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Highest Paying Industries for Property, Real Estate Managers

The top 100 highest paying industries for property, real estate managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $172,040, metal ore mining is the highest paying industry for property, real estate managers. It is followed by machinery manufacturing industry (average annual salary $131,240). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of property, real estate managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Property, Real Estate Managers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Metal Ore Mining
$172,040
n/a
2 Machinery Manufacturing
$131,240
30
3 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$129,070
70
4 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$118,090
70
5 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$117,630
70
6 Telecommunications
$113,700
180
7 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$110,200
110
8 Scientific Research and Development Services
$110,200
110
9 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$108,500
60
10 Natural Gas Distribution
$107,800
80
11 Pipeline Transportation
$107,250
60
12 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$101,870
100
13 Depository Credit Intermediation
$101,350
660
14 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$99,820
80
15 Educational Services - Local government owned
$99,060
120
16 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$98,450
90
17 Religious Organizations
$98,060
140
18 Mining
$97,910
1,300
19 Insurance Carriers
$97,160
150
20 Oil and Gas Extraction
$97,160
1,050
21 Federal government, including USPS
$96,180
680
22 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$96,010
680
23 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$95,080
1,110
24 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$94,330
30
25 Transportation and Warehousing
$94,050
300
26 Scheduled Air Transportation
$93,490
60
27 Air Transportation
$93,490
60
28 Utilities
$93,350
280
29 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$92,990
40
30 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$92,290
220
31 Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$90,980
40
32 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$90,390
40
33 Rail Transportation
$89,760
130
34 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$89,590
250
35 Finance and Insurance
$88,340
1,830
36 Educational Services - Privately owned
$88,170
270
37 Educational Services
$87,750
750
38 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$87,090
70
39 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$86,880
n/a
40 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$86,290
610
41 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$85,680
190
42 Manufacturing
$85,610
290
43 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$84,930
60
44 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$84,190
350
45 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$84,040
260
46 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$83,930
390
47 Educational Services - State government owned
$83,520
360
48 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$82,320
230
49 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$82,310
5,970
50 Hospitals - Privately owned
$82,110
260
51 Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$81,250
70
52 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$81,200
300
53 Other Investment Pools and Funds
$80,310
60
54 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$80,160
30
55 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$78,830
40
56 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$76,100
320
57 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$75,470
440
58 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$75,340
40
59 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$73,690
n/a
60 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$73,210
40
61 Utility System Construction
$73,040
n/a
62 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$70,980
430
63 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$70,970
60
64 Other Financial Investment Activities
$69,540
410
65 Nonresidential Building Construction
$69,420
540
66 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$69,370
2,280
67 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$69,290
250
68 Individual and Family Services
$69,200
310
69 Engineering Services
$68,670
220
70 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$68,600
130
71 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$67,450
9,500
72 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$66,500
8,970
73 Federal, State, and Local Government
$66,500
8,970
74 Retail Trade
$66,490
110
75 Facilities Support Services
$66,230
90
76 State government, including schools and hospitals
$65,130
1,520
77 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$65,050
7,290
78 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,500
7,150
79 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$64,180
3,070
80 Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$63,920
100
81 Land Subdivision
$63,390
2,900
82 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$63,160
1,250
83 Construction
$63,090
5,320
84 Construction of Buildings
$62,890
2,140
85 Wholesale Trade
$60,940
110
86 Residential Building Construction
$60,720
1,600
87 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$60,460
90
88 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$59,660
200
89 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,510
1,140
90 Rooming and Boarding Houses
$58,130
90
91 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$57,560
160
92 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$56,920
70
93 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$56,500
n/a
94 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$55,750
130
95 Civic and Social Organizations
$55,430
190
96 Personal and Laundry Services
$54,200
150
97 Health Care and Social Assistance
$54,140
2,110
98 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$54,080
1,900
99 Administrative and Support Services
$54,040
1,900
100 Death Care Services
$53,990
140
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