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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 $85,070, architectural, engineering, and related services is the highest paying industry for other teachers and instructors. It is followed by medical equipment and supplies manufacturing industry (average annual salary $84,590). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2014 [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 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$85,070
70
2 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$84,590
60
3 Engineering Services
$82,450
n/a
4 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$75,330
70
5 Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$74,630
n/a
6 Manufacturing
$65,380
150
7 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$65,050
16,550
8 Federal government, including USPS
$64,790
16,720
9 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$63,410
870
10 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$61,500
50
11 Software Publishers
$61,450
50
12 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,220
26,230
13 Federal, State, and Local Government
$61,220
26,230
14 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$59,040
30
15 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$58,570
600
16 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$58,500
n/a
17 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$58,270
40
18 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$58,180
410
19 Ambulance Services
$57,580
50
20 Hospitals - State government owned
$57,460
470
21 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$55,830
1,640
22 Scientific Research and Development Services
$55,190
1,840
23 Postal Service (federal government)
$55,010
170
24 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,640
4,530
25 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,970
1,180
26 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,740
1,350
27 Hospitals - Local government owned
$53,560
110
28 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$53,410
760
29 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$53,360
110
30 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,320
4,810
31 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$52,950
2,000
32 Wholesale Trade
$52,420
n/a
33 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,950
610
34 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$50,770
150
35 Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,680
1,420
36 Home Health Care Services
$50,370
70
37 Offices of Physicians
$50,230
60
38 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$50,110
890
39 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$49,960
50
40 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$49,790
40
41 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$49,680
130
42 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$49,260
140,570
43 Technical and Trade Schools
$48,870
4,120
44 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$48,810
3,730
45 Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$48,760
n/a
46 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$48,730
76,650
47 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$48,600
200
48 Administrative and Support Services
$48,490
n/a
49 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$48,490
n/a
50 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,040
240
51 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,810
86,960
52 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$47,760
3,330
53 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$47,700
3,340
54 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$47,160
40
55 Educational Services - Local government owned
$46,620
92,120
56 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$46,440
97,110
57 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$45,700
970
58 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$45,030
1,550
59 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$44,680
120
60 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,210
4,880
61 Facilities Support Services
$43,620
100
62 State government, including schools and hospitals
$43,170
n/a
63 Employment Services
$42,400
n/a
64 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$42,030
40
65 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$41,570
800
66 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$41,520
750
67 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$41,470
200
68 Educational Services
$40,980
211,140
69 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$40,850
8,770
70 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$40,390
360
71 Information
$40,030
240
72 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$39,740
260
73 Educational Services - State government owned
$39,740
21,460
74 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$39,620
15,760
75 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$39,330
1,280
76 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$38,720
1,090
77 Other Residential Care Facilities
$38,390
610
78 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,070
28,910
79 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$37,970
90
80 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$37,960
130
81 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$37,440
1,370
82 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,420
60
83 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$36,690
670
84 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$36,670
730
85 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$36,590
80
86 Educational Support Services
$36,240
11,410
87 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$36,120
240
88 Accommodation
$36,080
80
89 Accommodation and Food Services
$36,080
80
90 Educational Services - Privately owned
$36,030
97,550
91 Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$35,990
290
92 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$35,870
90
93 Electronics and Appliance Stores
$35,870
210
94 Retail Trade
$35,710
270
95 RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$35,630
30
96 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$35,510
12,380
97 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$35,370
4,750
98 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$35,350
470
99 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$34,860
10,520
100 Other Schools and Instruction
$34,740
58,870
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