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
$29,900
25th Percentile Wage
$37,360
50th Percentile Wage
$48,590
75th Percentile Wage
$62,330
90th Percentile Wage
$78,550

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 $78,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $29,900.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,5902.22%8.23%
201547,5102.76%-
201446,2002.12%-
201345,2201.39%-
201244,590--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 22 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $74,690. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $45,110). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$74,690
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$66,940
Educational Support Services
$66,920
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$61,820
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$55,740
Technical and Trade Schools
$55,550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$55,210
Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,090
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$51,700
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,730
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$50,400
Other Schools and Instruction
$49,350
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$48,780
Educational Services
$48,590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,510
Educational Services - State government owned
$48,370
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$46,590
Educational Services - Local government owned
$46,000
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$45,520
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$45,340
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$45,290
Junior colleges - State government owned
$45,110

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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