Art and Design Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of art and design workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare art and design worker salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Art and Design Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,290
25th Percentile Wage
$39,030
50th Percentile Wage
$51,740
75th Percentile Wage
$67,560
90th Percentile Wage
$92,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art and design 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) art and design workers is $92,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $29,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,740
0.19% 14.21%
2016
$51,640
1.47% -
2015
$50,880
6.27% -
2014
$47,690
4.45% -
2013
$45,570
2.59% -
2012
$44,390
- -

Compare Art and Design Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of art and design workers in 17 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 art and design worker occupations is the utility system construction industry with an annual salary $67,750. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $19,610). For detailed art and design worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utility System Construction
$67,750
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$63,660
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$61,000
Building Equipment Contractors
$60,330
Nonresidential Building Construction
$58,150
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$57,540
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$57,170
Construction of Buildings
$53,460
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$53,400
Residential Building Construction
$52,710
Land Subdivision
$51,920
Specialty Trade Contractors
$49,490
Building Finishing Contractors
$49,330
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$40,590
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$36,370
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$32,740
Roofing Contractors
$19,610

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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