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Highest Paying Industries for Computer Network Support Specialists

The top 100 highest paying industries for computer network support specialists (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 $84,600, securities and commodity exchanges is the highest paying industry for computer network support specialists. It is followed by oil and gas extraction industry (average annual salary $82,610). 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 computer network support specialists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Computer Network Support Specialists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$84,600
50
2 Oil and Gas Extraction
$82,610
630
3 Natural Gas Distribution
$79,360
140
4 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$78,650
120
5 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$78,380
1,700
6 Federal government, including USPS
$78,090
160
7 Postal Service (federal government)
$78,090
160
8 Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$77,940
170
9 Mining
$77,260
880
10 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$75,630
2,920
11 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$74,620
430
12 Support Activities for Mining
$74,150
200
13 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$74,130
1,440
14 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$73,660
970
15 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$73,570
1,870
16 Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$73,440
30
17 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$72,820
30
18 Scientific Research and Development Services
$72,790
1,950
19 Utilities
$72,460
1,210
20 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$71,950
17,400
21 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$71,560
460
22 Satellite Telecommunications
$71,540
40
23 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$71,540
1,030
24 Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$71,450
40
25 Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$70,970
50
26 Telecommunications
$70,960
22,730
27 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$70,940
2,950
28 Other Financial Investment Activities
$69,740
1,170
29 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$69,740
2,220
30 Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$69,500
30
31 Water Transportation
$69,500
30
32 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$69,450
30
33 Information
$69,380
35,370
34 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$69,000
40
35 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$68,690
680
36 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$68,580
1,050
37 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$68,180
180
38 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$67,830
4,200
39 Other Information Services
$67,570
810
40 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$67,560
7,610
41 Finance and Insurance
$67,260
15,230
42 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$67,040
970
43 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$66,940
7,970
44 Depository Credit Intermediation
$66,880
4,730
45 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$66,870
80
46 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$66,750
40
47 Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
$66,690
80
48 Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$66,400
30
49 Software Publishers
$66,370
2,510
50 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$66,210
240
51 Pipeline Transportation
$66,140
40
52 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$65,960
30
53 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$65,740
160
54 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,710
1,250
55 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$65,290
120
56 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$65,150
6,190
57 Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$64,860
110
58 Rental and Leasing Services
$64,070
220
59 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$63,940
110
60 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$63,900
1,060
61 Other Insurance Related Activities
$63,840
760
62 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$63,820
3,140
63 Spectator Sports
$63,730
40
64 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,600
8,370
65 Wholesale Trade
$63,460
10,280
66 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$63,390
1,430
67 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$63,200
35,510
68 Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$63,200
60
69 Security Systems Services
$63,150
150
70 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$62,940
46,420
71 Manufacturing
$62,870
7,810
72 Engineering Services
$62,810
2,080
73 Other Telecommunications
$62,770
2,340
74 Chemical Manufacturing
$62,670
560
75 Other Food Manufacturing
$62,520
50
76 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$62,330
2,490
77 Scheduled Air Transportation
$62,300
260
78 Air Transportation
$62,260
260
79 Insurance Carriers
$62,050
3,150
80 Rail Transportation
$62,040
60
81 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$62,020
70
82 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$61,910
150
83 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$61,860
9,840
84 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$61,720
220
85 Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
$61,710
50
86 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$61,650
40
87 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$61,610
100
88 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$61,600
60
89 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$61,330
4,490
90 Lessors of Real Estate
$61,150
60
91 Residential Building Construction
$61,130
160
92 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$61,070
240
93 Testing Laboratories
$61,000
120
94 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$60,880
680
95 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$60,760
230
96 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$60,570
510
97 Utility System Construction
$60,570
190
98 Investigation and Security Services
$60,370
170
99 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$60,090
1,910
100 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$60,030
50
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