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Construction Worker Salary

$42,866 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Worker is $42,866 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Construction Worker is between $31,921 and $51,981. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Construction Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Constructs and repairs buildings, bridges, and roads.
  • Demolishes buildings and bridges.
  • Grades and maintains railroad right-of-ways and lays ties and rail.
  • Widens, deepens, and improves rivers, canals, and harbors, requiring little or no independent judgment.
  • Installs waterworks, locks, and dams.
Construction Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 962,060

Estimated population of Construction Worker jobs: 47,737

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Construction Worker Job Listings for United States

Skilled Construction Worker
Jun 11
Birmingham, AL, USA
Skilled Construction Workers Needed Immediately in the Birmingham, AL area We are seeking a hard-working and reliable construction worker to join our team. You will participate in a variety of ...
Construction Worker Needed
Jun 5
Denver, CO, USA
CONSTRUCTION WORKERS NEEDED NOW! Top Pay - Windows, Siding and Bath Installers needed We will train you to receive a high income * Paid Training for 4-6 weeks * Make $50,000 - $100,000 per year * You ...
General Labor Construction Worker/ Maintenance Tech
May 22
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Express Employment is hiring for a General Labor Construction Worker/ Maintenance Tech for a long term position. This will be a Monday - Friday position and pay $14.19-$17.98 DOE. Summary Statement
General Construction Workers
Jun 21
Seattle, WA, USA
Washington Construction Group LLC
Must have reliable vehicle Must be able to lift 50lbs Must have tools Must have knowledge in new construction/remodeling
Construction Workers
May 17
Navarre, FL, USA
Performance Personnel Services of Pensacola
All Construction Workers must have 1+ Years hands on experience and basic hand tool knowledge Must know how to read tape measure Must be reliable Must Have a good work ethic Open availability ...
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