Entry-Level Construction Laborer Salary

An Entry-Level Construction Laborer earns an average wage of $13.80 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Carpentry and labor.

$19,991 - $60,539
$20K
$31K
$61K
MEDIAN: $30,827
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$9.92 - $20.58
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$14
$21
MEDIAN: $13.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,991 - $60,539  
   
Bonus
$100.33 - $3,091  
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
Commission
$1.00  
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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$20,788 - $51,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $20.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $6.93  
Overtime
$14.93 - $31.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$100.33 - $3,091  
   
Commission
$1.00  
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
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).
)
$20,788 - $51,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,767

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,859

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Construction Laborer Advice

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

Construction Laborer in Waynesboro:
"How to go about taking the different types of classes."
Take classes get educated you can always move ahead.

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.

Key Stats for Construction Laborer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries

Carpentry
▲13%

labor
▲11%

Carpenter
▲8%

Machine Operation
▲5%

Concrete
▲5%

Plumbing
▲4%


Tools
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Siding Installation
▼1%

Painting
▼1%

Flooring Installation
▼2%

framing
▼3%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼4%

Cleaning
▼6%

laborer
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 65%