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Highest Paying Industries for Electricians Helpers

The top 69 highest paying industries for electricians helpers (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 $51,750, local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for electricians helpers. It is followed by federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $51,580). 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 electricians helpers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 69 Highest Paying Industries for Electricians Helpers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,750
1,300
2 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,580
1,340
3 Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,580
1,340
4 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$51,330
1,390
5 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$50,240
1,530
6 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$45,810
70
7 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$45,070
70
8 Health Care and Social Assistance
$44,660
90
9 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$42,420
40
10 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$42,300
40
11 Hospitals - Privately owned
$42,300
40
12 Food Manufacturing
$41,280
30
13 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,010
40
14 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$36,460
90
15 Support Activities for Mining
$35,170
90
16 Utilities
$34,410
170
17 Mining
$34,400
170
18 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$33,890
160
19 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$33,870
70
20 Utility System Construction
$33,770
740
21 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$33,770
810
22 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$33,350
40
23 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$33,230
80
24 Educational Services - Privately owned
$32,970
40
25 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$32,910
110
26 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$32,090
580
27 Metal Ore Mining
$31,900
70
28 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$31,780
70
29 State government, including schools and hospitals
$31,520
140
30 Engineering Services
$31,430
n/a
31 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$31,430
n/a
32 Educational Services - Local government owned
$31,350
60
33 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$30,950
30
34 Repair and Maintenance
$30,700
170
35 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,700
170
36 Nonresidential Building Construction
$30,340
1,730
37 Educational Services
$30,180
200
38 Manufacturing
$30,090
560
39 Construction of Buildings
$30,040
2,080
40 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$30,010
130
41 Ship and Boat Building
$29,800
40
42 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$29,620
100
43 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$29,560
50
44 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$29,560
50
45 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$29,370
1,120
46 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$29,040
40
47 Residential Building Construction
$28,900
350
48 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$28,890
90
49 Educational Services - State government owned
$28,820
100
50 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,980
350
51 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$27,750
30
52 Construction
$27,730
64,160
53 Specialty Trade Contractors
$27,610
61,270
54 Building Equipment Contractors
$27,600
61,110
55 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$27,570
59,900
56 Machinery Manufacturing
$27,290
240
57 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$27,220
60
58 Temporary Help Services
$27,110
730
59 Administrative and Support Services
$26,910
870
60 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,890
880
61 Employment Services
$26,840
820
62 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$26,640
200
63 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$26,630
90
64 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$26,330
n/a
65 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$26,330
n/a
66 Wholesale Trade
$25,470
110
67 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$24,410
50
68 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$24,330
50
69 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$23,620
130
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