How Much do Construction Laborers Make in Washington?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction laborers in Washington earn an average of $49,880 a year, equivalent to $23.98 an hour.

This is 20% more than construction laborers nationwide, but it is 20% less than the typical Washington worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Washington Construction Laborer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $36.66 $76,260
75th $29.37 $61,090
50th $22.51 $46,830
25th $17.61 $36,620
10th $14.92 $31,040
Washington Construction Laborers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bellingham $22.88 $47,580
Bremerton $24.79 $51,560
Kennewick $21.03 $43,740
Longview $23.00 $47,840
Mount Vernon $27.15 $56,480
Olympia $21.70 $45,150
Seattle $25.34 $52,710
Spokane $21.33 $44,370
Walla Walla $17.92 $37,270
Wenatchee $21.10 $43,880
Yakima $19.61 $40,780
Washington Construction Laborer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $23.98 $49,880
2018 $23.11 $48,070
2017 $22.31 $46,410
2016 $22.00 $45,760
2015 $21.33 $44,370
2014 $20.89 $43,450
2013 $19.98 $41,560
2012 $20.14 $41,890
2011 $19.82 $41,220