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Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers

The top 100 highest paying industries for miscellaneous health practitioners and technical 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 $80,830, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $80,830). 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 miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$80,830
4,490
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$80,830
4,490
3 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$73,670
80
4 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$73,570
5,770
5 Federal, State, and Local Government
$73,570
5,770
6 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$70,770
40
7 Other Insurance Related Activities
$66,750
60
8 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$66,750
60
9 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$66,730
740
10 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$66,130
50
11 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$64,910
110
12 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$64,730
320
13 Manufacturing
$64,570
160
14 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,150
690
15 Scientific Research and Development Services
$62,340
360
16 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$60,660
40
17 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$60,520
240
18 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$60,070
120
19 Office Administrative Services
$57,270
120
20 Home Health Care Services
$56,610
560
21 Temporary Help Services
$56,080
340
22 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$55,030
40
23 Consumer Goods Rental
$54,100
140
24 Rental and Leasing Services
$54,100
140
25 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$53,510
140
26 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,760
800
27 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$52,440
14,310
28 Hospitals - State government owned
$52,210
560
29 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,080
2,310
30 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$51,930
1,330
31 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,760
n/a
32 Administrative and Support Services
$51,720
740
33 Offices of Dentists
$51,660
n/a
34 Educational Services - Local government owned
$51,660
2,780
35 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$51,630
80
36 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,610
740
37 Employment Services
$51,460
510
38 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$51,280
2,830
39 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$50,300
430
40 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,830
18,240
41 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$49,590
20,370
42 Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,590
19,180
43 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$49,560
4,970
44 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$49,470
21,460
45 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$49,440
150
46 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$48,710
n/a
47 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$48,510
60
48 Personal Care Services
$48,500
n/a
49 Personal and Laundry Services
$48,500
n/a
50 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$48,200
310
51 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$48,090
30
52 State government, including schools and hospitals
$47,940
n/a
53 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$47,410
420
54 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$47,260
440
55 Performing Arts Companies
$47,250
40
56 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,170
1,210
57 Offices of Physicians
$47,150
4,830
58 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$47,140
1,700
59 Hospitals - Local government owned
$47,130
1,710
60 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,020
190
61 Individual and Family Services
$46,900
240
62 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$46,810
40
63 Nonstore Retailers
$46,810
40
64 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$46,690
200
65 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$46,660
n/a
66 Finance and Insurance
$46,490
350
67 Educational Support Services
$46,430
n/a
68 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$46,410
3,290
69 Educational Services - State government owned
$46,410
3,480
70 Health Care and Social Assistance
$46,310
39,500
71 Educational Services
$46,310
10,830
72 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,280
1,270
73 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$46,160
530
74 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,260
7,010
75 Insurance Carriers
$45,250
240
76 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,200
470
77 Outpatient Care Centers
$45,010
1,910
78 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$44,610
n/a
79 Civic and Social Organizations
$44,160
80
80 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,110
3,670
81 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$44,100
n/a
82 Retail Trade
$43,980
710
83 Educational Services - Privately owned
$43,850
4,560
84 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$43,820
190
85 Health and Personal Care Stores
$43,560
660
86 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,170
16,400
87 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$42,320
90
88 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$42,230
1,290
89 Spectator Sports
$41,960
1,170
90 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$41,750
n/a
91 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$41,500
100
92 Junior colleges - State government owned
$41,410
110
93 Wholesale Trade
$41,060
470
94 Offices of Chiropractors
$40,770
190
95 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,590
4,300
96 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$40,000
4,910
97 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$39,990
2,750
98 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$39,810
2,980
99 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$39,800
3,010
100 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$38,980
70