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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Postal Service (federal government)27.1756520
Securities and Commodity Exchanges24.9751940
Natural Gas Distribution24.8651700
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas24.5251000
Pipeline Transportation24.3350610
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing24.2950530
Metal Ore Mining23.2748410
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage22.9447710
Other Investment Pools and Funds22.2946360
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities22.0145780
Rail Transportation21.5344790
Utilities21.4744650
Federal government, including the US Postal Service21.4244550
Federal Executive Branch21.3944490
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing21.3544420
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing21.3344370
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles20.8943450
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing20.843270
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing20.7443150
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing20.7343120
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution20.4242470
Hardware Manufacturing20.3442310
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing20.3342280
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing20.342220
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing20.342210
Other Financial Investment Activities20.2842190
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing20.1441890
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing20.0541700
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations19.9941580
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank19.9541500
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing19.9241440
Software Publishers19.9241430
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing19.8341250
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing19.7141000
Wired Telecommunications Carriers19.6840930
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing19.6640900
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds19.6140790
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing19.5340620
Communications Equipment Manufacturing19.4940540
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences19.4140360
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing19.3940330
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing19.3840300
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing19.3640260
Paper Manufacturing19.3540240
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing19.2740070
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing19.2640060
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing19.2139950
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing19.1939920
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing19.1939910
Computer Systems Design and Related Services19.1539830
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel19.139730
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing19.0939720
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills19.0839690
Machinery Manufacturing19.0739670
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing19.0339590
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing18.9639430
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.9439390
Couriers and Express Delivery Services18.8939300
Telecommunications18.8639230
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing18.8239150
Primary Metal Manufacturing18.8139120
Motion Picture and Video Industries18.7639030
Forging and Stamping18.7539000
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers18.7438970
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.7338950
Support Activities for Rail Transportation18.7138910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.7138910
Chemical Manufacturing18.6738840
Scientific Research and Development Services18.5738630
Basic Chemical Manufacturing18.5638610
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing18.5538580
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing18.5538580
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.5338540
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.5138500
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.4738420
Rubber Product Manufacturing18.4738410
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers18.4438350
Couriers and Messengers18.4138290
Freight Transportation Arrangement18.4138280
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing18.3738200
Testing Laboratories18.3738200
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing18.3338130
Manufacturing18.3238110
Plastics Product Manufacturing18.3138080
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing18.2637970
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.2537960
Waste Treatment and Disposal18.2337920
Water, Sewage and Other Systems18.2237900
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.2137880
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing18.2137870
Household Appliance Manufacturing18.237850
Foundries18.1937830
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities18.1737790
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods18.1637780
Scheduled Air Transportation18.1537750
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing18.1437740
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing18.1337700
Air Transportation18.1237690
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries18.1137680
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing18.1137670
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.0737590
State government, including schools and hospitals18.0537540
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers18.0237480
Information17.9937420
Printing and Related Support Activities17.9837400
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing17.9837400
Ship and Boat Building17.9837400
Cable and Other Subscription Programming17.9837390
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing17.9737370
Federal, State, and Local Government17.9337300
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service17.9337300
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing17.937230
Insurance Carriers17.8837190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned17.8637140
Miscellaneous Manufacturing17.8537130
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers17.8437110
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing17.8137040
Specialized Design Services17.8137040
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing17.7836980
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers17.7736970
Wholesale Trade17.7636930
Other Telecommunications17.7536910
Management of Companies and Enterprises17.7436900
Publishing Industries (except Internet)17.736820
Grain and Oilseed Milling17.736810
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)17.736810
Specialty hospitals, State government owned17.6736760
Finance and Insurance17.6536700
Machine Shops17.6436680
Support Activities for Water Transportation17.636620
Tobacco Manufacturing17.636600
Mining (except Oil and Gas)17.5436480
Educational Support Services, Local government owned17.5336470
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers17.5236440
Oil and Gas Extraction17.5136430
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing17.536400
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing17.4936380
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers17.4536300
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services17.4536290
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service17.3936180
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing17.3836150
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned17.3836150
Other Food Manufacturing17.3736140
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities17.3636110
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction17.3636100
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services17.3636100
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing17.3336060
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging17.3136000
