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Highest Paying Industries for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

The top 44 highest paying industries for layout workers, metal and plastic (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 $62,050, computer and electronic product manufacturing is the highest paying industry for layout workers, metal and plastic. It is followed by aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry (average annual salary $59,240). 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 layout workers, metal and plastic in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 44 Highest Paying Industries for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$62,050
n/a
2 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$59,240
1,200
3 Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$53,320
n/a
4 Federal government, including USPS
$51,580
890
5 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$51,580
890
6 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$51,580
890
7 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,580
890
8 Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,580
890
9 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$50,970
470
10 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$50,950
470
11 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$50,320
30
12 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$48,760
7,200
13 Ship and Boat Building
$47,700
5,380
14 Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$46,860
n/a
15 Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$46,680
30
16 Manufacturing
$44,650
11,690
17 Forging and Stamping
$42,010
70
18 Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$40,600
130
19 Machinery Manufacturing
$39,760
470
20 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$39,640
250
21 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$39,140
140
22 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$38,100
450
23 Employment Services
$37,850
340
24 Administrative and Support Services
$37,850
340
25 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,850
340
26 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$37,770
240
27 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$37,680
30
28 Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$37,650
1,650
29 Temporary Help Services
$37,570
320
30 Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$36,650
30
31 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$36,500
2,910
32 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$35,690
80
33 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$35,660
80
34 Foundries
$35,520
90
35 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$35,350
160
36 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$35,060
n/a
37 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$34,990
60
38 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$34,990
60
39 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$30,980
80
40 Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$30,370
430
41 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$28,260
80
42 Machine Shops
$26,850
230
43 Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$26,850
230
44 Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$22,270
n/a
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