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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$77,426 USD

£61,194 GBP
New York City

$99,301 USD

$52,000 USD

£41,098 GBP
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Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Construction & Labor Workers / United States

Average salary for Construction & Labor Workers / United States is $77,426 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 640 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $80,300 USD. Women receive a salary of $80,200 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $150,000 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $88,600 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $99,400 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $82,100 USD.

Levels / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
5 100%
0.78%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
16 99.22%
2.5%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
23 96.72%
3.59%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
31 93.13%
4.84%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
24 88.28%
3.75%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
46 84.53%
7.19%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
29 77.34%
4.53%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
54 72.81%
8.44%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
23 64.38%
3.59%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
39 60.78%
6.09%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
31 54.69%
4.84%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
33 49.84%
5.16%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
35 44.69%
5.47%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
34 39.22%
5.31%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
23 33.91%
3.59%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
28 30.31%
4.38%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
11 25.94%
1.72%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
28 24.22%
4.38%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
12 19.84%
1.88%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
9 17.97%
1.41%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
7 16.56%
1.09%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
17 15.47%
2.66%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
9 12.81%
1.41%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
7 11.41%
1.09%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
4 10.31%
0.63%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
9 9.69%
1.41%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
5 8.28%
0.78%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
11 7.5%
1.72%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
8 5.78%
1.25%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
5 4.53%
0.78%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
5 3.75%
0.78%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
3 2.97%
0.47%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
1 2.5%
0.16%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
4 2.34%
0.63%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
2 1.72%
0.31%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
1 1.41%
0.16%
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
3 1.25%
0.47%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
5 0.78%
0.78%

Gender / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 500 $80,300 USD
2 Women 25 $80,200 USD

Education / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 1 $150,000 USD
2 Masters Degree 18 $88,600 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 161 $86,900 USD
4 Some College 246 $79,200 USD
5 Bellow H. School 26 $67,800 USD
6 High School 188 $66,900 USD

Experience / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 193 $99,400 USD
2 16-20 Years 84 $82,100 USD
3 8-12 Years 94 $73,300 USD
4 12-16 Years 83 $72,100 USD
5 4-8 Years 86 $64,100 USD
6 2-4 Years 47 $58,500 USD
7 1-2 Years 32 $48,000 USD
8 0-1 Year 21 $38,400 USD

Age / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 51-55 41 $101,200 USD
2 66-70 6 $100,700 USD
3 41-45 91 $96,000 USD
4 56-60 37 $90,800 USD
5 46-50 75 $87,800 USD
6 36-40 75 $82,200 USD
7 61-65 25 $80,600 USD
8 31-35 63 $71,800 USD
9 n/a 115 $64,200 USD
10 26-30 59 $62,100 USD
11 76-99 2 $55,000 USD
12 71-75 3 $54,700 USD
13 21-25 37 $47,000 USD
14 14-20 11 $32,000 USD

Work Type / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Contract 41 $84,500 USD
2 Self Employed 80 $83,900 USD
3 Permanent 509 $76,200 USD
4 Part Time 10 $60,500 USD

States / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 California 63 $106,200 USD
2 Georgia 10 $102,200 USD
3 New Hampshire 1 $100,000 USD
4 New York State 33 $93,300 USD
5 District Of Columbia (DC) 11 $93,300 USD
6 Colorado 26 $91,500 USD
7 Louisiana 9 $89,000 USD
8 Washington State 22 $87,500 USD
9 Illinois 18 $84,700 USD
10 North Dakota 5 $83,300 USD
11 New Mexico 6 $82,800 USD
12 New Jersey 8 $79,900 USD
13 Texas 55 $78,900 USD
14 Nebraska 9 $78,400 USD
15 Mississippi 3 $77,900 USD
16 Arizona 14 $77,600 USD
17 Oregon 9 $77,400 USD
18 Massachusetts 22 $76,900 USD
19 Michigan 19 $75,700 USD
20 Minnesota 14 $75,700 USD
21 Wyoming 3 $75,300 USD
22 Vermont 1 $75,000 USD
23 West Virginia 3 $72,000 USD
24 Rhode Island 1 $72,000 USD
25 Missouri 8 $71,100 USD
26 Florida 26 $69,800 USD
27 Connecticut 2 $68,400 USD
28 Alabama 10 $68,100 USD
29 Alaska 8 $67,100 USD
30 South Dakota 4 $66,900 USD
31 Indiana 8 $65,400 USD
32 Maryland 4 $65,300 USD
33 South Carolina 5 $65,000 USD
34 Delaware 1 $65,000 USD
35 Oklahoma 10 $64,200 USD
36 Utah 12 $64,000 USD
37 Ohio 24 $63,900 USD
38 Tennessee 10 $62,900 USD
39 Hawaii 2 $62,000 USD
40 Nevada 5 $61,800 USD
41 Pennsylvania 26 $61,200 USD
42 Montana 6 $58,100 USD
43 Maine 3 $57,700 USD
44 North Carolina 17 $54,700 USD
45 Wisconsin 13 $52,500 USD
46 Iowa 1 $50,000 USD
47 Idaho 4 $49,100 USD
48 Virginia 6 $49,000 USD
49 Kentucky 6 $48,500 USD
50 Arkansas 4 $46,000 USD
51 Kansas 2 $19,000 USD