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services17.2735920
Dairy Product Manufacturing17.2735910
Transportation and Warehousing17.2635890
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers17.2335850
Fabric Mills17.2235830
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills17.2235810
Broadcasting (except Internet)17.235780
Textile Mills17.235770
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers17.1735710
Hospitals, State government owned17.1535680
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing17.1435650
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying17.1135580
Depository Credit Intermediation17.135570
Engineering Services17.0935550
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities17.0735510
Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.0635480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned17.0535460
Mining17.0435450
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing17.0435450
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities17.0435440
Other Wood Product Manufacturing17.0335410
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance17.0135370
Other Insurance Related Activities1735360
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing16.9935330
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers16.9935330
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills16.9835310
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing16.9735310
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing16.9735300
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation16.9735300
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)16.9235180
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods16.935160
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers16.935140
Wood Product Manufacturing16.8935130
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)16.8935130
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned16.8735090
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities16.8635080
Specialized Freight Trucking16.8335000
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing16.8234990
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages16.8234980
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.8134960
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing16.7934930
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation16.7734880
Support Activities for Transportation16.7434830
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services16.7434820
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers16.7134750
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing16.6834700
School and Employee Bus Transportation16.6634660
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors16.6634650
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing16.6534630
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned16.6334580
Apparel Manufacturing16.6234570
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services16.6134550
Utility System Construction16.5634440
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned16.5534430
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing16.5134340
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals16.5134340
Residential Building Construction16.4534210
Other Support Activities for Transportation16.4434190
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing16.4234150
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing16.4134130
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers16.3834070
Food Manufacturing16.3634040
Truck Transportation16.3634040
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.3534000
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations16.3534000
Other Building Equipment Contractors16.333910
Sawmills and Wood Preservation16.333910
Inland Water Transportation16.2833870
Footwear Manufacturing16.2833850
Junior colleges, Privately owned16.2733850
Grantmaking and Giving Services16.2733850
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers16.2733840
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media16.2633820
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.2633810
Waste Management and Remediation Services16.2433770
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers16.2133710
Local Messengers and Local Delivery16.233700
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores16.233690
General Freight Trucking16.1933670
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing16.1533590
Construction of Buildings16.1433570
Support Activities for Mining16.1333560
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing16.1333550
Other Information Services16.1233530
Nonscheduled Air Transportation16.1233520
Local government, including schools and hospitals16.1133510
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned16.133480
Beverage Manufacturing16.0833450
Television Broadcasting16.0733420
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance16.0733420
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)16.0633410
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing16.0533390
Home Health Care Services16.0333340
Building Equipment Contractors16.0133310
Educational Support Services, Privately owned1633290
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1633280
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.9833240
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services15.9633200
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.9433150
Warehousing and Storage15.9333140
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned15.933070
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing15.8733020
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing15.8733020
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction15.8632980
Construction15.8532960
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories15.8432950
Office Administrative Services15.8432940
Animal Food Manufacturing15.8232910
All industries15.832870
Hospitals, Privately owned15.7732790
Satellite Telecommunications15.7632780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned15.7432750
Educational Services, State government owned15.7432730
Specialty Trade Contractors15.7132680
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned15.732660
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing15.732650
Urban Transit Systems15.732650
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.6932640
Educational Services, Privately owned15.6832610
Vending Machine Operators15.6732590
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services15.6632570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.6632570
Textile Furnishings Mills15.6432540
Roofing Contractors15.6332510
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors15.6132460
All industries, private ownership only15.5932440
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.5832410
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing15.5832400
Nonresidential Building Construction15.5732390
Landscaping Services15.5632370
Offices of Dentists15.5532330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned15.5432320
Waste Collection15.5332310
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.5132270
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction15.4932220
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)15.4932220
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.4732180
Coal Mining15.4632150
Textile Product Mills15.4632150
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction15.4332090
Other Specialty Trade Contractors15.4232080
Investigation and Security Services15.4232070
Outpatient Care Centers15.4232060
Shoe Stores15.3932000
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.3932000
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned15.3331890
Other Textile Product Mills15.3331880
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned15.3131850
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.2831790
Building Finishing Contractors15.2831780
Water Transportation15.2831780
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned15.2631740
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing15.2531730
