The average pay for a Construction Laborer is C$17.97 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Machine Operation, Carpenter, and Concrete. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$23,798 - C$63,407
C$24K
C$40K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$39,997
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50%
90%
C$13.36 - C$25.67
C$13
C$18
C$26
MEDIAN: C$17.89
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$23,798 - C$63,407
Bonus C$99.67 - C$5,042
Profit Sharing C$700
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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C$27,808 - C$60,942
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$13.36 - C$25.67
Hourly Tips C$1.25
Overtime C$19.71 - C$38.07
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$99.67 - C$5,042
Profit Sharing C$700
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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C$27,808 - C$60,942
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 676

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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 C$36,000 based on 439 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 C$42,000 based on 184 salaries. An experienced Construction Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 112 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 C$50,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,483

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 Calgary:
"My Experience as a Laborer."
Pros: My schedule was very flexible, I could start my day of work early or a little later didn't matter too much and would get time off anytime I asked for it.
Cons: The job is not stable, in one week I would get 24 hrs and other weeks 18 hrs. I wouldn't know how much my pay check was going to be. Had to drive all over the city which made my gas bill expensive.

Construction Laborer in Fort McMurray:
"Long Hours Stressful On The Body."
Pros: Building houses. Learning new skills. Co-workers.
Cons: Management lacks organization. Harsh weather conditions. Attitude of people.

Construction Laborer in Oshawa:
Pros: It's very rewarding. We do custom kitchens and bathrooms. At the end of the job, seeing the homeowners faces are priceless.
Cons: It is physically demanding. Every day, no matter what happens, you must be there to work hard all day.

Construction Laborer in FT mac:
"Hard Work And Good Pay."
Pros: Versatility and the ability to move up.
Cons: The elements of working outdoors, cold weather and its dangers.

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Key Stats for Construction Laborer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲30%

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
C$38,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries

Machine Operation
▲53%

Carpenter
▲45%

Concrete
▲24%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼0%

National Average
C$38,000

▼1%

Cleaning
▼5%

Plumbing
▼9%

Safety Compliance
▼10%

Painting
▼12%

Flooring Installation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 60%
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