Public Works Laborer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Public Works Laborer is $14.74 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Equipment Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.
Public Works Laborer Salary (?
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$20,273 - $57,006
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,809
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Public Works Laborer Salary (?
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$9.88 - $22.80
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,273 - $57,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,024  
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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$20,875 - $50,675  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $22.80  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $36.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,024  
   
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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$20,875 - $50,675  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Job Description for Public Works Laborer

  • Drive to work sites, set up for work, and clean up after work is complete.
  • Install and improve public projects, including adding ramps, planting trees, adding signs or painting.
  • Maintain and repair public property like dams, roads, sewer systems and traffic lights.
  • Communicate with the public and ensure safety.

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Experience Affects Public Works Laborer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 13%
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