Construction Worker Salary

A Construction Worker earns an average wage of $14.45 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$21,365 - $72,124
(Median)
$21K
$36K
$72K
MEDIAN: $35,766
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50%
90%

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$9.69 - $24.13
(Median)
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$21,365 - $72,124  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,972  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$20,345 - $54,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $24.13  
   
Overtime
$13.81 - $37.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,972  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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).
)
$20,345 - $54,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 453
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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.

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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 40%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Construction Worker Salaries


National Average
$32,000

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 16%

Carpentry
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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