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The Union Wage Scale


20 city nation wide average (2003) NEW NUMBERS!!!

The Union Wage Scale

 

Craft

Union Hourly Wage

Asbestos/Insulators

$38.41

Boilermakers

$38.31

Bricklayer/Plasterers

$35.99

Cement Masons

$34.02

Electricians

$42.74

Elevator Constructors

$40.98

Ironworker

          Reinforcing

          Structural

 

$38.23

$38.73

Laborers

          Building

          Heavy & Highway

 

$27.57

$27.72

Operating Engineers

          Crane Operators

          Heavy Equipment

          Small Equipment

 

$36.87

$36.52

$33.19

Painters

$32.15

Pipefitters

$39.63

Plasterers

$33.39

Plumbers

$39.37

Roofers

$31.30

Sheet Metal Workers

$40.59

Teamsters

          Truck Drivers

 

$30.53

 

*The Following numbers were compiled by the Construction Economics Department of the Engineering News Record (ENR).  They are a 20-city average of the wages, including health benefits and pension fringes being paid to Journeyman union workers across the country.  Numbers current as of Sep. 2003.


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