The salary statistics of tapers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare tapers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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 tapers 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) tapers is $90,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid tapers is $29,410.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of tapers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of tapers in eight 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 tapers occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $53,910. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $43,810). For detailed tapers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .