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 Illinois. On average, they make less than explosives workers but more than cabinetmakers.

Career Median Salary
Explosives worker salary $60K
Electrician salary $54K
Drywall installer salary $53K
Tile and marble setter salary $50K
Construction painter salary $46K
Construction worker salary $46K
Crane operator salary $48K
Maintenance worker salary $44K
Stonemason salary $47K
Cabinetmaker salary $41K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)