July 28, 2022
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How Much Money Does a Scaffold Builder Make?

How much money does a scaffold builder make? 

Scaffold builders earn an average annual base salary of $58,834, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $28.29/hour.  

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

Scaffold builders install temporary structures made up of ladders, walkways and handrails that are used by other craft professionals to access hard-to-reach places on construction projects. To learn more about scaffold building, check out our scaffold builder career page.