How much does a Construction Worker make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a construction worker is $15.94 per hour in the United States and $5,250 overtime per year.
Most common benefits
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for construction workers
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 34260.00% since 2018. Construction Workers with this skill earn +130.47% more than the average base salary, which is $15.94 per hour.
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
|Top field of study|
Construction Management Degree
Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training
59% of Construction workers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a construction worker?
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