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Highest Paying Industries for Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers

The top 100 highest paying industries for other healthcare 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 other healthcare 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 other healthcare practitioners and technical workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Other Healthcare 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 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$74,130
5,610
4 Federal, State, and Local Government
$74,130
5,610
5 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$73,670
80
6 Manufacturing
$67,060
150
7 Other Insurance Related Activities
$66,750
60
8 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$66,750
60
9 Offices of Chiropractors
$65,320
50
10 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$64,910
110
11 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$64,010
310
12 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,280
670
13 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$60,660
40
14 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$60,650
40
15 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$60,520
240
16 Scientific Research and Development Services
$60,160
340
17 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$60,070
120
18 Office Administrative Services
$57,270
120
19 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$57,040
9,320
20 Temporary Help Services
$56,650
330
21 Home Health Care Services
$56,540
500
22 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$54,580
40
23 Consumer Goods Rental
$54,520
140
24 Rental and Leasing Services
$54,520
140
25 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$53,930
140
26 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$53,440
260
27 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,840
800
28 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$51,830
1,180
29 Offices of Dentists
$51,660
n/a
30 Hospitals - State government owned
$51,650
380
31 Administrative and Support Services
$51,390
720
32 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,330
14,770
33 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,260
720
34 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$51,070
16,360
35 Employment Services
$50,920
490
36 Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,780
15,550
37 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,690
17,280
38 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$49,500
1,330
39 State government, including schools and hospitals
$49,490
n/a
40 Hospitals - Local government owned
$49,470
1,340
41 Outpatient Care Centers
$48,850
1,320
42 Offices of Physicians
$48,780
2,450
43 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$48,730
260
44 Personal Care Services
$48,500
n/a
45 Personal and Laundry Services
$48,500
n/a
46 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$48,350
n/a
47 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$48,200
310
48 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$48,090
30
49 Health Care and Social Assistance
$47,840
27,630
50 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,620
180
51 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$47,470
320
52 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$47,190
180
53 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,920
1,190
54 Educational Services - State government owned
$46,860
1,260
55 Individual and Family Services
$46,820
230
56 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$46,810
40
57 Nonstore Retailers
$46,810
40
58 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$46,780
1,220
59 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$46,710
2,040
60 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$46,660
n/a
61 Finance and Insurance
$46,490
350
62 Educational Support Services
$46,480
n/a
63 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$46,410
30
64 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$46,380
2,390
65 Social Assistance
$46,300
330
66 Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,300
890
67 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,060
790
68 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,040
1,250
69 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$45,950
440
70 Educational Services
$45,600
2,890
71 Insurance Carriers
$45,250
240
72 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,160
130
73 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$43,820
190
74 Retail Trade
$43,800
700
75 Health and Personal Care Stores
$43,560
660
76 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,530
8,880
77 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$41,380
100
78 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$40,890
630
79 Educational Services - Local government owned
$40,860
730
80 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$40,790
40
81 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$40,670
620
82 Wholesale Trade
$40,370
450
83 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$39,840
110
84 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$39,470
650
85 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$39,320
650
86 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$38,980
70
87 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$38,920
920
88 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$38,410
80
89 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$37,770
120
90 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$37,180
60
91 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$36,970
1,140
92 Other Financial Investment Activities
$36,580
n/a
93 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$36,580
n/a
94 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$36,390
n/a
95 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$36,300
550
96 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$34,150
50
97 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,150
50
98 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$31,860
920
99 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$31,680
2,840
100 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$30,940
50
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