A Construction Laborer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average wage of C$20.56 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$16.58 - C$25.91
C$17
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$20.27
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$16.58 - C$25.91
Overtime C$24.24 - C$38.87
Annual Data C$0C$75K
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$34,292 - C$75,283
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Construction Laborer Salaries

▲16%

▲16%

National Average
C$46,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 52%