The salary statistics of chief executives in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chief executive salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $175,360. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $115,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chief executives is $77,370.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of chief executives in 21 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for chief executive occupations is the drywall and insulation contractors industry with an annual salary $206,840. The lowest paying industry is the painting and wall covering contractors industry (annual salary $133,680). For detailed chief executive salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Masonry Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .