Highest Paying Industries for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing33.3569370
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing29.5961550
Natural Gas Distribution28.2858830
Support Activities for Mining26.4955090
Freight Transportation Arrangement25.9553980
Utilities24.1550220
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing23.8949690
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned23.2848430
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction23.0547940
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution22.9747780
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)22.6747150
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.6447080
Travel Agencies22.2346250
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers22.2346230
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences21.8245380
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction21.6745080
Scientific Research and Development Services21.2944290
Basic Chemical Manufacturing21.1944070
Utility System Construction21.1644010
Mining20.9843640
Telecommunications20.9143500
Wired Telecommunications Carriers20.8343330
Facilities Support Services20.743060
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing20.6242880
Nonscheduled Air Transportation20.642860
Oil and Gas Extraction20.3742360
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing20.3642350
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers20.0741740
Primary Metal Manufacturing19.9641520
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing19.9241430
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.9141410
Manufacturing19.8641300
Rail Transportation19.8441280
Transportation and Warehousing19.7741120
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services19.7140990
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers19.740980
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation19.5540660
Construction19.4640470
Other Telecommunications19.3740290
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank19.3140170
Foundries19.2440030
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services19.2340000
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing19.1439820
Computer Systems Design and Related Services19.1339790
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing19.1239760
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations19.0839680
Insurance Carriers19.0739670
Other Financial Investment Activities19.0139540
Specialized Design Services18.9739460
Federal Executive Branch18.9739460
Federal government, including the US Postal Service18.9739450
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance18.9439390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned18.9239360
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores18.8739260
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing18.8739250
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities18.839090
Hospitals, Privately owned18.7238940
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing18.7138920
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)18.6938880
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.6538800
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned18.6438770
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages18.6138720
Finance and Insurance18.638700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned18.5738630
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities18.5738620
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.5438570
Management of Companies and Enterprises18.5438570
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.5238530
Chemical Manufacturing18.4438360
Depository Credit Intermediation18.4238310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.4138300
Activities Related to Real Estate18.3838220
Exterminating and Pest Control Services18.3838220
Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.3338130
Television Broadcasting18.3238100
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers18.2838020
Hospitals, State government owned18.2738010
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers18.2537950
Postal Service (federal government)18.2337910
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing18.2237890
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing18.1837820
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities18.1837810
Air Transportation18.1337720
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing18.0937620
Other Food Manufacturing18.0837610
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods18.0837610
Paper Manufacturing18.0637570
Real Estate18.0537550
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles18.0337510
Animal Slaughtering and Processing18.0237480
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations18.0237480
Scheduled Air Transportation18.0137460
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing1837440
Cable and Other Subscription Programming17.9737380
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing17.9537330
Broadcasting (except Internet)17.9337300
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.9337300
Radio and Television Broadcasting17.9337290
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers17.937230
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.8937220
Home Health Care Services17.8637150
Special Food Services17.8337080
Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.7937000
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing17.7936990
Wholesale Trade17.7836990
Other Insurance Related Activities17.7636950
Building Material and Supplies Dealers17.7536920
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.7536920
Food Manufacturing17.7436890
Outpatient Care Centers17.6836780
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds17.6536710
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods17.636620
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals17.6136620
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services17.5936580
Offices of Physicians17.5636530
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)17.5436480
Dairy Product Manufacturing17.5236440
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing17.5236440
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers17.536400
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities17.536390
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction17.4836350
Engineering Services17.4736340
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.4736340
Office Administrative Services17.4636320
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing17.4136220
Beverage Manufacturing17.4136220
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned17.3636110
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.3636100
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists17.3636100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing17.3536090
Software Publishers17.3536090
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities17.3436070
Ship and Boat Building17.3336040
All industries, private ownership only17.3136010
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing17.3136000
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services17.3136000
Support Activities for Air Transportation17.2835950
Apparel Manufacturing17.2135790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers17.2135790
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations17.2135790
Federal, State, and Local Government17.1935750
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service17.1935750
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing17.1835740
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers17.1435650
Ambulatory Health Care Services17.1235610
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17.135580
Other Residential Care Facilities17.135570
Employment Services17.0935550
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities17.0635480
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers17.0435440
Machinery Manufacturing17.0335420
Food Services and Drinking Places16.9835310
Administrative and Support Services16.9635280
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services16.9435240
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)16.9335210
Clothing Stores16.935150
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing16.8935130
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing16.8535060
General Freight Trucking16.8535040
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services16.8234980
