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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
$28,230
25th Percentile Wage
$36,800
50th Percentile Wage
$50,450
75th Percentile Wage
$65,600
90th Percentile Wage
$93,420

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 $93,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $28,230.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,450
5.73% -1.05%
2016
$47,560
-0.84% -
2015
$47,960
-2.65% -
2014
$49,230
-3.01% -
2013
$50,710
-0.53% -
2012
$50,980
- -

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 promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry with an annual salary $62,210. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $36,810). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$62,210
Spectator Sports
$58,030
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$57,270
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$56,630
Performing Arts Companies
$54,830
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$52,810
Gambling Industries
$49,370
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$48,420
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$48,420
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$47,780
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$45,620
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$37,340
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$36,810

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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