The average hourly pay for an Elevator Constructor is $30.27.
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$20 - $55
$1,017 - $7,861
$42,004 - $120,235
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Job Description for Elevator Constructor
Elevator constructors are specialized construction personnel who install elevators in buildings. They often work in new skyscrapers being built, but are also called in when systems are being replaced or undergoing major renovations. Elevator construction requires a variety of skills and can be one of the more challenging specialty contracting jobs in construction. In new construction projects, elevator constructors generally work within the confines of schematics and architects' drawings. Typic…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Elevator Constructor
An entry-level Elevator Constructor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.11 based on 20 salaries. An early career Elevator Constructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.46 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Elevator Constructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.44 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Elevator Constructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44.51 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51.
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Employees with Elevator Constructor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 48.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.8% more) and Houston, Texas (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (18.2% less), Seattle, Washington (15.8% less) and Miami, Florida (14.1% less).
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