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Highest Paying Industries for Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives

The top 100 highest paying industries for wholesale and manufacturing (except 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 $88,540, fiber, yarn, and thread mills is the highest paying industry for wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives. It is followed by all other ambulatory health care services industry (average annual salary $84,780). 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 (except 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 (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$88,540
140
2 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$84,780
n/a
3 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$84,780
n/a
4 Outpatient Care Centers
$83,390
n/a
5 Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$80,290
200
6 Water Transportation
$79,280
210
7 Oil and Gas Extraction
$78,990
490
8 Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$77,100
120
9 Testing Laboratories
$76,290
380
10 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$75,910
850
11 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$74,550
n/a
12 Other Schools and Instruction
$74,550
n/a
13 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$73,750
850
14 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$69,650
8,050
15 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$69,620
40
16 Office Administrative Services
$69,520
1,870
17 Paper Manufacturing
$69,180
8,740
18 Grocery Stores
$69,160
n/a
19 Rail Transportation
$69,020
60
20 Support Activities for Mining
$68,970
2,300
21 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$68,940
1,480
22 Support Activities for Water Transportation
$68,880
90
23 Natural Gas Distribution
$68,720
1,320
24 Support Activities for Road Transportation
$68,640
90
25 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$68,560
5,750
26 Hardware Manufacturing
$68,010
790
27 Scientific Research and Development Services
$67,900
950
28 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$67,800
910
29 Utilities
$67,610
2,090
30 Insurance Carriers
$67,490
480
31 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$67,440
430
32 Foundries
$67,410
1,100
33 Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$67,370
100
34 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$67,200
1,180
35 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$66,960
930
36 Mining
$66,940
3,800
37 Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$66,770
n/a
38 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$66,760
1,330
39 Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
$66,560
910
40 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$66,310
1,290
41 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$66,300
1,500
42 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$66,270
380
43 Forging and Stamping
$66,090
1,540
44 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$65,970
2,020
45 Support Activities for Animal Production
$65,850
160
46 Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$65,590
260
47 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$65,460
1,440
48 Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$65,280
2,240
49 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$64,990
4,170
50 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$64,720
1,580
51 Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$64,640
400
52 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$64,600
9,170
53 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,450
1,010
54 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$64,190
2,350
55 Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$64,160
420
56 Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$63,980
1,660
57 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$63,920
2,270
58 Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$63,860
590
59 Chemical Manufacturing
$63,820
11,980
60 Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$63,790
3,350
61 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$63,770
150
62 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$63,770
150
63 Photographic Services
$63,750
80
64 Masonry Contractors
$63,630
520
65 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$63,270
640
66 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$63,250
360
67 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$63,220
3,360
68 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$63,070
4,950
69 Specialized Design Services
$62,950
1,030
70 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$62,890
700
71 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$62,780
3,350
72 Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$62,760
2,390
73 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$62,610
23,190
74 Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$62,590
690
75 Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$62,570
n/a
76 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$62,540
740
77 Engineering Services
$62,440
940
78 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$62,400
1,560
79 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$62,370
250,880
80 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$62,290
7,100
81 Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$61,980
1,680
82 Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$61,960
940
83 Textile Mills
$61,930
1,830
84 Utility System Construction
$61,710
740
85 Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$61,580
1,440
86 Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$61,560
1,600
87 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$61,510
300
88 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$61,410
220
89 Machinery Manufacturing
$61,400
25,030
90 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$61,340
10,270
91 Other Information Services
$61,210
830
92 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$61,130
5,380
93 Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$61,050
1,070
94 Ship and Boat Building
$61,030
580
95 Grain and Oilseed Milling
$61,010
570
96 Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$60,920
300
97 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$60,870
510
98 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$60,870
7,330
99 Apparel Manufacturing
$60,790
2,600
100 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$60,780
11,900
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