Highest Paying Industries for Sales and Related Workers, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution38.0779180
Natural Gas Distribution37.2777510
Engineering Services34.571750
Postal Service (federal government)33.4969660
Federal government, including the US Postal Service33.4969660
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)3368630
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services31.4365360
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers3062390
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing29.3260990
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing28.8760060
Couriers and Messengers28.6159510
Mining (except Oil and Gas)28.4359130
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation27.8958010
Other Information Services27.6357460
Insurance Carriers27.4157010
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)27.457000
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)27.1456460
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals27.1256420
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences26.8855910
Other Financial Investment Activities26.8455830
Scientific Research and Development Services26.8155760
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers26.7355600
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing26.7155550
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages26.7155550
Support Activities for Transportation26.6855500
Freight Transportation Arrangement26.4354970
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing26.3354770
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities26.2454580
Software Publishers26.1454370
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities26.1454370
State government, including schools and hospitals25.8753810
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers25.8753800
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage25.8253710
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing25.6553350
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers25.6453320
Home Health Care Services25.3252660
Basic Chemical Manufacturing25.2352480
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing25.1152230
Miscellaneous Manufacturing25.152210
Computer Systems Design and Related Services25.0452080
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.0352060
Federal, State, and Local Government25.0252050
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.0252050
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing24.8151610
Wired Telecommunications Carriers24.7151400
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities24.6951350
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers24.651160
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing24.2850500
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities24.2550440
Chemical Manufacturing24.1350180
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services2449920
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing23.9149730
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance23.8149530
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing23.7449370
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers23.6349150
Specialized Design Services23.6149110
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)23.649080
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned23.649080
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly23.5649010
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories23.4848840
Paper Manufacturing23.4448760
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing23.3248510
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing23.3148480
Transportation and Warehousing23.2748400
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing23.2248300
Nonresidential Building Construction23.0948030
Management of Companies and Enterprises23.0848020
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.0547950
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing22.8147450
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers22.7747370
Hospitals, Privately owned22.6947190
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers22.4346660
Motion Picture and Video Industries22.4246640
Facilities Support Services22.4146600
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.3846560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services22.3846550
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods22.3446470
Ambulatory Health Care Services22.2946360
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing22.2746330
Furniture Stores22.2746320
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing22.2446260
Beverage Manufacturing22.2446260
Outpatient Care Centers22.0945960
Office Administrative Services22.0645880
Building Equipment Contractors2245750
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services21.9345620
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing21.8845500
Wholesale Trade21.8745490
Machinery Manufacturing21.8345410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned21.6244970
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing21.6144950
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned21.5244760
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing21.4844680
Finance and Insurance21.4544620
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services21.4244550
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers21.4144530
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries21.444510
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services21.444510
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.3344370
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.2344150
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing21.2244130
Business Support Services21.1343960
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.0743830
Educational Services, State government owned20.9943660
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying20.9543580
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services20.9543570
Telephone Call Centers20.9543570
Warehousing and Storage20.9443550
Construction of Buildings20.9343530
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers20.8943450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned20.8843430
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.8643390
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.8143280
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)20.7843210
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors20.7743200
Miscellaneous Store Retailers20.7343130
Legal Services20.7343110
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers20.6142860
Grantmaking and Giving Services20.5942820
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers20.5842800
Publishing Industries (except Internet)20.5542730
Other Telecommunications20.5242670
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers20.4242470
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers20.3842390
Rental and Leasing Services20.3642350
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses20.3542340
Depository Credit Intermediation20.3342280
Plastics Product Manufacturing20.2442100
Residential Building Construction20.2342080
Other Insurance Related Activities20.1641940
Travel Agencies20.141800
Other Support Services20.0641730
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing20.0241640
Offices of Physicians20.0141630
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers19.9841560
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods19.9841550
Food Manufacturing19.8241220
Television Broadcasting19.7841150
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.7741120
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing19.7641110
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)19.6640900
Health and Personal Care Stores19.6640890
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers19.5340630
Gambling Industries19.5140570
Other Food Manufacturing19.4840530
Nonstore Retailers19.4640470
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities19.4440430
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.4240400
Cable and Other Subscription Programming19.3940320
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing19.3140160
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.3140160
Educational Services, Privately owned19.2640050
Clothing Stores19.2340000
Administrative and Support Services19.1939910
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services19.1739880
Automobile Dealers19.0939720
Specialty Trade Contractors19.0439610
Broadcasting (except Internet)19.0439610
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events19.0139540
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers18.9139330
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers18.939320
Waste Collection18.8439190
Radio and Television Broadcasting18.8439180
Civic and Social Organizations18.8239150
Apparel Manufacturing18.839110
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing18.839110
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers18.7839070
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers18.6338740
Traveler Accommodation18.5138500
General Rental Centers18.4938460
Radio Broadcasting18.4138300
Amusement Parks and Arcades18.3938260
Special Food Services18.438260
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services18.3738200
All industries18.2938050
All industries, private ownership only18.2137890
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services18.1737800
Waste Management and Remediation Services18.1237690
Newspaper Publishers18.0837610
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing18.0637570
Activities Related to Real Estate17.9937430
Junior colleges, Local government owned17.8537120
Vending Machine Operators17.7836980
Casino Hotels17.7536920
General Freight Trucking17.736810
Employment Services17.736810
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores17.6336680
Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.6336660
Building Finishing Contractors17.5936580
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations17.4936380
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries17.4836360
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing17.4636320
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.4336240
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing17.436200
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)17.436190
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation17.335980
Consumer Goods Rental17.2935960
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries17.2735920
Repair and Maintenance17.2635910
Educational Services, Local government owned17.135570
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers17.0935550
Truck Transportation17.0735500
Waste Treatment and Disposal17.0335410
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.0135370
Drycleaning and Laundry Services16.9735290
Building Material and Supplies Dealers16.8835120
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores16.8435040
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations16.8335010
Specialized Freight Trucking16.7834900
Accommodation and Food Services16.7434820
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers16.7334800
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers16.5134350
Spectator Sports16.4834280
Services to Buildings and Dwellings16.3433990
Social Advocacy Organizations16.3133930
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores16.2533800
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions16.1933670
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16.1633600
Home Furnishings Stores15.9333140
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)15.8833030
Real Estate15.8132880
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries15.7632780
Direct Selling Establishments15.4332090
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities15.3731980
Social Assistance15.1731550
Food Services and Drinking Places15.1531510
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores15.0631320
Individual and Family Services1531210
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.9731130
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned14.9731130
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance14.9431080
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers14.8330840
Lessors of Real Estate14.7430660
Performing Arts Companies14.7330640
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers14.7130590
Automotive Repair and Maintenance14.4730090
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors14.4430040
Retail Trade14.1629450
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.1329390
Educational Support Services, Privately owned14.1329390
Department Stores14.0429210
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores13.9128920
Personal and Laundry Services13.7128520
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores13.6428370
Sporting Goods Stores13.5128100
Personal Care Services13.4628000
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores13.4227920
Vocational Rehabilitation Services13.1927440
Grocery Stores13.1527360
Food and Beverage Stores13.1427320
Other Personal Services13.0127060
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)12.9827010
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned12.9827010
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services12.9426910
Taxi and Limousine Service12.9126850
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters12.8226650
Photographic Services12.7826580
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation12.7626550
Used Merchandise Stores12.5926180
General Merchandise Stores12.3225630
Restaurants and Other Eating Places11.8824700
Other General Merchandise Stores11.7924530
Death Care Services10.8722610
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance9.319340
Full-Service Restaurants8.7618210

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