Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of construction laborers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction laborers salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage 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 construction laborers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) construction laborers is $53,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $21,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Construction Laborers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of construction laborers in 21 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for construction laborers occupations is the boiler, tank, and shipping container manufacturing industry with an annual salary $51,220. The lowest paying industry is the lime and gypsum product manufacturing industry (annual salary $18,120). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing

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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Highest paying industries for construction laborers.