Repair and Maintenance15.2631730
Sound Recording Industries15.2531720
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other15.2431710
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation15.2131630
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers15.1931600
Automobile Dealers15.1931600
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores15.1931590
Ambulance Services15.1831570
Support Activities for Animal Production15.1731560
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors15.1831560
Drywall and Insulation Contractors15.1731550
Support Activities for Air Transportation15.1631540
Radio and Television Broadcasting15.1631540
Other Support Services15.1531520
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors15.1431500
Animal Slaughtering and Processing15.0931380
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair15.0731340
Rental and Leasing Services15.0231230
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers15.0131220
Facilities Support Services14.9931170
Land Subdivision14.9731140
Newspaper Publishers14.9231040
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry14.9131020
General Rental Centers14.8930980
Support Activities for Crop Production14.8530890
Legal Services14.8430860
Services to Buildings and Dwellings14.8130800
Educational Services, Local government owned14.8130800
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting14.830790
Automotive Repair and Maintenance14.830780
Apparel Knitting Mills14.7730730
Security Systems Services14.7730730
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance14.7630700
Junior colleges, State government owned14.7530680
Hospitals, Local government owned14.7430660
Travel Agencies14.7330630
Social Advocacy Organizations14.7230620
Activities Related to Real Estate14.6930560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned14.6930550
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.6730520
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.6530470
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services14.6530460
Electronics and Appliance Stores14.6430440
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations14.5930340
Charter Bus Industry14.5730310
Direct Selling Establishments14.5630290
Employment Services14.5630270
Radio Broadcasting14.5530260
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.5530260
Nonstore Retailers14.5330220
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses14.5130190
Pharmacies and Drug Stores14.5130180
Home Furnishings Stores14.530170
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities14.4830110
Support Activities for Road Transportation14.4730090
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing14.4430040
Ambulatory Health Care Services14.429950
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities14.429950
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land14.3529850
Other Residential Care Facilities14.3529840
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance14.2929730
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores14.2829710
Photographic Services14.2729680
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors14.2729670
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities14.2629650
Exterminating and Pest Control Services14.2429620
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services14.2229580
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services14.1929520
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers14.1829490
Administrative and Support Services14.1729480
Consumer Goods Rental14.1629450
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation14.1329390
Masonry Contractors14.129330
Real Estate14.129330
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events14.0829280
Vocational Rehabilitation Services14.0729270
Casino Hotels14.0629240
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores14.0529220
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers14.0529220
Technical and trade schools, State government owned14.0429210
Spectator Sports14.0329190
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers14.0229170
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers14.0229160
Offices of Physicians1429110
Social Assistance13.9729050
Individual and Family Services13.9328970
Taxi and Limousine Service13.8928880
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries13.8528810
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores13.8528800
Amusement Parks and Arcades13.828690
Health and Personal Care Stores13.7528600
Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.7128510
Special Food Services13.6928480
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation13.6728430
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities13.6628410
Lessors of Real Estate13.6528390
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers13.6428370
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores13.6228330
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.628280
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)13.5928270
Performing Arts Companies13.5328130
Furniture Stores13.4728020
Business Support Services13.4327930
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services13.3927850
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists13.3427760
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water13.3427740
Retail Trade13.2727590
Telephone Call Centers13.2327520
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities13.2227490
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers13.1927440
Book Stores and News Dealers13.1827420
Building Material and Supplies Dealers13.1827410
Forestry and Logging13.1627370
Logging13.1627370
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters13.1427330
Gambling Industries13.1327300
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)13.1227280
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned13.0927220
Drycleaning and Laundry Services13.0627170
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores13.0427120
Child Day Care Services13.0227080
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners12.9827000
Religious Organizations12.9626960
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)12.9526940
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores12.9426900
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition12.9326900
Veterinary Services12.9326900
Sporting Goods Stores12.9126860
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores12.8926810
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation12.8626760
Offices of Other Health Practitioners12.8426710
Gasoline Stations12.8426700
Department Stores12.8226660
Other Personal Services12.8126640
General Merchandise Stores12.7926610
Other General Merchandise Stores12.7826580
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)12.7526520
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation12.7426490
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions12.726410
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures12.6426300
Food Services and Drinking Places12.6426300
Offices of Optometrists12.6226260
Offices of Chiropractors12.4525900
Civic and Social Organizations12.4225840
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly12.4125810
Clothing Stores12.3525690
Restaurants and Other Eating Places12.1925360
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation12.1725300
Used Merchandise Stores12.0525070
Rooming and Boarding Houses12.0325030
Death Care Services12.0325010
Full-Service Restaurants11.9924950
Specialty Food Stores11.9924940
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)11.9124770
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries11.8924730
Personal and Laundry Services11.4623840
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries11.4123740
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers11.2223340
Personal Care Services11.123100
Accommodation and Food Services11.123080
Accommodation11.0222930
Traveler Accommodation11.0222930
Food and Beverage Stores1122870
Grocery Stores10.9422750
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps10.8522570
Florists10.822460

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