Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of construction trades workers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction trades worker salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,680
25th Percentile Wage
$29,850
50th Percentile Wage
$38,150
75th Percentile Wage
$49,880
90th Percentile Wage
$63,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of retail 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 trades workers is $63,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $23,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction trades workers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,150
2.65% 9.12%
2016
$37,140
1.24% -
2015
$36,680
2.18% -
2014
$35,880
1.34% -
2013
$35,400
2.06% -
2012
$34,670
- -

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 31 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for construction trades worker occupations is the general merchandise stores industry with an annual salary $67,110. The lowest paying industry is the sporting goods, hobby, and musical instrument stores industry (annual salary $24,610). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Merchandise Stores
$67,110
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$64,300
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$64,300
Department Stores
$62,660
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$52,000
Nonstore Retailers
$41,620
Direct Selling Establishments
$40,370
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$39,240
Home Furnishings Stores
$38,460
Gasoline Stations
$38,430
Gasoline Stations
$38,430
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$38,360
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$37,980
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$37,970
Grocery Stores
$36,990
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$36,540
Furniture Stores
$35,900
Food and Beverage Stores
$35,460
Used Merchandise Stores
$35,420
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$35,270
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$34,930
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$34,870
Automobile Dealers
$34,610
Health and Personal Care Stores
$34,460
Health and Personal Care Stores
$34,460
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$32,900
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$31,750
Specialty Food Stores
$30,690
Sporting Goods Stores
$24,610
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$24,610
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$24,610

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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