How Much do Construction Laborers Make in Mississippi?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction laborers in Mississippi earn an average of $31,100 a year, equivalent to $14.95 an hour.

This is 25% less than construction laborers nationwide and 22% less than the typical Mississippi worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Mississippi Construction Laborer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $21.88 $45,500
75th $17.43 $36,250
50th $14.00 $29,110
25th $11.31 $23,530
10th $9.78 $20,340
Mississippi Construction Laborers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Gulfport $15.46 $32,160
Hattiesburg $13.17 $27,390
Jackson $13.83 $28,770
Mississippi Construction Laborer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $14.95 $31,100
2018 $14.62 $30,410
2017 $14.16 $29,450
2016 $13.92 $28,960
2015 $13.29 $27,640
2014 $12.61 $26,240
2013 $12.35 $25,680
2012 $12.25 $25,470
2011 $12.11 $25,190