Highest Paying Industries for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures33.3269300
Support Activities for Water Transportation27.7957800
Specialized Design Services27.5957380
Postal Service (federal government)27.2956760
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities26.9356000
Other Information Services26.7955730
Couriers and Messengers26.7855700
Oil and Gas Extraction25.9754010
Scientific Research and Development Services24.9751940
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries24.9451880
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences24.6151190
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage24.4750890
Pipeline Transportation24.450760
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing24.3750690
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing24.2350400
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities24.1950320
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing24.150130
Other Financial Investment Activities23.9449800
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing23.9149720
Grantmaking and Giving Services23.8749650
Natural Gas Distribution23.6449170
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores23.6249140
Wired Telecommunications Carriers23.5849040
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing23.4548780
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation23.2248310
Rail Transportation23.0948030
Telecommunications22.8647550
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services22.8147450
Engineering Services22.7847370
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing22.7247260
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing22.6847170
Communications Equipment Manufacturing22.6447080
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing22.6347070
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution22.647020
Utilities22.546800
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing22.546790
Software Publishers22.4246620
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing22.3746530
Computer Systems Design and Related Services22.3746530
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing22.2146190
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)22.1946160
Cable and Other Subscription Programming22.1546060
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing22.0545850
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing22.0345810
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing22.0245800
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing21.9645680
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers21.9645670
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers21.9445630
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation21.8645470
Testing Laboratories21.845330
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers21.7345210
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing21.7345200
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.7145160
Information21.745140
Chemical Manufacturing21.6545040
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing21.6445020
Activities Related to Real Estate21.6545020
Mining21.6244970
Basic Chemical Manufacturing21.6244970
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services21.5844890
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions21.4744660
Legal Services21.3844460
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events21.3744440
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing21.3444400
Support Activities for Transportation21.3444380
Other Telecommunications21.3344360
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations21.3344360
Publishing Industries (except Internet)21.344300
Support Activities for Mining21.2544200
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers21.2244130
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.2244130
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned21.1744040
Television Broadcasting21.0743830
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing21.0343750
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation21.0343740
Water Transportation20.9943650
Insurance Carriers20.9643590
Educational Support Services, Local government owned20.9543580
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)20.9543570
Educational Support Services, Privately owned20.9543570
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations20.9243500
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing20.9143490
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers20.8543370
Educational Services, Privately owned20.8543370
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing20.8343330
Broadcasting (except Internet)20.8243310
Performing Arts Companies20.8243310
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing20.7943250
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing20.7943240
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing20.7843230
Metal Ore Mining20.7643180
Waste Treatment and Disposal20.7643180
Finance and Insurance20.7443130
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing20.7343120
Federal government, including the US Postal Service20.7243110
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors20.7143070
Building Finishing Contractors20.7143070
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing20.6943030
Real Estate20.6742980
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services20.6242890
Shoe Stores20.6142880
Management of Companies and Enterprises20.6142870
Machinery Manufacturing20.5842800
Miscellaneous Manufacturing20.5742790
Offices of Dentists20.5542750
Death Care Services20.5542750
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation20.5542730
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.5342710
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing20.5342700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned20.5342690
Federal, State, and Local Government20.5342690
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.5342690
Social Advocacy Organizations20.5142660
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing20.5142650
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned20.542650
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers20.542640
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned20.4942620
Other Insurance Related Activities20.4942610
Radio and Television Broadcasting20.4542540
Drywall and Insulation Contractors20.4542530
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)20.4442520
Nonresidential Building Construction20.4342500
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors20.4342500
Household Appliance Manufacturing20.4342500
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers20.4342490
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors20.4242470
Security Systems Services20.4242470
Nondepository Credit Intermediation20.3942420
Nonscheduled Air Transportation20.3942400
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing20.3742370
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers20.3542340
Building Equipment Contractors20.3542320
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.3542320
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)20.3342290
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing20.3242260
Federal Executive Branch20.3242260
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services20.3142250
