Workers in construction and manufacturing are much more likely to be unionized (thus enjoying higher wages and better benefits): Share of workers represented by a union, by industry, 2019

Unionized share
Construction 10.6%
Manufacturing 11.3%
Services 8.8%

Source: Economic Policy Institute (EPI) analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata (Flood et al. 2021). Construction category includes CPS occupation code 770, manufacturing category includes occupational codes 1070–3990, and services includes occupational code 4070.

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