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Construction / Building / Installation Average Salaries in Philippines 2019

How much money does a person working in Construction / Building / Installation make in Philippines?

35,868 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Philippines typically earns around 35,868 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Construction / Building / Installation jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adjudicator30,242 PHP
Assembler28,913 PHP
Boat Builder and Shipwright31,888 PHP
Bricklayer25,548 PHP
Building Administrator30,592 PHP
Building Contracts Manager55,426 PHP
Building Inspector35,606 PHP
Building Monitor25,427 PHP
Building Sales Manager52,591 PHP
Cabinetmaker28,212 PHP
Carpenter32,180 PHP
Civil Engineer44,159 PHP
Civil Technician36,779 PHP
Concreter30,972 PHP
Construction and Maintenance Manager37,604 PHP
Construction Assistant35,781 PHP
Construction Coordinator39,138 PHP
Construction Estimator39,836 PHP
Construction Field Engineer42,727 PHP
Construction General Manager49,751 PHP
Construction Inventory Officer26,606 PHP
Construction Operations Manager45,546 PHP
Construction Project Coordinator44,938 PHP
Construction Project Engineer44,370 PHP
Construction Project Manager55,475 PHP
Construction Project Planner45,704 PHP
Construction Quality Control Manager48,706 PHP
Construction Safety Officer43,117 PHP
Construction Superintendent44,197 PHP
Construction Supervisor47,697 PHP
Construction Technical Assistant33,735 PHP
Construction Technical Officer29,882 PHP
Construction Technical Writer30,364 PHP
Construction Technician28,295 PHP
Crane and Tower Operator28,387 PHP
Diesel Mechanic26,173 PHP
Drywall Installer29,079 PHP
Electrical Draftsman25,375 PHP
Electrical Engineering Supervisor44,538 PHP
Electrical Engineering Technician35,959 PHP
Electrician40,771 PHP
Elevator Installer and Repairer30,814 PHP
Engineer44,598 PHP
Excavator Operator31,225 PHP
Floor Finisher32,711 PHP
Floor Manager38,524 PHP
Foreman25,723 PHP
Frame and Truss Detailer27,025 PHP
Furniture Finisher24,384 PHP
Gas Technician 25,261 PHP
Handyman25,505 PHP
Health and Safety Coordinator35,515 PHP
Health and Safety Officer30,752 PHP
Installation Manager46,177 PHP
Installer29,802 PHP
Insulation Installer25,676 PHP
Labourer22,045 PHP
Land Surveyor32,398 PHP
Lift Technician24,549 PHP
Material Tester31,901 PHP
Model Maker30,149 PHP
Order Picker25,529 PHP
Painter27,176 PHP
Pipe Layer22,800 PHP
Pipefitter22,708 PHP
Plumber28,148 PHP
Property Coordinator45,387 PHP
Purchasing Manager51,307 PHP
Quantity Surveyor41,874 PHP
Roof Slater and Tiler28,113 PHP
Sheet Metal Mechanic30,765 PHP
Site Clerk26,777 PHP
Site engineer42,413 PHP
Site Leader48,508 PHP
Stock Controller36,030 PHP
Structural Steel Construction Worker30,907 PHP
Technical Draughtsman32,460 PHP
Tendering Manager52,203 PHP
Tower Crane Operator24,275 PHP
Wall and Floor Tiler24,125 PHP
Warehouse Manager51,159 PHP
Welder25,785 PHP
Welding Superintendent30,498 PHP

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Construction / Building / Installation

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Philippines range between 21,767 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 59,079 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 37,303 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 37,303 PHP while the other half are earning more than 37,303 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 26,582 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 26,582 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 52,046 PHP while 25% are earning more than 52,046 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Construction / Building / Installation Salary Forecast and Trend in Philippines

How do Construction / Building / Installation salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Construction / Building / Installation
Average Salary 2016    =  
32,165 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
33,355 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
34,589 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
35,868 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Philippines are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Construction / Building / Installation Hourly Average Wage in Philippines

207 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Construction / Building / Installation is 207 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximatly 207 PHP for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Construction / Building / Installation VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Construction / Building / Installation and Construction / Building / Installation monthly PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Construction / Building / Installation and All Jobs and we found that Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo39,345 PHP
Cagayan de Oro38,070 PHP
Cebu40,724 PHP
Dasmarinas34,377 PHP
Davao42,219 PHP
Kalookan41,411 PHP
Las Pinas35,943 PHP
Makati35,243 PHP
Manila42,822 PHP
Paranaque37,374 PHP
Pasig38,654 PHP
Quezon City43,506 PHP
Taguig40,151 PHP
Valenzuela36,536 PHP
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