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
$63,820
25th Percentile Wage
$79,300
50th Percentile Wage
$100,100
75th Percentile Wage
$135,670
90th Percentile Wage
$172,810

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 $172,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $100,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $63,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,100-2.40%0.49%
2015102,500-3.57%-
2014106,1604.22%-
2013101,6802.04%-
201299,610--

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

The average salaries of human resources managers in twelve 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 residential building construction industry with an annual salary $113,350. The lowest paying industry is the power and communication line and related structures construction industry (annual salary $78,700). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Residential Building Construction
$113,350
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$104,190
Construction of Buildings
$102,470
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$100,770
Nonresidential Building Construction
$100,710
Building Equipment Contractors
$100,310
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$97,820
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$97,740
Specialty Trade Contractors
$97,240
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$96,260
Utility System Construction
$94,640
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$78,700

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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