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
$23,300
25th Percentile Wage
$27,240
50th Percentile Wage
$32,710
75th Percentile Wage
$43,750
90th Percentile Wage
$64,450

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 $64,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $23,300.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,710
-8.65% 0.58%
2016
$35,540
10.05% -
2015
$31,970
-1.81% -
2014
$32,550
3.04% -
2013
$31,560
-3.04% -
2012
$32,520
- -

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

The average salaries of construction laborers in 17 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
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$64,590
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$51,000
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$49,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$46,490
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$43,910
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$39,550
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$38,370
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$35,580
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$33,530
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$32,860
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$32,860
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$31,770
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$31,490
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$30,540
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$30,260
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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