Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Engineering Services50.13104270
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services44.2992120
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing40.7384720
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers40.3483900
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing36.2775450
Federal Executive Branch35.6774200
Federal government, including the US Postal Service35.6774200
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers33.8370360
Wholesale Trade33.2169080
Miscellaneous Manufacturing32.7368090
Sound Recording Industries32.6567900
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods32.0366620
Office Administrative Services30.3963210
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities29.962200
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences28.5559390
Manufacturing28.559290
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing28.4659190
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities27.9358090
Scientific Research and Development Services27.9258080
Junior colleges, Local government owned27.8757970
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)27.5557300
Depository Credit Intermediation27.1656500
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.1556480
Telecommunications26.7355610
Wired Telecommunications Carriers26.6455420
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services26.4855080
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods26.4254960
Software Publishers26.1654410
Management of Companies and Enterprises26.1254320
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.1154300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned2654090
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)25.8653780
Educational Services, State government owned25.8153680
Junior colleges, State government owned25.7753610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned25.6953430
Federal, State, and Local Government25.653240
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.653240
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned25.5953220
State government, including schools and hospitals25.5753180
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries25.553040
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned25.3652740
Motion Picture and Video Industries25.3552720
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.0752150
Information24.9351860
Casino Hotels24.9251830
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories24.8651700
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services24.6551280
All industries, private ownership only24.6151190
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services24.6151180
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities24.5551070
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned24.5150980
Finance and Insurance24.4550860
Accommodation24.3250580
Traveler Accommodation24.3250580
Machinery Manufacturing24.2750480
Accommodation and Food Services24.0750070
Cable and Other Subscription Programming24.0650050
All industries24.0650040
Home Health Care Services23.9849880
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.9149740
Rental and Leasing Services23.8849670
Educational Services, Privately owned23.8649640
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations23.8749640
Spectator Sports23.8149520
Publishing Industries (except Internet)23.7749440
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities23.6649210
Hospitals, Privately owned23.6149120
Insurance Carriers23.5949070
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned23.4848830
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events23.4648790
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers23.4548770
Transportation and Warehousing23.4148700
Television Broadcasting23.4148690
Social Advocacy Organizations23.3648590
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.1448130
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services23.0848010
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.0848010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.0247880
Specialty hospitals, State government owned22.7547330
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers22.7247260
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.747210
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries22.4246630
Broadcasting (except Internet)22.2346250
Photographic Services22.2246220
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)22.145980
Vocational Rehabilitation Services21.9345610
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations21.9145580
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)21.8445430
Radio and Television Broadcasting21.8245380
Nonstore Retailers21.7945330
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses21.7945320
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned21.7845290
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing21.6945110
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities21.6745070
Retail Trade21.644930
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.5744860
Computer Systems Design and Related Services21.5244750
Other Information Services21.4944690
Performing Arts Companies21.4844670
Newspaper Publishers21.444520
Business Support Services21.3444390
Outpatient Care Centers21.2944280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned21.2744250
Religious Organizations21.2744240
Educational Support Services, Privately owned21.2644230
Hospitals, Local government owned21.2644220
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing21.244100
Air Transportation21.1644010
Scheduled Air Transportation21.1644010
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned21.1243920
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.0943860
Educational Services, Local government owned21.0143710
Hospitals, State government owned20.9143490
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation20.8943450
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services20.743060
Administrative and Support Services20.743060
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities20.743050
Other Support Services20.5742790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned20.5542740
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters20.5342690
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations20.3642350
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers20.2842190
Gambling Industries20.2442110
Ambulatory Health Care Services19.9341450
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.8641310
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned19.6940960
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers19.5840720
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.5440640
Employment Services19.5140590
Grantmaking and Giving Services19.4840520
Radio Broadcasting19.2239980
Educational Support Services, Local government owned18.8439190
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services18.4638390
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers18.1537750
Offices of Physicians18.0637560
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists17.5836560
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities17.4136210
Offices of Other Health Practitioners17.3736130
Social Assistance17.3136000
Individual and Family Services17.1835740
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers17.0835520
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities17.0335410
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned16.8735090
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)16.8435020
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services16.8234990
Real Estate16.0333350
Food Manufacturing15.732660
Civic and Social Organizations15.6632570
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions15.432020
Animal Slaughtering and Processing15.131410
Child Day Care Services1327040
Legal Services12.0625080
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)11.3723660

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