Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,060
25th Percentile Wage
$27,690
50th Percentile Wage
$35,540
75th Percentile Wage
$54,230
90th Percentile Wage
$71,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $71,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $21,060.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,54010.05%8.50%
201531,970-1.81%-
201432,5503.04%-
201331,560-3.04%-
201232,520--

Compare Construction Laborers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of construction laborers in eleven industries in the wholesale trade 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 miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $68,210. The lowest paying industry is the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $29,840). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$68,210
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$51,000
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$49,530
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$43,910
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$35,780
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$35,690
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$35,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$31,820
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$31,820
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$31,770
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$29,840

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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