Retail Sales Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Retail Sales Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,720
25th Percentile Wage
$21,740
50th Percentile Wage
$28,750
75th Percentile Wage
$41,730
90th Percentile Wage
$62,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for retail sales 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) retail sales workers is $62,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid retail sales workers is $18,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,750
-0.42% 2.02%
2016
$28,870
4.95% -
2015
$27,440
-1.49% -
2014
$27,850
-2.01% -
2013
$28,410
0.84% -
2012
$28,170
- -

Compare Retail Sales Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of retail sales workers 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 retail sales worker occupations is the masonry contractors industry with an annual salary $49,320. The lowest paying industry is the painting and wall covering contractors industry (annual salary $19,210). For detailed retail sales worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Masonry Contractors
$49,320
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$41,000
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$39,940
Building Finishing Contractors
$36,620
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$33,720
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$33,520
Building Equipment Contractors
$33,190
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$30,750
Nonresidential Building Construction
$30,570
Specialty Trade Contractors
$29,860
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$28,910
Construction of Buildings
$27,500
Residential Building Construction
$26,870
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$26,660
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$24,870
Land Subdivision
$23,940
Utility System Construction
$23,780
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$23,600
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$21,500
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$21,350
Roofing Contractors
$19,380
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$19,210

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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