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Residential Building Worker Wages Grow Rapidly

Filed in Economics, Labor by on January 11, 2022 0 Comments
Residential Building Worker Wages Grow Rapidly

Average hourly earnings for residential building workers have been growing fast recently, driven by the tightening construction labor market.

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Construction Wages Top the National Average

Filed in Economics, Trends by on November 9, 2020 0 Comments
Construction Wages Top the National Average

Half of payroll workers in construction earn more than $49,030 and the top 25% make at least $68,690, according to the 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Survey data and analysis by NAHB. In comparison, the U.S. median wage is $39,810, while the top quartile (top 25%) makes at least $64,240.

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