A Construction Laborer in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average wage of AU$22.23 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$24,815 - AU$69,043
AU$25K
AU$48K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$47,889
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50%
90%
AU$16.21 - AU$29.68
AU$16
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.27
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$24,815 - AU$69,043
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$33,867 - AU$67,273
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$16.21 - AU$29.68
Overtime AU$24.66 - AU$55.69
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
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$33,867 - AU$67,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 148

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.

Construction Laborer Job Listings

Key Stats for Construction Laborer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲13%

▲9%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries


▲9%

National Average
AU$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%