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Construction Laborers Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction laborers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of construction laborers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Laborers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,010
25th Percentile Wage
$27,300
50th Percentile Wage
$33,640
75th Percentile Wage
$41,090
90th Percentile Wage
$53,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.06
25th Percentile Wage
$13.13
50th Percentile Wage
$16.18
75th Percentile Wage
$19.76
90th Percentile Wage
$25.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.60. The median hourly salary is $16.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.06.

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
201633,6401.40%16.83%
201533,17010.61%-
201429,6502.56%-
201328,8903.15%-
201227,980--

Table 3. Compare Construction Laborers Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $33,640 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for construction laborers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of construction laborers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 31.7 percent (31.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 18.3 percent (18.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Altoona.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$49,220
Pittsburgh
$39,020
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$38,390
York-Hanover
$36,450
Lancaster
$36,010
Philadelphia
$35,890
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$35,690
Williamsport
$34,560
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$34,400
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$33,750
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$33,640
Reading
$33,350
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$32,630
Erie
$32,500
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,640
Lebanon
$29,810
State College
$28,970
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,840
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,790
Johnstown
$27,760
Altoona
$27,500

See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.