Cities / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 San Jose 5 $136,000 USD
2 Oakland 4 $127,000 USD
3 San Bernardino 4 $126,000 USD
4 Los Angeles 14 $123,700 USD
5 Atlanta 9 $105,700 USD
6 Newark 5 $102,900 USD
7 Dallas 11 $99,900 USD
8 New York City 21 $99,300 USD
9 Seattle 15 $97,600 USD
10 San Francisco 13 $96,200 USD
11 Denver 20 $95,800 USD
12 Washington DC 11 $93,300 USD
13 Sacramento 5 $93,100 USD
14 San Diego 6 $90,400 USD
15 Akron 6 $89,800 USD
16 Omaha 6 $89,200 USD
17 Orlando 7 $87,700 USD
18 St. Louis 4 $86,300 USD
19 New Orleans 5 $85,400 USD
20 Chicago 18 $84,700 USD
21 Albuquerque 6 $82,800 USD
22 Detroit 15 $79,500 USD
23 San Antonio 6 $79,200 USD
24 Minneapolis 13 $78,800 USD
25 Boston 21 $78,200 USD
26 Portland, Oregon 9 $77,400 USD
27 --Other-- 48 $76,200 USD
28 Tacoma 5 $75,400 USD
29 Phoenix 8 $74,600 USD
30 Houston 23 $73,500 USD
31 Rochester 8 $73,500 USD
32 Miami 4 $73,200 USD
33 Raleigh 5 $72,200 USD
34 Colorado Springs 4 $70,800 USD
35 Philadelphia 15 $68,500 USD
36 Anchorage 7 $68,100 USD
37 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 4 $66,900 USD
38 Tampa 8 $66,700 USD
39 Indianapolis 8 $65,400 USD
40 Baltimore 4 $65,300 USD
41 Columbia, South Carolina 5 $65,000 USD
42 Salt Lake City 12 $64,000 USD
43 Oklahoma City 9 $63,000 USD
44 Las Vegas 5 $61,800 USD
45 Cleveland 6 $61,700 USD
46 Grand Rapids 4 $61,300 USD
47 Madison 4 $61,300 USD
48 Austin 8 $59,700 USD
49 Birmingham, United States 6 $58,300 USD
50 Billings, Montana 6 $58,100 USD
51 Kansas City 4 $56,000 USD
52 Columbus 10 $55,400 USD
53 Pittsburgh 11 $51,200 USD
54 Charlotte 10 $49,300 USD
55 Boise 4 $49,100 USD
56 Milwaukee 9 $48,600 USD
57 Little Rock 4 $46,000 USD
58 Louisville 4 $44,800 USD

Careers / Construction & Labor Workers / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Construction Engineer Lead 1 $125,000 USD
2 Construction Manager 100 $106,600 USD
3 Construction Project Manager 121 $94,500 USD
4 Coal Miner 4 $88,600 USD
5 Construction Project Coordinator 31 $86,900 USD
6 Construction Electrician Lead 23 $84,200 USD
7 Construction Joiner 2 $84,000 USD
8 Construction Engineer 12 $74,400 USD
9 Construction Foreman 56 $68,200 USD
10 Other Constr. & Labor Career 105 $67,700 USD
11 Construction Electrician 37 $66,500 USD
12 Construction Joiner Lead 1 $62,400 USD
13 Construction Worker 58 $57,900 USD
14 Construction Maintenance Lead 6 $57,700 USD
15 Construction Carpenter Lead 14 $55,700 USD
16 Construction Maintenance 16 $54,900 USD
17 Stonecutter 2 $53,000 USD
18 Miner 2 $52,000 USD
19 Construction Carpenter 27 $49,100 USD
20 Construction Labor Worker 22 $43,300 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Superintendent (Man)
Posted 20 May 2024

What I do?

"Reading prints managing workers building framing trim general knowledge."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 4-8 Years Advanced $68,000 USD

49/50  Operations (Woman)
Posted 30 April 2024

What I do?

"Operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Aurora Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $100,000 USD

48/50  Onsite Construction Manager (Woman)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"Ensuring project stays on track and onsite coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Miami Some College 2-4 Years Intermediate $68,000 USD

47/50  Business Owner (Man)
Posted 11 September 2022

What I do?

"You name it."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Some College 2-4 Years Expert $175,000 USD

46/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 06 September 2022

What I do?

"MANAGE."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced $125,000 USD

45/50  Stripe Estimator/ Project Manager (Man)
Posted 02 September 2022

What I do?

"Estimate Projects, Run projects, go to meetings, organize and build stripe on roads."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Bernardino Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced $54,100 USD

44/50  Skilled Labor (Man)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"Framing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Charleston, West Virginia High School 2-4 Years Intermediate $56,000 USD

43/50  Overhead Crane Tech/ Service Manager (Man)
Posted 24 July 2022

What I do?

"Mechanics, Electrcial, Controls, Fabrication, Welding, Rigging, Heavy Equipment, Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Omaha High School 12-16 Years Advanced $115,000 USD

42/50  Generel Contractor (Man)
Posted 18 July 2022

What I do?

"MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $134,000 USD

41/50  Hvac Installer (Man)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Installing air conditioners, furnaces, and installing systems in new construction projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 0-1 Year Basic $61,000 USD

40/50  Hr Manager (Woman)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Hiring, Recruiting, Legal, Benefits, Compensation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Albuquerque Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $135,000 USD

39/50  Carpenter (Man)
Posted 11 July 2022

What I do?

"Journeyman."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Portland, Oregon Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $62,000 USD

38/50  Senior Project Manager (Man)
Posted 08 June 2022

What I do?

"Manage construction projects from a schedule and financial."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $212,500 USD

37/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 26 May 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert $150,000 USD

36/50  Distributor (Woman)
Posted 15 April 2022

What I do?

"Distribute."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $51,900 USD

35/50  Continuous Improvement Manager (Man)
Posted 05 April 2022

What I do?

"BPM, CI Management, Kaizen development and implementation across the company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $120,000 USD

34/50  Handyman (Man)
Posted 10 March 2022

What I do?

"Construction, repair, & planning."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Some College 12-16 Years Advanced $78,000 USD

33/50  Trade (Man)
Posted 05 March 2022

What I do?

"Working with a team."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Newark Some College 4-8 Years Advanced $234,500 USD

32/50  General Contractor (Man)
Posted 21 February 2022

What I do?

"Commercial tenant finish."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Aurora Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $78,000 USD

31/50  Mechanical Insulator (Man)
Posted 11 January 2022

What I do?

"Journeyman."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $87,000 USD

30/50  Property Maintenance (Man)
Posted 09 January 2022

What I do?

"Maintaining and repairing rental homes."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia High School 12-16 Years Expert $28,800 USD

29/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 07 January 2022

What I do?

"Residential Construction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jersey City Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $60,000 USD

28/50  Shipyard Mechanic (Man)
Posted 29 December 2021

What I do?

"Shipyard Services."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced $90,000 USD

27/50  Superintendent (Man)
Posted 29 November 2021

What I do?

"Jobsite & warehouse supervision."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles High School 12-16 Years Intermediate $81,200 USD

26/50  Site Super (Man)
Posted 26 November 2021

What I do?

"Residential construction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Newark Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $70,000 USD

25/50  Quality Director (Woman)
Posted 27 October 2021

What I do?

