Ten Highest Paid “Blue-Collar” Jobs

10 blue-collar jobs with highest annual earnings Occupation Average earnings of full-time workers

Drillers, oil well

$62,409

Supervisors, electricians and power transmission installers

$62,347

Locomotive operating

$59,517

Supervisors, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

$58,062

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

$57,672

Power plant operators

$56,545

Supervisors, extractive

$56,228

Supervisors, carpenters and related workers

$55,833

Aircraft engine mechanics

$55,539

Electrical power installers and repairers

$55,395

Drillers are no. 1 in blue-collar pay. [Bizjournals – G. Scott Thomas]

Career Hack: If you are in a professional similar to these positions above and make less pay search for these titles on Monster.com in your local and consider submitting your resume!

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Career Hacker * http://www.careerhacker.com * By Bill Inman * http://www.billinman.com

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