Construction Laborers Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,870
25th Percentile Wage
$23,400
50th Percentile Wage
$29,310
75th Percentile Wage
$37,600
90th Percentile Wage
$50,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.07
25th Percentile Wage
$11.25
50th Percentile Wage
$14.09
75th Percentile Wage
$18.07
90th Percentile Wage
$24.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.37. The median hourly salary is $14.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.07.

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
201629,3109.52%8.22%
201526,5206.11%-
201424,900-2.29%-
201325,470-5.61%-
201226,900--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Georgia ranges from $23,640 to $39,880. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Georgia is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $39,880. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Dalton (mean annual salary $35,940). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$39,880
Dalton
$35,940
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$30,850
Savannah
$29,480
Warner Robins
$29,250
Rome
$28,990
Columbus
$28,480
Athens-Clarke County
$28,370
Valdosta
$26,710
Brunswick
$26,540
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$26,290
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,790
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,750
Gainesville
$25,280
Albany
$25,140
Macon
$24,800
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$23,640


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