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What Does it Take to Be a Construction Trades Helper?

Construction Trades Helper Job Description All construction trades helpers not listed separately.

  • Cement Finisher Helper
  • Sheet Rock Installation Helper
  • Tapeman
  • Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator Helper
  • Lineman

Job Demand for Construction Trades Helpers

There were about 22,100 jobs for Construction Trades Helper in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 12.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 2,700 new jobs for Construction Trades Helper by 2026. The BLS estimates 3,500 yearly job openings in this field.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Construction Trades Helpers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Construction Trades Helper are Utah, Florida, and Tennessee. Watch out if you plan on working in Wyoming, Hawaii, or Alaska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Construction Trades Helpers Salary

The average yearly salary of a Construction Trades Helper ranges between $20,650 and $46,780.

Salary Ranges for Construction Trades Helpers

Construction Trades Helpers who work in Washington, Alaska, or Michigan, make the highest salaries.

How much do Construction Trades Helpers make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $27,880
Alaska $44,790
Arizona $31,290
Arkansas $29,200
California $33,840
Colorado $36,960
Connecticut $30,240
Delaware $33,260
District of Columbia $35,820
Florida $29,080
Georgia $34,580
Hawaii $34,880
Illinois $48,540
Indiana $28,320
Iowa $22,630
Kansas $27,710
Kentucky $33,880
Louisiana $36,090
Maine $29,110
Maryland $28,300
Massachusetts $40,810
Michigan $36,940
Minnesota $34,660
Mississippi $28,580
Missouri $34,150
Nevada $32,110
New Hampshire $27,400
New Jersey $34,990
New Mexico $27,770
New York $35,170
North Carolina $25,870
North Dakota $36,880
Ohio $31,980
Oklahoma $30,920
Oregon $34,950
Pennsylvania $35,820
South Carolina $32,560
Tennessee $27,680
Texas $31,750
Utah $30,720
Virginia $31,340
Washington $50,830
West Virginia $31,600
Wisconsin $30,760
Wyoming $30,340

Where Construction Trades Helpers Work

Construction Trades Helper Sectors

The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

Construction Trades Helper Industries

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