Trade Contractors30.1462680
Construction30.1262660
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned30.162610
Air Transportation30.162600
Textile Furnishings Mills30.0962590
Rubber Product Manufacturing30.0762550
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers29.9962370
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors29.9562300
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals29.9362260
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing29.9262240
General Merchandise Stores29.9262240
Textile Product Mills29.9262230
Roofing Contractors29.9162200
Other Specialty Trade Contractors29.8462070
Building Equipment Contractors29.7861940
Legal Services29.7661890
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services29.7361830
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing29.6661690
Wood Product Manufacturing29.6361640
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing29.6161590
Other Food Manufacturing29.5761510
Educational Services, Local government owned29.561360
Grain and Oilseed Milling29.4861310
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors29.4461230
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction29.4261190
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions29.4161160
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing29.3561050
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)29.3461020
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance29.360950
Forging and Stamping29.2660870
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.2760870
Printing and Related Support Activities29.2460820
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)29.2460810
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations29.2160770
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned29.2160760
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned29.1660660
Offices of Optometrists29.0560430
Utility System Construction28.9160130
Social Assistance28.960100
Other Building Equipment Contractors28.8860060
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services28.8760060
Office Administrative Services28.8860060
Individual and Family Services28.8359970
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing28.7959870
Machine Shops28.7259730
Other General Merchandise Stores28.6959670
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)28.6559590
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing28.6459570
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing28.6259530
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing28.5159310
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities28.4659200
Support Activities for Transportation28.3458940
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing28.2958840
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers28.2958840
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services28.258660
Transportation and Warehousing28.1858610
Veterinary Services28.1758590
Other Financial Investment Activities28.1158470
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing28.0958430
Residential Building Construction28.0758380
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing27.9258060
Household Appliance Manufacturing27.8958010
Nonscheduled Air Transportation27.6657540
Activities Related to Real Estate27.6557520
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned27.6557510
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities27.4857160
Personal Care Services27.3756940
Other Wood Product Manufacturing27.3356840
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services27.3156790
Fabric Mills27.2756730
General Freight Trucking27.2256620
Vocational Rehabilitation Services27.2256610
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned27.1256400
Personal and Laundry Services26.9856120
Truck Transportation26.9155970
Support Activities for Air Transportation26.8655870
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods26.8655860
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing26.8555850
Junior colleges, State government owned26.7955730
Dairy Product Manufacturing26.7555630
Support Activities for Crop Production26.7355590
Religious Organizations26.7355590
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps26.5355180
Food Manufacturing26.5255160
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers26.5155130
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing26.4354980
Other Personal Services26.4154940
Animal Food Manufacturing26.4154930
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.3354770
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing26.2854660
Textile Mills26.2754640
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities26.1754430
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing26.1454380
Rental and Leasing Services26.0454170
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing25.9854030
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing25.8953860
Restaurants and Other Eating Places25.7753610
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)25.7653590
Consumer Goods Rental25.7253490
Other Residential Care Facilities25.753460
Specialized Freight Trucking25.6353320
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities25.5453130
Animal Slaughtering and Processing25.5253080
Accommodation25.3752760
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities25.1952390
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities25.0752150
Accommodation and Food Services25.0652130
Food Services and Drinking Places25.0252050
Special Food Services25.0152020
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities24.9651910
Social Advocacy Organizations24.9151810
Real Estate24.8851760
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly24.6651300
Drycleaning and Laundry Services24.3250590
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services24.2250390
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers24.2150350
Building Material and Supplies Dealers24.2150350
Testing Laboratories24.1650250
School and Employee Bus Transportation23.8149520
Traveler Accommodation23.5448970
Facilities Support Services23.2848420
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores23.2748390
Shoe Stores23.2748390
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.8747580
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries22.8147440
Spectator Sports22.847420
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned22.7347280
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation22.3846540
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers22.0645880
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries21.8145370
Services to Buildings and Dwellings21.745130
Amusement Parks and Arcades21.6344990
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries21.4544620
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events21.4244560
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services20.9743620
Business Support Services20.7443140
Civic and Social Organizations20.7243090
Casino Hotels19.4540450
Other Support Services19.0739660
Gambling Industries18.5238520
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services18.4238310
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation17.6636730
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.4234160
Ambulance Services16.0633400

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