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Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of construction trades workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction trades worker salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,520
25th Percentile Wage
$41,330
50th Percentile Wage
$51,920
75th Percentile Wage
$64,140
90th Percentile Wage
$79,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $79,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $32,520.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,9201.89%9.67%
201550,9403.57%-
201449,1202.59%-
201347,8501.99%-
201246,900--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 25 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $71,530. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $27,550). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$71,530
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$60,980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$59,460
Hospitals - Local government owned
$59,460
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$55,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,930
Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,730
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$53,750
Offices of Physicians
$53,350
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,360
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,110
Hospitals - State government owned
$50,950
Outpatient Care Centers
$49,380
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$48,300
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$47,670
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$40,740
Other Residential Care Facilities
$40,220
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$40,190
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$40,140
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$38,930
Social Assistance
$35,200
Individual and Family Services
$34,360
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$27,550

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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