The Top 5 Cities with the Highest Paid Construction Workers

  City Net Income
(per year USD)
Gross Income
(per year USD)
Weekly Working Hours
1 New York, USA $53,000
per year
$69,300
per year
41 hours per week
2 Zurich, Switzerland $50,200
per year
$61,800
per year
43 hours per week
3 Geneva, Switzerland $44,300
per year
$58,900
per year
40 hours per week
4 Oslo, Norway $40,400
per year
$62,800
per year
39 hours per week
5 Chicago, USA $36,100
per year
$49,000
per year
40 hours per week
Tags: Business, Finance & Industry, Top 5 Highest, Europe, The United States

Sources:  UBS. CIO Wealth Management Research: A comparison of purchasing power around the globe, 2012.

List Notes: Data is the top 5 cities with the highest paid construction workers for the year 2012. Profile of the worker is unskilled or semi-skilled labourer, without vocational training who is around 25 years old and is single.
Cities with the Highest Paid Construction Workers
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