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 amongst Kentucky metropolitan 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,940
25th Percentile Wage
$25,940
50th Percentile Wage
$31,920
75th Percentile Wage
$40,370
90th Percentile Wage
$51,060

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 $51,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,940.

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
$31,920
2.19% 12.56%
2016
$31,220
-1.76% -
2015
$31,770
-5.10% -
2014
$33,390
9.91% -
2013
$30,080
7.21% -
2012
$27,910
- -

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 $28,040 to $40,030. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $40,030. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Elizabethtown (mean annual salary $37,100). The lowest paying area is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $28,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$40,030
Elizabethtown
$37,100
Louisville-Jefferson County
$34,740
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,360
Bowling Green
$31,120
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,060
Lexington-Fayette
$30,380
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$30,290
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$28,590
Owensboro
$28,040




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