Computer Programmers Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of computer programmers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer programmers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,880
25th Percentile Wage
$59,760
50th Percentile Wage
$75,410
75th Percentile Wage
$95,280
90th Percentile Wage
$125,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers 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) computer programmers is $125,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $45,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,4103.50%-5.28%
201572,770-3.97%-
201475,660-4.02%-
201378,700-0.88%-
201279,390--

Compare Computer Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of computer programmers in ten 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 computer programmers occupations is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $80,400. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $68,050). For detailed computer programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$80,400
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$75,650
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$73,980
Specialty Trade Contractors
$73,940
Building Equipment Contractors
$73,910
Utility System Construction
$72,240
Construction of Buildings
$71,930
Nonresidential Building Construction
$71,540
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$70,510
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$68,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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