Search Career and Salary By Industry

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Anthropologists $61,980 $77,000   
Archeologists $61,980 $77,000   
Architects $80,490 $95,310   
Architectural Drafters $52,480 $61,280   
Biochemists & Biophysicists $91,960 $115,390   
Civil Drafters $52,480 $61,280   
Civil Engineers $87,130 $104,190 
Environmental Engineering Technicians $51,030 $61,790   
Environmental Engineers $86,340 $104,670   
Geodetic Surveyors $60,310 $75,920 
Legal Secretaries $45,670 $56,770   
Mapping Technicians $43,870 $53,540   
Paralegals & Legal Assistants $51,840 $62,000   
Survey Researchers $54,730 $73,520   
Surveying Technicians $43,870 $53,540   
Surveyors $60,310 $75,920   
Tax Preparers $43,870 $56,250   
Transportation Engineers $87,130 $104,190 
Veterinarians $98,230 $115,310   
Veterinary Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers $25,370 $29,240   
Veterinary Technologists & Technicians $32,350 $37,590 
Water/Wastewater Engineers $86,340 $104,670 
Accountants $73,670 $87,530 
Actuaries $110,090 $136,110 
Advertising & Promotions Managers $114,700 $148,300   
Advertising Sales Agents $60,910 $73,970   
Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians $64,310 $79,450   
Aerospace Engineers $107,700 $130,260   
Agricultural Engineers $75,440 $90,350   
Agricultural Technicians $37,330 $44,310   
Animal Scientists $72,590 $88,060   
Arbitrators, Mediators, & Conciliators $70,740 $84,880   
Architectural & Engineering Managers $138,720 $162,690   
Art Directors $97,850 $121,830   
Astronomers $107,140 $145,810   
Atmospheric & Space Scientists $88,090 $107,890   
Auditors $73,670 $87,530 
Automotive Engineering Technicians $55,470 $67,060 
Automotive Engineers $87,140 $104,310 
Billing, Cost, & Rate Clerks $35,560 $41,180 
Biochemical Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers $138,720 $162,690 
Bioinformatics Scientists $77,920 $89,930 
Biological Technicians $44,610 $53,300   
Biologists $79,200 $95,800   
Biomedical Engineers $91,760 $110,730 
Biostatisticians $84,010 $104,910 
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks $38,070 $45,730 
Budget Analysts $73,940 $89,410   
Business Continuity Planners $73,000 $89,600 
Business Intelligence Analysts $85,520 $106,300 
Cartographers & Photogrammetrists $64,570 $78,140 
Chemical Engineers $103,590 $123,300   
Chemical Technicians $47,390 $58,170   
Chemists $79,140 $99,360   
City & Regional Planning Aides $43,070 $53,050   
Civil Engineering Technicians $50,290 $60,520   
Climate Change Analysts $72,050 $87,980 
Clinical Data Managers $84,010 $104,910 
Clinical Research Coordinators $136,450 $165,210 
Commercial & Industrial Designers $67,030 $82,540   
Compensation & Benefits Managers $118,670 $147,240   
Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specialists $64,380 $76,690   
Computer & Information Research Scientists $113,190 $134,380   
Computer & Information Systems Managers $136,280 $161,520 
Computer Hardware Engineers $110,650 $135,840   
Computer Network Architects $100,710 $123,900   
Computer Network Support Specialists $66,140 $81,800   
Computer Operators $41,240 $51,740   
Computer Programmers $82,690 $100,410   
Computer Systems Analysts $87,320 $104,950 
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects $85,520 $106,300 
Computer User Support Specialists $51,500 $62,050 
Construction & Building Inspectors $58,430 $71,490   
Couriers & Messengers $28,360 $33,650   
Credit Counselors $47,600 $53,300 
Customs Brokers $73,000 $89,600 
Data Entry Keyers $30,130 $35,610   
Data Warehousing Specialists $85,520 $106,300 
Database Administrators $82,280 $103,500   
Database Architects $85,520 $106,300 
Demonstrators & Product Promoters $28,760 $31,930   
Desktop Publishers $41,960 $51,240   
Document Management Specialists $85,520 $106,300 
Economists $105,290 $129,880   
Electrical Drafters $62,040 $75,740   
Electrical Engineering Technicians $60,330 $72,300   
Electrical Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Electrical Engineers $95,780 $115,470   
Electro-Mechanical Technicians $55,600 $68,110   
Electromechanical Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Electronic Drafters $62,040 $75,740   
Electronics Engineering Technicians $60,330 $72,300   
Electronics Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Electronics Engineers $99,660 $119,100   
Energy Auditors $73,000 $89,600 
Energy Brokers $61,960 $76,340 
Energy Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Environmental Economists $105,290 $129,880 
Environmental Restoration Planners $72,050 $87,980 
Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health $45,910 $55,630   
Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health $72,050 $87,980   
Epidemiologists $74,120 $87,160   
Executive Secretaries & Executive Administrative Assistants $53,590 $64,480   
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters $53,160 $64,910   
Farm Labor Contractors $47,790 $62,120   
File Clerks $29,510 $35,580   
Financial Analysts $92,250 $106,640   
Financial Managers, Branch or Department $130,230 $159,230 
Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers $84,850 $104,900   
Food Science Technicians $37,330 $44,310   
Food Scientists & Technologists $66,870 $82,270   
Fuel Cell Engineers $87,140 $104,310 
Fuel Cell Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
General & Operations Managers $117,200 $149,660 
Geneticists $77,920 $89,930 
Geographers $75,610 $90,350   
Geographic Information Systems Technicians $85,520 $106,300 
Geological Sample Test Technicians $58,500 $75,240   
Geophysical Data Technicians $58,500 $75,240   
Geoscientists $105,390 $129,270   
Geospatial Information Scientists & Technologists $85,520 $106,300 
