Highest Paying Trade Jobs (2023)

Pursuing a trade profession such as being an electrician or plumber, can be a fulfilling and lucrative career. However, not all trade vocations are the same—some pay much more than others. Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data, we've ranked trade school occupations by median salary, so you can have all of the information you need before choosing a trade career.

Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook's Construction and Extraction and Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations