Construction Worker Salary in the UK

£28,300
per year
per hour
£10.30
per hour
per year

Construction Worker - Average Salary

The average salary for a Construction Worker is £28,300 gross per year (£10.30 net per hour), which is £1,300 (-4%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Construction Worker can expect an average starting salary of £19,600. The highest salaries can exceed £45,000.
£19,600
Low
£28,300
Average salary
£45,000
High
£8.10
Low
£10.30
Average salary
£16.20
High

Construction Worker Salary Range

Trainee
£13,300
Low
£19,600
Average salary
£28,300
Experienced
£33,700
High
£45,000
Trainee
£6.75
Low
£8.10
Average salary
£10.30
Experienced
£12.80
High
£16.20
Among construction workers, Trainee Construction Workers have the lowest salaries, while Site or Construction Managers tend to have the highest salaries.

Construction Worker - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Experienced Construction Worker£34K/year
+19% 
Trainee Construction Worker£13K/year
 -53%

Construction Worker - Pay by Experience Level

A Construction Worker with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £19,600 gross per year. A mid career Construction Worker with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,100, while an experienced Construction Worker with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £33,700. Construction Workers with more than 20 years of experience earn £35,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Construction Worker

Late Career▲ +26%
Experienced▲ +19%
Average Salary£28,300/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
No Experience▼ -31%

Gender Breakdown

Female
11%
Male
89%

Construction Worker - Jobs by Location

Construction Worker - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Construction Worker jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Construction Worker

How much does a Construction Worker make in the UK?
A Construction Worker in the UK earns an average of £28,300 gross per year, which is about £10.30 net per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Construction Worker updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Construction Worker in the UK?
The starting salary of a Construction Worker in the UK is around £19,600 gross per year. Trainee Construction Workers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Construction Worker in the UK?
The highest salary of a Construction Worker in the UK can reach and exceed £45,000 gross per year. Site or Construction Managers usually have the highest salaries.
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