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Miscellaneous Construction and Related Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous construction and related workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous construction and related workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous construction and related workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous construction and related workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Construction and Related Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,010
25th Percentile Wage
$28,980
50th Percentile Wage
$36,670
75th Percentile Wage
$47,630
90th Percentile Wage
$61,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous construction and related workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous construction and related workers is $61,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,010. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 155% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous construction and related workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,6701.83%4.75%
201536,0002.06%-
201435,2600.17%-
201335,2000.77%-
201234,930--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Construction and Related Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous construction and related workers in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for miscellaneous construction and related workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $71,310. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $30,390).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$71,310
Information
$49,840
Transportation and Warehousing
$43,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,560
Manufacturing
$39,560
Federal, State, and Local Government
$38,250
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,860
Educational Services
$37,320
Wholesale Trade
$36,960
Construction
$35,970
Mining
$35,380
Health Care and Social Assistance
$33,980
Retail Trade
$33,120
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,820
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,390


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