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Construction Laborers Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Washington metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,230
25th Percentile Wage
$32,690
50th Percentile Wage
$40,690
75th Percentile Wage
$57,350
90th Percentile Wage
$73,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.09
25th Percentile Wage
$15.72
50th Percentile Wage
$19.55
75th Percentile Wage
$27.57
90th Percentile Wage
$35.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.54. The median hourly salary is $19.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.09.

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
201640,6903.27%9.54%
201539,3603.02%-
201438,1703.35%-
201336,8900.22%-
201236,810--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Washington ranges from $31,760 to $47,240. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $47,240. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Longview (mean annual salary $45,690). The lowest paying area is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $31,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$47,240
Longview
$45,690
Bellingham
$45,340
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$45,050
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$43,500
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$41,020
Olympia
$38,720
Spokane
$37,990
Tacoma
$37,540
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$36,890
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$36,450
Lewiston
$36,160
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$36,030
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$35,770
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$35,440
Yakima
$35,200
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$32,890
Bremerton-Silverdale
$31,760


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