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities20.342230
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.342230
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories20.342220
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned20.2942200
Paper Manufacturing20.2842190
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing20.2742160
Junior colleges, Local government owned20.2742160
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing20.2642140
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services20.2442100
School and Employee Bus Transportation20.2142050
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities20.2142030
Specialty Trade Contractors20.1641930
Other General Merchandise Stores20.1441900
Lessors of Real Estate20.1441900
Other Food Manufacturing20.1341870
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities20.1341860
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing20.1141830
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services20.1141820
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance20.0941790
Construction20.0941780
Ship and Boat Building20.0741750
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors20.0741740
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing20.0741740
Construction of Buildings20.0641730
Depository Credit Intermediation20.0641730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned20.0641730
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing20.0641720
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers20.0641720
Primary Metal Manufacturing20.0541710
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)20.0541710
Hospitals, Privately owned20.0541700
Land Subdivision20.0441680
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing20.0241650
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.0241630
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)2041600
Beverage Manufacturing2041590
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing19.9941570
Civic and Social Organizations19.9941570
State government, including schools and hospitals19.9741540
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction19.9641510
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation19.9541500
Dairy Product Manufacturing19.9341450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.9241430
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.9141420
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.9141410
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing19.941380
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.941380
Utility System Construction19.8941360
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers19.8641320
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned19.8541280
Forging and Stamping19.8441270
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers19.8441270
Manufacturing19.8341240
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.841190
Offices of Optometrists19.841190
Outpatient Care Centers19.841190
Pharmacies and Drug Stores19.841180
Inland Water Transportation19.7841140
Support Activities for Air Transportation19.7841140
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.7841130
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods19.7841130
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing19.7541080
Waste Management and Remediation Services19.7541070
Offices of Physicians19.7541070
Spectator Sports19.7441070
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing19.7341040
Other Specialty Trade Contractors19.7241010
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing19.7140990
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.740980
Hospitals, State government owned19.740980
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing19.740970
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing19.6940960
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel19.6940950
All industries19.6740910
Religious Organizations19.6740910
Health and Personal Care Stores19.6640900
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers19.6440860
General Merchandise Stores19.6440850
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance19.6240800
All industries, private ownership only19.6140790
Wholesale Trade19.6140780
Coal Mining19.640770
Rental and Leasing Services19.640770
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing19.5940740
Masonry Contractors19.5840720
Rubber Product Manufacturing19.5840720
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)19.5840720
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors19.5740710
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned19.5740700
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services19.5540660
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities19.5440640
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores19.5340620
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.5240590
Office Administrative Services19.5140580
Newspaper Publishers19.540560
Educational Services, Local government owned19.4840520
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services19.4740510
Urban Transit Systems19.4740490
Printing and Related Support Activities19.4640480
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods19.4640480
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers19.4640480
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations19.4640480
Other Building Equipment Contractors19.4540450
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.4540450
Transportation and Warehousing19.4540450
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned19.4340410
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities19.4340400
Waste Collection19.440360
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation19.3940320
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing19.3740290
Automobile Dealers19.3640260
Travel Agencies19.3540250
Educational Services, State government owned19.3540240
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners19.3340210
Other Personal Services19.3340210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned19.3240190
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing19.3140170
Electronics and Appliance Stores19.3140170
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing19.340130
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills19.2840110
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction19.2840100
Plastics Product Manufacturing19.2640070
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing19.2440010
Roofing Contractors19.2340000
Taxi and Limousine Service19.2339990
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned19.2239990
Mining (except Oil and Gas)19.2139970
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers19.1939910
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.1839900
Junior colleges, State government owned19.1839890
Grain and Oilseed Milling19.1739860
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned19.1639860
Hospitals, Local government owned19.1639840
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing19.1439820
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers19.1439810
Traveler Accommodation19.1439800
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services19.1139760
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.1139750
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services19.0939720
