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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 $64,610, Minnesota is the highest paying state for roofers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $58,070). 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 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
$64,610
$31,470 2,180
2 New Jersey
$58,070
$34,410 1,750
3 Connecticut
$52,260
$32,530 740
4 California
$50,210
$33,030 15,670
5 Alaska
$48,260
$33,930 230
6 Hawaii
$48,140
$31,140 880
7 Illinois
$47,710
$27,240 5,050
8 New York
$47,700
$26,940 5,070
9 Washington
$47,310
$30,550 4,050
10 Massachusetts
$47,250
$29,820 2,020
11 Rhode Island
$45,530
$31,640 100
12 Virginia
$41,620
$26,710 2,310
13 Maryland
$41,230
$23,500 1,370
14 North Dakota
$41,200
$28,940 230
15 Oregon
$39,230
$25,590 2,790
16 New Hampshire
$39,000
$31,070 200
17 Idaho
$38,420
$27,350 840
18 Delaware
$38,200
$24,370 200
19 Michigan
$38,200
$24,310 2,660
20 Missouri
$38,180
$25,910 2,110
21 Nevada
$37,510
$28,090 1,410
22 Ohio
$37,350
$26,860 4,730
23 Arizona
$37,330
$25,800 3,450
24 Pennsylvania
$36,940
$22,950 3,990
25 Vermont
$36,790
$27,250 310
26 Wisconsin
$36,330
$25,690 2,340
27 West Virginia
$36,170
$26,340 440
28 Colorado
$35,750
$26,310 3,140
29 Louisiana
$35,700
$20,420 670
30 Utah
$35,670
$26,480 1,680
31 Indiana
$35,100
$25,430 2,760
32 Kentucky
$35,030
$24,360 1,010
33 District of Columbia
$34,620
$24,070 40
34 Montana
$34,440
$24,660 470
35 Iowa
$33,870
$21,730 1,150
36 Kansas
$33,590
$23,220 1,020
37 Georgia
$33,420
$25,440 2,560
38 North Carolina
$33,320
$24,890 2,460
39 Texas
$33,000
$23,540 6,750
40 Maine
$32,740
$26,060 370
41 Tennessee
$31,920
$21,920 1,690
42 Florida
$31,820
$21,240 15,930
43 Wyoming
$31,820
$20,710 360
44 Nebraska
$31,720
$24,460 870
45 Oklahoma
$30,760
$19,980 1,070
46 New Mexico
$30,740
$22,950 1,210
47 South Carolina
$30,590
$21,620 1,300
48 Alabama
$30,430
$22,310 970
49 Arkansas
$30,320
$21,150 770
50 South Dakota
$30,070
$22,470 430
51 Mississippi
$28,010
$19,880 500
52 Puerto Rico
$18,200
$16,060 340
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