Highest Paying Industries for Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution46.2396160
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers38.379650
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing38.1379320
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers36.0775030
Publishing Industries (except Internet)34.2971320
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations32.1866940
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing31.8366200
Information31.7365990
Natural Gas Distribution31.0764620
Utilities30.7864010
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance28.7459770
Basic Chemical Manufacturing28.5559390
Oil and Gas Extraction28.3158880
Wholesale Trade2858240
Repair and Maintenance27.8958020
Management of Companies and Enterprises27.8557930
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers27.156370
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)26.9456030
Office Administrative Services26.8955930
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations26.7855690
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing26.5555230
Outpatient Care Centers26.1154300
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories26.0854240
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences26.0554170
Federal Executive Branch25.9954050
Federal government, including the US Postal Service25.9954050
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing25.7953630
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting25.7753600
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry25.7753600
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers25.3952810
Hospitals, Local government owned25.3852780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned25.3852780
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing25.2952610
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services25.2852590
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services25.2852590
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods25.2852580
Ambulatory Health Care Services25.1752360
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services25.152220
Scientific Research and Development Services24.9951980
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing24.7951550
Offices of Physicians24.7551480
Chemical Manufacturing24.6951360
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned24.6851340
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing24.5651080
Engineering Services24.3250590
Federal, State, and Local Government24.3250590
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.3250590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.1750270
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.0550020
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.9349780
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods23.949710
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.8949680
Mining23.8149520
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing23.7949480
All industries, private ownership only23.7749430
Insurance Carriers23.7549410
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing23.7449380
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities23.7149330
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers23.749290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned23.6949270
Employment Services23.6849250
Administrative and Support Services23.6649220
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.6649220
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing23.6349150
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services23.6249130
Hospitals, Privately owned23.6249130
Testing Laboratories23.4548770
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services23.4148700
Machinery Manufacturing23.3948650
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing23.3648580
Finance and Insurance23.3248510
Support Activities for Mining23.3248500
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing23.2748400
Manufacturing23.2348310
Mining (except Oil and Gas)23.1148080
All industries23.0147860
Computer Systems Design and Related Services2347850
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers22.7647340
Waste Treatment and Disposal22.7547330
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing22.7547310
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing22.5947000
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned22.5346860
Educational Services, Privately owned22.3246420
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned22.3246420
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing22.2246220
Transportation and Warehousing21.9845720
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing21.9645680
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.9345600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.945550
Primary Metal Manufacturing21.8945530
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.8645470
Plastics Product Manufacturing21.845350
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation21.7145150
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing21.4444600
Foundries21.4244550
Paper Manufacturing21.3544410
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing21.3544410
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions21.2544200
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing21.2344160
Water, Sewage and Other Systems21.244100
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.1844060
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying20.9443550
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.8643390
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)20.8143280
Individual and Family Services20.7643180
Social Assistance20.743050
Forging and Stamping20.6843010
Miscellaneous Manufacturing20.5942830
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing20.342220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.2442090
Educational Services, State government owned20.2342080
State government, including schools and hospitals20.1241850
Food Manufacturing20.0241650
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned19.8541280
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers19.8241220
Hospitals, State government owned19.841190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.6540880
Educational Services, Local government owned19.6540870
Specialty hospitals, State government owned19.6340830
Junior colleges, Local government owned19.5540670
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned19.5440640
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)19.5340630
Social Advocacy Organizations19.540570
Retail Trade19.3740300
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.1339780
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities19.0539610
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing18.9739470
Junior colleges, State government owned18.9839470
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.638690
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing18.5938670
Nonstore Retailers17.4736330
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses17.4736330
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities17.4636310
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.9735300
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned16.7234780
Offices of Other Health Practitioners16.4234150
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing16.3333970
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)16.1133510
Waste Management and Remediation Services15.9233120
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services11.2823470

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