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Construction Laborers Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Laborers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,920
25th Percentile Wage
$23,330
50th Percentile Wage
$29,460
75th Percentile Wage
$37,060
90th Percentile Wage
$46,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers 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 laborers is $46,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction laborers is $19,920.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,460
6.01% -4.89%
2016
$27,690
0.54% -
2015
$27,540
-1.82% -
2014
$28,040
1.28% -
2013
$27,680
-11.63% -
2012
$30,900
- -

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

The average salaries of construction laborers in four 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 laborers occupations is the food services and drinking places industry with an annual salary $30,820. The lowest paying industry is the accommodation industry (annual salary $28,550). For detailed construction laborers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Food Services and Drinking Places
$30,820
Casino Hotels
$29,130
Traveler Accommodation
$28,610
Accommodation
$28,550

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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