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Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of construction laborers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction laborers salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,030
25th Percentile Wage
$23,040
50th Percentile Wage
$32,260
75th Percentile Wage
$42,680
90th Percentile Wage
$59,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $59,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $18,030.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,260
1.39% 2.05%
2016
$31,810
-9.02% -
2015
$34,680
0.95% -
2014
$34,350
5.65% -
2013
$32,410
2.50% -
2012
$31,600
- -

Compare Construction Laborers Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of construction laborers in eleven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 other professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $40,630. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $30,900). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,630
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$36,910
Scientific Research and Development Services
$36,810
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$36,810
Testing Laboratories
$36,090
Specialized Design Services
$35,110
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$34,890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,260
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$31,850
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$31,220
Engineering Services
$30,900

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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