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Contractor salary in United States

How much does a Contractor make in the United States?

Average base salary

Non-cash benefit
Flexible schedule
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The average salary for a contractor is $27.83 per hour in the United States. 571 salaries reported, updated at December 4, 2022

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Top companies for Contractors in United States

  1. Anderson Trucking Service
    178 reviews169 salaries reported
    $81.66per hour
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Highest paying cities for Contractors near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $33.01 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $32.54 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $30.87 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $29.89 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $29.61 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $29.07 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $29.03 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $28.97 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $28.68 per hour
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Contractor earn more?

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Most common benefits for Contractors

  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
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