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Estimated employment230
Mean wage$14.02
Entry wage$11.17
10th percentile wage$10.01
50th percentile wage$13.75
90th percentile wage$18.48
 Top Employing Industries
Specialty Trade Contractors20086.1%
Construction of Buildings209.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Construction of Buildings2014.02
Specialty Trade Contractors20013.67
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters (47-3015)
Help plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or pipelayers by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Exclude apprentice workers and report them with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2221). Exclude construction laborers who do not primarily assist plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or pipelayers, and classify them under "Construction Laborers" (47-2061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.75 $26.49  -$12.74
2016$13.23+3.9%$25.50 +3.9%-$12.26
2015$13.02+1.7%$25.08 +1.7%-$12.06
2014$12.74+2.2%$24.54 +2.2%-$11.80
2013$12.55+1.5%$24.17 +1.5%-$11.62
2012$12.44+.9%$23.96 +.9%-$11.52
2011$12.26+1.5%$23.61 +1.5%-$11.35
2010$12.12+1.2%$23.34 +1.2%-$11.22
2009$11.99+1.1%$23.09 +1.1%-$11.10
2008$11.59+3.4%$22.33 +3.4%-$10.73
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.75 $22.06  -$8.31
2016$13.23+3.9%$21.36 +3.3%-$8.12
2015$13.02+1.7%$20.91 +2.1%-$7.88
2014$12.74+2.2%$20.46 +2.2%-$7.72
2013$12.55+1.5%$20.05 +2.1%-$7.50
2012$12.44+.9%$19.70 +1.7%-$7.26
2011$12.26+1.5%$19.39 +1.6%-$7.13
2010$12.12+1.2%$19.07 +1.7%-$6.95
2009$11.99+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%-$6.82
2008$11.59+3.4%$18.33 +2.6%-$6.73

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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