Occupational Employment Statistics

Table 2. Employment and mean hourly wages for construction laborers in selected industries, May 2009
Occupation Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage

Other specialty trade contractors

128,400 $15.65 $32,550

Nonresidential building construction

118,840 17.23 35,840

Foundation structure and building exterior contractors

97,700 15.56 32,370

Residential building construction

91,620 15.17 31,540

Highway street and bridge construction

79,720 17.93 37,290

Utility system construction

79,390 16.44 34,190

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2011

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