Highest Paying Industries for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing48.53100930
Other Financial Investment Activities48.34100540
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities47.4998790
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage46.296090
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing45.8895440
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences44.6192790
Pipeline Transportation43.6890850
Scientific Research and Development Services43.5790630
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas43.4990450
Oil and Gas Extraction42.3988170
Coal Mining42.2687900
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing42.2187790
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing41.8587060
Inland Water Transportation41.4686240
Engineering Services41.2785840
Mining40.1883580
Support Activities for Mining40.0183210
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction39.7582680
Securities and Commodity Exchanges39.1181350
Mining (except Oil and Gas)39.1181340
Computer Systems Design and Related Services38.9180930
Software Publishers38.8880880
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers38.4679990
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying38.4279910
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles38.4179900
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction38.3779820
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services38.3279700
Paper Manufacturing38.179260
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing38.179260
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds38.0279070
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing37.6278250
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing37.5578100
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution37.4477880
Support Activities for Water Transportation36.9776890
Nonresidential Building Construction36.9376820
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services36.876540
Utilities36.5876080
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers36.5876080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services36.5776070
Rail Transportation36.5676040
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing36.4175740
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities36.475710
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing36.2175310
Natural Gas Distribution36.1575200
Machinery Manufacturing35.8374530
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)35.4273670
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing35.3573530
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers35.3173440
Support Activities for Air Transportation35.2873370
Furniture Stores35.2773350
Other Information Services35.2673330
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing35.2473300
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing35.2473290
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers35.1873180
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction35.0172830
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing34.9972780
Postal Service (federal government)34.9672710
Federal government, including the US Postal Service34.9672710
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages34.8672500
Utility System Construction34.7972370
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers34.7772330
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing34.7372240
Motion Picture and Video Industries34.6772120
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities34.4371610
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities34.4271580
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services34.2871290
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries34.2571240
Nonscheduled Air Transportation34.2571230
Satellite Telecommunications34.1571030
Other Insurance Related Activities34.0870880
Travel Agencies33.9370570
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services33.8870480
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers33.8470380
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing33.6970070
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing33.6970070
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities33.5469760
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing33.4769610
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors33.4469560
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods33.3769400
Primary Metal Manufacturing33.3669380
Basic Chemical Manufacturing33.3369330
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers33.2769200
Legal Services33.2169090
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers33.1168880
Land Subdivision33.0968820
Publishing Industries (except Internet)33.0668770
Finance and Insurance33.0268680
Office Administrative Services33.0268680
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors32.9968610
Other Building Equipment Contractors32.9468520
Wholesale Trade32.8868400
Roofing Contractors32.8768360
Testing Laboratories32.8568340
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing32.8268260
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services32.7268060
Building Equipment Contractors32.768010
Facilities Support Services32.6867980
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services32.6867970
Chemical Manufacturing32.6667940
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned32.6667930
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)32.6467900
Support Activities for Transportation32.6367870
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers32.6167840
Freight Transportation Arrangement32.6167830
Insurance Carriers32.5967790
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories32.3567300
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors32.1666900
Management of Companies and Enterprises32.0366610
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores32.0166570
Activities Related to Real Estate31.9466440
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services31.9266390
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation31.966360
Support Activities for Rail Transportation31.8666280
Sound Recording Industries31.7766080
Specialized Design Services31.7566040
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing31.6665850
Masonry Contractors31.4265350
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing31.365100
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction31.2665010
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing31.2264940
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing31.1964870
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers31.1564790
Specialty Trade Contractors31.0664600
Support Activities for Crop Production31.0164500
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance30.9764420
Couriers and Express Delivery Services30.9664400
Construction30.9264320
Other Support Activities for Transportation30.8564180
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors30.8364130
Transportation and Warehousing30.7964040
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing30.7864030
Air Transportation30.7263890
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition30.7263890
Manufacturing30.763850
General Freight Trucking30.6863810
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)30.4663350
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry30.4363300
Nondepository Credit Intermediation30.3763180
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned30.2963000
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing30.2762960
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting30.2362880
Couriers and Messengers30.1962800
Information30.1662730
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations30.1462690
Printing and Related Support Activities30.1162620
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations30.1162620
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities29.9862360
Truck Transportation29.962190
Ambulance Services29.8662110
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors29.8362040
Rental and Leasing Services29.8262040
Construction of Buildings29.8162010
All industries, private ownership only29.861990
Scheduled Air Transportation29.7961970
All industries29.7961960
Other Support Services29.7961950
Warehousing and Storage29.7361830
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing29.7161800
Waste Management and Remediation Services29.6261610
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned29.661580
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers29.5661490
Other Telecommunications29.5661490
Home Furnishings Stores29.5561470
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)29.5161390
Educational Support Services, Privately owned29.4961340
Hospitals, Privately owned29.4761300
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing29.4461240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.4461240
Real Estate29.4361210
Water Transportation29.4161170
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.3561040
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing29.3160960
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers29.2260790
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing29.1760670
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing29.1760670
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing29.1260570
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing29.1160550
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation29.160530
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers29.0860480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned29.0860480
Food Manufacturing29.0360380
Social Advocacy Organizations29.0160330
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing2960320
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance2960320
Building Finishing Contractors28.9360180
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)28.9260160
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing28.8660030
Direct Selling Establishments28.8560020
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)28.8660020
Specialized Freight Trucking28.8459980
Water, Sewage and Other Systems28.7859860
Telecommunications28.7259730
Wired Telecommunications Carriers28.6959680
