Highest Paying Industries for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution33.4269510
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution33.0268690
Couriers and Express Delivery Services32.9768580
Couriers and Messengers32.8368290
Utilities32.6467890
Scheduled Air Transportation31.3765250
Air Transportation31.2965080
Nonscheduled Air Transportation30.964260
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing30.8364120
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil30.6463740
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing30.363020
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other30.0662520
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing29.5261400
Other Pipeline Transportation29.3361010
Postal Service (federal government)29.1460610
Oil and Gas Extraction28.8660030
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage28.6859660
Federal government, including the US Postal Service28.4259120
Federal Executive Branch28.2858820
Rail Transportation28.2158680
Wired Telecommunications Carriers28.1558550
Telecommunications28.0758390
Pipeline Transportation27.9958230
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)27.8257870
Educational Support Services, Local government owned27.7957800
Information27.7757760
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences27.7757750
Scientific Research and Development Services27.757610
Basic Chemical Manufacturing27.4957170
Metal Ore Mining27.4457080
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned27.3756930
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing27.1356420
Other Telecommunications27.1156400
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills27.1156390
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas27.0256200
Satellite Telecommunications26.4455000
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing26.3554800
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing26.2654630
Coal Mining26.2454580
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing26.1554400
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation26.0754220
Other Information Services26.0454160
Chemical Manufacturing26.0254130
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing25.9153880
Tobacco Manufacturing25.8953850
Engineering Services25.8853820
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers25.8553760
Support Activities for Water Transportation25.853670
Cable and Other Subscription Programming25.7353530
Mining (except Oil and Gas)25.653240
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing25.4652960
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services25.3952810
Paper Manufacturing25.3552730
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing25.3552730
Broadcasting (except Internet)25.3152630
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing25.2852590
Communications Equipment Manufacturing25.2552510
Mining25.2152440
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction25.2152440
Testing Laboratories25.252410
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank25.1852370
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing24.8851740
Transportation and Warehousing24.7551480
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services24.7551470
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing24.6151190
Support Activities for Air Transportation24.5451040
Waste Treatment and Disposal24.5150970
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing24.4850920
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers24.450750
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media24.3650660
Spectator Sports24.3450630
Management of Companies and Enterprises24.3150570
Utility System Construction24.2950530
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing24.2650450
Ambulance Services24.2450430
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing24.1450200
Federal, State, and Local Government24.1150140
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.1150140
Primary Metal Manufacturing24.0550030
Support Activities for Mining24.0349990
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing24.0349970
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction23.9349780
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing23.9349780
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing23.9249750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned23.8849670
Urban Transit Systems23.8649620
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing23.8549600
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers23.8249550
Insurance Carriers23.8249550
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities23.8149530
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel23.7449380
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing23.7349360
Grain and Oilseed Milling23.7149310
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories23.749290
Support Activities for Transportation23.6649210
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction23.6449160
Manufacturing23.6149100
Household Appliance Manufacturing23.649090
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing23.649080
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing23.5949070
Beverage Manufacturing23.4848850
Machinery Manufacturing23.4548780
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services23.4548780
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.4448760
Dairy Product Manufacturing23.4148680
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing23.448680
Local Messengers and Local Delivery23.448670
Specialty hospitals, State government owned23.3948650
Radio Broadcasting23.3748610
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services23.3548580
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing23.3548570
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.2948450
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing23.2848420
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned23.2848420
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.2848420
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing23.2248290
Other Food Manufacturing23.248250
Ship and Boat Building23.1648170
Motion Picture and Video Industries23.1548150
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing23.148050
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.0647960
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing23.0247880
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing23.0247880
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying2347850
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing22.9847790
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services22.9747780
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries22.9547740
Performing Arts Companies22.9447720
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers22.9347690
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing22.8947600
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing22.8647540
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing22.8647540
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing22.8347490
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing22.8347480
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)22.8247470
Computer Systems Design and Related Services22.7647340
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing22.7447290
Foundries22.7247250
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing22.6947200
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned22.6947200
Facilities Support Services22.6947190
Other Building Equipment Contractors22.6647140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned22.6647130
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries22.6247040
Software Publishers22.6147030
Hospitals, Privately owned22.5846970
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned22.5646930
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing22.5546910
Telephone Call Centers22.5546910
Local government, including schools and hospitals22.5446880
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers22.5346860
