The Top States to Work in Construction: #23 Arizona

Arizona’s cost of living is 3.5% below the national average, according to MERIC, which helped them jump about 7 spots in the rankings after adjustment. There are two professions ranked in the top 10, including security and fire systems installers at #2 and solar panel installers at #5. The lowest ranked professions in the state are insulation workers at #40 and crane operators at #38.

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The Top States to Work in Construction: #24 Colorado

The first state to be on the right side of our countdown is the Centennial State: Colorado. It received it’s nickname after becoming an official state 100 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed.

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The Top States to Work in Construction: #25 Tennessee

At long last, we have reached the midway point on our countdown and the state of Tennessee has the honor of establishing the national average. Tennessee’s wage number rankings are pretty steady across the board, with the only outliers being Security and Fire Systems Installers ranked #4 and Glaziers ranked #35.

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