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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Roofers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,040
25th Percentile Wage
$30,110
50th Percentile Wage
$37,760
75th Percentile Wage
$49,980
90th Percentile Wage
$64,630

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 $64,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,040. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,7602.75%6.54%
201536,7202.61%-
201435,7600.67%-
201335,5200.65%-
201235,290--

Table 2. Roofers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of roofers in 8 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 $61,570. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $30,650).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$61,570
Educational Services
$45,460
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$45,160
Wholesale Trade
$45,070
Transportation and Warehousing
$40,680
Construction
$37,770
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,340
Manufacturing
$30,650

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 $18,200 to $64,610. The highest paying state for roofers is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $64,610. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,200. For more salary information of roofers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Minnesota
$64,610
New Jersey
$58,070
Connecticut
$52,260
California
$50,210
Alaska
$48,260
Hawaii
$48,140
Illinois
$47,710
New York
$47,700
Washington
$47,310
Massachusetts
$47,250
Rhode Island
$45,530
Virginia
$41,620
Maryland
$41,230
North Dakota
$41,200
Oregon
$39,230
New Hampshire
$39,000
Idaho
$38,420
Delaware
$38,200
Michigan
$38,200
Missouri
$38,180
Nevada
$37,510
Ohio
$37,350
Arizona
$37,330
Pennsylvania
$36,940
Vermont
$36,790
Wisconsin
$36,330
West Virginia
$36,170
Colorado
$35,750
Louisiana
$35,700
Utah
$35,670
Indiana
$35,100
Kentucky
$35,030
District of Columbia
$34,620
Montana
$34,440
Iowa
$33,870
Kansas
$33,590
Georgia
$33,420
North Carolina
$33,320
Texas
$33,000
Maine
$32,740
Tennessee
$31,920
Florida
$31,820
Wyoming
$31,820
Nebraska
$31,720
Oklahoma
$30,760
New Mexico
$30,740
South Carolina
$30,590
Alabama
$30,430
Arkansas
$30,320
South Dakota
$30,070
Mississippi
$28,010
Puerto Rico
$18,200



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