Average Laborer Hourly Pay

$14.57
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$525
Bonus
$1,500
Commission
$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Laborer is $14.57.
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$10.07
MEDIAN
$14.57
90%
$24.94
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Bonus
$82 - $4,132
Profit Sharing
$192 - $9,967
Commission
$1,050 - $12,500
Total Pay
$21,177 - $56,835
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What Do Laborers Do?

Laborer Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Laborer

3.5 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Laborer are from the companies Tyson Foods, Inc., Perdue Farms, Inc. and Labor Ready, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at PSC, Inc. where the average pay is $23.79. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Miller Pipeline Corporation and Tradesmen International, Inc., earning around $19.88 and $13.54, respectively. Labor Ready, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.69. Tyson Foods, Inc. and Waste Management, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.87 and $12.35, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Laborers?

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 $13.11 based on 647 salaries. An early career Laborer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.12 based on 3,906 salaries. A mid-career Laborer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.34 based on 1,250 salaries. An experienced Laborer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.38 based on 913 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Laborer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 36.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (35.2% more) and New York, New York (31.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,146 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
54.7%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
6.0%