Miscellaneous Construction and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,050
25th Percentile Wage
$28,520
50th Percentile Wage
$35,970
75th Percentile Wage
$47,740
90th Percentile Wage
$64,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous construction and related 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) miscellaneous construction and related workers is $64,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous construction and related workers is $23,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,9703.36%9.90%
201534,7604.83%-
201433,080-0.70%-
201333,3102.70%-
201232,410--

Compare Miscellaneous Construction and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous construction and related workers in 21 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 miscellaneous construction and related worker occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $59,820. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $32,460). For detailed miscellaneous construction and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$59,820
Construction of Buildings
$42,040
Masonry Contractors
$40,290
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$39,470
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$38,630
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$38,400
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$37,380
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$36,900
Utility System Construction
$36,820
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$36,770
Building Equipment Contractors
$36,550
Building Finishing Contractors
$36,400
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$35,780
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$35,660
Specialty Trade Contractors
$35,230
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$34,630
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$34,010
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$33,760
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$33,550
Residential Building Construction
$32,610
Roofing Contractors
$32,460

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




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