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Highest Paying Industries for Bridge and Lock Tenders

The top 15 highest paying industries for bridge and lock tenders (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 $54,070, construction is the highest paying industry for bridge and lock tenders. It is followed by rail transportation industry (average annual salary $52,440). 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 bridge and lock tenders in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 15 Highest Paying Industries for Bridge and Lock Tenders

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Construction
$54,070
n/a
2 Rail Transportation
$52,440
310
3 Federal government, including USPS
$52,250
1,150
4 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$52,250
1,150
5 Construction of Buildings
$52,220
n/a
6 Transportation and Warehousing
$50,600
400
7 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,010
2,760
8 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$48,010
2,760
9 Federal, State, and Local Government
$48,010
2,760
10 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$39,650
880
11 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$39,650
880
12 State government, including schools and hospitals
$37,730
730
13 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$37,730
730
14 Support Activities for Water Transportation
$30,750
n/a
15 Support Activities for Transportation
$28,610
90
See also: Highest paying cities for bridge and lock tenders.