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Highest Paying States for Roofers

The highest paying states for roofers (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 roofers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $63,880, Minnesota is the highest paying state for roofers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $56,790). 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 roofers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Roofers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Minnesota
$63,880
$32,390 2,210
2 New Jersey
$56,790
$31,790 1,570
3 Illinois
$56,210
$28,160 4,730
4 Washington
$51,700
$32,630 4,300
5 Alaska
$51,640
$34,760 210
6 Hawaii
$51,300
$32,070 960
7 Massachusetts
$49,820
$31,840 1,800
8 Connecticut
$49,510
$29,450 620
9 New York
$49,430
$27,470 4,460
10 California
$49,400
$34,250 16,720
11 Rhode Island
$45,530
$31,640 100
12 Maryland
$44,820
$29,830 1,300
13 Virginia
$41,730
$26,400 2,500
14 North Dakota
$41,410
$31,790 270
15 Nevada
$41,360
$30,200 1,730
16 New Hampshire
$40,740
$31,600 240
17 Missouri
$40,450
$25,020 2,110
18 Pennsylvania
$40,130
$27,180 3,840
19 Wisconsin
$39,530
$27,410 2,450
20 Delaware
$38,990
$28,730 180
21 Colorado
$38,870
$27,420 3,250
22 Indiana
$38,590
$26,730 2,800
23 Michigan
$38,490
$25,910 3,240
24 Kentucky
$37,850
$25,900 1,160
25 Oregon
$37,630
$25,330 3,010
26 West Virginia
$37,140
$26,330 400
27 Idaho
$37,110
$25,290 920
28 Louisiana
$37,110
$21,310 630
29 Kansas
$36,890
$24,480 820
30 Ohio
$36,470
$26,170 4,370
31 Utah
$36,420
$26,130 2,170
32 Georgia
$36,350
$25,130 2,680
33 Vermont
$35,830
$26,330 320
34 Iowa
$35,810
$22,820 1,180
35 Wyoming
$35,330
$22,050 360
36 Arizona
$35,280
$20,820 3,400
37 Texas
$34,710
$21,830 7,910
38 District of Columbia
$34,620
$24,070 40
39 Montana
$34,010
$26,310 430
40 Tennessee
$34,000
$22,760 1,680
41 North Carolina
$33,600
$24,910 2,430
42 Oklahoma
$33,600
$17,710 970
43 Maine
$33,430
$26,230 350
44 Florida
$33,420
$22,490 17,860
45 Nebraska
$32,640
$19,440 930
46 Arkansas
$32,570
$19,110 720
47 Alabama
$32,240
$23,550 900
48 South Carolina
$32,140
$23,140 1,540
49 South Dakota
$30,470
$21,710 450
50 New Mexico
$30,030
$23,810 1,300
51 Mississippi
$28,640
$20,660 510
52 Guam
$27,600
$23,860 40
53 Puerto Rico
$18,340
$16,330 340
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