Construction Laborers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Laborers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,240
25th Percentile Wage
$22,510
50th Percentile Wage
$27,270
75th Percentile Wage
$32,200
90th Percentile Wage
$39,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.25
25th Percentile Wage
$10.82
50th Percentile Wage
$13.11
75th Percentile Wage
$15.48
90th Percentile Wage
$18.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.93. The median hourly salary is $13.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,2702.53%9.68%
201526,5800.08%-
201426,5604.82%-
201325,2802.57%-
201224,630--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Alabama ranges from $20,010 to $29,460. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $29,460. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $28,590). The lowest paying area is Gadsden with a median annual salary of $20,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$29,460
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,590
Mobile
$28,140
Tuscaloosa
$27,840
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$27,740
Huntsville
$27,080
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$26,160
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$25,800
Dothan
$25,760
Decatur
$25,240
Montgomery
$24,480
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$24,050
Anniston-Oxford
$23,120
Auburn-Opelika
$21,680
Gadsden
$20,010



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