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Construction Laborers Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,730
25th Percentile Wage
$23,800
50th Percentile Wage
$28,220
75th Percentile Wage
$32,880
90th Percentile Wage
$39,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,730.

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
$28,220
2.87% 14.35%
2016
$27,410
3.36% -
2015
$26,490
5.81% -
2014
$24,950
0.96% -
2013
$24,710
2.19% -
2012
$24,170
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Mississippi ranges from $24,220 to $29,560. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $29,560. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $28,580). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $24,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$29,560
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,580
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,910
Jackson
$27,850
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,550
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,410
Pascagoula
$26,300
Hattiesburg
$24,220




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