Table 3-26
Average annual salary of new recipients of H-1B temporary work visas, by occupation and degree: FY 2006
(Dollars)
 
Occupation All degree levels Bachelor's Master's Professional Doctorate
 
Administrative specializations 53,500 49,600 56,200 70,100 85,100
Architecture/engineering/surveying 61,600 58,400 60,000 73,700 73,000
Art 44,800 44,500 44,400 na na
Computer-related occupations 56,200 56,000 55,600 71,200 80,400
Education 48,500 36,700 43,800 67,000 51,900
Entertainment/recreation 38,900 38,000 40,700 na na
Law/jurisprudence 100,100 63,200 83,200 114,600 na
Life sciences 45,600 40,400 43,900 47,700 46,700
Managers/officials nec 78,000 70,800 81,500 107,500 105,300
Mathematics/physical sciences 60,400 58,500 59,800 60,900 61,400
Medicine/health 72,300 48,100 51,700 86,800 62,700
Miscellaneous professional/technical/managerial 64,400 54,800 68,800 na 84,500
Museum/library/archival sciences 41,800 39,500 41,300 na na
Religion/theology 37,400 NA 38,500 na na
Social sciences 60,900 54,100 64,000 na 77,600
Writing 38,200 37,900 37,500 na na
 

na = not applicable; NA = not available; nec = not elsewhere classified

SOURCE: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, special tabulations.

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