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Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,850
25th Percentile Wage
$25,470
50th Percentile Wage
$33,770
75th Percentile Wage
$49,010
90th Percentile Wage
$70,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers 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 laborers is $70,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $18,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,770-12.50%-8.65%
201537,9905.69%-
201435,830-7.03%-
201338,3504.33%-
201236,690--

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

The average salaries of construction laborers in nine 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 laborers occupations is the general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $69,110. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $29,310). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,110
Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$51,310
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,680
Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,680
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$35,800
Individual and Family Services
$31,560
Social Assistance
$29,310

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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