Highest Paying Industries for Management Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage85.54177930
Securities and Commodity Exchanges84.7176170
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities84.44175630
Other Financial Investment Activities83.5173670
Other Information Services77.51161220
Television Broadcasting77.26160700
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences76.51159140
Oil and Gas Extraction76.46159040
Scientific Research and Development Services76.03158140
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles75.55157150
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank75.45156930
Other Investment Pools and Funds75.35156740
Software Publishers75.26156540
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing74.92155830
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages73.63153160
Computer Systems Design and Related Services72.16150090
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services71.95149660
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services71.87149500
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities71.29148290
Satellite Telecommunications71.18148060
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing71.13147960
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil70.72147100
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing70.32146270
Radio and Television Broadcasting70.23146080
Broadcasting (except Internet)70.06145720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services69.92145430
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers69.88145360
Communications Equipment Manufacturing69.8145170
Cable and Other Subscription Programming69.24144020
Publishing Industries (except Internet)69.23144010
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities69.17143870
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures69.06143630
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)68.93143380
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services68.39142250
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing68.17141790
Specialized Design Services68.07141580
Wired Telecommunications Carriers67.98141390
Other Insurance Related Activities67.97141370
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media67.91141260
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities67.91141250
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services67.76140940
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers67.31140000
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing67.24139860
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers67.01139390
Finance and Insurance66.78138910
Nondepository Credit Intermediation66.71138750
Management of Companies and Enterprises66.65138640
Engineering Services66.48138280
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing66.31137920
Insurance Carriers66.03137340
Legal Services65.89137060
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers65.65136550
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation65.65136550
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services65.37135960
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers65.33135890
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation65.3135820
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers65.2135610
Tobacco Manufacturing65.19135590
Other Pipeline Transportation65.09135390
Other Telecommunications64.99135180
Specialty hospitals, State government owned64.55134260
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing64.51134190
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation64.32133780
Water Transportation64.15133420
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing64.12133380
Natural Gas Distribution64.08133280
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing63.97133060
Sound Recording Industries63.42131920
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers63.26131570
Pipeline Transportation62.83130690
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing62.73130470
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing62.72130460
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers62.71130440
Chemical Manufacturing62.67130340
Support Activities for Mining62.49129980
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers62.44129880
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers62.25129470
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services62.24129450
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing62.09129140
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods61.99128940
Automobile Dealers61.93128810
Wholesale Trade61.77128470
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)61.73128410
Basic Chemical Manufacturing61.69128310
Motion Picture and Video Industries61.46127840
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution61.09127070
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing61.08127040
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing60.97126820
Testing Laboratories60.97126820
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers60.96126790
Miscellaneous Manufacturing60.85126570
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers60.72126290
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers60.65126160
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing60.6126040
Metal Ore Mining60.46125750
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing60.26125330
Inland Water Transportation59.94124680
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing59.86124510
Nonscheduled Air Transportation59.84124470
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing59.77124310
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers59.73124230
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers59.56123890
Travel Agencies59.56123890
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing59.53123820
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods59.52123810
Hardware Manufacturing59.47123700
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing59.39123530
Machinery Manufacturing59.1122930
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing58.99122710
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing58.82122340
Office Administrative Services58.74122180
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities58.7122100
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing58.66122010
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing58.56121800
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing58.5121680
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing58.2121060
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas58.13120910
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses58.11120860
Support Activities for Water Transportation58.11120860
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing58.1120850
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)58.07120790
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned58.04120720
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers57.91120450
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing57.88120400
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing57.62119850
Other Food Manufacturing57.61119830
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories57.54119690
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing57.32119230
Paper Manufacturing57.31119210
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing57.21118990
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned57.21118990
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging57.19118950
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers57.17118900
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing57.12118820
Footwear Manufacturing56.97118510
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers56.9118350
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills56.83118210
Coal Mining56.74118020
Forging and Stamping56.69117910
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing56.63117800
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel56.59117710
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services56.58117690
Federal Executive Branch56.54117600
