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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
$32,470
25th Percentile Wage
$41,680
50th Percentile Wage
$52,890
75th Percentile Wage
$65,050
90th Percentile Wage
$80,600

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 $80,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $32,470.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,890
1.83% 11.33%
2016
$51,920
1.89% -
2015
$50,940
3.57% -
2014
$49,120
2.59% -
2013
$47,850
1.99% -
2012
$46,900
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Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 30 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 $62,110. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $28,000). 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
$62,110
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$58,540
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,350
Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$58,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$56,370
Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,170
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,070
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$56,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,050
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$55,520
Offices of Physicians
$53,980
Hospitals - State government owned
$53,940
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,970
Outpatient Care Centers
$50,900
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$50,860
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$49,980
Home Health Care Services
$46,720
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$44,510
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$42,090
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$41,840
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$41,370
Other Residential Care Facilities
$41,220
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$41,050
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$37,580
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$36,900
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$35,560
Individual and Family Services
$35,320
Social Assistance
$34,810
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$28,000

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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