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores16.7734890
Security Systems Services16.7334800
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers16.6634650
Rental and Leasing Services16.6434610
Lessors of Real Estate16.634530
Hospitals, Local government owned16.5934510
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned16.5934500
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners16.5834490
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.5834480
All industries16.5634440
Legal Services16.5334390
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.5234370
Building Finishing Contractors16.4734260
Specialty Trade Contractors16.4534220
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing16.4434190
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)16.4334180
Grantmaking and Giving Services16.4334180
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned16.4134130
Warehousing and Storage16.3534000
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned16.3233940
Truck Transportation16.2833870
Gambling Industries16.2633820
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals16.2333760
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services16.233700
Religious Organizations16.1733630
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.1633620
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services16.1333560
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures16.1233530
State government, including schools and hospitals16.1233530
Social Advocacy Organizations16.133500
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers16.0933460
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories16.0733420
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned16.0333340
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers16.0233330
Plastics Product Manufacturing16.0133310
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing15.9233100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.8933050
Information15.8833020
Educational Support Services, Privately owned15.8633000
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.8532980
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities15.8332930
Telephone Call Centers15.8332920
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing15.8232910
Educational Services, State government owned15.8132880
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses15.832870
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned15.7932850
Nonstore Retailers15.7632770
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage15.7632770
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.7532770
Civic and Social Organizations15.7432740
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.6932640
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)15.6832610
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing15.6432520
Investigation and Security Services15.6432520
Other Support Services15.6332520
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly15.632440
Offices of Chiropractors15.5832410
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities15.5832400
Offices of Other Health Practitioners15.5732390
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions15.5732380
Repair and Maintenance15.5632350
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers15.5332310
Educational Services, Privately owned15.5332290
Individual and Family Services15.4732180
Automobile Dealers15.4532140
Educational Support Services, Local government owned15.4432120
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.4132060
Other Information Services15.4132060
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services15.4132040
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.3531940
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation15.3531920
Grocery Stores15.3331890
Business Support Services15.3231860
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities15.3131850
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers15.3131840
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.2631740
Food and Beverage Stores15.2431700
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.2431690
Traveler Accommodation15.2131650
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors15.231610
Building Equipment Contractors15.231610
Pharmacies and Drug Stores15.1631540
Retail Trade15.1431500
Photographic Services15.1431500
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries15.1231440
Wood Product Manufacturing15.0831380
Radio Broadcasting15.0631320
Casino Hotels15.0531310
Social Assistance15.0531300
Department Stores15.0331270
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities14.9931190
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services14.9831160
Services to Buildings and Dwellings14.9831160
Publishing Industries (except Internet)14.9631120
General Merchandise Stores14.9431070
Accommodation and Food Services14.9131020
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing14.930980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation14.8930980
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.8530880
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation14.8330840
Accommodation14.8230820
Offices of Dentists14.7930770
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers14.7930760
Health and Personal Care Stores14.7530680
Local government, including schools and hospitals14.7230620
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)14.6330440
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events14.6330420
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers14.5930350
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing14.5230200
Ambulance Services14.530160
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors14.4830130
Spectator Sports14.4630070
Machine Shops14.4530060
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing14.4530050
Specialized Freight Trucking14.4229990
Newspaper Publishers14.4129970
Residential Building Construction14.3629860
Other General Merchandise Stores14.3529850
Testing Laboratories14.3229790
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters14.2129560
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers14.1629450
Printing and Related Support Activities14.1429420
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing14.1329390
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors14.129330
Electronics and Appliance Stores14.0229170
Other Personal Services14.0229170
Vocational Rehabilitation Services14.0129130
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing13.9428990
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned13.9328970
Mining (except Oil and Gas)13.8928900
Urban Transit Systems13.8228740
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries13.7928680
Personal and Laundry Services13.7828660
Death Care Services13.7428570
Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.6528400
Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.6428370
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries13.6328350
Motion Picture and Video Industries13.5628210
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance13.5528190
Junior colleges, Privately owned13.4728020
Performing Arts Companies13.4527970
Child Day Care Services13.3927850
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.3527770
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned13.2927640
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores13.2827620
Educational Services, Local government owned13.227460
Support Activities for Rail Transportation13.1927440
Furniture Stores13.1927430
Offices of Optometrists13.0627160
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.0527140
Junior colleges, Local government owned12.9726990
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned12.8726770
Waste Management and Remediation Services12.7926610
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)12.7426490
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance12.6526320
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers12.4825970
Junior colleges, State government owned12.2625490
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries12.0925140
Specialty Food Stores11.9824910
Waste Collection11.9324800
Book Stores and News Dealers11.4823870
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores11.3223540
Landscaping Services11.2723440
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers11.123080
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps9.5319830
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned9.3819510

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