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing56.51117540
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers56.45117410
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing56.44117390
Ship and Boat Building56.39117290
Spectator Sports56.26117010
Employment Services56.22116950
Radio Broadcasting56.17116830
Apparel Manufacturing56.14116780
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing56.08116640
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing55.97116410
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers55.9116280
Primary Metal Manufacturing55.84116140
Grantmaking and Giving Services55.81116090
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing55.8116070
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing55.8116060
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing55.78116030
Depository Credit Intermediation55.75115970
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills55.69115830
Plastics Product Manufacturing55.64115730
All industries, private ownership only55.6115640
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers55.57115580
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing55.53115500
Household Appliance Manufacturing55.47115380
Waste Treatment and Disposal55.41115240
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing55.27114970
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing55.24114910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned55.1114620
Hospitals, Privately owned55.07114540
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing55.04114490
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction55.01114420
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing54.97114340
Textile Mills54.94114280
Nonstore Retailers54.89114170
Air Transportation54.85114090
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities54.67113720
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers54.64113660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)54.63113640
Other Building Equipment Contractors54.62113610
Mining (except Oil and Gas)54.62113600
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance54.59113550
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations54.58113520
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing54.57113510
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing54.53113410
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing54.51113390
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services54.47113300
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)54.45113260
Waste Management and Remediation Services54.4113160
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance54.37113090
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing54.35113040
Fabric Mills54.22112790
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing54.18112680
Federal government, including the US Postal Service54.17112670
All industries54.08112490
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing54.08112490
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned53.97112260
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services53.96112240
Scheduled Air Transportation53.94112200
Freight Transportation Arrangement53.94112200
Administrative and Support Services53.93112170
Machine Shops53.89112090
Support Activities for Air Transportation53.83111960
Business Support Services53.75111800
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries53.74111770
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction53.71111720
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned53.69111660
Other Support Services53.57111420
Waste Collection53.37111020
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing53.31110880
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)53.3110870
Building Equipment Contractors53.24110730
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors53.2110660
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction53.17110580
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other53.12110490
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing53.08110400
Newspaper Publishers53.08110400
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction53.06110370
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events53.04110320
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors53.03110300
Land Subdivision52.99110210
Apparel Knitting Mills52.98110200
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations52.97110190
Security Systems Services52.92110070
Utility System Construction52.81109850
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills52.78109780
Food Manufacturing52.77109760
Printing and Related Support Activities52.76109750
Support Activities for Transportation52.65109500
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing52.61109420
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing52.36108920
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing52.29108760
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing52.25108670
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing52.2108570
Grain and Oilseed Milling52.17108510
Dairy Product Manufacturing52.12108410
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing52.08108320
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing52.05108250
Offices of Physicians51.86107860
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying51.84107830
Educational Support Services, Privately owned51.8107750
Nonresidential Building Construction51.69107520
Rubber Product Manufacturing51.68107490
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing51.68107490
Other Support Activities for Transportation51.43106960
Hospitals, Local government owned51.4106910
Textile Furnishings Mills51.38106870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned51.37106850
Specialty Trade Contractors51.37106840
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)51.24106570
Photographic Services51.2106500
Investigation and Security Services51.17106430
Telephone Call Centers51.11106300
Rail Transportation51.09106260
Urban Transit Systems51.07106220
Charter Bus Industry51.06106210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned51106090
Taxi and Limousine Service50.86105780
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)50.79105640
Hospitals, State government owned50.78105610
Beverage Manufacturing50.74105540
Couriers and Express Delivery Services50.74105540
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing50.6105250
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing50.59105220
Masonry Contractors50.56105170
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing50.54105130
Amusement Parks and Arcades50.47104980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned50.4104830
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations50.33104680
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing50.13104260
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores50.08104180
Water, Sewage and Other Systems50.06104130
Ambulatory Health Care Services50.04104070
Veterinary Services49.99103970
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services49.99103970
Other Specialty Trade Contractors49.89103780
Rental and Leasing Services49.9103780
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors49.73103440
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services49.69103350
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned49.64103240
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing49.61103180
Construction of Buildings49.6103160
Couriers and Messengers49.43102820
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors49.38102710
Educational Services, State government owned49.32102590
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers49.19102310
Animal Food Manufacturing49.14102210
Building Finishing Contractors48.96101830
Offices of Chiropractors48.94101800
Textile Product Mills48.92101760
School and Employee Bus Transportation48.87101650
Direct Selling Establishments48.86101630
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists48.85101600
Outpatient Care Centers48.82101550
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing48.82101540
Drywall and Insulation Contractors48.72101340
