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Highest Paying Industries for Other Motor Vehicle Operators

The top 100 highest paying industries for other motor vehicle operators (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 $80,210, utilities is the highest paying industry for other motor vehicle operators. It is followed by mining (except oil and gas) industry (average annual salary $62,040). 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 motor vehicle operators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Other Motor Vehicle Operators

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Utilities
$80,210
110
2 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$62,040
50
3 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$57,710
n/a
4 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$50,700
270
5 Rail Transportation
$48,690
n/a
6 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$46,760
3,850
7 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$46,620
60
8 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$46,620
60
9 Information
$46,370
90
10 Federal government, including USPS
$46,120
5,020
11 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$46,120
5,020
12 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$45,760
9,790
13 Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,760
9,790
14 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$45,700
4,220
15 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$45,200
10,600
16 Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$44,150
90
17 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$44,150
90
18 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$43,740
150
19 Hospitals - Local government owned
$43,740
150
20 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$43,300
n/a
21 Mining
$43,130
360
22 Death Care Services
$43,020
n/a
23 Landscaping Services
$42,230
190
24 Hospitals - State government owned
$41,970
190
25 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$41,640
50
26 Support Activities for Mining
$41,600
310
27 Spectator Sports
$41,520
60
28 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$41,100
150
29 Business Support Services
$41,060
450
30 Scheduled Air Transportation
$41,020
60
31 Air Transportation
$41,020
60
32 Personal and Laundry Services
$40,930
180
33 Facilities Support Services
$40,850
n/a
34 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$40,730
670
35 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$40,440
450
36 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$39,940
170
37 Manufacturing
$39,440
430
38 State government, including schools and hospitals
$38,980
1,370
39 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$38,810
930
40 Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$38,410
790
41 Finance and Insurance
$38,170
40
42 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$37,710
300
43 Educational Services - State government owned
$37,700
250
44 Engineering Services
$37,570
n/a
45 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,390
230
46 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,240
300
47 Waste Treatment and Disposal
$37,050
60
48 Hospitals - Privately owned
$36,570
320
49 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$36,550
50
50 Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$36,290
130
51 Support Activities for Transportation
$36,160
4,900
52 Transportation and Warehousing
$35,350
6,360
53 General Freight Trucking
$35,130
120
54 Educational Services
$34,280
560
55 Specialty Trade Contractors
$34,040
170
56 Construction
$33,740
340
57 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$33,540
160
58 Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$32,820
150
59 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$32,800
150
60 Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$32,750
n/a
61 Truck Transportation
$32,340
280
62 Traveler Accommodation
$31,010
50
63 Accommodation
$31,010
50
64 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$30,990
70
65 Warehousing and Storage
$30,920
660
66 Specialized Freight Trucking
$30,910
n/a
67 Support Activities for Road Transportation
$30,800
3,120
68 Testing Laboratories
$30,670
840
69 Administrative and Support Services
$30,620
6,440
70 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,610
1,360
71 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$30,460
6,860
72 Temporary Help Services
$30,030
n/a
73 Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,840
1,480
74 Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$29,780
50
75 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$29,570
1,270
76 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$29,550
160
77 Educational Services - Privately owned
$29,490
90
78 Employment Services
$29,460
2,330
79 Accommodation and Food Services
$29,320
90
80 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$29,270
120
81 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,250
410
82 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$29,190
3,230
83 Educational Services - Local government owned
$28,760
220
84 Special Food Services
$28,640
n/a
85 Food Services and Drinking Places
$28,580
40
86 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$28,420
350
87 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$28,390
220
88 Food Manufacturing
$28,140
60
89 Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$27,630
50
90 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$26,920
200
91 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$26,540
50
92 Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$26,530
610
93 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$26,160
2,650
94 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$25,630
330
95 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$25,130
1,040
96 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$24,920
580
97 Repair and Maintenance
$24,580
790
98 Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$24,530
770
99 Outpatient Care Centers
$24,310
100
100 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,150
1,120
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