How Much do Construction Laborers Make in Massachusetts?

Do construction laborers in Massachusetts make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Massachusetts construction laborers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction laborers in Massachusetts earn an average of $55,540 a year, equivalent to $26.70 an hour.

This is 33% more than construction laborers nationwide, but it is 15% less than the typical Massachusetts worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Massachusetts Construction Laborer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $39.12 $81,380
75th $33.56 $69,800
50th $24.45 $50,850
25th $18.97 $39,460
10th $15.88 $33,030
Massachusetts Construction Laborers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Barnstable Town $24.01 $49,940
Boston $27.30 $56,790
Gardner $22.21 $46,200
New Bedford $21.46 $44,640
Pittsfield $24.14 $50,210
Springfield $27.42 $57,040
Worcester $22.61 $47,040
Massachusetts Construction Laborer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $26.70 $55,540
2018 $25.38 $52,780
2017 $25.59 $53,230
2016 $25.84 $53,750
2015 $25.06 $52,120
2014 $23.59 $49,070
2013 $22.97 $47,780
2012 $23.26 $48,380
2011 $23.40 $48,670