Highest Paying Industries for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing29.4761290
Federal Executive Branch25.4252870
Federal government, including the US Postal Service25.4252870
Federal, State, and Local Government23.9749870
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.9749870
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.9649830
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing23.348450
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing22.6847170
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing22.3546480
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing21.1944070
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing20.9143500
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing20.7843230
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing20.6142870
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing20.5442730
Household Appliance Manufacturing20.4142460
Paper Manufacturing20.442440
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing20.442440
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction20.3842380
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing2041610
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing19.6140780
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing19.2940120
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing18.6838840
Building Equipment Contractors18.6138710
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing18.4938460
Construction18.4338330
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.3538160
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing18.0237490
Manufacturing17.9937420
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing17.9337300
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing17.7536910
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers17.6736750
Specialty Trade Contractors17.6236660
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers17.5936590
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing17.5436490
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals17.5136420
Local government, including schools and hospitals17.5136420
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing17.4236240
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing17.3836150
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel17.3836140
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing17.3636100
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods17.3536090
Machinery Manufacturing17.335990
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.2835950
Wholesale Trade17.2835940
Forging and Stamping17.2635900
Primary Metal Manufacturing1735350
All industries16.9935340
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing16.9835310
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing16.8635060
All industries, private ownership only16.7134760
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers16.6234560
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods16.5134350
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers16.5134350
Machine Shops16.4434200
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing16.2233740
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing16.1633610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16.1633600
Plastics Product Manufacturing16.1433560
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing16.0833440
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing1633270
Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.9533170
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.8933050
Other Specialty Trade Contractors15.7632780
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing15.5732380
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing15.5632360
Management of Companies and Enterprises15.4932210
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing15.4632160
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities15.3431900
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing14.9831150
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services14.7730730
Foundries14.6830540
Administrative and Support Services14.6830540
Employment Services14.6830540
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services14.6830530
Testing Laboratories14.3529850
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing14.1229360
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing14.0129140
Wood Product Manufacturing13.5828240
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing13.3127690
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)13.0727180
Repair and Maintenance13.0727180
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing13.0127060
Building Material and Supplies Dealers12.7226460
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.6726350
Other Wood Product Manufacturing12.4525890
Retail Trade12.325580
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing12.0725100

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