We know that the construction industry generated revenues of $960 billion in 2014 across America. The latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (US Dept. of Labor) showed that the average pay for non-supervisory/production employees in August 2015 was $25.27 hr. The average construction/production worker is making in excess of $52,000 a year. Florida ranks #2 in the number of construction companies in the nation.