The average pay for a Construction Laborer is C$17.97 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Machine Operation, Carpenter, and Concrete. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$22,288 - C$62,038
C$22K
C$40K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$40,149
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C$13.04 - C$25.61
C$13
C$18
C$26
MEDIAN: C$17.97
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$22,288 - C$62,038  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,800  
Profit Sharing
C$950  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$26,925 - C$61,841  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.04 - C$25.61  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.25  
Overtime
C$20.69 - C$40.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,800  
   
Profit Sharing
C$950  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$26,925 - C$61,841  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 608

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Laborer

Pay by Experience for a Construction Laborer has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Laborer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 439 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Laborer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 184 salaries. An experienced Construction Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 112 salaries. A Construction Laborer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,591

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Construction Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Laborer?

Construction Laborer in Fort McMurray:
"Long Hours Stressful On The Body."
Pros: Building houses. Learning new skills. Co-workers.
Cons: Management lacks organization. Harsh weather conditions. Attitude of people.

Construction Laborer in Oshawa:
Pros: It's very rewarding. We do custom kitchens and bathrooms. At the end of the job, seeing the homeowners faces are priceless.
Cons: It is physically demanding. Every day, no matter what happens, you must be there to work hard all day.

Construction Laborer in FT mac:
"Hard Work And Good Pay."
Pros: Versatility and the ability to move up.
Cons: The elements of working outdoors, cold weather and its dangers.

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Key Stats for Construction Laborer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲30%

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
C$39,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries

Machine Operation
▲52%

Carpenter
▲44%

Concrete
▲23%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼0%

National Average
C$39,000

▼1%

Cleaning
▼5%

Plumbing
▼9%

Safety Compliance
▼10%

Painting
▼12%

Flooring Installation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 57%