Highest Paying Industries for Sales Representatives, Services

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage65.52136270
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities63.21131480
Other Financial Investment Activities57.11118790
Securities and Commodity Exchanges54.35113050
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers49.29102520
Other Investment Pools and Funds47.1698080
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing46.6597040
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing45.8895440
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences45.1193830
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles44.792980
Scientific Research and Development Services44.0191550
Pipeline Transportation43.9391380
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas43.4990450
Coal Mining42.2687900
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing42.2187790
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing41.6186550
Oil and Gas Extraction41.5286350
Inland Water Transportation41.4686240
Natural Gas Distribution4185280
Engineering Services40.8584970
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction40.4384100
Mining40.1283460
Support Activities for Mining40.0283240
Mining (except Oil and Gas)39.1181340
Computer Systems Design and Related Services38.9180920
Finance and Insurance38.880710
Software Publishers38.7880650
Utilities38.5980260
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying38.4279910
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers38.3979840
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction38.3779820
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution38.3779810
Management of Companies and Enterprises38.379660
Paper Manufacturing38.179260
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing38.179260
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services38.0479110
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing37.6278250
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing37.5578100
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing37.5478070
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers37.1677290
Support Activities for Water Transportation36.9776890
Nonresidential Building Construction36.9376810
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds36.9176760
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers36.5876080
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing36.575930
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing36.4175740
Rail Transportation36.4175730
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing36.2175310
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities36.1575180
Motion Picture and Video Industries36.0875050
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services36.0875040
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries35.8374530
Other Insurance Related Activities35.7474330
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)35.6874220
Machinery Manufacturing35.6174060
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services35.4173650
Nondepository Credit Intermediation35.3973610
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers35.3373490
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing35.1873170
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing35.1773150
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction35.1373070
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation35.1173030
Utility System Construction35.0372860
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing35.0372860
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing34.9972780
Postal Service (federal government)34.9672710
Federal government, including the US Postal Service34.9672710
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation34.9572700
Furniture Stores34.7472250
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing34.7372240
Other Information Services34.7172190
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers34.5971940
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers34.5771900
Support Activities for Air Transportation34.5571860
Chemical Manufacturing34.4671670
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing34.4471630
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities34.4371610
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services34.2771290
Satellite Telecommunications34.1571030
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services34.0470800
Basic Chemical Manufacturing33.6269930
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing33.4769610
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors33.4469560
Wholesale Trade33.469460
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods33.3769400
Primary Metal Manufacturing33.3669380
Sound Recording Industries33.269050
All industries, private ownership only33.1368900
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers33.1168880
All industries33.1168870
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services33.0968820
Land Subdivision33.0768800
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors32.9968610
Other Building Equipment Contractors32.9468520
Television Broadcasting32.9168460
Roofing Contractors32.8768360
Testing Laboratories32.8368280
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services32.868220
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing32.7868180
Building Equipment Contractors32.6968000
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services32.6667940
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned32.6667930
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)32.6467890
Freight Transportation Arrangement32.667800
Facilities Support Services32.5967790
Support Activities for Transportation32.5767740
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers32.5667710
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories32.3567300
Office Administrative Services32.2567070
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers32.2367040
Automobile Dealers32.266970
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors32.1466860
Nonscheduled Air Transportation32.1566860
Specialized Design Services31.9566460
Support Activities for Rail Transportation31.8666280
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores31.8566240
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing31.7365990
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing31.6665850
Legal Services31.4965510
Masonry Contractors31.4265350
Activities Related to Real Estate31.2665020
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction31.2665010
Insurance Carriers31.2264940
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities31.264900
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing31.1664820
Specialty Trade Contractors31.0564590
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
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities30.9464360
Construction30.9264320
Other Support Activities for Transportation30.8564180
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities30.8564170
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors30.8464140
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers30.864060
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing30.7864030
General Freight Trucking30.6863810
Manufacturing30.6363710
Transportation and Warehousing30.5863610
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages30.5763590
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing30.4863400
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)30.4663350
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry30.4363300
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned30.2963000
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods30.2462890
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting30.2362880
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers30.262810
Couriers and Messengers30.1962800
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank30.1562710
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing30.1462690
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing3062410
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition29.9962390
Depository Credit Intermediation29.9862360
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations29.9562300
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing29.9262230
Truck Transportation29.962190
Printing and Related Support Activities29.8962160
Ambulance Services29.8662110
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers29.8562090
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors29.8362040
Construction of Buildings29.861990
Rental and Leasing Services29.7961970
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers29.7461860
Warehousing and Storage29.7261810
Other Support Services29.7261810
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing29.7161800
Air Transportation29.6561670
Waste Management and Remediation Services29.6361620
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned29.661580
Other Telecommunications29.5561470
Home Furnishings Stores29.5161390
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers29.5161380
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers29.4761300
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing29.4461240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.4461240
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations29.4261190
Hospitals, Privately owned29.3761090
Food Manufacturing29.3761080
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing29.3160960
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers29.2860900
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.2160760
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)29.1360580
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing29.1260570
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing29.1160550
Educational Support Services, Privately owned29.1160540
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers29.0860480
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing29.0560430
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance2960320
Scheduled Air Transportation28.9860280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned28.9360170
