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Highest Paying Industries for Management Analysts

The top 100 highest paying industries for management analysts (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 $153,680, other transit and ground passenger transportation is the highest paying industry for management analysts. It is followed by software publishers industry (average annual salary $109,100). 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 management analysts in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Management Analysts

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$153,680
n/a
2 Software Publishers
$109,100
5,950
3 Other Investment Pools and Funds
$105,380
n/a
4 Food Services and Drinking Places
$104,700
150
5 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$104,280
7,070
6 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$103,040
100
7 Clothing Stores
$99,990
50
8 Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$99,430
190
9 Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$99,340
1,010
10 Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$98,510
150
11 Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$96,530
n/a
12 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$96,490
850
13 Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$96,080
n/a
14 Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$95,880
100
15 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$95,500
310
16 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$95,340
6,740
17 Scientific Research and Development Services
$93,940
7,700
18 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$93,610
3,940
19 Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$92,800
140
20 Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$92,410
220
21 Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$92,270
100
22 Other Information Services
$91,960
1,530
23 Land Subdivision
$91,570
150
24 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$91,160
400
25 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$91,000
5,160
26 Engineering Services
$90,880
9,040
27 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$90,700
1,010
28 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$90,290
450
29 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$90,120
9,840
30 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$90,070
2,600
31 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$89,950
34,510
32 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$89,750
360
33 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$89,740
70
34 Information
$89,520
19,920
35 Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$89,220
180
36 Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$89,120
n/a
37 Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$89,070
190
38 Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$88,790
60
39 Radio Broadcasting
$88,580
40
40 Oil and Gas Extraction
$88,420
1,220
41 Radio and Television Broadcasting
$87,960
310
42 Television Broadcasting
$87,870
n/a
43 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$87,850
260
44 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$87,810
8,970
45 Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$87,760
n/a
46 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$87,490
8,430
47 Apparel Manufacturing
$87,340
60
48 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$87,250
4,050
49 Mining
$87,230
1,620
50 Natural Gas Distribution
$87,190
1,680
51 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,080
230,240
52 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$87,050
56,620
53 Support Activities for Mining
$87,030
330
54 Pipeline Transportation
$86,960
380
55 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$86,650
4,400
56 Residential Building Construction
$86,620
110
57 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$86,530
30
58 Health and Personal Care Stores
$86,330
290
59 Ship and Boat Building
$86,310
200
60 Federal government, including USPS
$86,220
57,590
61 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$86,100
1,120
62 Waste Treatment and Disposal
$85,730
60
63 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$85,720
5,740
64 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$85,710
161,640
65 Construction of Buildings
$85,470
490
66 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$85,430
9,290
67 Amusement Parks and Arcades
$85,190
220
68 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$84,920
840
69 Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$84,920
180
70 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$84,650
30
71 Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$84,650
230
72 Wholesale Trade
$84,630
17,530
73 Nonresidential Building Construction
$84,450
370
74 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$84,250
4,570
75 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$84,050
450
76 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$83,490
940
77 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$83,100
230
78 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$83,020
6,360
79 Utilities
$82,990
6,310
80 Manufacturing
$82,900
21,250
81 Testing Laboratories
$82,760
500
82 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$82,370
900
83 Other Telecommunications
$82,190
470
84 Textile Product Mills
$82,190
40
85 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$82,120
1,180
86 Rental and Leasing Services
$82,080
310
87 Temporary Help Services
$81,950
6,430
88 Employment Services
$81,900
10,820
89 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$81,890
640
90 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$81,880
40
91 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$81,710
440
92 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$81,620
5,040
93 Direct Selling Establishments
$81,600
80
94 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$81,420
3,650
95 Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$81,400
70
96 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$81,400
4,590
97 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$81,310
1,060
98 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$81,150
2,970
99 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$81,130
150
100 Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$81,110
n/a
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