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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
27,300 3.3 % $ 18.08 $ 37,610 0.9 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 12.80 $ 14.26 $ 17.64 $ 20.90 $ 23.31
Annual Wage (2) $ 26,620 $ 29,660 $ 36,690 $ 43,480 $ 48,490


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)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 5,210 0.56 $ 17.29 $ 35,960
Building Equipment Contractors 5,190 0.23 $ 20.01 $ 41,610
Building Finishing Contractors 4,910 0.61 $ 16.86 $ 35,070
Utility System Construction 1,710 0.32 $ 21.61 $ 44,960
Nonresidential Building Construction 1,530 0.20 $ 19.48 $ 40,510

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)
Building Finishing Contractors 4,910 0.61 $ 16.86 $ 35,070
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 5,210 0.56 $ 17.29 $ 35,960
Utility System Construction 1,710 0.32 $ 21.61 $ 44,960
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 350 0.29 $ 21.46 $ 44,630
Home Furnishings Stores 620 0.27 $ 17.31 $ 36,010

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

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rental and leasing services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) (8) (8) $ 24.84 $ 51,660
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 30 0.03 $ 22.47 $ 46,750
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $ 22.10 $ 45,960
Utility System Construction 1,710 0.32 $ 21.61 $ 44,960
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 350 0.29 $ 21.46 $ 44,630


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.



Map of employment of helpers, construction trades, all other by state, May 2021


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 5,400 0.44 2.28 $ 17.26 $ 35,890
California 3,670 0.22 1.15 $ 20.08 $ 41,760
Louisiana 2,390 1.33 6.86 $ 17.28 $ 35,940
Florida 1,980 0.23 1.19 $ 15.78 $ 32,820
New York 1,650 0.19 0.98 $ 25.02 $ 52,040


Map of location quotient of helpers, construction trades, all other by state, May 2021


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 2,390 1.33 6.86 $ 17.28 $ 35,940
Alaska 180 0.61 3.16 $ 20.56 $ 42,750
Texas 5,400 0.44 2.28 $ 17.26 $ 35,890
Maryland 980 0.38 1.98 $ 17.97 $ 37,370
Arkansas 420 0.35 1.81 $ 15.19 $ 31,600


Map of annual mean wages of helpers, construction trades, all other by state, May 2021


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)
New York 1,650 0.19 0.98 $ 25.02 $ 52,040
Pennsylvania 600 0.11 0.56 $ 23.14 $ 48,120
New Hampshire 50 0.08 0.40 $ 22.61 $ 47,030
Wisconsin (8) (8) (8) $ 22.20 $ 46,170
Washington 120 0.04 0.19 $ 21.79 $ 45,320



Map of employment of helpers, construction trades, all other by area, May 2021


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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,890 0.22 1.12 $ 23.62 $ 49,130
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,730 0.60 3.07 $ 17.70 $ 36,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,540 0.43 2.21 $ 17.48 $ 36,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,130 0.20 1.02 $ 19.60 $ 40,760
Baton Rouge, LA 840 2.28 11.76 $ 19.30 $ 40,140
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 760 0.26 1.33 $ 18.76 $ 39,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 670 0.26 1.34 $ 16.16 $ 33,610
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 490 0.32 1.66 $ 19.13 $ 39,790
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 490 0.96 4.96 $ 16.63 $ 34,580
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 450 0.20 1.03 $ 24.08 $ 50,090


Map of location quotient of helpers, construction trades, all other by area, May 2021


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)
Lake Charles, LA 240 2.65 13.65 $ 21.15 $ 44,000
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 200 2.53 13.05 $ 13.68 $ 28,450
Baton Rouge, LA 840 2.28 11.76 $ 19.30 $ 40,140
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 310 2.12 10.96 $ 20.89 $ 43,450
Charlottesville, VA 120 1.16 5.99 $ 17.44 $ 36,280
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 490 0.96 4.96 $ 16.63 $ 34,580
Anchorage, AK 110 0.70 3.59 $ 20.33 $ 42,280
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 100 0.63 3.26 $ 17.05 $ 35,460
Monroe, LA 50 0.63 3.24 $ 16.09 $ 33,460
Lafayette, LA 110 0.61 3.16 $ 15.48 $ 32,200


Map of annual mean wages of helpers, construction trades, all other by area, May 2021


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)
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 450 0.20 1.03 $ 24.08 $ 50,090
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,890 0.22 1.12 $ 23.62 $ 49,130
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 170 0.16 0.81 $ 23.38 $ 48,630
Pittsburgh, PA (8) (8) (8) $ 22.38 $ 46,550
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 40 0.16 0.85 $ 22.28 $ 46,350
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 40 0.10 0.52 $ 21.66 $ 45,040
Salt Lake City, UT 110 0.14 0.73 $ 21.28 $ 44,260
Lake Charles, LA 240 2.65 13.65 $ 21.15 $ 44,000
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 80 0.09 0.46 $ 21.05 $ 43,780
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 310 2.12 10.96 $ 20.89 $ 43,450

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)
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 80 0.43 2.22 $ 18.56 $ 38,610
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 70 0.77 3.99 $ 15.27 $ 31,770
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 60 0.23 1.21 $ 16.20 $ 33,690
North Florida nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 2.43 $ 18.99 $ 39,510
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 50 0.40 2.08 $ 15.33 $ 31,890

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 70 0.77 3.99 $ 15.27 $ 31,770
Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area 40 0.56 2.88 $ 14.25 $ 29,640
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 50 0.51 2.64 $ 21.16 $ 44,010
North Florida nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 2.43 $ 18.99 $ 39,510
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 80 0.43 2.22 $ 18.56 $ 38,610

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 50 0.51 2.64 $ 21.16 $ 44,010
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 40 0.22 1.14 $ 20.96 $ 43,590
South Florida nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 20.42 $ 42,480
North Florida nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 2.43 $ 18.99 $ 39,510
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 80 0.43 2.22 $ 18.56 $ 38,610


About May 2021 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.

(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 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022