Highest Paying Industries for Other Office and Administrative Support Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution24.9651920
Postal Service (federal government)24.2550450
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing21.7845310
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil21.244090
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing20.9643610
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing20.5442710
Utilities20.242020
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution20.0341660
Wired Telecommunications Carriers19.6540870
Pipeline Transportation19.540570
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing19.3540250
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas19.1939910
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing18.8739240
Couriers and Express Delivery Services18.8339160
Federal government, including the US Postal Service18.8339160
Support Activities for Water Transportation18.7839060
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other18.7639030
Telecommunications18.6738830
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing18.5538580
Insurance Carriers18.538480
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers18.4838430
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing18.4138290
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation18.3838240
Federal Executive Branch18.3438140
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences18.338050
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds18.2938040
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned18.2437950
Water Transportation18.2437940
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles18.2237900
Rail Transportation18.1937830
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank18.1837800
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing18.1337710
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing18.137650
Scientific Research and Development Services18.137650
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing18.0937630
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.0837600
Other Investment Pools and Funds18.0737590
Oil and Gas Extraction17.9737380
Basic Chemical Manufacturing17.8937210
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations17.8637150
Software Publishers17.7636930
Household Appliance Manufacturing17.7536920
Inland Water Transportation17.7436900
Cable and Other Subscription Programming17.7236860
Couriers and Messengers17.7136840
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media17.6736750
Chemical Manufacturing17.5936590
Ship and Boat Building17.5736540
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities17.5636530
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills17.3336050
Engineering Services17.3336040
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing17.3136000
Finance and Insurance17.1735720
Scheduled Air Transportation17.1735710
Other Insurance Related Activities17.1635700
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities17.1135590
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing17.0135390
Primary Metal Manufacturing17.0135370
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation16.9935330
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing16.9735310
Communications Equipment Manufacturing16.9735300
Air Transportation16.9735290
Other Pipeline Transportation16.9735290
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services16.8935120
Metal Ore Mining16.8635080
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.834950
Support Activities for Mining16.7734890
Mining16.7734880
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing16.7634860
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing16.7134760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned16.6734670
Specialty hospitals, State government owned16.6734670
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing16.6634660
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing16.6534630
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing16.6434620
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing16.6134540
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers16.634530
Federal, State, and Local Government16.5834490
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service16.5834490
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing16.5834480
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities16.5534420
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing16.5134340
Nonresidential Building Construction16.4634230
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing16.4534220
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing16.4534210
Footwear Manufacturing16.3934090
Hospitals, State government owned16.3834070
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers16.3634020
Nonscheduled Air Transportation16.3534020
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals16.3534000
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals16.3433980
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction16.3333970
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing16.3333960
Other Financial Investment Activities16.3133930
Television Broadcasting16.3133920
Educational Support Services, Local government owned16.3133920
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages16.333900
Securities and Commodity Exchanges16.2933880
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities16.2833870
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing16.2633830
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing16.2633820
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers16.2533810
Warehousing and Storage16.2533800
Other Building Equipment Contractors16.2433780
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing16.2433780
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing16.2333760
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations16.2333760
Other Telecommunications16.2233740
Hospitals, Privately owned16.2233730
Computer Systems Design and Related Services16.2133720
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing16.2133710
Other Information Services16.2133710
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.1833660
Forging and Stamping16.1833650
Offices of Dentists16.1733630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned16.1533600
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing16.1433580
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)16.1433570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.1433560
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing16.1233520
Machinery Manufacturing16.1133510
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging16.133490
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities16.0933460
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing16.0733420
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction16.0633410
Utility System Construction16.0633410
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)16.0633400
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction16.0433350
Dairy Product Manufacturing16.0333350
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.0333350
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers1633290
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.9833250
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.9533180
Manufacturing15.9433160
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.9333130
Land Subdivision15.9233120
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing15.9233120
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned15.9233110
Hospitals, Local government owned15.9133100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned15.9133100
Hardware Manufacturing15.933060
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing15.8833030
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities15.8833030
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage15.8632980
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing15.8532970
Testing Laboratories15.8532960
Foundries15.8332930
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services15.8232920
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers15.8232910
