Construction Laborers Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,070
25th Percentile Wage
$23,530
50th Percentile Wage
$29,360
75th Percentile Wage
$37,350
90th Percentile Wage
$47,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.17
25th Percentile Wage
$11.31
50th Percentile Wage
$14.11
75th Percentile Wage
$17.96
90th Percentile Wage
$22.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.92. The median hourly salary is $14.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.17.

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
201629,3602.86%11.85%
201528,5200.56%-
201428,3604.76%-
201327,0104.18%-
201225,880--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Louisiana ranges from $23,660 to $31,830. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $31,830. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $30,420). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $23,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$31,830
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$30,420
Lake Charles
$30,120
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$29,480
Lafayette
$29,080
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$28,810
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$28,230
Alexandria
$25,570
Shreveport-Bossier City
$25,500
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$25,160
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$24,090
Monroe
$23,660


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