Construction Worker Salary (United States)

A Construction Worker earns an average wage of $14.30 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Construction Estimating is associated with high pay for this job.
Construction Worker Salary (?
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$23,966 - $72,000
(Median)
24K
33K
41K
51K
72K
MEDIAN: $40,816
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Construction Worker Salary (?
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$9.31 - $24.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,966 - $72,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,457  
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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$20,117 - $55,098  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $24.62  
   
Overtime
$11.86 - $38.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,457  
   
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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$20,117 - $55,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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Job Description for Construction Worker

A construction worker typically works as part of a team on a construction site (such as for a building, home, or other structure). This person may be responsible for a number of tasks, including carpentry, demolition, drywall, finishing, and roofing. A construction worker’s hours may vary depending on the needs at the job site; work is typically done during the day and may involve difficult conditions such as extreme heat and cold. Construction workers may work long days, weekends, and holidays, depending on the job deadline.
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Construction Worker 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.

Common Career Paths for Construction Worker

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Worker

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

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Experience Affects Construction Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Construction Worker Salaries

Construction Estimating
up arrow 21%
Carpentry
up arrow 6%
National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 69%
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