Construction Laborers Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,230
25th Percentile Wage
$30,690
50th Percentile Wage
$38,890
75th Percentile Wage
$51,270
90th Percentile Wage
$61,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.13
25th Percentile Wage
$14.76
50th Percentile Wage
$18.70
75th Percentile Wage
$24.65
90th Percentile Wage
$29.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.65. The median hourly salary is $18.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.13.

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
201638,8904.96%5.89%
201536,960-0.49%-
201437,1402.37%-
201336,260-0.94%-
201236,600--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $30,290 to $52,540. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $52,540. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $49,130). The lowest paying area is Oshkosh-Neenah with a median annual salary of $30,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$52,540
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$49,130
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$48,510
Duluth
$45,940
Madison
$41,980
Fond du Lac
$40,610
Eau Claire
$40,070
Janesville
$39,940
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$37,280
Wausau
$37,220
Racine
$37,070
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,220
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,640
Green Bay
$35,410
Appleton
$35,090
La Crosse
$35,060
Sheboygan
$34,570
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,900
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,510
Oshkosh-Neenah
$30,290


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