Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,570
25th Percentile Wage
$48,460
50th Percentile Wage
$63,150
75th Percentile Wage
$82,320
90th Percentile Wage
$105,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists 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) business operations specialists is $105,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $36,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,1502.55%5.80%
201561,5400.99%-
201460,9300.97%-
201360,3401.41%-
201259,490--

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 22 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 business operations specialist occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $69,540. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $58,700). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$69,540
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$68,580
Utility System Construction
$67,440
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$66,770
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$66,280
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$65,120
Construction of Buildings
$64,550
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$63,990
Masonry Contractors
$63,930
Building Equipment Contractors
$63,900
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$63,160
Specialty Trade Contractors
$61,790
Land Subdivision
$61,540
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$61,500
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$60,990
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$60,970
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$60,400
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$60,190
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$60,090
Building Finishing Contractors
$59,340
Residential Building Construction
$58,770
Roofing Contractors
$58,700

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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