Highest Paying Industries for Media and Communication Equipment Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Oil and Gas Extraction56.41117330
Federal Executive Branch39.7782720
Federal government, including the US Postal Service39.7682710
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing36.5776070
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing35.9674790
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers35.6174070
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers34.0470810
Motion Picture and Video Industries33.5269720
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories32.7968200
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries32.6467890
Activities Related to Real Estate32.3167200
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution31.9766500
Utilities31.7566030
Software Publishers31.4765470
Federal, State, and Local Government31.264900
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service31.264900
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services31.1764830
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences30.1962790
Scientific Research and Development Services29.4561260
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing29.1160560
Casino Hotels28.8359970
Nonscheduled Air Transportation28.5959470
Air Transportation28.2458740
Grantmaking and Giving Services28.0558340
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing27.757610
Information27.2356640
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities27.2156590
Other Information Services27.1156380
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned26.755540
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service26.555120
Hospitals, State government owned26.4955100
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers26.4655030
Other Telecommunications26.4154930
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services26.254490
Wired Telecommunications Carriers26.0454160
Social Advocacy Organizations26.0354150
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)2654070
Telecommunications25.7653570
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services25.6953430
Legal Services25.5353110
Insurance Carriers25.3352680
Cable and Other Subscription Programming25.3252670
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned25.1852380
Management of Companies and Enterprises25.1452300
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters25.1252250
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries25.152210
Manufacturing25.0352060
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores24.9751930
Full-Service Restaurants24.9751930
Computer Systems Design and Related Services24.8651710
Restaurants and Other Eating Places24.8251620
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events24.851590
Printing and Related Support Activities24.6651290
Traveler Accommodation24.6551280
Accommodation24.6451260
Satellite Telecommunications24.5351030
Performing Arts Companies24.4650880
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers24.3950740
All industries24.350550
Machinery Manufacturing24.350540
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods24.2850510
Office Administrative Services24.2650450
Transportation and Warehousing24.2350390
Testing Laboratories24.1450200
All industries, private ownership only24.150120
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation24.0850080
Accommodation and Food Services24.0750070
Ambulatory Health Care Services24.0750060
Wholesale Trade23.8449590
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities23.7249350
Employment Services23.749290
Spectator Sports23.6649220
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned23.6449170
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods23.4648800
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)23.2148280
Finance and Insurance23.1948240
Miscellaneous Manufacturing23.1948230
Other Support Services23.1848210
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.1148080
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.0247890
Hospitals, Privately owned2347830
Building Equipment Contractors22.9847790
Consumer Goods Rental22.9647760
Administrative and Support Services22.9447720
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services22.9447710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned22.9347690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.947630
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing22.8347490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services22.8347490
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.8247460
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers22.7947400
Specialty Trade Contractors22.7747360
Construction22.7547330
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers22.6347070
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned22.5946980
Chemical Manufacturing22.4646730
Publishing Industries (except Internet)22.4346660
Sound Recording Industries22.4246630
Facilities Support Services22.3246420
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries22.2746330
Offices of Physicians22.2546270
Television Broadcasting22.246170
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities22.1145980
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing21.9945740
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses21.8845510
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures21.8745490
Nonstore Retailers21.8545440
Food Services and Drinking Places21.7245180
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned21.7145150
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers21.6845100
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned21.6745080
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.6344990
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.644920
Repair and Maintenance21.5744860
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing21.5544810
Rental and Leasing Services21.5544810
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)21.5444810
Educational Services, Local government owned21.5244770
Educational Services, Privately owned21.5344770
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services21.544720
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing21.4944700
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.4544620
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media21.4444600
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance21.4444590
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.3944480
Specialized Design Services21.3644430
Business Support Services21.3544410
Retail Trade21.344310
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.2844270
Broadcasting (except Internet)21.2744250
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned21.2444180
Junior colleges, Privately owned21.2144120
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.1343940
Engineering Services21.1243920
Hospitals, Local government owned21.0443770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned21.0443770
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions21.0443770
Junior colleges, Local government owned21.0343740
Radio and Television Broadcasting20.7843220
State government, including schools and hospitals20.7543170
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.6242890
Real Estate20.5842800
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)20.5742780
Newspaper Publishers20.4842590
Educational Services, State government owned20.4442520
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)20.3742370
General Rental Centers20.1541910
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries19.8341250
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations19.841180
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.7241010
Educational Support Services, Privately owned19.6340830
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.6240810
Gambling Industries19.3340200
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.2840110
Religious Organizations18.9139340
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations18.8139120
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing18.6938870
Electronics and Appliance Stores18.6838850
Personal and Laundry Services18.3838220
Junior colleges, State government owned18.2838010
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.237850
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.9837390
Other Personal Services17.1535670
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores17.0935550
Civic and Social Organizations17.0335420
Social Assistance16.7934930
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water16.6834690
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16.4334160
Photographic Services16.3934090
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition16.3734060
Radio Broadcasting16.3133920
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation15.8933060
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities15.1431500
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages14.9631120
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores14.8130800
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers14.7530680
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers14.7330640
Automobile Dealers14.5430240
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.1127270
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned12.9827010
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores12.6226240
Vocational Rehabilitation Services11.4723870
Book Stores and News Dealers10.2421310

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