Roofers Salary Information

The salary statistics of roofers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of roofers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The roofers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Roofers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,590
25th Percentile Wage
$31,330
50th Percentile Wage
$38,970
75th Percentile Wage
$50,940
90th Percentile Wage
$64,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roofers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) roofers is $64,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,590. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 153% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of roofers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,970
3.10% 9.44%
2016
$37,760
2.75% -
2015
$36,720
2.61% -
2014
$35,760
0.67% -
2013
$35,520
0.65% -
2012
$35,290
- -

Table 2. Roofers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of roofers in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for roofers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $64,600. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $32,480).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$64,600
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$50,830
Educational Services
$47,620
Wholesale Trade
$44,340
Transportation and Warehousing
$40,680
Construction
$38,990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,650
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,190
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$34,060
Manufacturing
$32,480

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Roofers by States

From the above tables we note that not only roofers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of roofers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,340 to $63,880. The highest paying state for roofers is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $63,880. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,340. For more salary information of roofers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Minnesota
$63,880
New Jersey
$56,790
Illinois
$56,210
Washington
$51,700
Alaska
$51,640
Hawaii
$51,300
Massachusetts
$49,820
Connecticut
$49,510
New York
$49,430
California
$49,400
Rhode Island
$45,530
Maryland
$44,820
Virginia
$41,730
North Dakota
$41,410
Nevada
$41,360
New Hampshire
$40,740
Missouri
$40,450
Pennsylvania
$40,130
Wisconsin
$39,530
Delaware
$38,990
Colorado
$38,870
Indiana
$38,590
Michigan
$38,490
Kentucky
$37,850
Oregon
$37,630
West Virginia
$37,140
Idaho
$37,110
Louisiana
$37,110
Kansas
$36,890
Ohio
$36,470
Utah
$36,420
Georgia
$36,350
Vermont
$35,830
Iowa
$35,810
Wyoming
$35,330
Arizona
$35,280
Texas
$34,710
District of Columbia
$34,620
Montana
$34,010
Tennessee
$34,000
North Carolina
$33,600
Oklahoma
$33,600
Maine
$33,430
Florida
$33,420
Nebraska
$32,640
Arkansas
$32,570
Alabama
$32,240
South Carolina
$32,140
South Dakota
$30,470
New Mexico
$30,030
Mississippi
$28,640
Guam
$27,600
Puerto Rico
$18,340



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