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.
|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 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .