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Entry-Level Construction Laborer Salary

An Entry-Level Construction Laborer earns an average wage of $12.54 per hour.

$22,445 - $51,487
(Median)
$22K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,854
10%
50%
90%

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$9.26 - $20.09
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,445 - $51,487  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $513  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $2,543  
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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$20,020 - $48,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.26 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$12.38 - $28.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $513  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $2,543  
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).
)
$20,020 - $48,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 924

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Construction Laborer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Construction Laborer in Cleveland:
"More tricks to the trade."
An apprentice should watch and figure out, the whys and how comes the journeymen did it that certain way. Along with using tools and instrument apparatus.

Construction Laborer in Pleasant Hill:
"Don't Sell Yourself Short."
Find out about your employers history before making any plans for working for that company. Make sure you talk about the perks of the company and future benefits for working for that company.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Construction Laborer Salaries

Machine Operation
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Labor Relations
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National Average
$29,000

Roofing Materials Installation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 64%
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