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)28.9260160
Building Finishing Contractors28.9260150
Specialized Freight Trucking28.8459980
Information28.8459980
Social Advocacy Organizations28.8159930
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing28.7959890
Water, Sewage and Other Systems28.7859860
Radio and Television Broadcasting28.7659820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)28.6659610
Telecommunications28.6259530
Employment Services28.5859450
Broadcasting (except Internet)28.5359350
Wired Telecommunications Carriers28.5359340
Direct Selling Establishments28.559290
Support Activities for Animal Production28.4659200
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing28.4559170
Machine Shops28.4459150
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing28.2858820
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)28.2658780
Real Estate28.2358730
Outpatient Care Centers28.2258690
Water Transportation28.258670
Residential Building Construction28.0558350
Waste Treatment and Disposal28.0258290
Other Specialty Trade Contractors27.9558140
Drywall and Insulation Contractors27.9158050
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other27.8257860
Rubber Product Manufacturing27.7957800
Home Health Care Services27.7657750
Educational Services, Privately owned27.7557710
Ambulatory Health Care Services27.7557710
Lessors of Real Estate27.7357680
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)27.657410
Grantmaking and Giving Services27.557210
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services27.4357050
Support Activities for Road Transportation27.4157010
General Rental Centers27.3956960
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations27.3556880
Offices of Physicians27.1656480
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing27.0856340
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)26.9456020
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps26.9356010
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers26.9356000
Repair and Maintenance26.9256000
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers26.8855910
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores26.8655870
Cable and Other Subscription Programming26.8255780
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures26.855740
Waste Collection26.755540
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services26.6655460
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services26.6555430
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing26.6455400
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing26.6255370
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service26.655330
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)26.5555230
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned26.5255170
Investigation and Security Services26.555110
Security Systems Services26.4455000
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.4154940
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events26.3454780
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance26.354710
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)26.2854660
Educational Services, Local government owned26.2854650
Miscellaneous Store Retailers26.2554610
Business Support Services26.2554600
Other Residential Care Facilities26.1854460
Nonstore Retailers26.1754440
Hospitals, Local government owned26.154290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned26.154290
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing26.0954270
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers26.0454160
Miscellaneous Manufacturing25.9653990
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media25.8853830
Child Day Care Services25.8553770
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers25.8453740
Local Messengers and Local Delivery25.8353730
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists25.7953650
Publishing Industries (except Internet)25.7853620
Federal, State, and Local Government25.7853620
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.7853620
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)25.7653580
Apparel Manufacturing25.7553560
Local government, including schools and hospitals25.6953430
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation25.6853410
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses25.6353310
Radio Broadcasting25.5953230
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers25.5853210
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing25.5753190
Junior colleges, Privately owned25.4152850
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land25.452830
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing25.352630
Taxi and Limousine Service25.2752560
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)25.2752550
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities25.2552510
Drycleaning and Laundry Services25.2152430
Other Food Manufacturing25.1552300
Florists25.1452290
Photographic Services25.1352260
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned25.152200
Landscaping Services2552000
Plastics Product Manufacturing24.9251840
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned24.9251830
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation24.8851760
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities24.8451670
Special Food Services24.8451670
Vocational Rehabilitation Services24.8151600
Accommodation24.7551490
Traveler Accommodation24.7351440
Full-Service Restaurants24.751380
Junior colleges, Local government owned24.751370
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)24.6451250
Accommodation and Food Services24.6251210
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.5451050
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals24.4550860
Vending Machine Operators24.4450840
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services24.4450830
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly24.3850720
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers24.3750680
Administrative and Support Services24.2450420
Exterminating and Pest Control Services24.2350400
Automotive Repair and Maintenance24.1850290
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing24.1450200
Amusement Parks and Arcades24.1350190
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries24.1150140
Food Services and Drinking Places24.0950120
Services to Buildings and Dwellings24.0149940
Junior colleges, State government owned23.9549810
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 Repair23.849490
Consumer Goods Rental23.7749450
State government, including schools and hospitals23.6549200
Telephone Call Centers23.6249130
Health and Personal Care Stores23.6249120
Gasoline Stations23.5649010
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance23.5348930
Restaurants and Other Eating Places23.4448750
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation23.3648600
Social Assistance23.0647960
Sporting Goods Stores22.9947830
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water22.9747780
Pharmacies and Drug Stores22.9247660
Spectator Sports22.8747570
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing22.7347270
Beverage Manufacturing22.7347270
Charter Bus Industry22.6247040
Retail Trade22.5846960
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers22.5646930
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities22.5346860
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers22.5246840
Other Wood Product Manufacturing22.5146830
Wood Product Manufacturing22.3546480
Individual and Family Services22.3446470
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers22.1246000
Casino Hotels21.9545650
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing21.745140
Educational Services, State government owned21.6945120
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing21.6445010
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores21.6445010
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores21.5644850
Other Personal Services21.4944690
Death Care Services21.4444590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned21.4344570
Building Material and Supplies Dealers21.3844460
Veterinary Services21.3644430
Newspaper Publishers21.344310
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers21.2544200
Performing Arts Companies21.1744040
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation21.1343940
Personal and Laundry Services21.0643810
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters20.9743610
Offices of Other Health Practitioners20.8743410
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing20.5842820
Food and Beverage Stores20.2442110
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation20.1141820
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance19.9941580
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities19.8641300
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services19.8241230
Other General Merchandise Stores19.7841140
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries19.7741120
Used Merchandise Stores19.7341040
Grocery Stores19.740980
General Merchandise Stores19.6840930
Civic and Social Organizations19.5740710
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores19.5440630
Electronics and Appliance Stores19.4840520
Religious Organizations19.3440240
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers19.3240190
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services19.2840110
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores19.2239970
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries19.239930
Offices of Optometrists19.139720
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners19.0639650
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers19.0539630
Travel Agencies18.4538370
Gambling Industries18.3538160
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions18.1537750
Offices of Dentists18.0137460
Offices of Chiropractors17.7136830
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation17.2535870
Personal Care Services16.5434400
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)12.8626740

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