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Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

The top 100 highest paying industries for first-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction 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 $95,580, promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events is the highest paying industry for first-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers. It is followed by research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (average annual salary $93,550). 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 first-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$95,580
n/a
2 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$93,550
190
3 Scientific Research and Development Services
$93,550
190
4 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$87,690
40
5 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$87,650
n/a
6 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$86,960
130
7 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$84,800
1,920
8 Oil and Gas Extraction
$83,680
5,200
9 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$83,470
40
10 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,360
60
11 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$82,360
70
12 Metal Ore Mining
$81,970
890
13 Coal Mining
$79,130
3,920
14 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$78,970
1,050
15 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$78,970
1,050
16 Spectator Sports
$78,020
50
17 Utilities
$77,540
4,240
18 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,530
190
19 Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,530
190
20 Chemical Manufacturing
$75,960
70
21 Information
$75,590
1,370
22 Mining
$75,520
33,070
23 Support Activities for Mining
$75,360
20,310
24 Security Systems Services
$74,960
80
25 Investigation and Security Services
$74,960
80
26 Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$74,660
30
27 Natural Gas Distribution
$73,920
1,610
28 Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$73,590
40
29 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$73,400
270
30 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$73,210
110
31 Engineering Services
$72,750
2,470
32 Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$72,590
80
33 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$72,460
200
34 Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$72,100
30
35 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$71,880
7,570
36 Pipeline Transportation
$71,780
180
37 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$71,240
90
38 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$71,080
800
39 Hospitals - Privately owned
$70,640
610
40 Rail Transportation
$70,630
3,730
41 Waste Collection
$70,510
340
42 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$70,480
30
43 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$70,460
3,200
44 Machinery Manufacturing
$70,130
440
45 Paper Manufacturing
$70,010
50
46 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$69,980
50
47 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$69,960
590
48 Federal government, including USPS
$69,920
2,230
49 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$69,920
2,230
50 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$69,880
30
51 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,800
750
52 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$69,440
5,430
53 Transportation and Warehousing
$69,210
4,440
54 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$69,040
1,260
55 Furniture Stores
$68,880
50
56 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$68,850
940
57 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$67,950
60
58 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$67,380
310
59 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$67,280
30
60 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$67,240
440
61 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$67,100
330
62 Amusement Parks and Arcades
$67,020
30
63 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$66,960
520
64 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$66,630
420
65 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$66,440
660
66 Telecommunications
$66,400
250
67 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$66,290
2,500
68 Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$66,280
40
69 Warehousing and Storage
$66,250
60
70 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$66,080
30
71 Rental and Leasing Services
$65,820
540
72 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$65,800
4,440
73 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$65,610
32,140
74 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$65,500
90
75 Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$65,450
50
76 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$65,440
230
77 Building Equipment Contractors
$65,340
63,610
78 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$65,320
990
79 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$65,300
1,030
80 Finance and Insurance
$65,290
150
81 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$65,200
70
82 Lessors of Real Estate
$65,030
700
83 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,010
650
84 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$64,980
50
85 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$64,960
27,020
86 Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$64,770
710
87 Educational Services - Privately owned
$64,600
700
88 Nonresidential Building Construction
$64,530
77,970
89 Repair and Maintenance
$64,510
910
90 Educational Services - Local government owned
$64,480
1,210
91 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$64,400
2,220
92 Office Administrative Services
$64,290
70
93 Food Manufacturing
$64,070
60
94 Waste Treatment and Disposal
$64,050
1,020
95 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$64,030
50
96 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$63,960
100
97 Real Estate
$63,920
1,680
98 Activities Related to Real Estate
$63,770
800
99 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$63,720
170
100 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$63,610
170
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