Annual mean wages for the largest occupations in the United States as of May 2015 (in U.S. dollars)

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Wage in U.S. dollars
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 97,030
Computer Occupations 86,090
Business Operations Specialists 70,900
Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers 56,370
Construction Trades Workers 46,290
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 39,360
Financial Clerks 36,680
Motor Vehicle Operators 36,460
Information and Record Clerks 33,610
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 33,610
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 32,800
Material Moving Workers 28,710
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 26,760
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 25,440
Building Cleaning Workers 25,240
Retail Sales Workers 24,490
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 22,990
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 21,430
Cashiers 21,010
Fast Food and Counter Workers 19,820
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This graph displays the 15 largest occupation groups in the United States as of May 2015, ranked by annual mean wage. The annual mean wage among the 4 million preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the U.S. stood at 56,370 U.S. dollars.

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