Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,940
25th Percentile Wage
$46,420
50th Percentile Wage
$59,900
75th Percentile Wage
$77,060
90th Percentile Wage
$96,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers 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 workers is $96,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $36,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,9000.82%6.98%
201559,4100.79%-
201458,9402.83%-
201357,2702.71%-
201255,720--

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

The average salaries of human resources workers 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 human resources worker occupations is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $64,960. The lowest paying industry is the drywall and insulation contractors industry (annual salary $45,840). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$64,960
Land Subdivision
$63,850
Nonresidential Building Construction
$62,470
Construction of Buildings
$62,400
Residential Building Construction
$62,240
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$60,880
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$59,780
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$59,370
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$59,350
Building Equipment Contractors
$59,300
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$59,270
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$59,200
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$58,030
Specialty Trade Contractors
$57,950
Utility System Construction
$57,740
Roofing Contractors
$56,900
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$56,740
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$56,440
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$56,350
Building Finishing Contractors
$52,310
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$45,840

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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