Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Insulation Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,940
25th Percentile Wage
$35,090
50th Percentile Wage
$44,870
75th Percentile Wage
$61,520
90th Percentile Wage
$84,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical 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) mechanical insulation workers is $84,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical insulation workers is $28,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,870
0.09% 13.66%
2016
$44,830
3.39% -
2015
$43,310
1.71% -
2014
$42,570
5.31% -
2013
$40,310
3.89% -
2012
$38,740
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Compare Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of mechanical insulation workers in 18 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 mechanical insulation worker occupations is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry with an annual salary $71,840. The lowest paying industry is the masonry contractors industry (annual salary $27,810). For detailed mechanical insulation worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$71,840
Construction of Buildings
$59,970
Nonresidential Building Construction
$59,970
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$54,660
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$48,950
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$46,460
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$45,210
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$44,820
Specialty Trade Contractors
$44,620
Building Equipment Contractors
$44,290
Utility System Construction
$44,270
Building Finishing Contractors
$42,650
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$42,450
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$41,420
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$41,250
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$38,800
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$36,780
Masonry Contractors
$27,810

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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