The salary statistics of human resources specialists in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare human resources specialist 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 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) human resources specialists is $95,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources specialists is $37,090.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of human resources specialists 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 specialist occupations is the land subdivision industry with an annual salary $63,850. The lowest paying industry is the drywall and insulation contractors industry (annual salary $45,180). For detailed human resources specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|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 .