Animal Slaughtering and Processing48.69101280
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation48.46100800
Transportation and Warehousing48.44100750
Home Health Care Services48.37100610
Roofing Contractors48.3100460
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair48.22100300
Electronics and Appliance Stores48.12100090
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services48.0499930
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)48.0199860
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers47.8799580
General Freight Trucking47.6499080
Warehousing and Storage47.6299050
Offices of Other Health Practitioners47.5398860
Truck Transportation47.3898550
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors47.3798530
Furniture Stores47.3398440
Junior colleges, Local government owned47.3298420
Other Textile Product Mills47.2698290
Educational Services, Privately owned47.1998160
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions47.1598070
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing47.1398040
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing46.9197570
Specialized Freight Trucking46.997560
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)46.997560
Repair and Maintenance46.8297380
Pharmacies and Drug Stores46.7597240
Social Advocacy Organizations46.797130
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores46.6497000
Facilities Support Services46.5696840
Educational Support Services, Local government owned46.5696840
Wood Product Manufacturing46.5296760
Other Wood Product Manufacturing46.3896470
Sawmills and Wood Preservation46.3596400
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers46.3596400
Residential Building Construction46.3296350
Support Activities for Crop Production46.1696000
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)46.195880
Home Furnishings Stores45.8995440
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)45.8995440
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned45.8495350
Retail Trade45.8195290
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing45.895270
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners45.7695190
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation45.7595170
Offices of Dentists45.7495130
Educational Services, Local government owned45.795060
Health and Personal Care Stores45.6895020
General Rental Centers45.6895010
Exterminating and Pest Control Services45.694840
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service45.5894810
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry45.5394710
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned45.4494510
State government, including schools and hospitals45.4494510
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers45.2594110
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting45.294010
Ambulance Services45.1593920
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation45.0993780
Services to Buildings and Dwellings45.0893770
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)45.0793740
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)4593610
Performing Arts Companies44.8993370
Federal, State, and Local Government44.8793330
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service44.8793330
Building Material and Supplies Dealers44.7193000
Landscaping Services44.5992750
Casino Hotels44.4892520
Support Activities for Rail Transportation44.492350
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)44.0591630
Offices of Optometrists4491520
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers43.7891050
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers43.5290520
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters43.4790420
Local Messengers and Local Delivery43.4290310
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers43.2489940
Consumer Goods Rental43.1389710
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores43.0489520
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned42.9789390
Local government, including schools and hospitals42.8889180
Automotive Repair and Maintenance42.7989010
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned42.7989000
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)42.688620
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned42.5388460
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance42.4588290
Junior colleges, Privately owned42.3688100
Support Activities for Road Transportation42.2887940
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)42.1887730
Support Activities for Animal Production42.1187580
Gambling Industries42.187560
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned41.8687080
Forestry and Logging41.8186970
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries41.7486810
Clothing Stores41.7186750
Religious Organizations41.4986290
Drycleaning and Laundry Services41.4286150
Vending Machine Operators41.486110
Death Care Services41.2485780
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned41.2185720
Technical and trade schools, State government owned41.0785430
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation41.0485350
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance40.985070
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals40.8885040
Other Personal Services40.8284910
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation40.7384710
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries40.7184680
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing40.6184460
Department Stores40.4484110
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers40.4184060
Personal and Laundry Services40.1283450
Shoe Stores40.0283230
Civic and Social Organizations4083190
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores39.9883160
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores39.8182810
Miscellaneous Store Retailers39.4982150
Junior colleges, State government owned39.4982140
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land39.4482040
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities39.3981930
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals39.3881920
General Merchandise Stores39.2981730
Specialty Food Stores39.1781460
Food and Beverage Stores38.8480780
Real Estate38.7880670
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores38.7180520
Grocery Stores38.6980480
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water38.5980270
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores38.4479960
Other General Merchandise Stores38.279450
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly38.0779180
Activities Related to Real Estate38.0679160
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)38.0279090
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned37.978840
Lessors of Real Estate37.8478710
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities37.7178440
Sporting Goods Stores37.678220
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores37.5378050
Used Merchandise Stores37.2877550
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance37.0176970
Vocational Rehabilitation Services36.9676870
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services36.7676460
Other Residential Care Facilities36.6876290
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition36.5776070
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores36.4975900
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities36.4875870
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities36.475710
Individual and Family Services36.3375570
Traveler Accommodation36.2175320
Personal Care Services36.1475170
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities35.1873180
Special Food Services34.4871730
Gasoline Stations34.4871720
Postal Service (federal government)34.4671680
Social Assistance33.3969440
Rooming and Boarding Houses33.1969040
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)32.8568320
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps32.6467900
Accommodation and Food Services30.7563950
Full-Service Restaurants30.0862560
Food Services and Drinking Places28.9260140
Restaurants and Other Eating Places28.2358730
Child Day Care Services25.5553140

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