Construction Laborers Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Kentucky cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,570
25th Percentile Wage
$25,340
50th Percentile Wage
$31,220
75th Percentile Wage
$39,090
90th Percentile Wage
$49,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.89
25th Percentile Wage
$12.18
50th Percentile Wage
$15.01
75th Percentile Wage
$18.79
90th Percentile Wage
$23.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.74. The median hourly salary is $15.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.89.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,220-1.76%10.60%
201531,770-5.10%-
201433,3909.91%-
201330,0807.21%-
201227,910--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Kentucky ranges from $26,310 to $39,250. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $39,250. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Elizabethtown (mean annual salary $34,980). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$39,250
Elizabethtown
$34,980
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$33,840
Louisville-Jefferson County
$33,220
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,300
Lexington-Fayette
$30,350
Bowling Green
$29,510
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$29,220
Owensboro
$27,900
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$26,310



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