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Highest Paying Industries for Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives

The top 100 highest paying industries for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives (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 $106,000, oil and gas extraction is the highest paying industry for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives. It is followed by lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works) industry (average annual salary $104,460). 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 wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Oil and Gas Extraction
$106,000
190
2 Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$104,460
80
3 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$100,760
200
4 Support Activities for Transportation
$99,910
200
5 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$97,090
n/a
6 Health and Personal Care Stores
$94,470
n/a
7 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$90,530
110
8 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$90,190
160
9 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$90,120
3,990
10 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$90,080
210
11 Specialized Design Services
$89,670
230
12 Scientific Research and Development Services
$89,490
4,100
13 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$89,330
590
14 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$88,730
170
15 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$87,730
1,210
16 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$87,020
2,470
17 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$86,970
180
18 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$86,370
n/a
19 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$86,370
n/a
20 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$85,390
1,800
21 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$85,110
710
22 Engineering Services
$84,920
2,460
23 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$84,800
54,600
24 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$84,760
n/a
25 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$84,580
2,160
26 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$83,520
9,700
27 Ship and Boat Building
$83,110
60
28 Home Furnishings Stores
$82,400
n/a
29 Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$82,400
n/a
30 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$82,290
3,800
31 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$82,060
3,480
32 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$81,180
14,370
33 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$80,990
41,390
34 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$80,880
28,160
35 Retail Trade
$80,620
13,660
36 Chemical Manufacturing
$80,410
5,920
37 Software Publishers
$80,400
12,760
38 Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$80,310
70
39 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$79,980
12,990
40 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$79,860
70
41 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$79,370
1,950
42 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$78,910
6,210
43 Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$78,470
n/a
44 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$77,830
1,090
45 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$77,300
540
46 Other Information Services
$77,180
820
47 Information
$77,060
19,860
48 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$76,930
3,120
49 Manufacturing
$76,870
41,530
50 Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$76,840
n/a
51 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$76,070
5,070
52 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$75,940
1,950
53 Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$75,810
470
54 Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$75,790
n/a
55 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$75,770
28,660
56 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$75,460
4,350
57 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$75,310
450
58 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$75,260
5,720
59 Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$75,190
1,200
60 Nonresidential Building Construction
$75,060
120
61 Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$75,040
250
62 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$74,820
2,950
63 Direct Selling Establishments
$74,630
560
64 Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$74,580
7,520
65 Educational Services - Privately owned
$74,510
180
66 Rubber Product Manufacturing
$74,410
190
67 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,240
450
68 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$74,060
860
69 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$74,010
1,040
70 Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$73,990
160
71 Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$73,860
770
72 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$73,570
240
73 Wholesale Trade
$73,380
196,120
74 Utility System Construction
$73,270
110
75 Mining
$73,240
1,880
76 Machinery Manufacturing
$73,220
6,260
77 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$73,020
1,330
78 Paper Manufacturing
$72,960
160
79 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$72,890
120
80 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$72,610
130
81 Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$72,560
540
82 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$72,510
44,370
83 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$72,480
40
84 Testing Laboratories
$72,440
860
85 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$72,250
1,050
86 Other Financial Investment Activities
$72,230
n/a
87 Transportation and Warehousing
$72,050
450
88 Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$71,960
90
89 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$71,870
710
90 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$71,850
860
91 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,550
52,330
92 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$71,400
110
93 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$71,300
860
94 Waste Collection
$71,020
n/a
95 Support Activities for Mining
$70,730
1,590
96 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$70,530
2,200
97 Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$70,450
590
98 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$70,150
40
99 Repair and Maintenance
$70,140
2,160
100 Utilities
$70,010
440
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