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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,690
25th Percentile Wage
$25,720
50th Percentile Wage
$31,730
75th Percentile Wage
$39,090
90th Percentile Wage
$51,120

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 $51,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,690.

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
$31,730
7.47% 18.44%
2016
$29,360
2.86% -
2015
$28,520
0.56% -
2014
$28,360
4.76% -
2013
$27,010
4.18% -
2012
$25,880
- -

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 $23,280 to $36,010. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Louisiana is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $36,010. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $32,600). The lowest paying area is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Charles
$36,010
Baton Rouge
$32,600
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$32,210
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$32,110
Lafayette
$31,060
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$29,460
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$29,070
Monroe
$28,310
Alexandria
$27,570
Shreveport-Bossier City
$27,310
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$26,330
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$23,280




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