Highest Paying Industries for Office Clerks, General

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Postal Service (federal government)26.6255370
Natural Gas Distribution24.5351010
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil20.8543370
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing20.7243100
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing20.642840
Utilities19.6640890
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution19.4240390
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing19.3840300
Wired Telecommunications Carriers19.2640060
Pipeline Transportation19.0339580
Federal government, including the US Postal Service18.8939300
Couriers and Express Delivery Services18.7839060
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other18.7639030
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas18.7238930
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing18.6938870
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing18.6238730
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation18.5638610
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing18.4338340
Water Transportation18.4238310
Federal Executive Branch18.4138290
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing18.3838240
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media18.3438150
Telecommunications18.2437930
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing18.0837610
Inland Water Transportation17.9237260
Oil and Gas Extraction17.9137250
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations17.9137250
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing17.8737180
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned17.7937010
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences17.7436900
Rail Transportation17.6736750
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.6336660
Couriers and Messengers17.5736550
Ship and Boat Building17.5636520
Cable and Other Subscription Programming17.5236440
Scientific Research and Development Services17.5236440
Basic Chemical Manufacturing17.5136430
Chemical Manufacturing17.4736340
Household Appliance Manufacturing17.4536300
Support Activities for Water Transportation17.436190
Metal Ore Mining17.2935960
Other Investment Pools and Funds17.2535890
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing17.235770
Engineering Services17.135560
Primary Metal Manufacturing16.9735300
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing16.9635280
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing16.8935130
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills16.8435030
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds16.8435020
Communications Equipment Manufacturing16.8134960
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing16.7734880
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing16.7634860
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services16.7534830
Support Activities for Mining16.7334790
Mining16.734730
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing16.6934720
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing16.6934710
Securities and Commodity Exchanges16.6634660
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing16.6634650
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing16.6334580
Other Pipeline Transportation16.5434400
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing16.5234370
Scheduled Air Transportation16.5234350
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing16.534320
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing16.4734250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned16.4434190
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing16.4334170
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities16.4134140
Air Transportation16.3934090
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers16.3834070
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing16.3634030
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities16.3333960
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing16.3133930
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing16.3133930
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers16.333910
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction16.2933880
Other Telecommunications16.2933880
Forging and Stamping16.2833870
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing16.2633820
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.2533790
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing16.2233730
Other Building Equipment Contractors16.2133720
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing16.2133720
Offices of Dentists16.2133720
Nonscheduled Air Transportation16.1833650
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing16.1733630
Nonresidential Building Construction16.1633620
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing16.1633620
Footwear Manufacturing16.1433570
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers16.1133500
Warehousing and Storage16.133490
Other Financial Investment Activities16.0733420
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing16.0633390
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.0533380
Machinery Manufacturing16.0533380
Educational Support Services, Local government owned16.0533380
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing16.0433370
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction16.0433360
Utility System Construction16.0433360
Computer Systems Design and Related Services16.0333340
Federal, State, and Local Government16.0133310
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service16.0133310
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.9533190
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction15.9533180
Hardware Manufacturing15.9433160
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.9433160
Insurance Carriers15.9433150
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services15.9233120
Land Subdivision15.9233110
Hospitals, State government owned15.9233110
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.8933060
Testing Laboratories15.933060
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.933060
Dairy Product Manufacturing15.8933050
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing15.8833020
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities15.8733010
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations15.8733000
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging15.8632990
Urban Transit Systems15.8632990
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing15.8632980
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing15.8632980
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing15.8532970
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.8332930
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned15.8332920
Other Information Services15.8232910
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers15.8132880
Drywall and Insulation Contractors15.832870
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.832850
Hospitals, Privately owned15.832850
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.7832830
Manufacturing15.7832820
Software Publishers15.7832820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.7632780
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)15.7432750
Hospitals, Local government owned15.7332730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned15.7332730
Machine Shops15.7332710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned15.7232710
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services15.7232700
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.6932630
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage15.6732590
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing15.6432530
Satellite Telecommunications15.6332510
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction15.6232480
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers15.6132460
Plastics Product Manufacturing15.632440
Depository Credit Intermediation15.5932420
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.5832400
Paper Manufacturing15.5732390
