Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,840
25th Percentile Wage
$27,820
50th Percentile Wage
$36,660
75th Percentile Wage
$46,980
90th Percentile Wage
$64,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers 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 laborers is $64,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $21,840.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,660
6.71% 17.02%
2016
$34,200
1.58% -
2015
$33,660
8.65% -
2014
$30,750
-3.64% -
2013
$31,870
4.55% -
2012
$30,420
- -

Compare Construction Laborers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of construction laborers in 14 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 laborers occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $46,470. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools industry (annual salary $29,230). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$46,470
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$38,700
Educational Services - Local government owned
$37,700
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$37,460
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$37,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,200
Educational Services - State government owned
$36,760
Educational Services
$36,660
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$36,430
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$35,890
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$35,470
Junior colleges - State government owned
$34,640
Educational Services - Privately owned
$33,350
Technical and Trade Schools
$29,230

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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