Highest Paying Industries for Network and Computer Systems Administrators

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil56.31117120
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers51.01106100
Oil and Gas Extraction50.79105650
Mining49.58103130
Support Activities for Mining49.54103040
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage49.2102340
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities48.23100320
Pipeline Transportation47.6699130
Other Financial Investment Activities47.4998770
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank46.9897730
Satellite Telecommunications45.5694770
Specialty hospitals, State government owned45.1393860
Other Information Services44.7693090
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing44.6192790
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction44.4792500
Nondepository Credit Intermediation43.7691020
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing43.5790630
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences43.5390540
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles43.4390340
Postal Service (federal government)43.2589960
Scientific Research and Development Services43.2389920
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing43.289850
Scheduled Air Transportation43.1489720
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing42.8389090
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing42.8389080
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation42.8189050
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services42.7989010
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds42.7688940
Natural Gas Distribution42.6288650
Specialized Freight Trucking42.4688310
Water Transportation42.2987950
Air Transportation42.2787920
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)4287350
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation4287350
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing41.9587260
Couriers and Express Delivery Services41.9487240
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations41.886940
Federal government, including the US Postal Service41.7886890
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing41.7786880
Wired Telecommunications Carriers41.586320
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation41.3986100
Telecommunications41.3586010
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing41.3285960
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing41.3385960
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas41.2885870
Rail Transportation41.2885850
Support Activities for Water Transportation41.1385540
Engineering Services41.0485360
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing40.8785010
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services40.7184670
Information40.6884610
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores40.6784580
Finance and Insurance40.6584550
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services40.6284500
Computer Systems Design and Related Services40.5284280
Couriers and Messengers40.4284070
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing40.3984020
Basic Chemical Manufacturing40.3483910
Insurance Carriers40.1583510
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers40.1583500
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers40.0383260
Cable and Other Subscription Programming40.0283250
Amusement Parks and Arcades39.9383040
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services39.9183000
Communications Equipment Manufacturing39.8982970
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities39.8482870
Other Insurance Related Activities39.8382840
Software Publishers39.7482660
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities39.7482660
Chemical Manufacturing39.6982550
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing39.6982550
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners39.6282410
Testing Laboratories39.481950
Other Telecommunications39.3381810
Utilities39.381730
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing39.2981730
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations39.381730
All industries, private ownership only39.0781270
Management of Companies and Enterprises39.0781270
Broadcasting (except Internet)39.0581230
Office Administrative Services39.0481200
Publishing Industries (except Internet)38.9881080
Spectator Sports38.9681030
Residential Building Construction38.9280950
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities38.8880870
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services38.880710
Employment Services38.7980690
Transportation and Warehousing38.7880670
Legal Services38.7580610
Motion Picture and Video Industries38.7280530
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing38.780490
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing38.6480360
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction38.6180310
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries38.680290
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)38.5880250
Federal Executive Branch38.5880250
Television Broadcasting38.580090
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution38.4679990
Security Systems Services38.4279900
Water, Sewage and Other Systems38.479880
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing38.479870
All industries38.3579770
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing38.1879410
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services38.1779400
Administrative and Support Services38.1779390
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services38.1679370
Other Personal Services38.1679370
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services38.1379320
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities38.1379310
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries38.1279290
Radio and Television Broadcasting38.1179260
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers38.0879200
Clothing Stores38.0779190
Offices of Dentists38.0279090
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing3879050
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers37.9979030
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers37.9578930
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media37.9478910
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing37.9378880
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors37.9278870
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing37.7978600
Personal and Laundry Services37.7878590
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing37.7778560
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers37.7678540
Freight Transportation Arrangement37.7278460
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing37.6978400
Rental and Leasing Services37.6778340
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses37.6578310
Apparel Manufacturing37.6278250
Land Subdivision37.5878170
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers37.5378060
Coal Mining37.5278040
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers37.5178030
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events37.5178020
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages37.4777930
Nonstore Retailers37.4577900
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing37.4277830
Investigation and Security Services37.3977780
Construction of Buildings37.3677720
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing37.3677720
Manufacturing37.2577480
Wholesale Trade37.1777320
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing37.0777120
Automobile Dealers37.0777100
Support Activities for Transportation37.0377030
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations36.9576860
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned36.976740
Sound Recording Industries36.8976720
Hospitals, State government owned36.8276590
Truck Transportation36.7976520
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods36.7876510
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing36.7476430
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers36.7576430
Nonresidential Building Construction36.7376400
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing36.5375970
Radio Broadcasting36.5375970
Lessors of Real Estate36.575930
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers36.4975910
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)36.4775860
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing36.4375770
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing36.3675630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned36.3675620
Hospitals, Privately owned36.3175530
Other Support Services36.3175520
Other Food Manufacturing36.375510
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores36.375500
Real Estate36.375500
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services36.375500
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers36.2975470
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers36.2775450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned36.2775440
Dairy Product Manufacturing36.2575400
Activities Related to Real Estate36.2275340
Mining (except Oil and Gas)36.1575190
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing36.1475180
Paper Manufacturing36.1375150
Health and Personal Care Stores36.1275140
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing36.1275130
Food Services and Drinking Places36.0875050
Building Equipment Contractors36.0675000
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers36.0474970
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories36.0374950
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing3674880
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying35.9874840
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing35.9874830
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)35.9774830
Direct Selling Establishments35.9674810
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)35.9474740
Food and Beverage Stores35.9374730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)35.8974650
Specialty Trade Contractors35.8874630
Offices of Other Health Practitioners35.8674590
Waste Management and Remediation Services35.8174480
Grantmaking and Giving Services35.7974440
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing35.7874420
Other Specialty Trade Contractors35.7674380
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing35.7374310
Machinery Manufacturing35.7274290
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods35.6974240
Travel Agencies35.6974240