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing15.5732380
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing15.5732380
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.5532330
Coal Mining15.5432310
Foundries15.5332290
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors15.4932230
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing15.4932220
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods15.4832190
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers15.4832190
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing15.4732180
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing15.4632150
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing15.4332100
Grantmaking and Giving Services15.4332090
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing15.4132050
Grain and Oilseed Milling15.4132040
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing15.432040
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.3831980
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing15.3731970
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.3431900
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing15.3231870
Freight Transportation Arrangement15.3231870
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)15.3131840
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.3131840
Television Broadcasting15.331830
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities15.331820
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing15.2931810
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel15.2931800
Beverage Manufacturing15.2831790
Information15.2731770
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.2831770
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.2731760
Transportation and Warehousing15.2731750
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned15.2731750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.2531730
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories15.2631730
Other Food Manufacturing15.2331680
Construction15.2331670
Building Equipment Contractors15.2231650
Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.2231650
State government, including schools and hospitals15.2231650
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors15.2131630
Support Activities for Rail Transportation15.231620
Other Specialty Trade Contractors15.1731560
Offices of Physicians15.1631530
Specialty Trade Contractors15.1531520
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.1531520
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing15.1431500
Wholesale Trade15.1431500
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.1331480
Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.1331470
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.1131430
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.131410
Construction of Buildings15.0931380
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)15.0831360
Building Finishing Contractors15.0731350
Educational Support Services, Privately owned15.0731340
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing15.0631330
Specialty hospitals, State government owned15.0731330
Finance and Insurance15.0431280
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers15.0431270
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors15.0331260
Support Activities for Air Transportation15.0231240
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors15.0131230
Mining (except Oil and Gas)1531200
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned14.9931180
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.9831150
Educational Services, State government owned14.9831150
Ambulatory Health Care Services14.9831150
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.9731140
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers14.9631120
Other Support Activities for Transportation14.9631120
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors14.9531100
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing14.9531090
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers14.9331050
Other Insurance Related Activities14.930990
Support Activities for Transportation14.930980
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned14.8930970
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.8630910
Other General Merchandise Stores14.8530890
Local Messengers and Local Delivery14.8530880
Home Health Care Services14.8430860
Masonry Contractors14.8330850
Other Wood Product Manufacturing14.8330840
All industries14.8230820
Rubber Product Manufacturing14.8130810
Waste Treatment and Disposal14.8130800
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation14.830780
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing14.7830740
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land14.7830740
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing14.7630710
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers14.7630690
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services14.7530680
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.7230610
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned14.7130600
All industries, private ownership only14.7130590
Food Manufacturing14.7130590
Casino Hotels14.6930550
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying14.6730520
School and Employee Bus Transportation14.6730520
Educational Services, Privately owned14.6730520
Junior colleges, Privately owned14.6430450
Rental and Leasing Services14.6430440
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods14.6330430
Roofing Contractors14.6130380
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers14.630360
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing14.5930340
Activities Related to Real Estate14.5730310
Outpatient Care Centers14.5530260
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.5530250
Specialized Freight Trucking14.5430240
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)14.5430240
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned14.5430240
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing14.5230200
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned14.5230200
Waste Management and Remediation Services14.5130170
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing14.530160
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation14.4930140
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services14.4930130
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.4830120
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing14.4830110
Legal Services14.4630070
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities14.4530060
Truck Transportation14.4430030
Residential Building Construction14.4230000
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations14.4230000
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned14.429950
Wood Product Manufacturing14.3929930
General Freight Trucking14.3729890
Publishing Industries (except Internet)14.3729890
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation14.3629860
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities14.3529860
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services14.3529840
Specialized Design Services14.3429830
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures14.3429820
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses14.3329810
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills14.3229790
Animal Food Manufacturing14.3229780
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions14.3229780
Direct Selling Establishments14.3129760
Motion Picture and Video Industries14.2929710
Printing and Related Support Activities14.2829700
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists14.2829690
Office Administrative Services14.2729670
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance14.2729670
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers14.2529650
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing14.2429630
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.2429630
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.2429620
Other Textile Product Mills14.2329600
Facilities Support Services14.2329590
Performing Arts Companies14.2129550
