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Highest Paying Industries for Other Extraction Workers

The top 26 highest paying industries for other 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 $85,450, professional, scientific, and technical services is the highest paying industry for other extraction workers. It is followed by federal government, including usps industry (average annual salary $53,350). 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 other extraction workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 26 Highest Paying Industries for Other Extraction Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$85,450
170
2 Federal government, including USPS
$53,350
80
3 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$53,350
80
4 Coal Mining
$48,970
280
5 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$48,130
110
6 Pipeline Transportation
$48,130
110
7 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$45,490
120
8 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$45,490
120
9 Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,490
120
10 Support Activities for Mining
$42,090
2,690
11 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$41,910
960
12 Metal Ore Mining
$41,840
350
13 Mining
$41,830
4,150
14 Construction
$41,330
110
15 Transportation and Warehousing
$40,310
190
16 Oil and Gas Extraction
$39,080
490
17 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,680
90
18 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$31,540
80
19 Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$29,730
330
20 Specialized Freight Trucking
$29,130
n/a
21 Truck Transportation
$29,130
n/a
22 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$28,750
70
23 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,860
360
24 Temporary Help Services
$21,460
260
25 Administrative and Support Services
$21,410
270
26 Employment Services
$21,390
270
See also: Highest paying cities for other extraction workers.