Highest Paying Industries for Mathematical Science Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Legal Services95.55198750
Communications Equipment Manufacturing60.22125260
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages57.68119980
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services56.1116690
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds53.76111820
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities52.05108270
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing51.55107230
Federal Executive Branch50.31104630
Other Information Services50.28104590
Federal government, including the US Postal Service50.06104120
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)49.55103070
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage49.49102940
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles48.74101380
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities48.54100960
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing48.29100450
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing48.17100200
Other Financial Investment Activities47.999630
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank47.7499300
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers47.298180
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing46.9897730
Other Insurance Related Activities46.9297600
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing46.6997110
Machinery Manufacturing46.5896880
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities46.2496170
Scientific Research and Development Services46.0995880
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences46.0795830
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities46.0395750
Ship and Boat Building45.7195080
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing45.3594330
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing45.394230
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services45.2594110
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing45.1493890
Software Publishers44.7593080
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing44.692770
Engineering Services44.392140
Paper Manufacturing44.2892110
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers44.2191960
Insurance Carriers44.1991920
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods44.1991910
Miscellaneous Manufacturing44.1591820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services44.0891690
Manufacturing43.9791450
Finance and Insurance43.8991280
Rail Transportation43.6990880
Publishing Industries (except Internet)43.4190290
Personal and Laundry Services43.2689970
Other Personal Services43.2689970
All industries, private ownership only42.8489100
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations42.8189040
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing42.7588920
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses42.788830
Nonstore Retailers42.6988790
Retail Trade42.6188640
Management of Companies and Enterprises42.5788540
Postal Service (federal government)42.588400
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services42.3188010
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned42.2787930
Computer Systems Design and Related Services42.1287610
All industries42.0887530
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing42.0187370
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing41.9787290
Basic Chemical Manufacturing41.8987130
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers41.8186960
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing41.786740
Information41.6786670
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers41.5886490
Wholesale Trade41.5686450
Chemical Manufacturing41.5186340
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations41.4186140
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)41.3686020
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers41.3485990
Oil and Gas Extraction41.1885660
Facilities Support Services41.0685400
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution41.0385350
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods41.0185310
Employment Services41.0185300
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing4185280
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills40.8684990
Utilities40.8284920
Federal, State, and Local Government40.784650
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service40.784650
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries40.6484540
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers40.2983800
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services40.1783550
Telecommunications40.1683530
Outpatient Care Centers4083210
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing39.9183020
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing39.9183010
Social Advocacy Organizations39.8582880
Natural Gas Distribution39.7982770
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services39.7682700
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing39.5782310
Other Telecommunications39.582160
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers39.0381170
Wired Telecommunications Carriers38.5380140
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing38.3779810
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service38.3279710
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)38.0579140
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services37.9678950
Other Support Services37.9378900
Offices of Physicians37.8478700
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing37.7678550
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing37.7378480
Mining37.7178430
Ambulatory Health Care Services37.7178430
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing37.6478300
Grantmaking and Giving Services37.5978180
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)37.3977780
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned37.3977780
Hospitals, State government owned37.2877540
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing37.2277420
Educational Support Services, Privately owned37.1877340
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)37.1777310
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing37.1677290
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing36.9976940
Nondepository Credit Intermediation36.8276580
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing36.7776480
Transportation and Warehousing36.6576240
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers36.5476000
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services36.3975690
Plastics Product Manufacturing36.3475600
Administrative and Support Services36.2875450
Air Transportation36.1775230
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing36.1475180
Scheduled Air Transportation36.1275130
Food Manufacturing35.774260
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing35.5874010
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services35.5273890
Couriers and Messengers35.5273880
Couriers and Express Delivery Services35.5273880
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories35.4473720
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation35.4373690
Educational Services, Privately owned34.8872560
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers34.8272430
Rental and Leasing Services34.6672100
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities34.6672090
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing34.5671890
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned34.4971730
Primary Metal Manufacturing34.2471220
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation34.0770870
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing34.0170750
Support Activities for Transportation33.9370580
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)33.8770440
Newspaper Publishers33.770100
Depository Credit Intermediation33.4469560
Office Administrative Services33.2669190
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned33.2369120
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned33.1869010
Truck Transportation33.1168870
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.9468520
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas32.9468510
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.9368490
Real Estate32.868220
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)32.7968200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.768010
Pipeline Transportation32.6867980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned32.6867980
Home Health Care Services32.6667930
General Freight Trucking32.6567910
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries32.5767740
Testing Laboratories32.5167620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned32.4767530
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation32.4667520
Hospitals, Local government owned32.4667520
Hospitals, Privately owned32.4667510
Amusement Parks and Arcades32.3467270
Educational Services, Local government owned32.1766910
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services32.1766910
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing31.5865680
Individual and Family Services31.4665440
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services31.4665430
Activities Related to Real Estate31.465300
Business Support Services31.0564580
Local government, including schools and hospitals30.9564380
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)30.964260
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned30.6463730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)30.3463110
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals30.2862990
Junior colleges, Local government owned30.1262650
Printing and Related Support Activities29.7661910
Social Assistance28.9660240
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)28.8560020
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned28.4959270
Educational Services, State government owned28.4259110
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned28.158440
Telephone Call Centers28.0758390
State government, including schools and hospitals27.8757980
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned27.7657740
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.9656080
Water Transportation26.8155760
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation26.8155760
Warehousing and Storage24.6551270
Junior colleges, State government owned24.2750490

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