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing14.229540
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance14.1929510
Textile Product Mills14.1829500
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.1829500
Pharmacies and Drug Stores14.1829490
Waste Collection14.1829490
Security Systems Services14.1729470
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries14.1629460
Nonstore Retailers14.1629450
Real Estate14.1429410
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters14.1329400
Social Advocacy Organizations14.1429400
Educational Services, Local government owned14.1229370
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing14.1129350
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers14.129330
Textile Furnishings Mills14.0929320
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores14.0929310
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.0929310
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers14.0929300
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing14.0629240
Other Residential Care Facilities14.0629240
Traveler Accommodation14.0329190
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers14.0329180
Special Food Services14.0229170
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries14.0229150
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing14.0129140
Textile Mills1429110
Broadcasting (except Internet)13.9929090
Investigation and Security Services13.9929090
Other Support Services13.9829080
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned13.9629040
Telephone Call Centers13.9529020
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing13.9529010
Landscaping Services13.9529010
Apparel Manufacturing13.9429000
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities13.9328970
Spectator Sports13.8828870
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores13.8728850
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners13.8628830
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.8628820
Gambling Industries13.8628820
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores13.8528800
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)13.8328760
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance13.8228760
Ambulance Services13.8228730
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities13.8128730
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services13.7928690
Junior colleges, Local government owned13.7928680
Rooming and Boarding Houses13.7928680
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly13.7728650
Administrative and Support Services13.7728630
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)13.7628630
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services13.7628620
Support Activities for Crop Production13.7528600
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.7328570
Lessors of Real Estate13.7328570
General Rental Centers13.7328570
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation13.7328570
Fabric Mills13.7228550
Business Support Services13.7328550
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities13.7228530
Full-Service Restaurants13.7228530
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills13.728490
Employment Services13.728490
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities13.6928470
Automobile Dealers13.6828460
Building Material and Supplies Dealers13.6828460
Radio and Television Broadcasting13.6828460
Offices of Other Health Practitioners13.6728430
Charter Bus Industry13.6328360
Veterinary Services13.6428360
Water, Sewage and Other Systems13.6328340
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers13.6228340
Consumer Goods Rental13.6228330
Home Furnishings Stores13.6128320
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers13.6128310
Animal Slaughtering and Processing13.6128300
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers13.628290
Health and Personal Care Stores13.628290
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair13.628290
Accommodation13.5928260
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry13.5828250
Restaurants and Other Eating Places13.5828240
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers13.5628190
Services to Buildings and Dwellings13.5528180
Accommodation and Food Services13.5428170
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)13.5228130
Food Services and Drinking Places13.5228130
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers13.5228120
Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.5128110
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events13.5128110
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services13.4928060
Death Care Services13.4828030
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries13.4628010
Amusement Parks and Arcades13.4628010
Repair and Maintenance13.4628000
Electronics and Appliance Stores13.4427960
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores13.4427960
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries13.4327940
Vocational Rehabilitation Services13.4227910
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing13.4127890
Retail Trade13.3527780
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores13.3327730
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water13.3327730
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages13.3327720
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance13.3127690
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services13.327670
Sporting Goods Stores13.327660
Individual and Family Services13.2827630
Photographic Services13.2827620
Social Assistance13.2727600
Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.2727590
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores13.2627580
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation13.2527560
Offices of Optometrists13.2527560
Clothing Stores13.2427530
Apparel Knitting Mills13.2227500
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting13.227460
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores13.1727390
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers13.1727380
General Merchandise Stores13.1627360
Sawmills and Wood Preservation13.1427320
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned13.1327310
Personal and Laundry Services13.1227290
Other Personal Services13.127250
Support Activities for Road Transportation13.0927230
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores13.0827200
Offices of Chiropractors13.0527140
Child Day Care Services13.0427130
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores1327040
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities12.9626950
Newspaper Publishers12.9426910
Support Activities for Animal Production12.9226870
Vending Machine Operators12.8726770
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance12.8726770
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)12.8626750
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned12.8626740
Religious Organizations12.8626740
Drycleaning and Laundry Services12.8126650
Specialty Food Stores12.826630
Exterminating and Pest Control Services12.7726550
Sound Recording Industries12.726420
Travel Agencies12.726420
Junior colleges, State government owned12.726410
Personal Care Services12.726410
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers12.6526310
Tobacco Manufacturing12.6326270
Used Merchandise Stores12.6326270
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation12.6326260
Radio Broadcasting12.6126230
Civic and Social Organizations12.626210
Furniture Stores12.5926190
Shoe Stores12.5426080
Florists12.4925980
Gasoline Stations12.425800
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps12.325580
Food and Beverage Stores12.2925570
Book Stores and News Dealers12.2625510
Forestry and Logging12.1925340
Logging12.1925340
Taxi and Limousine Service12.1825340
Grocery Stores12.0525060
Department Stores11.8224590
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition11.7924530
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)11.7324410
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing11.4723860
Technical and trade schools, State government owned11.4123740

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