How much do Construction Workers earn in the United States?

Yearly Salary


The average salary for a construction worker is $43,476

30,557 salaries reported. Updated 25 May 2022.

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How much does a Construction Worker make?

In the United States, the average pay for a construction worker as of June 2022 is approximately $43,476 per year. That works out to be approximately $20.90 per hour and $3,623 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Construction Worker salaries

DirectlyApply has seen construction worker salaries ranging from a high of $78,000 per year to a low of $10,000 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of construction workers currently sit between $15,000 per year and $78,000 per year.

To be considered a top earning construction worker you would be expected to be making in excess of $78,000 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $15,000 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an construction worker can vary significantly (by as much as $68,000 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

Top employers of Construction Workers in the United States

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