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Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

The top 100 highest paying industries for first-line supervisors of mechanics, 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 $89,410, natural gas distribution is the highest paying industry for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers. It is followed by petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry (average annual salary $85,980). 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 first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Natural Gas Distribution
$89,410
2,030
2 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$85,980
1,420
3 Other Pipeline Transportation
$85,280
100
4 Coal Mining
$84,850
1,240
5 Utilities
$84,740
15,640
6 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$84,710
13,170
7 Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$84,640
920
8 Oil and Gas Extraction
$83,710
960
9 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$83,100
90
10 Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$81,240
30
11 Metal Ore Mining
$80,970
980
12 Satellite Telecommunications
$80,880
230
13 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$80,290
130
14 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$80,280
2,860
15 Other Information Services
$80,090
50
16 Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$79,640
80
17 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$79,330
620
18 Scientific Research and Development Services
$79,330
630
19 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$79,200
100
20 Scheduled Air Transportation
$78,820
3,150
21 Software Publishers
$78,720
30
22 Spectator Sports
$78,540
580
23 Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$77,930
1,390
24 Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$77,550
330
25 Air Transportation
$77,200
3,910
26 Mining
$76,920
5,970
27 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$75,250
1,850
28 Paper Manufacturing
$74,470
2,480
29 Postal Service (federal government)
$74,370
2,480
30 Federal government, including USPS
$74,360
13,150
31 Couriers and Messengers
$74,240
1,120
32 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$74,220
30
33 Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$74,210
1,100
34 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$74,200
1,080
35 Other Telecommunications
$74,120
680
36 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$74,000
1,590
37 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$73,840
750
38 Water Transportation
$73,420
170
39 Chemical Manufacturing
$73,360
5,650
40 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$73,350
150
41 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$73,220
330
42 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$73,210
10,670
43 Radio and Television Broadcasting
$73,210
n/a
44 Rail Transportation
$73,150
3,910
45 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$73,000
12,010
46 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$72,980
80
47 Telecommunications
$72,980
13,920
48 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$72,960
1,170
49 Support Activities for Water Transportation
$72,950
450
50 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$72,940
1,410
51 Information
$72,900
16,110
52 Pipeline Transportation
$72,870
550
53 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$72,340
250
54 Engineering Services
$72,080
1,450
55 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$72,000
850
56 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$71,960
280
57 Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$71,890
110
58 Tobacco Manufacturing
$71,890
120
59 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$71,730
780
60 Television Broadcasting
$71,680
n/a
61 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$71,600
1,650
62 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$71,590
220
63 Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$71,490
1,560
64 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$71,420
50
65 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$71,420
360
66 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$71,420
1,090
67 Insurance Carriers
$71,370
240
68 Newspaper Publishers
$71,350
160
69 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$71,320
2,050
70 Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$71,290
760
71 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$71,280
80
72 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$71,160
5,790
73 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$71,080
1,710
74 Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$70,990
70
75 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$70,880
310
76 Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$70,670
110
77 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$70,580
40
78 Waste Treatment and Disposal
$70,560
610
79 Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$70,380
480
80 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$70,280
1,930
81 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$70,210
5,050
82 Finance and Insurance
$70,190
670
83 Inland Water Transportation
$70,020
90
84 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$69,980
290
85 Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$69,860
630
86 Support Activities for Mining
$69,820
2,160
87 Hardware Manufacturing
$69,810
40
88 Apparel Knitting Mills
$69,810
30
89 Other Food Manufacturing
$69,790
1,050
90 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$69,710
5,340
91 Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$69,570
1,240
92 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$69,480
30
93 Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$69,460
380
94 Transportation and Warehousing
$69,390
25,550
95 Beverage Manufacturing
$69,320
1,120
96 Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$69,260
170
97 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$69,180
n/a
98 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$69,040
1,000
99 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$68,910
380
100 Amusement Parks and Arcades
$68,770
710
See also: Highest paying cities for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers.