Roofers Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of roofers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare roofers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Roofers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,110
25th Percentile Wage
$30,150
50th Percentile Wage
$37,770
75th Percentile Wage
$49,960
90th Percentile Wage
$64,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roofers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) roofers is $64,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roofers is $25,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of roofers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,7702.86%6.80%
201536,6902.62%-
201435,7300.76%-
201335,4600.73%-
201235,200--

Compare Roofers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of roofers in 13 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for roofers occupations is the masonry contractors industry with an annual salary $87,230. The lowest paying industry is the painting and wall covering contractors industry (annual salary $29,450). For detailed roofers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Masonry Contractors
$87,230
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$44,390
Building Equipment Contractors
$44,100
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$41,650
Nonresidential Building Construction
$39,680
Building Finishing Contractors
$38,860
Specialty Trade Contractors
$37,790
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$37,740
Roofing Contractors
$37,740
Construction of Buildings
$37,480
Residential Building Construction
$35,690
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$34,460
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$29,450

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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