Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,530
25th Percentile Wage
$38,860
50th Percentile Wage
$49,780
75th Percentile Wage
$63,950
90th Percentile Wage
$80,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of educational 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 trades workers is $80,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $31,530.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,780
2.39% 10.43%
2016
$48,590
2.22% -
2015
$47,510
2.76% -
2014
$46,200
2.12% -
2013
$45,220
1.39% -
2012
$44,590
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Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 24 industries in the educational services 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 educational support services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $72,400. The lowest paying industry is the business schools and computer and management training industry (annual salary $19,790). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$72,400
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$66,940
Educational Support Services
$66,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$65,270
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$56,640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$56,060
Technical and Trade Schools
$55,710
Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$52,890
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$52,380
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,980
Other Schools and Instruction
$50,940
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$50,850
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$50,210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$49,790
Educational Services
$49,780
Educational Services - State government owned
$49,710
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$49,510
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$47,740
Educational Services - Local government owned
$47,450
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$46,800
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$46,620
Junior colleges - State government owned
$46,260
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$19,790

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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