The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Construction Laborer is $13.77.
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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 t…Read more
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
An early career Construction Laborer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.76 based on 2,834 salaries. A mid-career Construction Laborer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.31 based on 968 salaries. An experienced Construction Laborer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.55 based on 864 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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