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
$29,320
25th Percentile Wage
$38,060
50th Percentile Wage
$51,640
75th Percentile Wage
$64,650
90th Percentile Wage
$85,330

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 $85,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $29,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,6401.47%14.04%
201550,8806.27%-
201447,6904.45%-
201345,5702.59%-
201244,390--

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

The average salaries of art and design workers in 14 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 plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry with an annual salary $63,060. The lowest paying industry is the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry (annual salary $33,540). For detailed art and design worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$63,060
Building Equipment Contractors
$60,280
Nonresidential Building Construction
$57,330
Construction of Buildings
$54,590
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$53,470
Residential Building Construction
$53,330
Land Subdivision
$52,700
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$49,580
Specialty Trade Contractors
$46,400
Building Finishing Contractors
$44,990
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$40,590
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$38,100
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$35,480
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$33,540

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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