Nebraska Construction Industry offers competitive wages for its employees. Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of the industry’s average hourly wages.

May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates Nebraska

Occupation Average Hourly Wage
Construction and Extraction Occupations $18.96
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers


Brickmasons and Blockmasons $23.46
Carpenters $16.61
Floor Layers - Wood and Hard Tiles $16.76 
Tile and Marble Setters $19.20 
Concrete Finishers $16.70
Construction Laborers $13.64
Paving, Surfacing and Tamping Equipment Operators $16.25 
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $18.77 
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers $16.10 
Tapers $23.64 
Electricians $21.05 
Glaziers $16.93 
Insulation Workers - Floor, Ceiling and Wall $15.96
Insulation Workers - Mechanical $28.14
Painters, Construction and Maintenance $15.57
Pipelayers $17.20
Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters $24.75
Plasterers and Stucco Masons $16.24
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers $17.63
Roofers $14.37
Sheet Metal Workers $21.65
Structural Iron and Steel Workers $19.28
Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers and Stucco Masons $11.49 
Construction and Building Inspectors $23.80
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers $17.00
Highway Maintenance Workers $16.03
Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations $20.64
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers and Repairers $30.21
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers - Transportation Equipment $27.59
Electrical and Electronics Repairers - Commercial and Industrial Equipment $24.20
Electrical and Electronics Repairers - Powerhouse, Substation and Relay $36.31
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers $19.40
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers (Except Mechanical Door) $18.80
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $23.27
Millwrights $20.30
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $27.44
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $19.58


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