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers28.6859650
Depository Credit Intermediation28.6359560
Employment Services28.659480
Television Broadcasting28.5559380
Support Activities for Animal Production28.4659200
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing28.4559170
Machine Shops28.4459150
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers28.3959060
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing28.2858820
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)28.2758800
Outpatient Care Centers28.2758800
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods28.2358710
Lessors of Real Estate28.1458530
Residential Building Construction28.0658370
Waste Treatment and Disposal28.0258290
Other Specialty Trade Contractors27.9558140
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers27.9558130
Drywall and Insulation Contractors27.9158050
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other27.8257860
Educational Services, Privately owned27.8157850
Rubber Product Manufacturing27.7957800
Home Health Care Services27.7757770
Ambulatory Health Care Services27.7557710
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)27.757610
General Rental Centers27.6657540
Automobile Dealers27.4657110
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services27.4257030
Support Activities for Road Transportation27.4157010
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing27.3856960
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations27.3356840
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services27.2856750
Administrative and Support Services27.1556470
Offices of Physicians27.1156380
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing27.0756320
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores26.9956140
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)26.9556060
Repair and Maintenance26.9456030
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps26.9356010
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers26.9356000
Miscellaneous Store Retailers26.9155970
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation26.8655860
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers26.855750
Educational Services, Local government owned26.7955730
Hospitals, Local government owned26.7855710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned26.7855710
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services26.6955520
Waste Collection26.6955520
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services26.6555430
Radio and Television Broadcasting26.6455410
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing26.6455400
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing26.6255370
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)26.5555230
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned26.5255170
Investigation and Security Services26.5155140
Security Systems Services26.4455000
Nonstore Retailers26.3754840
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance26.3754840
Business Support Services26.3554810
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)26.3454790
Broadcasting (except Internet)26.2754650
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service26.2754640
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers26.2354560
Other Residential Care Facilities26.1854460
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers26.1654410
Cable and Other Subscription Programming26.1154300
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing26.0954270
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services25.9653990
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media25.8853830
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals25.8753800
Child Day Care Services25.8553770
Local Messengers and Local Delivery25.8353730
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers25.8353730
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists25.8253710
Radio Broadcasting25.8153690
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses25.7953650
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)25.7653580
Apparel Manufacturing25.7553560
Miscellaneous Manufacturing25.7153470
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers25.6853420
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers25.6753400
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land25.6553350
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing25.5753190
Local government, including schools and hospitals25.4552940
Junior colleges, Privately owned25.4152850
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events25.3952820
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)25.3452710
Junior colleges, Local government owned25.3352680
Grantmaking and Giving Services25.3252660
Taxi and Limousine Service25.2752560
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities25.2552510
Drycleaning and Laundry Services25.2152430
Other Food Manufacturing25.1552300
Florists25.1452290
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures25.1452290
Photographic Services25.1252250
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned25.152200
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation25.0452080
Accommodation25.0352060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned2552010
Traveler Accommodation25.0152010
Landscaping Services2552000
Plastics Product Manufacturing24.9251840
Accommodation and Food Services24.8551690
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities24.8551680
Special Food Services24.8451670
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing24.7951570
Full-Service Restaurants24.7351440
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.7251420
Federal, State, and Local Government24.6551270
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.6551270
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)24.5851140
Vocational Rehabilitation Services24.5751100
Vending Machine Operators24.4450840
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly24.3950730
Exterminating and Pest Control Services24.2350400
Automotive Repair and Maintenance24.1950310
Food Services and Drinking Places24.1750280
Amusement Parks and Arcades24.1450210
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing24.1450200
Services to Buildings and Dwellings24.0149940
Charter Bus Industry23.949710
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation23.8849680
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)23.8849660
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned23.8849660
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing23.8549610
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities23.8349570
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair23.849510
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries23.849500
Consumer Goods Rental23.7949490
Telephone Call Centers23.849490
Restaurants and Other Eating Places23.6249130
Health and Personal Care Stores23.6249120
Gasoline Stations23.5649010
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance23.5348930
Junior colleges, State government owned23.3948650
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water23.148050
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers23.0647960
Social Assistance22.9847800
Pharmacies and Drug Stores22.9247660
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers22.947620
Spectator Sports22.947620
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing22.6747150
Beverage Manufacturing22.6747150
Other Wood Product Manufacturing22.5146830
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities22.546810
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores22.4346640
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores22.3846550
Wood Product Manufacturing22.3546480
State government, including schools and hospitals22.3146410
Individual and Family Services22.2646310
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.246170
Educational Services, State government owned22.0845940
Casino Hotels22.0745900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned21.8945530
Retail Trade21.6745070
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing21.6445010
Other Personal Services21.4944700
Death Care Services21.4144540
Performing Arts Companies21.444510
Building Material and Supplies Dealers21.3844460
Veterinary Services21.3644430
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing21.3144320
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers21.2644210
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters21.1944080
Personal and Laundry Services21.0543790
Newspaper Publishers20.9543580
Offices of Other Health Practitioners20.8943460
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation20.8743410
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing20.5842820
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services20.4542540
Food and Beverage Stores20.342220
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers20.2842180
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation20.1141820
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance19.9941580
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities19.8641300
Other General Merchandise Stores19.7841150
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries19.7741120
Grocery Stores19.7441060
Used Merchandise Stores19.7341040
General Merchandise Stores19.6840940
Civic and Social Organizations19.5440640
Electronics and Appliance Stores19.4840520
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores19.4740490
Offices of Optometrists19.3440220
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores19.2740070
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries19.1939920
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers19.1839900
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners19.0639650
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers19.0539630
Religious Organizations18.5438570
Gambling Industries18.2838030
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions18.1537760
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers18.137660
Offices of Dentists18.0137460
Offices of Chiropractors17.7136830
Personal Care Services16.5434400
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)12.8626740

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