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Pay Trends for Construction Jobs

Updated October 9, 2018

Though largely found in the construction industry, those with construction skills can also work in the mining, utilities, real estate and architecture and engineering industries. This jobs category includes all of the people who build things – houses, roads, office towers – and those who extract oil, gas and minerals out of the ground.

Wage Growth for Construction Jobs, Q3 2018


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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