Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors 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) writers and editors is $117,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $36,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors in four 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 writers and editors occupations is the building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $74,070. The lowest paying industry is the electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry (annual salary $63,290). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Equipment Contractors
Construction of Buildings
Specialty Trade Contractors
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors

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


Highest paying industries for writers and editors.