Construction workers make an average annual salary of $29,160, or $14.02 per hour, according to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics. The lowest paid construction workers earned less than $20,000 per year, while the highest paid earned more than $58,000.
An individual construction worker's salary depends on many factors including geographic location, level of experience and job sector. Construction workers in New England tend to make higher wages than anywhere else in the country. Top-paying metropolitan cities for construction workers include New York City, Boston and Framingham, Mass. Construction workers in Honolulu, Hawaii, make an average of $52,320 per year.