Drywall and Insulation Contractors15.8132890
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing15.8132880
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned15.832870
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.7932840
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.7732790
State government, including schools and hospitals15.7532760
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.7432750
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing15.7432740
Satellite Telecommunications15.7332730
Transportation and Warehousing15.7332720
Paper Manufacturing15.7332710
Machine Shops15.7232700
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.732660
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers15.6732590
Coal Mining15.6732580
Plastics Product Manufacturing15.6532550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned15.6532550
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.6432540
Grantmaking and Giving Services15.6432540
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction15.6432530
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing15.6232480
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing15.5832410
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.5732390
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing15.5632370
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods15.5632370
Depository Credit Intermediation15.5632370
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing15.5532350
Freight Transportation Arrangement15.5532350
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing15.5132270
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing15.5132270
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing15.5132250
Grain and Oilseed Milling15.4932230
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.532230
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.4932220
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors15.4832190
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.4832190
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.4632160
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing15.4532150
Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.4532140
Urban Transit Systems15.4432120
Other Food Manufacturing15.4332100
Information15.4332090
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation15.4232080
Educational Support Services, Privately owned15.4332080
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.3831980
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing15.3731970
Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.3731960
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing15.3531930
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel15.3231860
All industries15.3131850
Beverage Manufacturing15.3131850
Educational Services, State government owned15.3131850
Support Activities for Air Transportation15.331830
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories15.2931800
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)15.2731760
Construction15.2631750
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned15.2531730
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.2531720
Wholesale Trade15.2431700
Building Equipment Contractors15.2331670
Other Specialty Trade Contractors15.2131640
All industries, private ownership only15.231620
Construction of Buildings15.231620
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing15.1931600
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.1931600
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors15.1931590
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing15.1931590
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services15.1931590
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing15.1831570
Support Activities for Transportation15.1831570
Offices of Physicians15.1831570
Specialty Trade Contractors15.1631540
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing15.1631540
Rubber Product Manufacturing15.1431480
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers15.1331470
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.1231450
Legal Services15.1131430
Building Finishing Contractors15.0831360
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers15.0631320
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.0631320
Publishing Industries (except Internet)15.0531310
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers15.0431290
Printing and Related Support Activities15.0431280
Ambulatory Health Care Services15.0431280
Mining (except Oil and Gas)15.0331260
Support Activities for Rail Transportation15.0331260
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors15.0231250
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors15.0231250
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors14.9831150
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers14.9831150
Outpatient Care Centers14.9631120
Home Health Care Services14.9631120
Casino Hotels14.9631120
Educational Services, Privately owned14.9231040
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned14.930980
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing14.8730930
Other Wood Product Manufacturing14.8530890
Waste Treatment and Disposal14.8430870
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.8430860
Activities Related to Real Estate14.8330840
Masonry Contractors14.8130810
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations14.8130810
Food Manufacturing14.830790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods14.830790
Office Administrative Services14.830790
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned14.830780
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)14.7930770
Specialized Design Services14.7930760
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing14.7930750
Broadcasting (except Internet)14.7930750
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land14.7830740
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.7830740
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services14.7730720
Other General Merchandise Stores14.7630700
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing14.7530690
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers14.7530680
School and Employee Bus Transportation14.6930560
Rental and Leasing Services14.6930560
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying14.6830540
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing14.6530480
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services14.6530480
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers14.6430440
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses14.6230420
Roofing Contractors14.6230400
Pharmacies and Drug Stores14.630360
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.5730320
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation14.5530270
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures14.5530270
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions14.5530270
Specialized Freight Trucking14.5330220
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation14.5330220
Radio and Television Broadcasting14.5130180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned14.5130180
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing14.5130170
Waste Management and Remediation Services14.4930150
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities14.4830120
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.4830110
Truck Transportation14.4630080
Security Systems Services14.4630080
Junior colleges, Privately owned14.4530070
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing14.4530060
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing14.4530050
Gambling Industries14.4530050
Social Advocacy Organizations14.4430040
Wood Product Manufacturing14.4330020
Investigation and Security Services14.4330020
Apparel Manufacturing14.4230000
Residential Building Construction14.4229990
General Freight Trucking14.4229990
Nonstore Retailers14.429950
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services14.429950
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.3929940
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.429940
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills14.3629870