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services35.6774190
Social Advocacy Organizations35.6574150
Miscellaneous Manufacturing35.5473920
Household Appliance Manufacturing35.5373910
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors35.5273880
Construction35.573830
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned35.4673750
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services35.4573730
Metal Ore Mining35.4373690
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing35.4273670
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing35.3773570
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation35.3473510
Retail Trade35.3373490
Depository Credit Intermediation35.373420
Other Support Activities for Transportation35.2973410
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers35.2673350
Support Activities for Air Transportation35.2373280
Home Health Care Services35.2373280
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers35.2273250
Specialized Design Services35.273230
Educational Support Services, Privately owned35.1873180
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing35.1273060
Ship and Boat Building35.1273040
Ambulatory Health Care Services35.1173020
Textile Mills35.0972990
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)35.0872970
Furniture Stores35.0472880
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel3572800
Business Support Services34.9672720
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals34.9572690
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing34.8472460
Outpatient Care Centers34.8272420
Beverage Manufacturing34.7872340
Electronics and Appliance Stores34.7672290
Federal, State, and Local Government34.7572270
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.7572270
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers34.7272220
Facilities Support Services34.7272210
Offices of Physicians34.6572070
Newspaper Publishers34.6272020
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services34.6272020
Nonscheduled Air Transportation34.5671890
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)34.5571860
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)34.5471840
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing34.5371830
Food Manufacturing34.5271800
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers34.4971730
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing34.4771700
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries34.4771690
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers34.4371620
Special Food Services34.4271590
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers34.471550
Performing Arts Companies34.471540
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services34.3871520
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned34.3771480
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned34.2971310
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing34.2771280
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers34.2571240
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers34.2571240
Primary Metal Manufacturing34.2471220
Pharmacies and Drug Stores34.2271170
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals34.2171160
Other Wood Product Manufacturing34.1971110
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing34.1771060
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing34.1671060
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)34.1370990
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing34.1270960
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing34.1170950
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers34.1170940
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores34.170940
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation3470720
Educational Services, Privately owned33.9670640
General Freight Trucking33.9570630
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing33.9470590
Printing and Related Support Activities33.9370570
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing33.9170530
Wood Product Manufacturing33.8870470
Telephone Call Centers33.8770450
Accommodation and Food Services33.7270150
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills33.6870060
Fabric Mills33.6670020
Ambulance Services33.6770020
Plastics Product Manufacturing33.6569990
Veterinary Services33.6469970
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing33.6269930
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists33.669880
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters33.5969860
Hardware Manufacturing33.5769820
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing33.5169700
Rubber Product Manufacturing33.4969670
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services33.4969650
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing33.4769620
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing33.4569570
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers33.4169490
Hospitals, Local government owned33.4169490
Animal Food Manufacturing33.3869440
Traveler Accommodation33.3669390
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing33.3569370
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned33.3469340
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned33.3369330
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing33.2669170
Accommodation33.2569170
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing33.2369130
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned33.2469130
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)33.2369120
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing33.269060
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)33.1969040
Grain and Oilseed Milling33.1668970
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions33.1168870
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned33.168840
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries33.0668760
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing33.0468720
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.0368710
Religious Organizations3368630
Local government, including schools and hospitals32.9668550
State government, including schools and hospitals32.9568540
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities32.9168450
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance32.968440
Textile Furnishings Mills32.8168240
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing32.7968210
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing32.7668150
Photographic Services32.7668150
Casino Hotels32.7468090
Civic and Social Organizations32.7368080
Machine Shops32.768020
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.5267640
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance32.5267640
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)32.3667300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned32.3167210
Grocery Stores32.367190
Junior colleges, Local government owned32.2967170
Forging and Stamping32.2967160
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)32.2867140
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers32.2767130
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing32.2667090
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers32.2367030
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers32.2267020
Animal Slaughtering and Processing32.2167010
Foundries32.2267010
Repair and Maintenance32.2167000
Warehousing and Storage32.1466860
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers32.1366820
Home Furnishings Stores32.0766710
Textile Product Mills32.0366620
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers32.0366610
Vocational Rehabilitation Services32.0266590
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction31.9466440
Educational Services, State government owned31.9466440
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing31.9466430
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned31.8866300
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing31.866150
Building Finishing Contractors31.7866110
Support Activities for Road Transportation31.4365380
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing31.4265350
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.3865280
Social Assistance31.3965280
Educational Support Services, Local government owned31.2364960
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities31.2364960
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities31.2364950
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing31.2264940
Educational Services, Local government owned31.1564800
Specialty Food Stores31.0964670
Child Day Care Services31.0764630
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)31.0764620
Other Textile Product Mills31.0564580
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned30.9664400
Junior colleges, Privately owned30.9364320
Individual and Family Services30.8864230
Services to Buildings and Dwellings30.8864220
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned30.8364120
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)30.8164080
Miscellaneous Store Retailers30.7463940
Landscaping Services30.5863610
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly30.5563540
Other Residential Care Facilities30.0262450
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities29.9262240
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores29.9262230
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing29.661570
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities29.5261410
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned29.4661280
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting29.3361020
Gambling Industries29.2260790
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores29.1860700
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores29.0160350
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry28.9660230
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities28.6659610
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing28.4159090
Shoe Stores28.2958850
Junior colleges, State government owned28.2458730
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores28.258650
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned28.0658370
Sporting Goods Stores27.9458110
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers27.4557090
Building Material and Supplies Dealers26.7455630
Utility System Construction26.0654200
Book Stores and News Dealers25.1252250
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction24.9351850
Automotive Repair and Maintenance2347840

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