The salary statistics of extraction workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare extraction 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 extraction 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) extraction workers is $70,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid extraction workers is $26,330.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of extraction workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of extraction workers in eleven 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 extraction worker occupations is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry with an annual salary $43,460. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $35,470). For detailed extraction worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .