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 Utah. On average, they make less than plasterers.

Career Median Salary
Plasterer salary $36K
Stone cutter salary $33K
Fork lift operator salary $34K
Cabinetmaker salary $33K
Construction painter salary $34K
Construction worker salary $33K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)