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
$22,080
25th Percentile Wage
$26,390
50th Percentile Wage
$32,170
75th Percentile Wage
$41,530
90th Percentile Wage
$57,850

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 $57,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $22,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,170
-0.09% 9.26%
2016
$32,200
5.96% -
2015
$30,280
-2.11% -
2014
$30,920
5.27% -
2013
$29,290
0.34% -
2012
$29,190
- -

Compare Construction Laborers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of construction laborers in 38 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
$51,220
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$47,900
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$44,290
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$41,680
Machinery Manufacturing
$40,030
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$39,980
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$39,810
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$39,760
Machinery Manufacturing
$39,690
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$38,710
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$38,710
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$37,950
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$37,230
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$36,280
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$33,890
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$33,630
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$33,630
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$33,530
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$32,740
Textile Product Mills
$32,510
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$32,400
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$31,960
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$31,930
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$31,510
Other Textile Product Mills
$31,330
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$31,110
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$28,990
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$28,530
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$28,530
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$28,270
Wood Product Manufacturing
$28,190
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$27,310
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$26,180
Ship and Boat Building
$25,930
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$25,650
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$23,960
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$23,880
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$18,120

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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