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Highest Paying Industries for Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers

The top 88 highest paying industries for other media and communication equipment 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 $85,920, professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers is the highest paying industry for other media and communication equipment workers. It is followed by full-service restaurants industry (average annual salary $82,900). 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 media and communication equipment workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 88 Highest Paying Industries for Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$85,920
130
2 Full-Service Restaurants
$82,900
n/a
3 Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$82,900
n/a
4 Federal government, including USPS
$82,030
4,700
5 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$82,030
4,700
6 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$81,080
5,000
7 Federal, State, and Local Government
$81,080
5,000
8 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$80,260
150
9 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$76,460
5,950
10 Wholesale Trade
$75,030
180
11 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$71,170
30
12 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$70,220
30
13 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$69,580
230
14 Hospitals - Privately owned
$69,440
40
15 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$69,230
6,870
16 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$68,960
6,940
17 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$68,220
n/a
18 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$67,970
40
19 Casino Hotels
$66,700
260
20 Traveler Accommodation
$66,620
260
21 Accommodation
$66,620
260
22 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$66,620
130
23 Information
$66,540
8,260
24 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$65,990
40
25 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$65,220
40
26 Engineering Services
$65,080
40
27 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$64,710
50
28 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$63,630
110
29 Nonstore Retailers
$63,630
110
30 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$63,380
100
31 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$63,160
30
32 Retail Trade
$63,110
110
33 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$62,160
n/a
34 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$62,160
n/a
35 Accommodation and Food Services
$62,010
440
36 Satellite Telecommunications
$61,930
80
37 Scientific Research and Development Services
$60,790
50
38 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,000
60
39 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$59,090
40
40 Manufacturing
$58,990
70
41 Activities Related to Real Estate
$58,460
n/a
42 Real Estate
$58,460
n/a
43 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$57,260
700
44 Health Care and Social Assistance
$57,180
60
45 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$56,960
110
46 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,660
n/a
47 Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$54,880
320
48 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$54,350
820
49 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$52,070
210
50 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$51,500
30
51 Educational Services - Local government owned
$50,910
110
52 Television Broadcasting
$49,030
520
53 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$48,740
190
54 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$48,640
140
55 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$48,050
1,050
56 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$48,040
420
57 Rental and Leasing Services
$46,990
170
58 Food Services and Drinking Places
$45,860
n/a
59 Educational Services - Privately owned
$45,730
340
60 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,440
280
61 Telecommunications
$43,550
150
62 Radio and Television Broadcasting
$43,220
730
63 Educational Services
$41,590
1,250
64 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,190
770
65 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$41,180
980
66 Employment Services
$40,850
50
67 Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$40,310
n/a
68 Administrative and Support Services
$40,100
120
69 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,100
120
70 Educational Services - State government owned
$40,010
800
71 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$39,960
790
72 State government, including schools and hospitals
$39,950
830
73 Other Support Services
$37,650
60
74 Performing Arts Companies
$37,200
250
75 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$37,090
70
76 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$36,880
60
77 Religious Organizations
$36,680
30
78 Other Information Services
$36,430
70
79 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$36,390
50
80 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$33,780
50
81 Sound Recording Industries
$33,420
70
82 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$33,000
90
83 Radio Broadcasting
$28,530
210
84 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$24,120
480
85 Photographic Services
$22,790
460
86 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$21,980
n/a
87 Technical and Trade Schools
$21,980
n/a
88 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$19,120
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for other media and communication equipment workers.