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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Laborers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,180
25th Percentile Wage
$25,400
50th Percentile Wage
$29,710
75th Percentile Wage
$35,900
90th Percentile Wage
$43,000

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 $43,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,180.

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
$29,710
3.10% 16.76%
2016
$28,790
3.65% -
2015
$27,740
2.78% -
2014
$26,970
4.71% -
2013
$25,700
3.77% -
2012
$24,730
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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 $18,930 to $35,060. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $35,060. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $32,510). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $18,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$35,060
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$32,510
Midland
$31,950
Corpus Christi
$31,420
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,320
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,130
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,480
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$30,300
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,200
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$30,170
Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,150
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,900
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$29,800
Amarillo
$29,680
Longview
$29,410
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$29,220
Abilene
$29,060
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,870
Victoria
$28,660
Tyler
$28,530
Lubbock
$28,480
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,480
College Station-Bryan
$28,430
Wichita Falls
$27,770
Sherman-Denison
$27,380
Texarkana-Texarkana
$26,840
San Angelo
$26,700
Waco
$26,520
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$24,650
Laredo
$24,630
El Paso
$24,160
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$23,320
Brownsville-Harlingen
$18,930




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