Construction Laborers Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,760
25th Percentile Wage
$24,530
50th Percentile Wage
$28,790
75th Percentile Wage
$34,450
90th Percentile Wage
$41,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.98
25th Percentile Wage
$11.79
50th Percentile Wage
$13.84
75th Percentile Wage
$16.55
90th Percentile Wage
$19.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.88. The median hourly salary is $13.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.98.

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
201628,7903.65%14.10%
201527,7402.78%-
201426,9704.71%-
201325,7003.77%-
201224,730--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Texas ranges from $18,790 to $34,690. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $34,690. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Midland (mean annual salary $31,530). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $18,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$34,690
Midland
$31,530
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,230
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$30,360
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,350
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$29,660
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,590
Corpus Christi
$29,510
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,090
Longview
$29,040
Fort Worth-Arlington
$28,940
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$28,550
Abilene
$28,460
Victoria
$28,340
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$28,330
Lubbock
$28,310
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$28,150
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,090
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$28,080
Amarillo
$27,910
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$27,560
College Station-Bryan
$27,440
Tyler
$27,030
Laredo
$26,440
Waco
$26,100
Wichita Falls
$25,950
Sherman-Denison
$25,170
Texarkana-Texarkana
$24,630
El Paso
$24,170
San Angelo
$23,930
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$23,920
Brownsville-Harlingen
$18,790



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