Construction Laborers Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Illinois areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Laborers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,060
25th Percentile Wage
$35,080
50th Percentile Wage
$53,640
75th Percentile Wage
$81,140
90th Percentile Wage
$95,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,640
-3.45% 39.09%
2016
$55,490
10.31% -
2015
$49,770
0.68% -
2014
$49,430
10.92% -
2013
$44,030
25.80% -
2012
$32,670
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Illinois ranges from $24,930 to $66,180. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $66,180. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,630). The lowest paying area is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $24,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$66,180
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$61,630
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$58,440
Peoria
$45,490
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$42,960
Rockford
$39,180
Springfield
$38,730
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$37,900
Bloomington-Normal
$37,480
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,430
Decatur
$35,540
Champaign-Urbana
$34,760
Danville
$29,290
Kankakee-Bradley
$24,930




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