The average hourly pay for a Laborer in Canada is C$16.15.
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C$12 - C$25
C$101 - C$2,534
C$302 - C$4,966
C$25,292 - C$55,774
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Job Description for Laborer
Laborers' jobs are very versatile, in that a variety or various tasks can be asked of them throughout a typical day. Most laborers conduct the day-to-day, hands on operations that make a company actually run, and they work in a wide variety of industries from construction to cleaning. Due to the wide range of industries in which laborers can work, their job duties will also vary greatly. For instance, a laborer in a manufacturing-related industry would engage in tasks that are part of the manufa…Read more
- Demolish existing walls and ceiling in commercial buildings.
- Maintain a clean safe jobsite.
- Unload materials and store efficiently onsite.
- Haul demo materials to dumpster.
- Patch and repair concrete surfaces in preparation for floor coverings.
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Pay by Experience Level for Laborer
An entry-level Laborer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.00 based on 104 salaries. An early career Laborer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.11 based on 576 salaries. A mid-career Laborer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.07 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Laborer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.16 based on 116 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Laborer in their job title in Fort McMurray, Alberta earn an average of 71.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (22.8% more) and Calgary, Alberta (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.9% less), Brampton, Ontario (6.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (5.8% less).
Years of Experience
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