Highest Paying Industries for Other Production Occupations

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil28.7859870
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution28.4559180
Natural Gas Distribution27.8657950
Oil and Gas Extraction27.757610
Pipeline Transportation27.3856950
Other Pipeline Transportation27.2256610
Utilities26.9356010
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas26.955950
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers26.8755880
Couriers and Express Delivery Services25.9553980
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities25.7153470
Hospitals, Local government owned24.7551480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned24.7551480
Federal government, including the US Postal Service24.3350610
Federal Executive Branch24.3150570
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing24.250330
Exterminating and Pest Control Services24.0349970
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories23.9949900
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.9849880
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned23.9849870
Scheduled Air Transportation23.8649620
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing23.8549610
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners23.3448540
Air Transportation23.0747990
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities23.0247880
Spectator Sports22.8947610
Basic Chemical Manufacturing22.5946990
Finance and Insurance22.4646720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned22.1946150
Coal Mining22.1546060
Automobile Dealers21.8645470
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing21.7745280
Tobacco Manufacturing21.7245170
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction21.7145150
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities21.5944920
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing21.544730
Federal, State, and Local Government21.4644640
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.4644640
Nonscheduled Air Transportation21.3444390
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.3144330
Metal Ore Mining21.2944280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.2844270
Support Activities for Road Transportation21.2444170
Scientific Research and Development Services21.1944070
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.1944070
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences21.1844060
Outpatient Care Centers21.1844050
Support Activities for Air Transportation21.1744030
Software Publishers21.0643790
Hospitals, Privately owned20.9543570
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills20.9343520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned20.7743190
Rail Transportation20.6743000
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned20.6242880
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.6242880
Clothing Stores20.642840
Support Activities for Water Transportation20.5942820
Security Systems Services20.5242670
Computer Systems Design and Related Services20.4642570
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores20.4542530
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores20.3842380
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations20.3542330
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair20.3342290
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.2842180
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned20.2842180
Insurance Carriers20.2442100
Couriers and Messengers20.242020
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing20.1941990
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers20.1641930
Automotive Repair and Maintenance20.1641930
Hospitals, State government owned20.0941780
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing20.0341660
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing19.8441260
Mining19.7241020
Wired Telecommunications Carriers19.740970
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.6840940
Offices of Dentists19.6740910
Investigation and Security Services19.6540860
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.6340840
State government, including schools and hospitals19.5740710
Sound Recording Industries19.5340630
Mining (except Oil and Gas)19.5240610
Nondepository Credit Intermediation19.4340420
Testing Laboratories19.440360
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries19.440350
Motion Picture and Video Industries19.3940340
Telecommunications19.3940330
Repair and Maintenance19.3740290
Other Information Services19.3740280
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services19.2940110
Support Activities for Transportation19.2540040
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services19.2440020
Waste Treatment and Disposal19.239940
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services19.239940
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction19.1939920
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19.1239770
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance19.1139750
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors19.0639640
Engineering Services19.0239570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19.0239560
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation18.9139330
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries18.8539200
Support Activities for Mining18.8439190
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing18.8339170
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors18.7338950
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned18.7238950
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations18.6738830
Building Equipment Contractors18.6638810
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation18.6538790
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers18.6438780
Water Transportation18.5938660
Support Activities for Rail Transportation18.5738630
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services18.5638590
Drywall and Insulation Contractors18.5438570
Chemical Manufacturing18.4838430
Water, Sewage and Other Systems18.3938260
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries18.3238110
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying18.2637970
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing18.2137870
Educational Services, Local government owned18.1937840
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation18.1437730
Ambulatory Health Care Services18.137660
Nonresidential Building Construction18.0737590
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)18.0537540
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing17.9937430
Ship and Boat Building17.9837390
Rubber Product Manufacturing17.9737380
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing17.9637350
Offices of Physicians17.9137250
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing17.8937220
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing17.8637150
Management of Companies and Enterprises17.8537140
Construction of Buildings17.8137030
Communications Equipment Manufacturing17.7937010
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing17.7836970
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing17.7636940
Beverage Manufacturing17.7336880
Paper Manufacturing17.7136840
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing17.6936800
Freight Transportation Arrangement17.6636730
Restaurants and Other Eating Places17.6636730
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance17.6436690
Household Appliance Manufacturing17.6336680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)17.6436680
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing17.6336660
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)17.5836570
Social Advocacy Organizations17.5836560
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.5736550
Other Building Equipment Contractors17.5436480
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing17.5236430
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing17.4836360
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing17.4536290
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing17.4436280
Full-Service Restaurants17.4336260
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction17.3836160
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers17.3836150
Educational Services, State government owned17.3736120
General Freight Trucking17.3536100
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries17.3436070
Other Specialty Trade Contractors17.2635890
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing17.2535870
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing17.2335840
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers17.2235820
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers17.1735720
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers17.1735710
Utility System Construction17.1635700
Food Services and Drinking Places17.1535680
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing17.1335640
Machinery Manufacturing17.1135590
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing17.0535460
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing17.0335420
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services1735360
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing16.9835320
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.9535250
Support Activities for Animal Production16.9435230
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing16.9435230
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)16.8435020
Home Health Care Services16.8435020
Construction16.8234990
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing16.7934920
Rental and Leasing Services16.7634860
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing16.7534830
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing16.7434830
Office Administrative Services16.7334800
Grain and Oilseed Milling16.7134760
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services16.6834690
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.6534630
Transportation and Warehousing16.6534620
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing16.6234580
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.6134550
