Construction worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Construction worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Illinois $58,550
Massachusetts $56,710
Hawaii $56,430
New York $55,440
New Jersey $54,690
Rhode Island $47,790
Washington $47,690
California $47,490
Alaska $47,350
Connecticut $47,130
Minnesota $46,690
District of Columbia $46,330
North Dakota $46,210
Ohio $46,210
Pennsylvania $45,840
Oregon $45,780
Wisconsin $45,670
Missouri $45,550
Indiana $45,080
Montana $44,910
New Hampshire $38,740
Michigan $38,730
Iowa $38,440
Colorado $38,070
Vermont $37,700
Nevada $37,670
Arizona $37,630
Delaware $37,630
Nebraska $37,590
Utah $37,420
Wyoming $37,380
Maryland $37,170
Maine $37,170
Kentucky $36,920
Idaho $36,550
Kansas $36,430
Tennessee $36,390
West Virginia $36,360
Virginia $36,320
South Dakota $36,290
Virgin Islands, U.S. $36,170
Oklahoma $36,090
Florida $36,080
North Carolina $35,530
Texas $35,510
New Mexico $34,990
South Carolina $34,900
Louisiana $34,790
Georgia $34,620
Alabama $29,940
Arkansas $29,920
Mississippi $29,750
Guam $23,050
Puerto Rico $17,770

How do construction worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Construction workers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than stonemasons but more than furniture finishers.

Career Median Salary
Stonemason salary $48K
Roofer salary $47K
Pipelayer salary $46K
Painter salary $46K
Maintenance worker salary $43K
Construction worker salary $38K
Fork lift operator salary $38K
Cabinetmaker salary $38K
Stone cutter salary $38K
Furniture finisher salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)