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Highest Paying Industries for Mechanical Insulation Workers

The top 37 highest paying industries for mechanical 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 mechanical insulation workers. It is followed by educational services industry (average annual salary $53,090). 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 mechanical insulation workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 37 Highest Paying Industries for Mechanical Insulation Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$54,660
n/a
2 Educational Services
$53,090
40
3 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$52,290
90
4 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$51,200
490
5 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,200
450
6 Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,200
450
7 Federal government, including USPS
$51,190
440
8 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$51,190
440
9 Manufacturing
$49,960
740
10 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$49,910
190
11 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$49,330
190
12 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$48,560
70
13 Repair and Maintenance
$48,560
70
14 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$46,320
6,070
15 Building Finishing Contractors
$45,600
6,490
16 Utility System Construction
$44,080
470
17 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$43,710
550
18 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$43,340
n/a
19 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$43,040
14,090
20 Specialty Trade Contractors
$42,790
24,980
21 Construction
$42,570
26,220
22 Building Equipment Contractors
$41,990
16,520
23 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$41,470
80
24 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$41,320
1,820
25 Chemical Manufacturing
$39,230
50
26 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$38,980
350
27 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$37,840
40
28 Nonresidential Building Construction
$37,710
690
29 Construction of Buildings
$37,710
690
30 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$36,030
n/a
31 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$35,160
570
32 Wholesale Trade
$35,160
570
33 Administrative and Support Services
$35,130
160
34 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$35,030
n/a
35 Temporary Help Services
$33,250
50
36 Employment Services
$33,250
50
37 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$31,700
150
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