Builder Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$30,000
$18,000
$30,000
$49,000
Builders in the United States make an average salary of $30,481 per year or $14.65 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $18,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $50,000. If you like following the crowd, Retail and Construction companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Retail, Manufacturing, and Telecommunication companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Maine provide the highest Builder salaries.
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Map of Builder Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Builders earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Builder Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Builders. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are North Carolina, Florida, and Arkansas.

Average Builder Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Builder, being employed by a company such as Corning or Aetna would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like United Technologies and SAP America also report highly competitive salaries for Builders.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Builder Pay By Industry

The salary for a Builder can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Builders tend to be found in Retail, Manufacturing, and Telecommunication companies. In fact, Builders can make a yearly salary of $32,504 while working for Retail companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$32,504
$33k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$30,738
$31k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$28,151
$28k
Construction
Construction
$28,148
$28k
Technology
Technology
$27,276
$27k

Builder Salary History

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Builder Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Builder can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Builder Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Builders-All Skill Levels
Builders-All Skill Levels
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/26/2020
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
Skill Builder
Skill Builder
Skill Builder
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/26/2020
Luttrell Staffing Group
Luttrell Staffing Group
Display Builder | General Labor
Display Builder | General Labor
Display Builder | General Labor
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$17,740
$17,740
06/25/2020
Reel Builder
Reel Builder
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$21,496
$21,496
06/23/2020
GPS
GPS
Upholstery Builder
Upholstery Builder
Upholstery Builder
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/15/2020
Ascend Staffing
Ascend Staffing
Builder
Builder
Builder
06/05/2020
06/05/2020
$26,088
$26,088
06/05/2020
Builders
Builders
06/04/2020
06/04/2020
$18,783
$18,783
06/04/2020
Cityscape Metro Group-Keller Williams Realty
Cityscape Metro Group-Keller Williams Realty
Real Estate Systems Builder
Real Estate Systems Builder
Real Estate Systems Builder
05/30/2020
05/30/2020
$60,000
$60,000
05/30/2020
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Wall Builder
Wall Builder
Wall Builder
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$33,392
$33,392
05/26/2020
Builders-All Skill Levels
Builders-All Skill Levels
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$25,044
$25,044
05/26/2020