Helpers, construction trades

Add Comparison

Total Workforce

38.5k

Average Age

31.5

Estimated Job Growth

12.9%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$25,457

Average Male Salary

$25,657

Average Female Salary

$22,397

About

Helpers, construction trades are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Helpers, construction trades was $25,457 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Helpers, construction trades by wage are Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Massage therapists, and Helpersinstallation, maintenance, & repair workers .

Helpers, construction trades are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Helpers, construction trades are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Helpers, construction trades are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Helpers, construction trades and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Helpers, construction trades, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Helpers, construction trades, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Helpers, construction trades are paid most in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 1 (North) PUMA, LA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$25,457

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,218

In 2017, Helpers, construction trades earned an average of $25,457, $26,607 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Massage therapists make somewhat more than Helpers, construction trades while Transportation attendants, except flight attendants make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Helpers, construction trades as measured by average annual salary in the US.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.318

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Helpers, construction trades had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.318, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Helpers, construction trades (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Helpers, construction trades.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Helpers, construction trades.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Helpers, construction trades, by number of employees, are Construction and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Helpers, construction trades, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution and Construction.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries by Share

38.5k

2017 Workforce

± 4,815

-133%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 19.7%

The number of people employed as Helpers, construction trades has been declining at a rate of -133%, from 44,398 people in 2016 to 38,474 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Helpers, construction trades employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Helpers, construction trades at  85.2%, followed by Electric power generation, transmission & distribution with 3.2% and false with 0%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information on Helpers, construction trades in the US. The average age of male Helpers, construction trades in the workforce is 31.5 and of female Helpers, construction trades is 31.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Helpers, construction trades is White.

Gender Composition

36.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,666

2.35k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,190

93.9% of Helpers, construction trades are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Helpers, construction trades.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Helpers, construction trades

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

75.6% of Helpers, construction trades are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.9% of Helpers, construction trades, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Helpers, construction trades.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Gender

31.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.59

31.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.08

The median age of Helpers, construction trades is 31.5, and Male employees are generally 0.351 years older than than their Female counterparts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Data on higher education choices for Helpers, construction trades from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Helpers, construction trades is false but a relatively high number of Helpers, construction trades hold a major in false.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

  1. false

  2. false

  3. false

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Helpers, construction trades from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Helpers, construction trades need many skills, but most especially . The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Helpers, construction trades need more than the average amount of .

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Bar Chart

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Helpers, construction trades from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Helpers, construction trades are expected to see a growth of 12.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

12.9%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Helpers, construction trades. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart