A Construction Laborer earns an average wage of AU$22.52 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, 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. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$29,169 - AU$70,526
AU$29K
AU$44K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$44,446
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50%
90%
AU$17.08 - AU$30.17
AU$17
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.53
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$70K
Salary AU$29,169 - AU$70,526
Bonus AU$250
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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AU$35,024 - AU$67,527
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data AU$0AU$53
Hourly Rate AU$17.08 - AU$30.17
Hourly Tips AU$0.51
Overtime AU$23.38 - AU$53.17
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
Bonus AU$250
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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AU$35,024 - AU$67,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,380

Job Description for Construction Laborer

A construction laborer works with their hands in a variety of construction work. Some of their tasks include digging holes, ditches, and trenches; mixing concrete; painting and plastering; and installing drywall. They help to build and maintain buildings and infrastructure such as roads and highways. They also set up and clean up work sites. Construction laborers work in a variety of settings. Some work outdoors, while others work indoors, at great heights, or underground. Construction workers typically work a standard 40-hour week, although may also experience production halts due to dangerous weather.

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Construction Laborer Tasks

  • Perform tasks involving physical labor at many different types of construction projects.
  • May operate hand and power tools of all types.
  • Load and unload equipment, clear work areas, and bring materials to workers with specific skills.

Common Career Paths for Construction Laborer


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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Laborer

Pay by Experience for a Construction Laborer has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Laborer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 1,185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Laborer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 362 salaries. An experienced Construction Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 178 salaries. A Construction Laborer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,365

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Construction Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Laborer?

Construction Laborer in Perth:
"Laboring Wage average."
Pros: The fitness and the lifting which help me physically get in shspe and mentally also.
Cons: Working in the summer is very hard.

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Key Stats for Construction Laborer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲14%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries


▲6%

▲5%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%