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Highest Paying Industries for Electro-Mechanical Technicians

The top 86 highest paying industries for electro-mechanical technicians (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 $87,100, wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers is the highest paying industry for electro-mechanical technicians. It is followed by petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry (average annual salary $76,670). 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 electro-mechanical technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 86 Highest Paying Industries for Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$87,100
n/a
2 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$76,670
100
3 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$76,640
390
4 Pipeline Transportation
$73,360
40
5 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$71,580
330
6 Utilities
$71,450
340
7 Oil and Gas Extraction
$70,250
90
8 Metal Ore Mining
$68,570
70
9 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$68,240
70
10 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$67,820
830
11 Scientific Research and Development Services
$67,820
830
12 Educational Services - Privately owned
$66,820
70
13 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$66,030
780
14 Chemical Manufacturing
$64,020
50
15 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$63,280
100
16 Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$62,920
n/a
17 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$62,700
300
18 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$62,120
290
19 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$61,730
140
20 Educational Services
$61,120
150
21 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$61,040
300
22 Machinery Manufacturing
$57,130
990
23 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$57,020
240
24 Engineering Services
$56,800
1,020
25 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,730
2,880
26 Machine Shops
$56,550
60
27 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$56,440
300
28 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$56,440
150
29 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$55,950
90
30 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$55,890
40
31 Paper Manufacturing
$55,820
90
32 Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$55,700
70
33 Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$55,400
260
34 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$54,680
1,700
35 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$53,740
310
36 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$53,160
n/a
37 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$53,110
550
38 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$53,040
n/a
39 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$52,990
100
40 Manufacturing
$52,970
7,070
41 Building Equipment Contractors
$52,900
n/a
42 Specialty Trade Contractors
$52,900
n/a
43 Construction
$52,900
n/a
44 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$52,590
460
45 Federal, State, and Local Government
$52,590
460
46 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,470
140
47 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,270
220
48 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$52,140
360
49 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$51,950
1,280
50 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$51,820
270
51 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$51,680
80
52 Educational Services - State government owned
$51,680
80
53 Testing Laboratories
$50,820
680
54 Transportation and Warehousing
$50,510
150
55 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$50,290
240
56 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$50,210
1,910
57 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$49,590
840
58 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$49,550
3,840
59 Wholesale Trade
$49,360
950
60 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$49,280
370
61 Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,520
30
62 Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$48,210
90
63 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$46,840
40
64 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$46,070
100
65 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$45,950
140
66 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$45,420
50
67 Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$44,760
n/a
68 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$44,640
n/a
69 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$44,600
30
70 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$44,410
110
71 Support Activities for Transportation
$44,410
110
72 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$44,080
170
73 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$43,900
170
74 Administrative and Support Services
$43,870
360
75 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,870
360
76 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,630
n/a
77 Employment Services
$43,220
330
78 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$42,850
240
79 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$42,610
300
80 Temporary Help Services
$42,300
300
81 Mining
$42,210
1,220
82 Support Activities for Mining
$39,840
1,060
83 Retail Trade
$38,630
n/a
84 State government, including schools and hospitals
$37,260
250
85 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$36,820
40
86 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$35,550
170
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