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 18% less than similar careers in Guam. On average, they make less than carpenters.

Career Median Salary
Carpenter salary $31K
Cement mason salary $30K
Fork lift operator salary $28K
Construction painter salary $26K
Maintenance worker salary $24K
Construction worker salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)