The salary statistics of insulation workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare insulation worker 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 insulation 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) insulation workers is $75,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid insulation workers is $25,680.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of insulation workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of insulation workers in 19 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 insulation worker occupations is the electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry with an annual salary $55,900. The lowest paying industry is the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry (annual salary $34,370). For detailed insulation worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Masonry Contractors|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .