Construction worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Construction worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $50,683
Alabama $28,710
Arkansas $27,602
Arizona $28,908
California $42,521
Colorado $35,470
Connecticut $45,826
District of Columbia $38,870
Delaware $34,960
Florida $30,060
Georgia $33,600
Guam $21,720
Hawaii $49,871
Iowa $37,402
Idaho $31,959
Illinois $45,957
Indiana $38,380
Kansas $35,221
Kentucky $34,690
Louisiana $33,420
Massachusetts $49,030
Maryland $33,590
Maine $32,950
Michigan $37,530
Minnesota $52,150
Missouri $42,590
Mississippi $28,720
Montana $36,660
North Carolina $29,730
North Dakota $40,560
Nebraska $34,660
New Hampshire $36,650
New Jersey $47,180
New Mexico $30,770
Nevada $34,520
New York $51,720
Ohio $39,970
Oklahoma $30,480
Oregon $38,010
Pennsylvania $41,260
Puerto Rico $18,140
Rhode Island $44,210
South Carolina $29,320
South Dakota $29,740
Tennessee $30,650
Texas $32,630
Utah $32,790
Virginia $30,890
Virgin Islands $32,980
Vermont $35,130
Washington $44,580
Wisconsin $40,960
West Virginia $32,900
Wyoming $35,640

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 roofers but more than furniture finishers.

Career Median Salary
Roofer salary $37K
Construction painter salary $35K
Fork lift operator salary $35K
Stone cutter salary $34K
Cabinetmaker salary $33K
Construction worker salary $32K
Furniture finisher salary $32K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)