Construction worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Construction worker salary by state

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

How do construction worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Construction workers earn about the same as related careers in Georgia. On average, they make less than drywall and ceiling tile installers but more than furniture finishers.

Career Median Salary
Drywall and ceiling tile installer salary $36K
Maintenance worker salary $36K
Cabinetmaker salary $35K
Roofer salary $36K
Fork lift operator salary $34K
Construction worker salary $34K
Plasterer salary $35K
Tile and marble setter salary $32K
Stone cutter salary $30K
Furniture finisher salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)