Graphic Designers $50,670 $61,740   
Green Marketers $114,700 $148,300 
Historians $61,180 $81,180   
Human Factors Engineers & Ergonomists $85,110 $101,140 
Human Resources Managers $114,140 $138,320   
Human Resources Specialists $62,590 $76,050 
Hydrologists $81,930 $96,950   
Industrial Ecologists $72,050 $87,980 
Industrial Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Industrial Engineers $85,110 $101,140   
Industrial Safety & Health Engineers $84,850 $104,900   
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists $90,070 $106,230 
Informatics Nurse Specialists $87,320 $104,950 
Information Security Analysts $91,600 $113,990 
Information Technology Project Managers $85,520 $106,300 
Interior Designers $54,850 $66,700   
Interpreters & Translators $49,320 $60,380 
Interviewers $32,230 $37,890   
Landscape Architects $69,530 $85,440   
Lawyers $133,470 $172,540 
Loan Counselors $47,600 $53,300 
Logisticians $76,830 $92,870   
Logistics Analysts $76,830 $92,870 
Logistics Engineers $76,830 $92,870 
Mail Clerks & Mail Machine Operators $29,160 $35,330   
Management Analysts $90,860 $108,320 
Manufacturing Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Manufacturing Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Manufacturing Production Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Marine Architects $99,160 $116,910   
Marine Engineers $99,160 $116,910   
Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists $68,700 $86,170 
Marketing Managers $137,400 $171,390   
Materials Engineers $91,150 $112,630   
Materials Scientists $94,350 $117,130   
Mathematical Technicians $62,280 $77,290   
Mathematicians $104,350 $127,900 
Mechanical Drafters $55,260 $65,680   
Mechanical Engineering Technicians $55,470 $67,060   
Mechanical Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Mechanical Engineers $87,140 $104,310 
Mechatronics Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Medical Scientists $90,160 $111,790   
Merchandise Displayers & Window Trimmers $29,530 $34,560   
Microbiologists $76,530 $97,270   
Microsystems Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $100,970 $119,580   
Model Makers, Metal & Plastic $48,370 $61,720   
Molecular & Cellular Biologists $77,920 $89,930 
Multimedia Artists & Animators $69,410 $87,200   
Nanosystems Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Natural Sciences Managers $136,450 $165,210   
Network & Computer Systems Administrators $79,770 $96,430   
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists $63,140 $76,560 
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers $22,970 $25,060   
Nuclear Engineers $104,630 $120,210   
Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians $75,960 $89,220   
Nuclear Monitoring Technicians $75,960 $89,220   
Occupational Health & Safety Specialists $70,470 $85,560   
Occupational Health & Safety Technicians $51,270 $61,740   
Online Merchants $73,000 $89,600 
Operations Research Analysts $82,940 $102,450 
Paperhangers $37,240 $44,860   
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks $40,910 $48,140   
Petroleum Engineers $147,520 $185,200   
Photographers $38,350 $46,420   
Photographic Process Workers & Processing Machine Operators $28,460 $32,670   
Photonics Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Photonics Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Physicists $117,300 $145,010   
Political Scientists $104,000 $137,500   
Precision Agriculture Technicians $47,860 $58,710 
Private Detectives & Investigators $52,880 $63,370   
Product Safety Engineers $84,850 $104,900   
Proofreaders & Copy Markers $36,990 $46,250   
Public Relations & Fundraising Managers $115,400 $143,110   
Public Relations Specialists $64,050 $76,630   
Quality Control Analysts $47,860 $58,710 
Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists $99,660 $119,100 
Receptionists & Information Clerks $27,830 $32,610 
Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists $95,670 $122,270 
Remote Sensing Technicians $47,860 $58,710 
Robotics Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Robotics Technicians $55,600 $68,110 
Sales Engineers $104,660 $126,350   
Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products $86,750 $108,210   
Search Marketing Strategists $85,520 $106,300 
Secretaries & Administrative Assistants $34,500 $41,710 
Security Management Specialists $73,000 $89,600 
Set & Exhibit Designers $53,150 $67,970   
Social Science Research Assistants $43,070 $53,050   
Sociologists $78,810 $95,440   
Software Developers, Applications $99,530 $120,950 
Software Developers, Systems Software $106,050 $128,540 
Software Quality Assurance Engineers & Testers $85,520 $106,300 
Soil & Plant Scientists $64,680 $77,550   
Solar Energy Systems Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Solar Sales Representatives & Assessors $86,750 $108,210 
Statement Clerks $35,560 $41,180 
Statisticians $84,010 $104,910 
Sustainability Specialists $73,000 $89,600 
Technical Writers $71,950 $88,230   
Telecommunications Engineering Specialists $100,710 $123,900 
Title Examiners, Abstractors, & Searchers $48,190 $57,160   
Traffic Technicians $46,540 $58,300   
Training & Development Managers $111,030 $135,090   
Training & Development Specialists $61,530 $76,960   
Transportation Planners $80,040 $96,400 
Treasurers & Controllers $130,230 $159,230 
Urban & Regional Planners $69,010 $83,550   
Validation Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Video Game Designers $85,520 $106,300 
Water Resource Specialists $136,450 $165,210 
Web Administrators $85,520 $106,300 
Web Developers $68,670 $86,710 
Wind Energy Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists $63,230 $73,930