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Highest Paying Industries for Other Teachers and Instructors

The top 100 highest paying industries for other teachers and instructors (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 $80,310, electric power generation, transmission and distribution is the highest paying industry for other teachers and instructors. It is followed by utilities industry (average annual salary $80,310). 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 other teachers and instructors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Other Teachers and Instructors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$80,310
40
2 Utilities
$80,310
40
3 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$74,900
70
4 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,200
70
5 Manufacturing
$66,170
150
6 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$65,720
16,300
7 Federal government, including USPS
$65,710
16,480
8 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$65,120
300
9 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,920
110
10 Other Information Services
$62,990
700
11 Wholesale Trade
$61,260
160
12 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$59,570
1,300
13 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$59,370
1,400
14 Information
$59,070
910
15 Scientific Research and Development Services
$58,480
1,540
16 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,900
36,670
17 Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,900
36,670
18 Postal Service (federal government)
$55,570
170
19 Transportation and Warehousing
$55,560
470
20 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$54,790
140
21 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$54,550
1,200
22 Hospitals - Local government owned
$54,350
150
23 Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$53,080
1,460
24 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,820
7,780
25 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,800
4,060
26 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$52,660
540
27 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$52,080
110
28 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,830
370
29 Hospitals - State government owned
$50,500
610
30 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$49,960
1,530
31 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$49,960
120
32 Software Publishers
$49,930
100
33 Repair and Maintenance
$49,440
n/a
34 Insurance Carriers
$48,860
50
35 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$48,280
2,300
36 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$48,200
1,440
37 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$47,980
50
38 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$47,960
50
39 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,720
1,230
40 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$47,130
1,490
41 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$46,950
240
42 Hospitals - Privately owned
$46,540
1,530
43 Finance and Insurance
$46,170
60
44 Offices of Physicians
$46,060
110
45 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$45,950
6,540
46 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$45,900
1,300
47 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$45,850
29,520
48 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$45,800
210
49 Performing Arts Companies
$45,600
5,110
50 Home Health Care Services
$44,930
90
51 Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$44,900
100
52 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$44,140
44,220
53 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$43,970
7,330
54 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$43,890
7,330
55 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$43,410
6,790
56 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$43,340
2,070
57 Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$43,280
80
58 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,040
280
59 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$42,540
1,330
60 State government, including schools and hospitals
$41,370
n/a
61 Junior colleges - State government owned
$41,290
13,170
62 Technical and Trade Schools
$40,550
8,800
63 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$40,110
6,510
64 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$40,040
970
65 Educational Services - State government owned
$39,620
37,670
66 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$39,590
110
67 Support Activities for Transportation
$39,590
110
68 Facilities Support Services
$39,230
660
69 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$39,040
n/a
70 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$38,640
980
71 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$37,960
60
72 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$37,940
12,590
73 Spectator Sports
$37,890
160
74 Religious Organizations
$37,850
9,300
75 Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$37,840
410
76 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$37,580
1,330
77 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$37,510
n/a
78 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$37,410
13,350
79 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$37,340
70
80 Lessors of Real Estate
$36,430
50
81 Real Estate
$36,430
60
82 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$36,150
890
83 Other Residential Care Facilities
$36,080
1,300
84 Casino Hotels
$35,870
n/a
85 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,830
1,930
86 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$35,770
25,660
87 Social Advocacy Organizations
$35,670
4,310
88 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$35,260
26,880
89 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$35,260
4,980
90 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$35,100
1,610
91 Other Schools and Instruction
$35,060
168,400
92 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$34,950
630
93 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$34,940
166,800
94 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,320
21,490
95 Individual and Family Services
$34,280
14,430
96 Outpatient Care Centers
$34,170
300
97 Educational Services - Privately owned
$34,160
252,450
98 Sound Recording Industries
$33,990
30
99 Other Support Services
$33,760
130
100 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$33,750
30,600