Construction Laborers Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,770
25th Percentile Wage
$24,820
50th Percentile Wage
$29,430
75th Percentile Wage
$35,480
90th Percentile Wage
$41,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,770.

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
$29,430
2.38% 11.45%
2016
$28,730
1.91% -
2015
$28,180
2.31% -
2014
$27,530
2.76% -
2013
$26,770
2.65% -
2012
$26,060
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Tennessee ranges from $27,780 to $31,360. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Tennessee is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $31,360. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $30,770). The lowest paying area is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $27,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland
$31,360
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,770
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$30,560
Clarksville
$30,400
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,330
Chattanooga
$29,310
Knoxville
$29,190
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,060
Jackson
$28,900
Morristown
$28,750
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$28,550
Memphis
$27,980
Johnson City
$27,780




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