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers22.5346860
Printing and Related Support Activities22.546800
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing22.4946780
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities22.4846760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.4746750
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction22.4446680
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing22.4246630
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing22.4146600
Casino Hotels22.446590
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing22.3546480
Waste Management and Remediation Services22.3546480
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.3346440
Newspaper Publishers22.2946360
Construction22.2846350
Building Equipment Contractors22.2846350
Miscellaneous Manufacturing22.2546280
Masonry Contractors22.2146200
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation22.2146200
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing22.1946150
Forging and Stamping22.1846140
Publishing Industries (except Internet)22.1846140
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance22.1746110
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers22.1246000
Plastics Product Manufacturing22.1145990
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing22.0645890
Warehousing and Storage22.0645890
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing22.0445840
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing22.0145790
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers2245760
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing21.9845710
Specialty Trade Contractors21.9645680
Automobile Dealers21.9545650
Hospitals, State government owned21.9545650
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors21.9145560
Hardware Manufacturing21.8945530
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services21.8945530
Food Manufacturing21.8745490
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing21.8745490
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation21.8245400
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers21.8245390
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers21.8245380
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers21.7945320
Water Transportation21.7845310
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing21.7545240
All industries21.7445220
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods21.7245170
Business Support Services21.7145160
Nonresidential Building Construction21.745140
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.6845090
Wholesale Trade21.6545030
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing21.6545030
Direct Selling Establishments21.6445000
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers21.6244980
Educational Services, Privately owned21.6244960
All industries, private ownership only21.5644850
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers21.5544820
Rubber Product Manufacturing21.5444800
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.5144750
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing21.544720
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors21.4844680
Support Activities for Rail Transportation21.4644630
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned21.4644630
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)21.4344580
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation21.4244550
Water, Sewage and Other Systems21.444510
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers21.3944480
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.3644430
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing21.3544420
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities21.3544410
Radio and Television Broadcasting21.3544410
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation21.3444390
School and Employee Bus Transportation21.3444380
Finance and Insurance21.2444170
Other Support Services21.1644010
Security Systems Services21.0943870
Investigation and Security Services21.0743820
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations21.0743820
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing21.0443760
Junior colleges, Local government owned21.0143710
Hospitals, Local government owned21.0143700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned21.0143700
Animal Food Manufacturing2143680
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing2143670
Television Broadcasting20.9843650
Waste Collection20.9843630
Other Insurance Related Activities20.9643600
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities20.9243510
Construction of Buildings20.9243500
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers20.8843430
Charter Bus Industry20.8743410
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers20.8643390
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance20.8643390
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing20.8543380
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation20.8343320
Outpatient Care Centers20.8243300
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing20.7943250
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing20.7943240
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing20.7643180
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.7443140
Sound Recording Industries20.7343130
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.7143080
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging20.6843010
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills20.6743000
State government, including schools and hospitals20.6442930
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers20.642850
Sawmills and Wood Preservation20.5842810
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.5742790
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair20.5742780
Wood Product Manufacturing20.5642760
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)20.5542740
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods20.5342710
Freight Transportation Arrangement20.5142670
Machine Shops20.3742370
Ambulatory Health Care Services20.3542340
Educational Services, State government owned20.3542320
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services20.342230
Other Specialty Trade Contractors20.342220
Rental and Leasing Services20.2842170
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing20.2642150
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)20.2442100
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing20.2242050
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors20.242020
Educational Services, Local government owned20.242010
Office Administrative Services20.1941990
Other Support Activities for Transportation20.1641930
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses20.1441890
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services20.1241850
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned20.0641720
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing20.0441680
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land20.0441680
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services20.0441680
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities20.0241650
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.0241650
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing2041610
Depository Credit Intermediation19.9941580
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned19.9441480
Amusement Parks and Arcades19.9441480
Educational Support Services, Privately owned19.9141420
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services19.9141410
Inland Water Transportation19.941400
General Freight Trucking19.8941370
Offices of Physicians19.8541290
Administrative and Support Services19.7941160
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned19.7841150
Junior colleges, Privately owned19.7641110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned19.7441060
Truck Transportation19.7341040
Legal Services19.740980
Repair and Maintenance19.6940960
Roofing Contractors19.6940950
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.6540880
