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How much does a Construction Worker make in South Dakota?

Average Construction Worker Hourly Wage in South Dakota

Construction Workers earn a median hourly wage of $13.61. Hourly wages typically start from $10.30 and go up to $18.52.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Construction Worker Yearly Salary in South Dakota

Construction Workers earn a median salary of $28,310 per year. Salaries typically start from $21,410 and go up to $38,520.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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A few things may affect a construction worker's salary. Though construction workers typically work full time, they may have to stop during bad weather because they commonly work outdoors. In four-season climates, they may only be able to work from spring to fall. They may also need overtime schedules to meet deadlines.

A construction worker's salary also depends on their job title. Those working as general construction workers made an average salary of $35,750 in 2014, which is less than what those who specialize in a specific trade take home. According to US News, "carpenters earned about $10,000 more than a general construction worker in 2014 at $45,590, and structural iron and steel workers earned about $17,000 more at $53,140. Workers in this sector who handle the logistics of a project also make more: Cost estimators brought home an average of $64,340 in 2014 and construction managers earned an average of $94,590."

The metropolitan areas that best pay their construction workers are Chicago; Honolulu; and New York City.

Employment Type Mix

69%
Full-Time
31%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
1302
RATINGS
Construction Workers average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Construction Workers in the 58th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Construction Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Construction Worker Earnings

The highest earning Construction Workers in South Dakota earn:

$18.52
an hour
$38,520
per year
Senior Construction Worker Earnings

Senior Construction Workers in South Dakota earn:

$15.85
an hour
$32,960
per year
Experienced Construction Worker Earnings

Experienced Construction Workers in South Dakota earn:

$13.61
an hour
$28,310
per year
Junior Construction Worker Earnings

Junior Construction Workers in South Dakota earn:

$11.71
an hour
$24,360
per year
Starting Construction Worker Earnings

Starting Construction Workers in South Dakota earn:

$10.30
an hour
$21,410
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Historical salary for Construction Workers in South Dakota

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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