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Highest Paying States for Other Construction and Related Workers

The highest paying states for other construction and related workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of other construction and related workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $70,440, Alaska is the highest paying state for other construction and related workers. It is followed by Illinois (average annual salary $65,000). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of other construction and related workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Construction and Related Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$70,440
$37,840 100
2 Illinois
$65,000
$26,200 1,520
3 Minnesota
$49,760
$30,680 500
4 District of Columbia
$49,690
$30,180 50
5 Connecticut
$46,770
$19,990 230
6 New York
$45,770
$30,880 270
7 Nebraska
$45,720
$29,360 240
8 Washington
$45,630
$27,320 450
9 New Hampshire
$45,220
$28,710 260
10 Virginia
$44,240
$30,100 1,630
11 Massachusetts
$44,010
$26,310 380
12 Wisconsin
$43,030
$25,160 380
13 California
$42,230
$24,450 2,270
14 Arkansas
$40,740
$25,430 270
15 Missouri
$40,130
$25,420 350
16 New Jersey
$39,660
$26,840 1,510
17 Wyoming
$39,330
$27,940 30
18 New Mexico
$39,250
$18,690 320
19 Oregon
$38,240
$19,920 530
20 Louisiana
$37,850
$23,070 910
21 Kansas
$37,160
$22,700 140
22 Idaho
$36,760
$28,190 60
23 Michigan
$36,000
$25,440 260
24 Alabama
$35,940
$23,920 580
25 Nevada
$35,900
$22,940 430
26 Pennsylvania
$35,610
$19,820 390
27 Florida
$35,260
$24,820 10,590
28 Iowa
$34,830
$23,570 240
29 Utah
$34,580
$17,360 40
30 Maryland
$34,540
$21,230 680
31 Texas
$34,200
$25,350 2,210
32 Delaware
$34,120
$23,320 120
33 Indiana
$34,090
$21,880 380
34 North Carolina
$33,870
$23,260 2,580
35 Tennessee
$33,710
$22,220 600
36 Ohio
$33,650
$21,260 910
37 Colorado
$33,640
$23,190 850
38 North Dakota
$32,840
$26,470 160
39 Oklahoma
$32,620
$25,570 260
40 Arizona
$32,200
$22,090 340
41 Kentucky
$31,810
$23,390 210
42 Vermont
$31,540
$20,930 0
43 Maine
$29,200
$20,330 140
44 Georgia
$28,370
$21,830 420
45 West Virginia
$28,190
$21,600 250

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other construction and related workers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for other construction and related workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.