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How much does a Roofer make in Illinois?

Average Roofer Hourly Wage in Illinois

Roofers earn a median hourly wage of $20.14. Hourly wages typically start from $13.20 and go up to $39.49.

Average Roofer Yearly Salary in Illinois

Roofers earn a median salary of $41,890 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,460 and go up to $82,140.

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of the District of Columbia | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Allegany College of Maryland | Cumberland, MD
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
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Roofer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Roofer Earnings

The highest earning Roofers in Illinois earn:

$39.49
an hour
$82,140
per year
Senior Roofer Earnings

Senior Roofers in Illinois earn:

$26.81
an hour
$55,760
per year
Experienced Roofer Earnings

Experienced Roofers in Illinois earn:

$20.14
an hour
$41,890
per year
Junior Roofer Earnings

Junior Roofers in Illinois earn:

$15.75
an hour
$32,760
per year
Starting Roofer Earnings

Starting Roofers in Illinois earn:

$13.20
an hour
$27,460
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Roofer salary comparison

Roofers earn less than 66% percent of Trades careers in Illinois. Roofer salaries are in the bottom 77% of all careers in Illinois.

Brickmason Salary in Illinois $76k
Explosives Worker Salary in Illinois $68k
Cement Mason Salary in Illinois $59k
Carpenter Salary in Illinois $55k
Pump Operator Salary in Illinois $50k
Roofer Salary $42k
Machinist Salary in Illinois $39k
Fork Lift Operator Salary in Illinois $32k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Illinois $24k

Historical salary for Roofers in Illinois

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

Should I be a Roofer?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Roofer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good roofer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of the District of Columbia | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Allegany College of Maryland | Cumberland, MD
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
  3. Get Hired
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