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Below, you can find the median annual wages for the different construction trades, as collected by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2016. These figures do not account for fringe benefits such as healthcare  and welfare.

Trades Median Annual Wage 
boilermaker  $62,060
bricklayer  $73,430
carpenter  $62,380
cement mason  $62,780
laborer  $56,180
operating engineer  $74,990
electrician  $73,160
mechanical insulation worker  $76,590
plumbers/pipefitters  $75,530
structural ironworkers  $86,640
sheet metal worker  $74,890
surveyor  $64,500
civil engineer  $90,030
electrical engineer  $91,080
environmental engineer  $81,570
health & safety engineer  $82,310
mechanical engineer  $92,290
architect  $80,260