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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$24,720|
|25th Percentile Wage||$30,480|
|50th Percentile Wage||$37,770|
|75th Percentile Wage||$50,070|
|90th Percentile Wage||$71,230|
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 $71,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous construction and related workers is $24,720.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous construction and related workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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 $66,210. The lowest paying industry is the painting and wall covering contractors industry (annual salary $35,140). 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|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Masonry Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .