The average rate for a Paving Laborer is $13.44 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9.89 - $20.60
(Median)
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$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $20.60  
   
Overtime
$15.53 - $33.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,772 - $55,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Paving Laborer

Paving laborers install asphalt and cement for roads, sidewalks, and walkways, which involves shoveling gravel, dirt, and other materials. They also load and unload materials at work-sites and distribute them to the appropriate locations. They typically level and spread these construction materials, and other duties may involve pounding stakes and setting up and removing forms.

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Paving Laborer Tasks

  • Lift, carry, and clean tools and equipment.
  • Operate a truck to and from job sites, and clean and paint streets and curbs on an annual basis.
  • Dig, spread, and level construction materials as directed.
  • Place, move, and dismantle signs, barricades, or cones.

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Paving Laborer in Boston:
"Paving in brief."
Very hard work at a rapid pace, very hot. Safety is a must. We travel wherever there are roads to pave. There are good day and bad days. Blend the asphalt to grade to a grade wish water will drain and surface is smooth.

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Experience Affects Paving Laborer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 37%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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