Highest Paying Industries for Woodworkers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Scientific Research and Development Services28.2458740
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences28.2458740
Federal Executive Branch24.5751100
Federal government, including the US Postal Service24.5751100
Hospitals, Privately owned23.2348320
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned23.2348320
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.9147650
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.9147650
Federal, State, and Local Government22.8447500
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.8447500
Support Activities for Air Transportation22.1546070
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.0745900
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation21.9845730
Building Equipment Contractors21.7245180
Other Building Equipment Contractors21.6545030
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing21.6445020
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services21.3244350
Educational Services, State government owned20.5542740
Support Activities for Transportation20.5242690
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills20.4242460
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.442440
Nonresidential Building Construction20.3442310
State government, including schools and hospitals20.3142250
Engineering Services20.2342070
Other Support Services20.2242060
Used Merchandise Stores20.1741950
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers20.1441900
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.9641520
Management of Companies and Enterprises19.9341460
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers19.4640480
Foundries19.340150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19.2239980
Construction of Buildings19.0739670
Drywall and Insulation Contractors18.939320
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing18.7338950
Residential Building Construction18.5938670
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)18.5838640
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.2637980
Primary Metal Manufacturing18.1837810
Paper Manufacturing17.9637350
Miscellaneous Store Retailers17.9337300
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing17.8637160
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing17.8537120
Local government, including schools and hospitals17.7436900
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals17.7336890
Transportation and Warehousing17.6636730
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing17.6336670
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing17.5236450
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)17.4436280
Specialized Design Services17.3636120
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned17.335990
Machinery Manufacturing17.2835950
Educational Services, Local government owned17.1235610
Automotive Repair and Maintenance17.0635490
Ship and Boat Building16.9835320
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair16.8234980
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing16.7634860
Rental and Leasing Services16.7634860
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing16.7634850
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.7234770
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.6934720
Construction16.6534640
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing16.4734250
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.2933890
Building Finishing Contractors16.2433790
Specialty Trade Contractors16.2233750
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing16.1333540
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers16.1133500
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing1633290
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services15.9433160
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.832860
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.7332710
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing15.7132680
Warehousing and Storage15.732660
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing15.6932640
Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.6632570
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing15.5832400
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing15.4732180
Social Assistance15.4232080
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing15.2831780
Furniture Stores15.2531720
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers15.2531710
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing15.231610
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing15.1931600
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)15.1531500
Repair and Maintenance15.1431490
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance15.131400
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.0231240
Retail Trade14.9831160
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores14.8230810
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers14.830790
Building Material and Supplies Dealers14.830790
Vocational Rehabilitation Services14.7930750
All industries14.7830740
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors14.7730730
All industries, private ownership only14.7430650
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing14.730580
Plastics Product Manufacturing14.730570
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing14.6930560
Manufacturing14.6730510
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance14.4930130
Other Specialty Trade Contractors14.3529850
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction14.2429630
Utility System Construction14.229540
Nonstore Retailers14.1129350
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing14.0829290
Printing and Related Support Activities14.0829280
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods14.0529230
Wholesale Trade14.0429200
Sawmills and Wood Preservation1429110
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing13.928910
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers13.8628830
Truck Transportation13.7528590
Specialized Freight Trucking13.7528590
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting13.7328560
Wood Product Manufacturing13.7128510
Other Support Activities for Transportation13.7128510
Forestry and Logging13.728490
Logging13.728490
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers13.6628420
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing13.5228130
Other Wood Product Manufacturing13.4928060
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services13.1127270
Administrative and Support Services13.1127260
Employment Services12.9326900
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods12.0425040
Home Furnishings Stores11.9724900
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers11.3923680
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.3523610

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