C$40,900
Avg. Salary
C$18.18
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$495

Profit Sharing

C$850

The average pay for a Construction Laborer is C$18.18 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Laborer is C$40,900 per year.

$14
10%
$18
50%
$26
90%
MEDIAN $18
$23k
10%
$41k
50%
$65k
90%
MEDIAN $40,900
C$23,125 - C$64,528
C$23K
C$41K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$40,900
10%
50%
90%
C$13.78 - C$26.08
C$14
C$18
C$26
MEDIAN: C$18.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$64K
Salary C$23,125 - C$64,528
Bonus C$101 - C$2,564
Profit Sharing C$850
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$28,653 - C$61,675
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$13.78 - C$26.08
Hourly Tips C$1.33
Overtime C$19.93 - C$39.57
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$101 - C$2,564
Profit Sharing C$850
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$28,653 - C$61,675
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,140

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 C$37,000 based on 505 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 188 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$44,000 based on 122 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 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,287

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

Construction Laborer Advice

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

Construction Laborer in Ottawa:
"That there isn't a lot of advancement available."
Go a different route if possible.

Construction Laborer in Kemptville:
"Quality over time."
Do not sacrifice quality for time don't the job right and don't cut corners do the job how it's supposed to be. Always be polite to the customers and careful of there property. It's a very stressful and physical job that requires you up earily in the mornings to work hard till the sun comes down, give everything you're 100 % and you will do fine. Also Always listen to the boss!

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 Vancouver:
"What benifits were in it."
To see what benifits come with job.

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
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲28%

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
C$39,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Construction Laborer Salaries


▲28%

▲28%


▲2%

National Average
C$39,000

▼5%



▼11%

▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 61%