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services19.6540870
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing19.6340830
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services19.5840730
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing19.5840720
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers19.5740710
Animal Slaughtering and Processing19.5640690
Other Wood Product Manufacturing19.5640670
Footwear Manufacturing19.5240600
Specialized Design Services19.540570
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.4940550
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.4440440
Other Financial Investment Activities19.4340410
Fabric Mills19.4240390
Specialized Freight Trucking19.440360
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers19.3540250
Forestry and Logging19.3440230
Logging19.3440230
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters19.3240180
Textile Mills19.2840110
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned19.2740090
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)19.2640070
Land Subdivision19.2640050
Nonstore Retailers19.2340000
Nondepository Credit Intermediation19.1739870
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing19.1439820
Automotive Repair and Maintenance19.0939700
Specialty Food Stores19.0639640
Employment Services19.0339570
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.0139540
Building Finishing Contractors18.9139330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned18.8939290
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing18.8839280
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers18.8239160
Residential Building Construction18.7839060
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned18.7739050
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance18.7238940
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions18.7238930
Junior colleges, State government owned18.6838850
Retail Trade18.6638810
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores18.6238730
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers18.6238720
Landscaping Services18.5938670
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles18.5838650
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing18.5438560
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities18.5438550
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing18.5338540
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors18.5238530
Health and Personal Care Stores18.5138510
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills18.5138500
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)18.538490
General Rental Centers18.4738410
Exterminating and Pest Control Services18.4338330
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance18.4138300
Home Furnishings Stores18.3138090
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation18.2838030
Textile Furnishings Mills18.2838020
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation18.2838020
Grantmaking and Giving Services18.2637980
Drycleaning and Laundry Services18.2237900
Textile Product Mills18.2137870
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers18.1737790
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.1637780
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting18.1137670
Other Textile Product Mills18.0737580
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)18.0137470
Apparel Manufacturing1837450
Taxi and Limousine Service18.0137450
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing1837450
Photographic Services1837450
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events17.9937420
Support Activities for Crop Production17.9637360
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing17.9637360
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores17.937240
Travel Agencies17.8337080
Social Advocacy Organizations17.7836980
Building Material and Supplies Dealers17.7636950
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry17.7136850
Activities Related to Real Estate17.7136830
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water17.6936800
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers17.6736750
Pharmacies and Drug Stores17.6536710
Gambling Industries17.6536710
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities17.5936580
Other Investment Pools and Funds17.5236430
Electronics and Appliance Stores17.5136420
Real Estate17.4736340
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries17.4736340
Special Food Services17.4636310
Support Activities for Road Transportation17.4436280
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers17.4436280
Drywall and Insulation Contractors17.4336260
Department Stores17.4236230
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores17.4136210
Services to Buildings and Dwellings17.3836140
Personal and Laundry Services17.3736140
Furniture Stores17.3636110
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly17.3636110
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities17.2935970
Lessors of Real Estate17.2735910
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers17.2335830
Miscellaneous Store Retailers17.1535660
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers17.135560
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries16.9835310
Other Personal Services16.9235190
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities16.9135170
Gasoline Stations16.9135160
Apparel Knitting Mills16.935150
Traveler Accommodation16.8835110
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores16.8335010
Other Residential Care Facilities16.8134950
Vocational Rehabilitation Services16.7634870
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services16.7634860
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores16.7534850
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations16.7534840
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages16.7434830
Accommodation16.6334590
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations16.5634450
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers16.5634440
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities16.5434410
Accommodation and Food Services16.5134330
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)16.4834280
Home Health Care Services16.4234160
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners16.3433990
Consumer Goods Rental16.3333970
Social Assistance16.2733850
Rooming and Boarding Houses16.1733630
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists16.1633620
Personal Care Services16.1433570
Full-Service Restaurants16.0933470
Food and Beverage Stores16.0433370
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores1633280
Individual and Family Services15.9933260
Civic and Social Organizations15.9433160
Offices of Dentists15.8532970
Religious Organizations15.8532970
Offices of Other Health Practitioners15.8332920
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition15.7632780
Support Activities for Animal Production15.7432750
Food Services and Drinking Places15.6432520
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities15.5432330
Grocery Stores15.5132270
Death Care Services15.4432120
Vending Machine Operators15.4232080
Child Day Care Services15.432030
Technical and trade schools, State government owned15.3932010
Used Merchandise Stores15.3131850
Restaurants and Other Eating Places15.2731770
Clothing Stores15.2231660
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores15.1331470
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance15.0631320
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores14.7730720
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores14.7730720
Offices of Chiropractors14.7330650
Veterinary Services14.6130380
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)14.4730090
Book Stores and News Dealers14.1529440
General Merchandise Stores1429110
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps13.7628630
Sporting Goods Stores13.7228530
Other General Merchandise Stores13.1927440
Offices of Optometrists12.9126850
Florists12.5126020

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