Builder Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Builder is $14.58 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Builder Salary (?
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$29,844 - $123,151
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,090
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Builder Salary (?
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$9.90 - $35.35
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,844 - $123,151  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $1,125  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,333 - $87,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $35.35  
   
Overtime
$11.08 - $32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $1,125  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,333 - $87,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Builder

A builder is responsible for building and/or repairing various structures – primarily businesses and residences. They are involved in the construction process for buildings and are responsible for carrying out various repair and maintenance duties as well. A builder works within a team, and they must understand the basic process for how a structure is created. A beginning builder usually carries out tasks such as preparing the building area, cleaning the area, assisting in delivering/distributing, and completing other tasks as required. A more experienced builder assists in creating blueprints, estimating budgets, sketching construction projects, and other tasks.
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Builder Tasks
  • Help with automation of new scripts and processes to improve build environment and stability.
  • Monitor daily builds and resolve build breaks.
  • Find bugs with existing build processes and work with team members to resolve bugs.
  • Communicate and work with development and test teams to resolve build related issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Builder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Builder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 52%
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