Average Entry-Level Construction Laborer Hourly Pay

$13.77
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$774
Bonus
$501
Commission
$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Construction Laborer is $13.77.
10%
$9.92
MEDIAN
$13.77
90%
$19.81
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$21 - $9,978
Profit Sharing
$400 - $3,750
Commission
$0 - $501
Total Pay
$20,792 - $46,721

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Job Description for Construction Laborer

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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Popular Skills for Construction Laborer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Flooring Installation, Machine Operation, Cleaning, Labor Relations and Tools.

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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Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,056 survey responses.
Early Career
56.1%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
7.7%