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Highest Paying Industries for Credit Counselors

The top 77 highest paying industries for credit counselors (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 $106,150, automobile dealers is the highest paying industry for credit counselors. It is followed by legal services industry (average annual salary $65,000). 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 credit counselors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 77 Highest Paying Industries for Credit Counselors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Automobile Dealers
$106,150
80
2 Legal Services
$65,000
50
3 Insurance Carriers
$58,150
140
4 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$55,170
220
5 Other Financial Investment Activities
$53,450
580
6 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$52,610
40
7 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$52,300
80
8 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$52,100
620
9 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,030
40
10 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$50,710
n/a
11 Wholesale Trade
$50,540
30
12 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$49,770
40
13 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$49,420
n/a
14 Outpatient Care Centers
$49,120
30
15 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$48,800
60
16 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$48,800
60
17 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$48,100
2,110
18 Educational Services - Local government owned
$47,800
1,980
19 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$47,750
2,020
20 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$47,500
1,890
21 Employment Services
$47,200
150
22 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$46,020
240
23 Finance and Insurance
$45,950
6,830
24 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$45,900
2,470
25 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$45,620
2,910
26 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,390
260
27 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$45,280
5,990
28 Depository Credit Intermediation
$44,830
3,050
29 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,590
180
30 Social Advocacy Organizations
$44,350
180
31 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,320
230
32 Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,320
230
33 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$44,210
40
34 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$43,600
4,310
35 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$43,550
750
36 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$43,320
240
37 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,090
4,460
38 Educational Services
$43,010
11,200
39 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$42,820
5,940
40 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,810
50
41 Educational Services - Privately owned
$42,700
7,320
42 Social Assistance
$42,340
600
43 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$42,000
60
44 Other Schools and Instruction
$42,000
60
45 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$41,960
1,410
46 Temporary Help Services
$41,920
50
47 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$41,690
370
48 Offices of Physicians
$41,500
280
49 Technical and Trade Schools
$41,440
1,480
50 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$41,390
40
51 Hospitals - State government owned
$41,390
40
52 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$41,390
1,430
53 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$40,180
310
54 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$40,180
310
55 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$40,160
1,620
56 State government, including schools and hospitals
$40,100
1,990
57 Educational Services - State government owned
$40,020
1,900
58 Junior colleges - State government owned
$39,970
260
59 Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,730
2,690
60 Hospitals - Privately owned
$39,180
1,370
61 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$39,030
1,300
62 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,820
5,630
63 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$38,760
830
64 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$38,570
50
65 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,560
6,340
66 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$38,510
1,720
67 Individual and Family Services
$38,380
320
68 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$38,380
1,660
69 Office Administrative Services
$37,860
170
70 Administrative and Support Services
$37,720
420
71 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,720
420
72 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$37,430
420
73 Educational Support Services
$37,430
420
74 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$34,610
630
75 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$34,270
320
76 Hospitals - Local government owned
$34,270
320
77 Business Support Services
$31,050
100
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