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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
$18,290
25th Percentile Wage
$22,910
50th Percentile Wage
$31,810
75th Percentile Wage
$46,090
90th Percentile Wage
$63,100

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 $63,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $18,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,810-9.02%0.66%
201534,6800.95%-
201434,3505.65%-
201332,4102.50%-
201231,600--

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

The average salaries of construction laborers in nine 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $41,140. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $28,770). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$41,140
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$41,140
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,170
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$36,550
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$35,390
Testing Laboratories
$34,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,810
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$29,690
Engineering Services
$28,770

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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