Construction Laborers Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,050
25th Percentile Wage
$30,490
50th Percentile Wage
$40,160
75th Percentile Wage
$63,590
90th Percentile Wage
$83,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.08
25th Percentile Wage
$14.66
50th Percentile Wage
$19.30
75th Percentile Wage
$30.57
90th Percentile Wage
$40.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.32. The median hourly salary is $19.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.08.

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
201640,1603.24%-2.94%
201538,8601.31%-
201438,350-2.53%-
201339,320-5.14%-
201241,340--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of New York ranges from $30,690 to $45,470. The highest paying area for construction laborers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $45,470. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $44,940). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$45,470
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$44,940
Nassau-Suffolk
$42,310
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$38,200
Syracuse
$37,780
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$37,490
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,190
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,430
Rochester
$36,160
Kingston
$36,000
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$35,820
Utica-Rome
$35,790
Elmira
$35,690
Ithaca
$35,160
Glens Falls
$34,770
Binghamton
$34,260
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$31,480
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$30,690


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