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Construction Worker Salary

The average wage for a Construction Worker is $14.63 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Construction Estimating is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,141 - $71,501
(Median)
$21K
$39K
$72K
MEDIAN: $38,523
10%
50%
90%

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$9.59 - $24.30
(Median)
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$21,141 - $71,501  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
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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$20,259 - $53,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $24.30  
   
Overtime
$12.12 - $38.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
   
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).
)
$20,259 - $53,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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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 39%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Construction Worker Salaries


National Average
$32,000

Carpentry
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 67%
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