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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 2018 [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 South Dakota
$51,300
$30,070 100
4 Minnesota
$49,760
$30,680 500
5 District of Columbia
$49,690
$30,180 50
6 Connecticut
$46,770
$19,990 230
7 New York
$45,770
$30,880 270
8 Nebraska
$45,720
$29,360 240
9 Washington
$45,630
$27,320 450
10 New Hampshire
$45,220
$28,710 260
11 Hawaii
$44,670
$20,020 60
12 Virginia
$44,240
$30,100 1,630
13 South Carolina
$44,010
$34,940 0
14 Massachusetts
$44,010
$26,310 380
15 Mississippi
$43,420
$23,310 0
16 Wisconsin
$43,030
$25,160 380
17 California
$42,230
$24,450 2,270
18 Arkansas
$40,740
$25,430 270
19 Missouri
$40,130
$25,420 350
20 New Jersey
$39,660
$26,840 1,510
21 Wyoming
$39,330
$27,940 30
22 New Mexico
$39,250
$18,690 320
23 Puerto Rico
$38,800
$25,410 60
24 Oregon
$38,240
$19,920 530
25 Louisiana
$37,850
$23,070 910
26 Kansas
$37,160
$22,700 140
27 Idaho
$36,760
$28,190 60
28 Michigan
$36,000
$25,440 260
29 Alabama
$35,940
$23,920 580
30 Nevada
$35,900
$22,940 430
31 Pennsylvania
$35,610
$19,820 390
32 Florida
$35,260
$24,820 10,590
33 Iowa
$34,830
$23,570 240
34 Utah
$34,580
$17,360 40
35 Maryland
$34,540
$21,230 680
36 Texas
$34,200
$25,350 2,210
37 Delaware
$34,120
$23,320 120
38 Indiana
$34,090
$21,880 380
39 North Carolina
$33,870
$23,260 2,580
40 Tennessee
$33,710
$22,220 600
41 Ohio
$33,650
$21,260 910
42 Colorado
$33,640
$23,190 850
43 North Dakota
$32,840
$26,470 160
44 Oklahoma
$32,620
$25,570 260
45 Montana
$32,540
$22,210 100
46 Arizona
$32,200
$22,090 340
47 Kentucky
$31,810
$23,390 210
48 Vermont
$31,540
$20,930 0
49 Maine
$29,200
$20,330 140
50 Georgia
$28,370
$21,830 420
51 West Virginia
$28,190
$21,600 250
See also: Highest paying industries for other construction and related workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.