Watch – Energy Sector Jobs in the USA Have the Highest Salaries

Silicon Valley giants and Wall Street titans have to move over when it comes to the largest of paychecks. Usafis.org found that Energy workers have moved into the top spot with the median pay in 2017 being $123,000. Seen dramatically in New Mexico and Texas, businesses all across the country are dealing with major labor shortages. Bob Sullivan of New York-based AlixPartners, a consultant to energy companies, said, “At some point, the wage pressure starts to get pretty high.” Within the energy sector, the professions with the most generous median wage are refiners and producers with strongly credentialed scientists and highly trained engineers.

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