Entry-Level Laborer Salary

Average Entry-Level Laborers make around $12.87 per hour. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Laborers varies from $20K to $49K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $3K each. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — just over a half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by close to a third. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$19,414 - $51,046
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$51K
MEDIAN: $30,127
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$9.61 - $19.88
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$0$51K
Salary $19,414 - $51,046
Bonus $49.13 - $2,531
Profit Sharing $102.13 - $2,517
Commission $750
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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$20,260 - $49,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $9.61 - $19.88
Hourly Tips $0.17 - $3.78
Overtime $14.63 - $31.18
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $49.13 - $2,531
Commission $750
Profit Sharing $102.13 - $2,517
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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$20,260 - $49,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,777

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Popular Employer Salaries for Laborer


Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Laborers, Trugreen Landcare, Signature Landscape, Acres Group, Landscape Management Services, Inc., and JBK Landscape are leading firms in the industry. Miller Pipeline Corporation offers the largest salaries in town — $36K on average. Other big spenders include Russo Lawn & Landscape, Inc., Acres Group, and Signature Landscape, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Laborers see paychecks nearing $22K, $21K, or $21K.

Trugreen Landcare, JBK Landscape, and Signature Landscape are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($20K, $20K, and $21K respectively).

Laborer Advice

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

Laborer in El Centro:
"Experience."
Be careful, follow orders. Work well with others. Don't stress. Keep tour head on a swivel...

Laborer in El Centro:
"Experience."
Be careful, follow orders. Work well with others. Don't stress. Keep tour head on a swivel...

Laborer in Atlanta:
"Hardworking individual."
Its a pleasure to meet you I am goin to show you what we do as a company , and most importantly how to do it in a safely manner.

Laborer in Senoia:
"Equipment."
To be aware of the struggles that will occur when equipment starts breaking down.

Key Stats for Laborer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 412 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
13%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 412 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 55%
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