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Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers 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 laborers is $62,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $22,710.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
15.33% 26.73%
2.45% -
-2.64% -
2.13% -
11.69% -
- -

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

The average salaries of construction laborers in eleven 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 laborers occupations is the rail transportation industry with an annual salary $49,790. The lowest paying industry is the warehousing and storage industry (annual salary $23,370). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Rail Transportation
Rail Transportation
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
Support Activities for Transportation
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Pipeline Transportation
Specialized Freight Trucking
Truck Transportation
General Freight Trucking
Warehousing and Storage
Warehousing and Storage

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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