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The five states with the highest levels of construction employment

Find out in the following note the states where there are the highest levels of construction work and the best salaries.

The establishment industry in the United States is experiencing a growing labor demand that is not only aimed at American citizens but also for foreigners and immigrants, which does not regulate their immigration status. If you are one of those who find yourself in any of these situations and are looking for a job in the sector, this information about the states with better job levels and higher salaries is for you

According to a new report by Occupational Employment and Wages from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a worker in the construction sector can achieve an average annual salary of U$46,350, which is equivalent to an average hourly wage of U$22.29, compared to April 2023. However, you can get better offers in some states, and here we will show you a list of five with the best salaries.

What are the states with the highest employment rates and the best construction salaries?

According to the BLS report, the states with the highest levels of construction employment are Texas, California, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. Texas and Florida have an average wage below the national average, with an amount of U$D 18.08 and U$D 18.12 per hour, respectively. They are followed by California (U$D 27.03), New York (U$D 28.50), and Pennsylvania (U$D 24.11).

But if you are looking for states with better salaries, the list is led by Hawaii, whose average salary is US$32.04 per hour, or US$66,650 per year. The list goes on like this:

  • Illinois (U$D 31.53 per hour and U$D 65,590 per year)
  • New Jersey (U$D 31.53 per hour and U$D 65,590 per year)
  • Massachusetts (U$D 31.22 per hour and U$D 64,940 per year)
  • NY (U$D 28.50 per hour and U$D 59,280 per year)

States with long work experience in the construction sector:

  • Arizona
  • Washington
  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • North Carolina

About the sectors that have more construction work, There are specialty commercial contractors, residential building construction, utility system construction, non-residential building construction, and foundation, structural, and building exterior contractors. The highest wages are paid for the transportation of natural gas through pipelines, generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical energy, support services, general medical and surgical hospitals, and railway transportation.

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