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Highest Paying Industries for Other Education, Training, and Library Occupations

The top 100 highest paying industries for other education, training, and library occupations (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 $83,680, direct insurance (except life, health, and medical) carriers is the highest paying industry for other education, training, and library occupations. It is followed by other personal services industry (average annual salary $77,180). 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 education, training, and library occupations in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Other Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$83,680
n/a
2 Other Personal Services
$77,180
n/a
3 Personal and Laundry Services
$77,180
n/a
4 Software Publishers
$70,220
200
5 Utilities
$69,710
150
6 Manufacturing
$68,540
130
7 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$68,460
150
8 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$68,450
30
9 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$68,200
180
10 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$66,290
310
11 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$64,470
30
12 Wholesale Trade
$62,890
360
13 Information
$62,610
680
14 Other Insurance Related Activities
$62,460
40
15 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$62,460
40
16 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$61,150
n/a
17 Other Information Services
$59,650
190
18 Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$58,670
n/a
19 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$58,050
300
20 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,530
160
21 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$56,950
560
22 Engineering Services
$56,880
350
23 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$56,650
360
24 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$56,510
110
25 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$56,440
11,450
26 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$56,340
50
27 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$56,310
1,410
28 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,970
3,760
29 Scientific Research and Development Services
$55,890
830
30 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$55,190
950
31 Hospitals - State government owned
$53,680
470
32 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$53,570
1,680
33 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$53,170
270
34 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$51,890
3,320
35 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$51,480
3,480
36 Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,890
90
37 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$49,980
470
38 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$49,810
60
39 Finance and Insurance
$48,750
520
40 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,480
50
41 Other Support Services
$47,410
190
42 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$47,190
460
43 Insurance Carriers
$46,160
420
44 Federal government, including USPS
$44,630
9,210
45 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$44,630
9,210
46 Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$44,500
110
47 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$44,500
110
48 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$43,640
1,970
49 Support Activities for Animal Production
$43,550
100
50 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$42,770
1,240
51 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$42,200
40
52 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$41,720
27,380
53 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$40,680
3,810
54 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$40,540
75,910
55 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$39,920
38,000
56 Federal, State, and Local Government
$39,920
38,000
57 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$39,880
48,020
58 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$39,310
110
59 State government, including schools and hospitals
$39,240
80,830
60 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$38,920
520
61 Technical and Trade Schools
$38,530
4,810
62 Educational Services - State government owned
$37,650
68,920
63 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$37,520
34,750
64 Offices of Physicians
$37,500
370
65 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$37,410
22,360
66 Junior colleges - State government owned
$37,260
11,160
67 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$36,710
80
68 Retail Trade
$36,700
60
69 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$36,630
2,880
70 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$35,630
20,330
71 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$35,490
3,730
72 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$35,060
2,390
73 Accommodation
$34,600
60
74 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$34,330
230
75 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$34,300
360
76 RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$33,800
50
77 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$33,760
1,370
78 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$32,850
1,560
79 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$32,590
250
80 Educational Support Services
$32,380
27,420
81 Hospitals - Privately owned
$32,360
1,790
82 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$30,890
420
83 Performing Arts Companies
$30,860
150
84 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$30,200
70
85 Transportation and Warehousing
$30,190
100
86 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$29,650
n/a
87 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$29,640
17,340
88 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$29,630
580
89 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$29,370
8,850
90 Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$29,180
630
91 Educational Services - Privately owned
$29,010
160,720
92 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$28,340
420
93 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$28,170
130
94 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$28,130
620
95 Hospitals - Local government owned
$28,030
130
96 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$27,700
600
97 Administrative and Support Services
$27,590
8,230
98 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,590
8,240
99 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$27,560
140
100 Temporary Help Services
$27,340
7,370