Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Mining49.94103870
Oil and Gas Extraction49.82103630
Computer Systems Design and Related Services49.15102230
Federal Executive Branch4287370
Federal government, including the US Postal Service4287370
Educational Support Services, Privately owned41.9787300
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)41.7186760
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services41.0185290
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services40.2983800
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services39.7382650
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities39.6682490
Federal, State, and Local Government39.5882320
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service39.5882320
Scientific Research and Development Services39.4682070
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations39.2581630
Software Publishers39.1681450
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services38.8780850
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences38.4780010
Management of Companies and Enterprises38.2779600
Publishing Industries (except Internet)38.2279490
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service38.1779390
All industries37.9178850
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services37.6478280
Outpatient Care Centers37.5778150
All industries, private ownership only37.4377840
Social Advocacy Organizations37.0877130
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations36.7376400
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)36.6376190
Personal and Laundry Services35.8574560
Other Personal Services35.8574560
Administrative and Support Services35.7374330
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services35.774260
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations35.473640
Manufacturing34.0370790
Testing Laboratories33.168840
Information32.8168240
Employment Services32.6767960
Ambulatory Health Care Services3266550
Educational Services, Privately owned31.9766500
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)31.4965500
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)31.2965090
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned31.2865050
Engineering Services31.0864640
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services30.6563750
Hospitals, Privately owned30.6563750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)30.4963410
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation30.3563120
Individual and Family Services30.262820
Social Assistance29.8862140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned29.8662120
Junior colleges, Local government owned29.7661890
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals29.6961740
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions29.3461020
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)29.0660450
Offices of Other Health Practitioners28.8359970
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)28.8259940
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)28.7559800
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)28.6259520
State government, including schools and hospitals28.4559180
Local government, including schools and hospitals28.2158680
Educational Services, Local government owned28.1758600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals28.1758590
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned27.9258070
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)27.6757550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned27.4757130
Educational Services, State government owned27.4657110
Transportation and Warehousing20.0241650
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation18.3838230

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