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores14.3629870
Direct Selling Establishments14.3529850
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.3529850
Traveler Accommodation14.3529840
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing14.3429830
Animal Food Manufacturing14.3329810
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists14.3329800
Motion Picture and Video Industries14.3229790
Local Messengers and Local Delivery14.2929720
Facilities Support Services14.2929720
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned14.2929720
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing14.2829710
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers14.2829700
Real Estate14.2829700
Other Textile Product Mills14.2729690
Spectator Sports14.2729680
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing14.2629660
Educational Services, Local government owned14.2629650
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance14.2429620
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries14.2429610
Other Support Services14.2429610
Textile Product Mills14.2329590
Other Residential Care Facilities14.2129560
Other Support Activities for Transportation14.229530
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing14.1929510
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers14.1729470
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries14.1729470
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services14.1729460
Performing Arts Companies14.1629460
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance14.1529440
Textile Furnishings Mills14.1329400
Waste Collection14.1329380
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned14.1229370
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned14.1229360
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services14.0829290
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers14.0829280
Special Food Services14.0829280
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters14.0729270
Administrative and Support Services14.0729260
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)14.0729260
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing14.0529230
Employment Services14.0529220
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing14.0329170
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.0329170
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities14.0329170
Textile Mills14.0129150
Telephone Call Centers1429130
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance13.9629040
Landscaping Services13.9328970
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners13.9128940
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers13.9128930
Automobile Dealers13.928910
Health and Personal Care Stores13.8828860
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities13.8828860
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers13.8628830
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores13.8528820
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly13.8528820
Accommodation13.8528820
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation13.8528810
Junior colleges, Local government owned13.8528800
Rooming and Boarding Houses13.8228740
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services13.7928680
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers13.7828660
Business Support Services13.7728650
Building Material and Supplies Dealers13.7428580
Lessors of Real Estate13.7428580
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)13.7428580
Newspaper Publishers13.7328550
General Rental Centers13.7228540
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities13.7228540
Animal Slaughtering and Processing13.7228530
Fabric Mills13.7228530
Full-Service Restaurants13.7228530
Support Activities for Crop Production13.728500
Ambulance Services13.728500
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills13.728490
Offices of Other Health Practitioners13.6928470
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services13.6828460
Charter Bus Industry13.6728440
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers13.6628420
Water, Sewage and Other Systems13.6528400
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.6528390
Accommodation and Food Services13.6428380
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers13.6428370
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events13.6428370
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry13.6428360
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair13.628290
Home Furnishings Stores13.5928270
Consumer Goods Rental13.5928270
Services to Buildings and Dwellings13.5828250
Veterinary Services13.5828240
Amusement Parks and Arcades13.5828240
Restaurants and Other Eating Places13.5728230
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)13.5628200
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores13.5528180
Food Services and Drinking Places13.5328150
Clothing Stores13.5328140
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries13.5128100
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water13.4928070
Retail Trade13.4928060
Repair and Maintenance13.4928060
Sporting Goods Stores13.4828040
Photographic Services13.4628010
Vocational Rehabilitation Services13.4627990
Death Care Services13.4627990
Electronics and Appliance Stores13.4327930
Individual and Family Services13.4127900
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries13.4127900
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores13.3827840
Social Assistance13.3927840
Support Activities for Animal Production13.3727800
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance13.3627790
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation13.3527770
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores13.2827630
Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.2827620
Offices of Optometrists13.2627590
Other Personal Services13.2627590
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting13.2627570
Apparel Knitting Mills13.2427540
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores13.2127480
Religious Organizations13.2127480
General Merchandise Stores13.227460
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers13.1827410
Sawmills and Wood Preservation13.1727400
Exterminating and Pest Control Services13.1727400
Personal and Laundry Services13.1627370
Food and Beverage Stores13.1527360
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores13.1327310
Sound Recording Industries13.1327310
Support Activities for Road Transportation13.1127270
Grocery Stores13.1127260
Child Day Care Services13.0727180
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities13.0527150
Offices of Chiropractors13.0427120
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores13.0127060
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)12.9827000
Civic and Social Organizations12.9826990
Travel Agencies12.9726980
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned12.9726970
Used Merchandise Stores12.9326900
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance12.926840
Radio Broadcasting12.8926820
Specialty Food Stores12.8726770
Vending Machine Operators12.8726760
Drycleaning and Laundry Services12.8626750
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation12.8526730
Junior colleges, State government owned12.7626530
Miscellaneous Store Retailers12.7426500
Tobacco Manufacturing12.7226460
Personal Care Services12.726410
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers12.6226250
Furniture Stores12.6126230
Gasoline Stations12.4925970
Book Stores and News Dealers12.4725950
Florists12.4725930
Taxi and Limousine Service12.2225420
Shoe Stores12.225380
Forestry and Logging12.1925340
Logging12.1925340
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps12.1625290
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores1224960
Department Stores11.9924930
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition11.7524440
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)11.7324410
Technical and trade schools, State government owned11.4923890
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing11.4723860

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