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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

All construction trades helpers not listed separately.


National estimates for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other
Industry profile for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other
Geographic profile for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

National estimates for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
27,850 3.9 % $ 16.89 $ 35,140 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 10.92 $ 13.17 $ 16.04 $ 19.49 $ 24.25
Annual Wage (2) $ 22,710 $ 27,400 $ 33,360 $ 40,530 $ 50,440


Industry profile for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Building Equipment Contractors 5,500 0.25 $ 18.69 $ 38,870
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 4,530 0.49 $ 16.66 $ 34,660
Building Finishing Contractors 4,170 0.52 $ 16.33 $ 33,970
Utility System Construction 2,990 0.54 $ 17.93 $ 37,300
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 1,990 0.29 $ 14.48 $ 30,120

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Utility System Construction 2,990 0.54 $ 17.93 $ 37,300
Building Finishing Contractors 4,170 0.52 $ 16.33 $ 33,970
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 4,530 0.49 $ 16.66 $ 34,660
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 1,990 0.29 $ 14.48 $ 30,120
Building Equipment Contractors 5,500 0.25 $ 18.69 $ 38,870

Top paying industries for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 30 0.03 $ 24.20 $ 50,340
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 30 0.03 $ 23.95 $ 49,810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 30 (7) $ 18.69 $ 38,880
Building Equipment Contractors 5,500 0.25 $ 18.69 $ 38,870
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 210 0.18 $ 18.59 $ 38,670


Geographic profile for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 5,510 0.45 2.27 $ 16.78 $ 34,900
California 3,340 0.20 1.01 $ 18.48 $ 38,430
Florida 2,620 0.31 1.55 $ 15.19 $ 31,590
Louisiana 2,290 1.27 6.34 $ 15.91 $ 33,100
Georgia 1,920 0.44 2.22 $ 16.53 $ 34,380




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Louisiana 2,290 1.27 6.34 $ 15.91 $ 33,100
Arkansas 540 0.46 2.28 $ 14.18 $ 29,500
Texas 5,510 0.45 2.27 $ 16.78 $ 34,900
Georgia 1,920 0.44 2.22 $ 16.53 $ 34,380
Virginia 1,150 0.31 1.55 $ 17.30 $ 35,980




Top paying states for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 80 0.28 1.40 $ 23.45 $ 48,780
Washington 70 0.02 0.10 $ 22.51 $ 46,830
Colorado 130 0.05 0.25 $ 21.01 $ 43,710
New York 1,370 0.16 0.79 $ 20.65 $ 42,960
Massachusetts 390 0.12 0.58 $ 20.61 $ 42,860





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,100 0.71 3.54 $ 17.14 $ 35,650
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,430 0.16 0.81 $ 20.59 $ 42,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,270 0.22 1.09 $ 18.11 $ 37,670
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,200 0.33 1.67 $ 18.23 $ 37,920
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,150 0.44 2.18 $ 17.26 $ 35,890
Baton Rouge, LA 1,020 2.74 13.68 $ 17.11 $ 35,580
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 880 0.35 1.75 $ 15.43 $ 32,090
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 650 0.21 1.07 $ 18.79 $ 39,080
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 500 0.41 2.07 $ 12.81 $ 26,650
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 480 0.37 1.84 $ 13.57 $ 28,220




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Baton Rouge, LA 1,020 2.74 13.68 $ 17.11 $ 35,580
Lake Charles, LA 270 2.64 13.18 $ 17.40 $ 36,190
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 170 2.06 10.31 $ 13.64 $ 28,360
Sumter, SC 60 1.79 8.96 $ 14.32 $ 29,790
Albany, GA 80 1.34 6.68 $ 12.64 $ 26,300
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 170 1.14 5.69 $ 20.84 $ 43,350
Pine Bluff, AR 30 1.08 5.38 $ 14.35 $ 29,850
Savannah, GA 180 1.07 5.33 $ 12.50 $ 25,990
Corpus Christi, TX 140 0.80 3.99 $ 17.70 $ 36,810
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 400 0.77 3.84 $ 16.07 $ 33,430




Top paying metropolitan areas for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 40 0.03 0.14 $ 25.37 $ 52,780
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 260 0.10 0.50 $ 22.50 $ 46,800
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY (8) (8) (8) $ 22.25 $ 46,270
Pittsburgh, PA 240 0.23 1.14 $ 21.98 $ 45,710
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 170 1.14 5.69 $ 20.84 $ 43,350
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 280 0.12 0.59 $ 20.73 $ 43,120
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,430 0.16 0.81 $ 20.59 $ 42,820
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT (8) (8) (8) $ 20.45 $ 42,530
Bakersfield, CA (8) (8) (8) $ 20.44 $ 42,520
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 120 0.10 0.52 $ 19.64 $ 40,850

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 100 0.78 3.90 $ 18.63 $ 38,750
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 80 0.30 1.51 $ 14.01 $ 29,140
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 80 0.86 4.30 $ 13.70 $ 28,490
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 80 0.47 2.33 $ 18.11 $ 37,670
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 70 0.39 1.92 $ 15.50 $ 32,240

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 80 0.86 4.30 $ 13.70 $ 28,490
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 100 0.78 3.90 $ 18.63 $ 38,750
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 80 0.47 2.33 $ 18.11 $ 37,670
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 70 0.39 1.92 $ 15.50 $ 32,240
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 50 0.34 1.70 $ 17.13 $ 35,630

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 24.65 $ 51,260
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 100 0.78 3.90 $ 18.63 $ 38,750
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 80 0.47 2.33 $ 18.11 $ 37,670
North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous) (8) (8) (8) $ 17.40 $ 36,180
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 40 0.18 0.90 $ 17.18 $ 35,730


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021