"Lean Process Eng document control trainining."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Bernardino Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $120,000 USD

24/50  Owner (Man)
Posted 09 September 2021

What I do?

"Know how to run a business."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Some College 12-16 Years Expert $165,000 USD

23/50  Compliance Administrator (Woman)
Posted 04 September 2021

What I do?

"Contract review/compliance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tampa Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $80,000 USD

22/50  Tile Setter (Man)
Posted 23 June 2021

What I do?

"Bathroom remodeling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Indianapolis Some College 0-1 Year Advanced $56,000 USD

21/50  Electronics Technician (Man)
Posted 01 April 2021

What I do?

"Connector builder, systems IT builder, Submarine and Ship Radio room installs."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbia, South Carolina Some College 16-20 Years n/a $125,000 USD

20/50  Mechanic (Man)
Posted 14 March 2021

What I do?

"Laboring, carpentry."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Some College 12-16 Years n/a $80,000 USD

19/50  Helper (Man)
Posted 22 February 2021

What I do?

"Send invoices, send estimate, give estimates in person."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Some College 2-4 Years n/a $50,000 USD

18/50  Plumber (Man)
Posted 11 February 2021

What I do?

"4th year apprentice."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Peoria High School 4-8 Years n/a $40,000 USD

17/50  Handy Man (Man)
Posted 29 January 2021

What I do?

"None, Self taught."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Birmingham, United States Bellow H. School 20+ Years n/a $30,000 USD

16/50  Foreman (Man)
Posted 09 January 2021

What I do?

"Project lead. Supervisor. Labor force assistant manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Providence High School 20+ Years n/a $72,000 USD

15/50  General Contractor (Man)
Posted 02 December 2020

What I do?

"Estimating, project coordinator, perform construction labor, payroll."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore High School 16-20 Years n/a $70,000 USD

14/50  Roofer (Man)
Posted 22 November 2020

What I do?

"Clean. Cut material. Safety. OSHA certified."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $35,000 USD

13/50  Preconstruction Manager (Man)
Posted 19 November 2020

What I do?

"Adjunct Professor LEED AP."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Some College 20+ Years n/a $140,000 USD

12/50  Carpenter Electrician (Man)
Posted 07 November 2020

What I do?

"Licensed electrician."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- High School 20+ Years n/a $26,000 USD

11/50  HV Manager (Man)
Posted 14 October 2020

What I do?

"Master electrician."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas High School 20+ Years n/a $210,000 USD

10/50  Floor Installation (Man)
Posted 26 September 2020

What I do?

"Construction management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $31,200 USD

9/50  Construction Superintendent (Man)
Posted 24 September 2020

What I do?

"Coordinate and execute large scale industrial projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tucson Some College 20+ Years n/a $160,000 USD

8/50  Estimator (Man)
Posted 26 August 2020

What I do?

"Estimating and Project Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tacoma Some College 20+ Years n/a $180,000 USD

7/50  Program Manager (Man)
Posted 25 August 2020

What I do?

"PMP Certificate, Construction management, project management, team building, quantitative risk analysis, lean 6 sigma, process improvement, organizational development, project financial management, contract negotiations, change orders, quality managment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sacramento Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $240,000 USD

6/50  Skilled Laborer (Man)
Posted 12 August 2020

What I do?

"Currently building pole barns. Commercial concrete flat work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 4-8 Years n/a $26,500 USD

5/50  President (Man)
Posted 25 July 2020

What I do?

"30+ years experience, Bachelors in CM, owned and operated business for 20+ years."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Yonkers Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $180,000 USD

4/50  Heavy Equipment Operator (Man)
Posted 15 May 2020

What I do?

"I am an operating engineer with experience with most dirt moving and heavy lifting equipment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Pittsburgh Some College 8-12 Years n/a $65,000 USD

3/50  Master Crpenter (Man)
Posted 30 April 2020

What I do?

"Nailing boards together. Wood Butcher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Las Vegas Some College 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD

2/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 30 April 2020

What I do?

"Project Management, process analysis and improvement, budget management, quality control manager,."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $80,000 USD

1/50  Construction Superintendent (Man)
Posted 17 April 2020

What I do?

"OSHA30, Erosion Control Certification, Manage multiple trades, scheduling, coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Worth Some College 4-8 Years n/a $79,500 USD


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