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||$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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Masonry Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .