Entry-Level Laborer Salary

An average Entry-Level Laborer can expect to take home roughly $11.75 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — the greater part — do not have any health coverage, nearly two in five do receive medical benefits and one in four have dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,154 - $57,497
(Median)
$18K
$30K
$57K
MEDIAN: $29,544
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$8.86 - $18.45
(Median)
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$18,154 - $57,497  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$18,819 - $45,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $18.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.50  
Overtime
$13.15 - $26.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
   
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$18,819 - $45,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,630
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Trugreen Landcare, Signature Landscape, Acres Group, Landscape Management Services, Inc., and JBK Landscape are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Laborers. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Miller Pipeline Corporation offers the most; Entry-Level Laborers earn $36K on average there. Entry-Level Laborers can also look forward to large paychecks at Russo Lawn & Landscape, Inc. ($22K), Acres Group ($21K), and Signature Landscape ($21K).

Trugreen Landcare, JBK Landscape, and Signature Landscape also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $20K, $20K, and $21K-paychecks on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 334 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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