Human Resources Specialist Salary in Sector of Construction

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.

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,090
25th Percentile Wage
$46,650
50th Percentile Wage
$59,300
75th Percentile Wage
$76,020
90th Percentile Wage
$95,990

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 $95,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources specialists is $38,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,300
-0.35% 7.54%
2016
$59,510
0.64% -
2015
$59,130
1.57% -
2014
$58,200
2.71% -
2013
$56,620
3.16% -
2012
$54,830
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources 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 human resources specialist occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $64,080. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $50,410). For detailed human resources specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$64,080
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$61,960
Land Subdivision
$60,730
Construction of Buildings
$60,440
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$59,920
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$59,590
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$59,440
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$59,390
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$59,230
Masonry Contractors
$59,050
Building Equipment Contractors
$59,040
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,890
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$58,880
Utility System Construction
$58,590
Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,410
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$57,930
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$56,900
Building Finishing Contractors
$56,300
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$55,670
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$52,940
Residential Building Construction
$52,160
Roofing Contractors
$50,410

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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