Generally speaking, it’s not a good time to be in the construction business right now. Most people are well aware of the effect the economy has had on the building industry.

Here are the Top 5 states for construction workers

  1. Oklahoma
  2. Illinois
  3. Florida
  4. Texas
  5. California

Like many other industries, the construction sector has been hard hit by the recession. But for construction workers who choose their locations wisely or are willing to go someplace else, there are still jobs – and good paychecks – to be had.