Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of construction trades workers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction trades worker salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,660
25th Percentile Wage
$34,560
50th Percentile Wage
$45,820
75th Percentile Wage
$61,770
90th Percentile Wage
$77,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) construction trades workers is $77,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $27,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction trades workers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,8202.90%7.73%
201544,4901.30%-
201443,9102.82%-
201342,6700.91%-
201242,280--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in eight industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for construction trades worker occupations is the metal ore mining industry with an annual salary $55,470. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $40,140). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Metal Ore Mining
$55,470
Coal Mining
$53,940
Oil and Gas Extraction
$50,940
Oil and Gas Extraction
$50,940
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$46,750
Support Activities for Mining
$43,840
Support Activities for Mining
$43,840
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$40,140

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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