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Highest Paying Industries for Other Therapists

The top 58 highest paying industries for other therapists (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 $74,480, elementary and secondary schools - local government owned is the highest paying industry for other therapists. It is followed by educational services - local government owned industry (average annual salary $73,680). 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 therapists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 58 Highest Paying Industries for Other Therapists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$74,480
520
2 Educational Services - Local government owned
$73,680
540
3 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$72,910
60
4 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$72,360
110
5 Offices of Physicians
$71,780
480
6 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$71,220
180
7 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$69,200
120
8 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$69,070
700
9 Hospitals - State government owned
$68,840
770
10 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$68,640
370
11 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$68,240
n/a
12 Educational Services
$67,790
940
13 State government, including schools and hospitals
$67,020
1,290
14 Educational Support Services
$66,700
40
15 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$65,770
100
16 Educational Services - State government owned
$65,570
100
17 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$65,040
200
18 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$64,410
2,610
19 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$63,470
100
20 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$61,530
2,790
21 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,350
420
22 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$61,330
3,720
23 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,190
2,050
24 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$60,870
1,300
25 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$60,680
180
26 Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,050
290
27 Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,130
2,550
28 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$58,440
790
29 Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,440
790
30 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,350
400
31 Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,330
400
32 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$57,450
760
33 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$55,370
n/a
34 Home Health Care Services
$55,140
360
35 Health Care and Social Assistance
$54,630
9,730
36 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$53,820
1,040
37 Other Residential Care Facilities
$53,790
300
38 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$53,230
280
39 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$52,480
690
40 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,540
4,300
41 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,010
360
42 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$50,390
160
43 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$50,290
180
44 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$49,320
2,660
45 Administrative and Support Services
$47,780
160
46 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$47,780
160
47 Employment Services
$47,720
160
48 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,600
380
49 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$47,580
1,120
50 Individual and Family Services
$45,720
910
51 Outpatient Care Centers
$45,410
790
52 Social Assistance
$44,830
1,020
53 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$44,460
250
54 Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$43,150
40
55 Temporary Help Services
$40,600
n/a
56 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$36,650
90
57 Offices of Optometrists
$35,410
n/a
58 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$35,150
480
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