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Highest Paying Industries for Insulation Workers

The top 61 highest paying industries for insulation 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 $54,660, power and communication line and related structures construction is the highest paying industry for insulation workers. It is followed by federal government, including usps industry (average annual salary $51,190). 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 insulation workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 61 Highest Paying Industries for Insulation Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$54,660
n/a
2 Federal government, including USPS
$51,190
440
3 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$51,190
440
4 Educational Services - Local government owned
$51,140
30
5 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$50,450
500
6 Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,450
500
7 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$50,080
580
8 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$49,580
90
9 Repair and Maintenance
$49,580
90
10 Manufacturing
$49,170
960
11 Educational Services
$48,710
80
12 State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,530
50
13 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$48,140
300
14 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$47,920
290
15 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,510
50
16 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$47,510
50
17 Educational Services - State government owned
$47,510
50
18 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$44,300
130
19 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$44,300
130
20 Utility System Construction
$43,600
480
21 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$41,970
15,790
22 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$41,880
620
23 Building Equipment Contractors
$40,940
18,620
24 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$40,890
1,930
25 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$40,320
490
26 Chemical Manufacturing
$39,230
50
27 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,090
210
28 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$38,790
590
29 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$37,840
40
30 Specialty Trade Contractors
$37,550
46,470
31 Construction
$37,540
49,180
32 Nonresidential Building Construction
$36,960
1,710
33 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,710
100
34 Construction of Buildings
$36,570
2,100
35 Roofing Contractors
$36,220
n/a
36 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$36,010
n/a
37 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$35,990
90
38 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$35,970
90
39 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$35,530
n/a
40 Building Finishing Contractors
$35,440
24,930
41 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$35,180
23,680
42 Residential Building Construction
$35,100
390
43 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$35,010
130
44 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$34,950
110
45 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$34,020
990
46 Administrative and Support Services
$33,860
290
47 Masonry Contractors
$33,690
230
48 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$33,650
660
49 Social Advocacy Organizations
$33,200
100
50 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$32,870
810
51 Wholesale Trade
$32,870
810
52 Employment Services
$31,770
170
53 Temporary Help Services
$31,660
n/a
54 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$31,110
60
55 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$30,710
n/a
56 Health Care and Social Assistance
$30,190
110
57 Social Assistance
$29,860
110
58 Individual and Family Services
$28,980
30
59 Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$24,740
n/a
60 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$24,740
n/a
61 Retail Trade
$24,740
n/a