A Construction Laborer in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$23.19 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$29,517 - AU$78,240
AU$30K
AU$42K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$42,446
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50%
90%
AU$16.62 - AU$30.88
AU$17
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.19
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$29,517 - AU$78,240
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$33,772 - AU$68,574
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data AU$0AU$67
Hourly Rate AU$16.62 - AU$30.88
Overtime AU$22.30 - AU$67.29
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
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$33,772 - AU$68,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 205

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.

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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 181 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$56,000 based on 61 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$62,000 based on 26 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$61,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Construction Laborer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲27%

▲25%

▲15%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries


National Average
AU$49,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%