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

The top 74 highest paying industries for other education, training, and library workers (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 $86,830, psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned is the highest paying industry for other education, training, and library workers. It is followed by psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals industry (average annual salary $85,220). 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 workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 74 Highest Paying Industries for Other Education, Training, and Library Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$86,830
30
2 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$85,220
30
3 Hospitals - State government owned
$82,450
40
4 Offices of Physicians
$70,950
70
5 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$66,600
480
6 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$64,770
n/a
7 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,150
130
8 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$60,800
200
9 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$59,810
150
10 Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,430
150
11 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,140
230
12 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$53,800
40
13 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$53,780
90
14 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,600
120
15 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$50,870
30
16 Scientific Research and Development Services
$50,280
120
17 Other Support Services
$49,890
n/a
18 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$46,620
500
19 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$45,000
140
20 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,350
9,150
21 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$44,280
610
22 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$44,280
610
23 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$43,970
210
24 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,710
1,720
25 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,690
2,570
26 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$42,560
28,220
27 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$42,410
40
28 Information
$42,080
90
29 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$41,910
470
30 State government, including schools and hospitals
$41,450
n/a
31 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$41,370
18,930
32 Educational Services - State government owned
$41,330
23,790
33 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$40,560
11,140
34 Federal, State, and Local Government
$40,560
11,140
35 Junior colleges - State government owned
$40,150
4,160
36 Federal government, including USPS
$40,070
6,860
37 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$40,070
6,860
38 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$39,950
11,920
39 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$39,610
7,290
40 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$38,870
1,190
41 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,870
1,190
42 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$38,250
n/a
43 Other Information Services
$37,930
40
44 Educational Services
$37,700
91,440
45 Educational Services - Privately owned
$37,670
23,300
46 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$36,520
40
47 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$36,420
2,600
48 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$36,100
650
49 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$35,960
n/a
50 Educational Services - Local government owned
$35,750
44,350
51 Technical and Trade Schools
$35,730
910
52 Social Advocacy Organizations
$35,510
160
53 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$35,250
39,750
54 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$34,920
36,660
55 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$32,320
300
56 Educational Support Services
$31,800
6,980
57 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$31,460
6,770
58 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,960
460
59 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$29,590
410
60 Child Day Care Services
$29,460
270
61 Administrative and Support Services
$29,140
3,420
62 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,140
3,420
63 Employment Services
$28,650
3,320
64 Temporary Help Services
$28,630
3,310
65 Health Care and Social Assistance
$28,510
1,440
66 Individual and Family Services
$28,260
390
67 Other Schools and Instruction
$28,260
3,050
68 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$28,230
3,050
69 Civic and Social Organizations
$27,670
220
70 Social Assistance
$25,010
1,020
71 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$24,180
180
72 Outpatient Care Centers
$22,660
n/a
73 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$22,490
n/a
74 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$21,200
330
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