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
$21,610
25th Percentile Wage
$26,200
50th Percentile Wage
$32,200
75th Percentile Wage
$41,380
90th Percentile Wage
$53,310

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
201632,2005.96%9.35%
201530,280-2.11%-
201430,9205.27%-
201329,2900.34%-
201229,190--

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
$51,220
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$47,900
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$44,290
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$40,240
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$40,240
Machinery Manufacturing
$39,460
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$34,160
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$33,890
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$32,740
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$32,400
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$31,930
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$31,930
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$31,910
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$31,510
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$28,000
Wood Product Manufacturing
$27,900
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$27,310
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$26,180
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$24,630
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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