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Highest paying occupations in 2001

November 07, 2002

The highest-paying major groups of occupations in 2001 were the management occupations group and the legal occupations group.

Major occupational groups with highest mean hourly wages, 2001
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Wage and salary workers in management occupations had a mean hourly wage of $34.04, while those in legal occupations had an average wage of $33.19. The next highest paid groups were computer and mathematical ($29.02), architecture and engineering ($27.08), and business and financial operations ($24.32).

The BLS Occupational Employment Statistics program produced these data. Find more information on wages by occupation in 2001 in "Occupational Employment and Wages, 2001," news release USDL 02-619.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Highest paying occupations in 2001 on the Internet at (visited May 04, 2016).


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