Miscellaneous Manufacturing16.634530
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing16.5534430
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)16.5534420
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel16.5334390
Manufacturing16.5234360
Dairy Product Manufacturing16.5234360
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers16.5234360
Primary Metal Manufacturing16.534310
Forging and Stamping16.4934300
Furniture Stores16.4534210
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing16.4434190
Waste Management and Remediation Services16.4234160
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing16.4234150
Machine Shops16.434120
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance16.4134120
Building Finishing Contractors16.434110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned16.3634030
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing16.3534010
Specialized Design Services16.3433990
Accommodation and Food Services16.3333970
Specialty Trade Contractors16.3233930
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance16.2633820
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers16.2533810
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing16.2433780
Hardware Manufacturing16.2233730
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing16.233700
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing16.1833650
Foundries16.1633610
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions16.1633610
Residential Building Construction16.0933470
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores16.0633410
Consumer Goods Rental16.0533380
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing16.0233330
All industries1633270
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction15.9933260
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing15.9833230
All industries, private ownership only15.9733220
Gambling Industries15.9733220
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.9433160
Forestry and Logging15.9333140
Logging15.9333140
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing15.9233110
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.9133100
Truck Transportation15.9133090
Educational Services, Privately owned15.9133090
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing15.8532970
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers15.8532960
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods15.8432950
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.8432940
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance15.8232900
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing15.832860
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing15.7732800
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors15.7332730
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers15.7332720
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.7232690
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing15.6932630
Wholesale Trade15.6832610
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.6332520
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.6332510
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores15.6132470
Offices of Other Health Practitioners15.5332300
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing15.5232270
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.4332100
Roofing Contractors15.3932010
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods15.3831990
Retail Trade15.3431900
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores15.3131850
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.1931590
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing15.1831570
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.1431500
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing15.1431490
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists15.1431490
Home Furnishings Stores15.1331470
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers15.131410
Death Care Services15.131410
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors15.131400
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media15.131400
Information15.0731340
Broadcasting (except Internet)15.0731340
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing15.0631330
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services15.0331260
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers15.0231250
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services15.0231230
Other Food Manufacturing1531200
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.9931180
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing14.9831160
Electronics and Appliance Stores14.9731130
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services14.930990
Offices of Optometrists14.8630920
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers14.8130800
Plastics Product Manufacturing14.7630700
Other Personal Services14.7430660
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing14.7330650
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses14.7130610
Nonstore Retailers14.6930550
Animal Food Manufacturing14.6730510
Direct Selling Establishments14.6530470
Printing and Related Support Activities14.6430450
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing14.5630280
Masonry Contractors14.5330220
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers14.4630070
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills14.3629860
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers14.3529850
Food Manufacturing14.3329800
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities14.3229790
Warehousing and Storage14.3129770
Publishing Industries (except Internet)14.3129770
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors14.2929720
Sawmills and Wood Preservation14.2929720
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers14.2829690
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing14.2729670
Wood Product Manufacturing14.2429630
Building Material and Supplies Dealers14.2329600
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers14.2229570
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing14.1729480
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers14.1629450
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers14.1529420
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores14.1329390
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)14.0429200
Textile Mills13.9929100
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores13.9829080
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing13.9128930
Fabric Mills13.928920
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)13.9128920
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned13.9128920
Health and Personal Care Stores13.8428790
Footwear Manufacturing13.8128730
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing13.8128720
Facilities Support Services13.828700
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers13.7728640
Casino Hotels13.7628620
Accommodation13.7428580
Traveler Accommodation13.7428580
Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.6728420
Photographic Services13.6428380
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing13.5928270
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing13.5728230
Legal Services13.5628210
Other Wood Product Manufacturing13.4627990
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing13.4127890
Specialized Freight Trucking13.3927860
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing13.3627800
Other Support Activities for Transportation13.3427740
Real Estate13.3127690
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills13.2227490
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing13.227460
Personal and Laundry Services13.1627370
Newspaper Publishers13.1227300
Textile Furnishings Mills13.0527150
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services13.0227090
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing12.9626950
Other Support Services12.9526930
Business Support Services12.9426920
Radio and Television Broadcasting12.9326890
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services12.8726760
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing12.8326680
Animal Slaughtering and Processing12.7926610
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities12.7826580
Other General Merchandise Stores12.7126440
Textile Product Mills12.726410
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing12.6126220
Special Food Services12.5526110
Used Merchandise Stores12.5426090
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers12.5326060
Grocery Stores12.4425860
Apparel Manufacturing12.3425660
Junior colleges, State government owned12.3425660
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services12.325590
Other Textile Product Mills12.2925570
General Merchandise Stores12.2825540
Food and Beverage Stores12.2425470
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting12.2425450
Administrative and Support Services12.2425450
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry12.2125400
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging12.2125390
Support Activities for Crop Production12.1825340
Employment Services12.1725310
Waste Collection12.1525280
Drycleaning and Laundry Services12.1525270
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing12.0925140
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores11.9824910
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores11.9724910
Sporting Goods Stores11.8724690
Pharmacies and Drug Stores11.7124350
Department Stores11.5624030
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities11.4823890
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities11.4823870
Specialty Food Stores11.4523810
Apparel Knitting Mills11.2923470
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)11.1523190
Vocational Rehabilitation Services11.0122890
Social Assistance10.9122700
Educational Support Services, Privately owned10.8922650
Vending Machine Operators10.5922030
General Rental Centers10.4821800
Individual and Family Services10.0420880
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities9.9620710

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