Residential Building Construction19.0939700
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing19.0839680
Accommodation19.0739660
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers19.0539630
Exterminating and Pest Control Services19.0539630
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.0539620
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing19.0439610
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing19.0139550
Hardware Manufacturing18.9739460
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging18.9739450
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses18.9639440
Other Support Services18.9639440
Foundries18.9339380
Food Manufacturing18.9139340
Facilities Support Services18.9239340
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing18.9139330
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing18.8939290
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing18.8939280
Other Support Activities for Transportation18.8839280
Radio Broadcasting18.8739260
Other Residential Care Facilities18.8739250
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities18.8739240
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.8639220
Animal Food Manufacturing18.8339170
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers18.8239140
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages18.8139130
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)18.8139130
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.8139120
Consumer Goods Rental18.839110
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation18.839100
Vending Machine Operators18.7939080
Ambulatory Health Care Services18.7839060
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance18.7839060
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers18.7739040
Amusement Parks and Arcades18.7639030
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services18.7539010
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services18.7538990
Miscellaneous Store Retailers18.7438970
Administrative and Support Services18.7138910
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.738890
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing18.6638820
Warehousing and Storage18.6738820
Machine Shops18.6538790
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying18.5938670
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing18.5938670
Air Transportation18.5938670
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers18.5938670
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing18.5938660
Full-Service Restaurants18.5938660
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation18.5738630
Employment Services18.5738630
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries18.5738620
Accommodation and Food Services18.5338550
Footwear Manufacturing18.4738420
Apparel Manufacturing18.4738410
Investigation and Security Services18.4638390
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities18.4638390
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)18.4238300
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing18.438270
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities18.3938250
Ambulance Services18.3738210
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries18.3638180
Specialized Freight Trucking18.3338120
Retail Trade18.3138090
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing18.3138080
Scheduled Air Transportation18.3138070
Water, Sewage and Other Systems18.2738000
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.2637990
Veterinary Services18.2337920
Food Services and Drinking Places18.2237900
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores18.2237890
Nonstore Retailers18.237850
Restaurants and Other Eating Places18.237850
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing18.1937830
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.1937830
Services to Buildings and Dwellings18.1537750
Offices of Other Health Practitioners18.1437740
Clothing Stores18.1437720
Freight Transportation Arrangement18.1437720
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists18.1337710
Business Support Services18.1337700
Landscaping Services18.0837600
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries18.0137450
Forestry and Logging17.9937420
Logging17.9937420
Vocational Rehabilitation Services17.9837400
Motion Picture and Video Industries17.9337290
Special Food Services17.9137260
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned17.9137250
Truck Transportation17.8837190
Building Material and Supplies Dealers17.8737160
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services17.8737160
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing17.8537120
Other Textile Product Mills17.8237060
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly17.8137050
Furniture Stores17.7536920
Individual and Family Services17.7536920
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills17.7536910
Home Health Care Services17.7536910
Gambling Industries17.7336880
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers17.7136830
Wood Product Manufacturing17.6936800
General Freight Trucking17.6836780
Social Assistance17.6236640
Repair and Maintenance17.5336450
Personal and Laundry Services17.4936370
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores17.4736340
Other Wood Product Manufacturing17.4336250
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing17.436180
Personal Care Services17.436180
Casino Hotels17.3636100
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores17.3536080
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing17.2435860
Direct Selling Establishments17.2335850
Support Activities for Rail Transportation17.2335850
Textile Product Mills17.2235820
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores17.1635690
Textile Mills17.1435660
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities17.0535460
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair17.0535460
Fabric Mills16.9335220
Animal Slaughtering and Processing16.8435040
Sawmills and Wood Preservation16.8335000
Telephone Call Centers16.7634850
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores16.7334800
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers16.6934720
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting16.5934510
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers16.5634450
Home Furnishings Stores16.5234350
Grocery Stores16.4834270
Food and Beverage Stores16.4734260
Textile Furnishings Mills16.4134120
Department Stores16.4134120
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry16.3934090
General Rental Centers16.2933890
Support Activities for Crop Production16.2733840
Support Activities for Road Transportation16.2633820
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance16.2433780
Automotive Repair and Maintenance15.8933050
Specialty Food Stores15.8432940
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores15.5432320
Child Day Care Services15.532250
Drycleaning and Laundry Services15.4332090
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers15.4132050
Apparel Knitting Mills15.432040
Gasoline Stations15.131410
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores14.9431080
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers14.9131020
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.9529010
Offices of Chiropractors13.5728230

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