Construction Laborers Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,560
25th Percentile Wage
$23,000
50th Percentile Wage
$27,840
75th Percentile Wage
$33,020
90th Percentile Wage
$40,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.40
25th Percentile Wage
$11.06
50th Percentile Wage
$13.38
75th Percentile Wage
$15.88
90th Percentile Wage
$19.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.26. The median hourly salary is $13.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.40.

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
201627,8404.27%8.19%
201526,6501.43%-
201426,2701.87%-
201325,7800.85%-
201225,560--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Florida ranges from $24,380 to $29,400. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $29,400. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Port St Lucie (mean annual salary $29,140). The lowest paying area is Ocala with a median annual salary of $24,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$29,400
Port St Lucie
$29,140
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$28,920
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$28,890
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$28,800
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$28,710
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$28,500
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$28,480
Naples-Marco Island
$28,440
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$28,180
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$27,930
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$27,550
Jacksonville
$27,550
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$27,290
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$27,200
Tallahassee
$27,140
Punta Gorda
$26,410
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$26,240
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$26,000
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$25,640
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$25,470
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$25,200
Gainesville
$24,890
Palm Coast
$24,730
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$24,660
Ocala
$24,380


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