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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,830
25th Percentile Wage
$24,550
50th Percentile Wage
$30,290
75th Percentile Wage
$38,390
90th Percentile Wage
$52,400

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 $52,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,290
3.24% 11.19%
2016
$29,310
9.52% -
2015
$26,520
6.11% -
2014
$24,900
-2.29% -
2013
$25,470
-5.61% -
2012
$26,900
- -

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 $23,710 to $41,310. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Georgia is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $41,310. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Dalton (mean annual salary $36,500). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$41,310
Dalton
$36,500
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$31,090
Athens-Clarke County
$30,670
Savannah
$30,480
Gainesville
$30,470
Warner Robins
$29,730
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$29,240
Brunswick
$28,930
Columbus
$28,520
Valdosta
$27,870
Rome
$27,800
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$27,060
Albany
$26,760
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$26,230
Macon
$25,400
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$23,710




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