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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
$19,260
25th Percentile Wage
$24,090
50th Percentile Wage
$34,120
75th Percentile Wage
$45,710
90th Percentile Wage
$61,150

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 $61,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $19,260.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,120
1.03% -7.53%
2016
$33,770
-12.50% -
2015
$37,990
5.69% -
2014
$35,830
-7.03% -
2013
$38,350
4.33% -
2012
$36,690
- -

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

The average salaries of construction laborers in 13 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $51,280. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $21,360). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,280
Hospitals - Local government owned
$50,980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$50,980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$50,840
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,520
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$42,600
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$42,600
Hospitals - State government owned
$40,250
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$34,120
Individual and Family Services
$32,190
Social Assistance
$29,280
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$21,360

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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