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Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,660
25th Percentile Wage
$40,780
50th Percentile Wage
$56,550
75th Percentile Wage
$67,300
90th Percentile Wage
$80,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $80,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $30,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction trades workers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,5504.31%19.79%
201554,1101.98%-
201453,0409.75%-
201347,8705.24%-
201245,360--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 25 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 scheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $70,790. The lowest paying industry is the general freight trucking industry (annual salary $34,830). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
$70,790
Air Transportation
$70,580
Other Pipeline Transportation
$65,620
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$63,270
Rail Transportation
$60,590
Rail Transportation
$60,590
Postal Service (federal government)
$59,250
Postal Service (federal government)
$59,250
Pipeline Transportation
$56,040
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$56,000
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$51,320
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$49,110
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$48,970
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$48,280
Support Activities for Transportation
$47,280
Water Transportation
$45,110
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$43,410
Inland Water Transportation
$42,830
Warehousing and Storage
$42,610
Warehousing and Storage
$42,610
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$42,570
Specialized Freight Trucking
$38,970
Truck Transportation
$38,430
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$37,810
General Freight Trucking
$34,830

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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