Roofer Salary

Men make up the majority of Roofers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $15.34 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Just under a third enjoy medical while a little less than one-fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly an eighth. Most Roofers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Read More
$23,270 - $75,550
(Median)
$23K
$42K
$76K
MEDIAN: $41,835
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.49 - $25.56
(Median)
$10
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,270 - $75,550  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,040  
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).
)
$22,762 - $58,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.49 - $25.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38 - $1.88  
Overtime
$14.91 - $37.30  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,040  
   
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).
)
$22,762 - $58,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 757

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

Job Description for Roofer

Roofers may work in commercial and residential settings to assess, repair, or build roofs. A roofer must be able to perform accurate, occasionally intricate work, as well as be able to work safely. A roofer generally works either for a general construction company or for one that specializes in working with the construction and repair of roofs specifically.

Read More...

Roofer Tasks

  • Inspect roofs for problems, decides best options for repair, and performs repair work.
  • Provides customers with cost estimates for work.
  • Replace or install new roofing systems on buildings, customizing materials for individual roofs.

Common Career Paths for Roofer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


As Roofers transition into upper-level roles such as Construction Project Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Construction Project Managers earn $70K on average per year. It is quite typical for Roofers to transition into roles as Metal Roofers or Carpenters, where reported median earnings are $2K and $7K higher per year.

Roofer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Professional skills reported by Roofers are few in number. Fortunate workers who know foreman can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 29 percent above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Roofer

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


Roofers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $29K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $34K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Roofers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $43K on average.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Roofer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Roofer Salaries

foreman
up arrow 29%

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 69%