Average Roofer Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$22.73
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The average hourly pay for a Roofer in Chicago, Illinois is $22.73.
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$13.50
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$22.73
90%
$41.76
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$14 - $42
Total Pay
$28,080 - $96,497
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What Do Roofers Do?

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

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What Are Popular Skills for Roofers?

Skills in Roofing Materials Installation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Siding Installation, Gutter Installation and Safety Compliance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Roofers?

An early career Roofer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.27 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Roofer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.50 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Roofer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.68 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $42.
Employees with Roofer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (16.4% less), Los Angeles, California (16.4% less) and Detroit, Michigan (16.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 39 survey responses.
Early Career
35.9%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
28.2%
Late Career
15.4%