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Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of construction trades workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction trades worker salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,980
25th Percentile Wage
$36,060
50th Percentile Wage
$49,260
75th Percentile Wage
$60,440
90th Percentile Wage
$70,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services. 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 $70,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $27,980.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,2603.00%1.10%
201547,780-2.30%-
201448,880-0.20%-
201348,9800.53%-
201248,720--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in six industries in the accommodation and food services 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 restaurants and other eating places industry with an annual salary $56,540. The lowest paying industry is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry (annual salary $39,480). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$56,540
Casino Hotels
$56,400
Traveler Accommodation
$49,460
Accommodation
$49,390
Food Services and Drinking Places
$44,580
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$39,480

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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