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
$37,980
25th Percentile Wage
$46,780
50th Percentile Wage
$59,670
75th Percentile Wage
$76,590
90th Percentile Wage
$96,580

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 $96,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $37,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,670
-0.39% 6.62%
2016
$59,900
0.82% -
2015
$59,410
0.79% -
2014
$58,940
2.83% -
2013
$57,270
2.71% -
2012
$55,720
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources workers 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 human resources worker occupations is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $65,650. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $51,620). 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
$65,650
Nonresidential Building Construction
$64,200
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$62,200
Construction of Buildings
$60,820
Land Subdivision
$60,730
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$60,300
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$60,070
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$59,690
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$59,600
Building Equipment Contractors
$59,140
Masonry Contractors
$59,050
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$58,940
Utility System Construction
$58,870
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,610
Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,500
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$57,920
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$57,240
Building Finishing Contractors
$56,670
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$55,940
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$53,720
Residential Building Construction
$53,200
Roofing Contractors
$51,620

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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