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How Much Does a Home Improvement Contractor Earn In The United States?

Home Improvement Contractor Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$70,000
$48,000
$70,000
$102,000
Home improvement contractors in the United States make an average salary of $70,853 per year or $34.06 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $48,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $102,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and West Virginia provide the highest home improvement contractor salaries.
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Where Home Improvement Contractors Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Home Improvement Contractors Earn In Different Cities?

While a home improvement contractor can average a salary of $70,853 per year, or $34.06 per hour, there are many opportunities for home improvement contractors to make more. For example, in Boston, MA you might make $87,591 per year. Other high-paying locations include Providence, RI, San Francisco, CA and Birmingham, AL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Boston, MA where the average starting salary is $53,000. The highest paying states for home improvement contractors include Connecticut, New York and New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Alaska, Tennessee, and Mississippi offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Boston, MA

Salary Range67k - 113k$88k$87,591

Providence, RI

Salary Range50k - 86k$66k$66,468

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range45k - 96k$66k$65,769

Birmingham, AL

Salary Range44k - 91k$64k$63,527

Harrisburg, PA

Salary Range47k - 84k$63k$63,204

Plymouth, MN

Salary Range46k - 84k$63k$62,706

Westland, MI

Salary Range42k - 77k$58k$57,569

Columbus, OH

Salary Range42k - 77k$57k$57,179

San Antonio, TX

Salary Range36k - 79k$54k$54,211

Roswell, GA

Salary Range38k - 76k$54k$54,038
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$113k

High Paying Home Improvement Contractor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Home Improvement Contractors The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Goodman Networks and Momentum as they offer the highest salaries for home improvement contractors.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Goodman Networks
Salary Range65k - 88k$76k$76,313
Momentum
Salary Range60k - 81k$70k$70,077
Sears Holdings
Salary Range22k - 25k$24k$24,370
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    How Experience Affects Home Improvement Contractor Salaries

    The salary for a home improvement contractor 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.

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    $62,610
    $62,610
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    $73,045
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    Eden Prairie, MN
    Eden Prairie, MN
    08/13/2020
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    $62,610
    $62,610
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    Roswell, GA
    Roswell, GA
    08/11/2020
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    $62,610
    $62,610
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    Home Improvement Retail Careers-Eugene and Springfield
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    Eugene, OR
    Eugene, OR
    08/04/2020
    08/04/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    08/04/2020
    Leaf Home Safety Solutions, LLC
    Leaf Home Safety Solutions, LLC
    Interior Home Improvement Contractor
    Interior Home Improvement Contractor
    Interior Home Improvement Contractor
    Cincinnati, OH
    Cincinnati, OH
    07/21/2020
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    $75,000
    $75,000
    07/21/2020
    Leaf Home Safety Solutions, LLC
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    Interior Home Improvement Contractor
    Interior Home Improvement Contractor
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    Schaumburg, IL
    Schaumburg, IL
    07/21/2020
    07/21/2020
    $75,000
    $75,000
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