Construction Workers made a median salary of $34,530 in 2017. The best-paid 25 percent made $46,260 that year, while the lowest-paid 25 percent made $27,410.
According to usnews.com, Best-Paying Cities for Construction Workers:
The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salary in the construction worker profession are Chicago, Elgin, Brockton, Urban Honolulu, and Atlantic City.
Best-Paying States for Construction Workers: The states and districts that pay Construction Workers the highest mean salary are Illinois ($57,310), Hawaii ($56,240), Massachusetts ($53,230), New Jersey ($52,220), and Alaska ($50,450).
Average Construction Worker Pay vs. Other Best Jobs:
Construction Workers earned an average salary of $38,890 in 2017. Comparable jobs earned the following average salary in 2017: Construction Managers made $101,000, Cost Estimators made $68,420, Structural Iron and Steelworkers made $56,940, and Carpenters made $49,630.