Highest Paying Industries for Helpers, Construction Trades

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Hospitals, Local government owned22.5946990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned22.5946990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.8843420
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.3242270
Natural Gas Distribution20.3142240
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.7341040
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.4740500
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.2640060
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing18.8239150
Hospitals, Privately owned18.6638820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned18.6638820
Federal, State, and Local Government18.6338740
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.6338740
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.1137670
Utilities18.0937620
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations17.8537130
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing17.7636940
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing17.6336670
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters17.536410
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution17.3136010
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services17.2735930
Food Manufacturing17.2635900
Performing Arts Companies16.7834890
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned16.4434190
Mining (except Oil and Gas)15.9133100
Other Building Equipment Contractors15.8833040
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries15.7732800
Investigation and Security Services15.7432740
Security Systems Services15.7432740
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.6432540
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction15.5932420
Educational Services, Local government owned15.2931810
Utility System Construction15.2731750
Metal Ore Mining15.2231660
Masonry Contractors15.2131640
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.1731560
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction15.1431500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation15.1431490
Nonresidential Building Construction15.0531310
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance15.0331260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.9931180
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction14.9931170
State government, including schools and hospitals14.9631120
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors14.8930960
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.8530890
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)14.8330840
Educational Services, Privately owned14.8130800
Management of Companies and Enterprises14.7430660
Services to Buildings and Dwellings14.7230630
Social Assistance14.7230610
Other Support Services14.5630280
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)14.4930130
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned14.3229790
Educational Services, State government owned14.2529650
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors14.1929520
Repair and Maintenance14.1829490
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries14.1629450
Motion Picture and Video Industries14.1629450
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.1629450
Landscaping Services14.1529440
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.1229360
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing14.1129350
Drywall and Insulation Contractors14.0629240
Water, Sewage and Other Systems14.0529220
Machinery Manufacturing14.0429210
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing14.0129130
Mining13.9929100
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing13.9629030
All industries13.928920
Construction of Buildings13.8728850
Construction13.8328760
All industries, private ownership only13.8228750
Specialty Trade Contractors13.7528610
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing13.7528610
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing13.728500
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors13.728490
Building Equipment Contractors13.6928480
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors13.6328350
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction13.6228340
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services13.628280
Support Activities for Mining13.5928270
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.5728230
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing13.5628210
Administrative and Support Services13.5228110
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services13.4928070
Manufacturing13.4628000
Building Finishing Contractors13.4227910
Engineering Services13.4227910
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services13.4227900
Employment Services13.4127890
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing13.427870
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services13.3927850
Ship and Boat Building13.3627790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers13.3627790
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing13.3427740
Other Specialty Trade Contractors13.327670
Waste Management and Remediation Services13.2927640
Miscellaneous Manufacturing13.2827610
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing13.2827610
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing13.1427330
Roofing Contractors13.0227080
Wholesale Trade13.0227080
Residential Building Construction12.9426910
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance12.9326880
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers12.7926610
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.7726560
Building Material and Supplies Dealers12.7726560
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors12.7526520
Nonstore Retailers12.6626340
Direct Selling Establishments12.6626340
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods12.6626320
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing12.6426290
Real Estate12.6326280
Land Subdivision12.3525690
Wood Product Manufacturing12.3525690
Other Wood Product Manufacturing12.3325640
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing12.2725510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing12.1925350
Lessors of Real Estate12.1325220
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.0725100
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing11.9224780
Retail Trade11.8824710
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing11.4423790
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing11.4323770
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing11.3123520
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores11.2923490
Home Furnishings Stores11.2923480
Plastics Product Manufacturing11.223300

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