Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of human resources managers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare human resources manager salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,880
25th Percentile Wage
$69,820
50th Percentile Wage
$94,860
75th Percentile Wage
$128,350
90th Percentile Wage
$169,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) human resources managers is $169,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $53,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,860
-5.52% -5.01%
2016
$100,100
-2.40% -
2015
$102,500
-3.57% -
2014
$106,160
4.22% -
2013
$101,680
2.04% -
2012
$99,610
- -

Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of human resources managers in 17 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 human resources manager occupations is the land subdivision industry with an annual salary $120,660. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $42,180). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Land Subdivision
$120,660
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$104,750
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$104,260
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$103,490
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$102,570
Nonresidential Building Construction
$99,630
Construction of Buildings
$99,540
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$99,520
Residential Building Construction
$98,930
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$95,100
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$94,880
Utility System Construction
$94,550
Specialty Trade Contractors
$82,080
Building Equipment Contractors
$81,990
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$81,610
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$65,150
Building Finishing Contractors
$42,180

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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