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Highest Paying Industries for Elevator Installers and Repairers

The top 33 highest paying industries for elevator installers and repairers (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 $87,870, other general purpose machinery manufacturing is the highest paying industry for elevator installers and repairers. It is followed by machinery manufacturing industry (average annual salary $87,870). 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 elevator installers and repairers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 33 Highest Paying Industries for Elevator Installers and Repairers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$87,870
460
2 Machinery Manufacturing
$87,870
460
3 Manufacturing
$86,660
480
4 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$79,160
18,400
5 Building Equipment Contractors
$79,150
18,410
6 Specialty Trade Contractors
$79,130
18,460
7 Construction
$79,130
18,460
8 Employment Services
$78,440
80
9 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$77,870
n/a
10 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$75,810
70
11 Repair and Maintenance
$75,810
70
12 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$75,810
70
13 Administrative and Support Services
$75,700
90
14 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$75,700
90
15 Wholesale Trade
$74,910
420
16 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$74,660
680
17 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$74,430
n/a
18 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$73,650
n/a
19 Federal, State, and Local Government
$73,650
n/a
20 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$73,150
870
21 Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,740
n/a
22 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$68,600
130
23 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$68,500
150
24 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,840
150
25 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$61,790
170
26 Educational Services
$61,790
170
27 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,290
140
28 Educational Services - State government owned
$61,290
140
29 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$60,820
30
30 Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,820
30
31 State government, including schools and hospitals
$60,630
150
32 Federal government, including USPS
$59,790
50
33 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$59,790
50
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