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Public Works Laborer Salary (United States)

Public Works Laborers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $14.74 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.96 per hour and $22.86. For the most part, Public Works Laborers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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Public Works Laborer Salary (?
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$20,426 - $54,271
(Median)
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46K
54K
MEDIAN: $36,537
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Public Works Laborer Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$9.96 - $22.86
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,426 - $54,271  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$21,060 - $50,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $22.86  
   
Overtime
$12.94 - $37.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$21,060 - $50,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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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 12%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 13%