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Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of construction trades workers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction trades worker salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,050
25th Percentile Wage
$35,270
50th Percentile Wage
$47,560
75th Percentile Wage
$62,710
90th Percentile Wage
$89,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $89,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $27,050.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,560-0.84%-7.19%
201547,960-2.65%-
201449,230-3.01%-
201350,710-0.53%-
201250,980--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 13 industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 spectator sports industry with an annual salary $58,850. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $34,990). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Spectator Sports
$58,850
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$53,760
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$50,600
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$49,500
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$49,000
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$49,000
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$48,780
Performing Arts Companies
$48,550
Gambling Industries
$48,190
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$46,240
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$42,800
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$38,900
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$34,990

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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