$33,400
Avg. Salary
$13.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$596

Bonus

$1,026

Profit Sharing

$1,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Laborer is $13.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Laborer is $33,400 per year.

10%
$9.81
10%
$13.84
50%
$23.52
90%
90%
MEDIAN $13.84
10%
$19k
10%
$33k
50%
$64k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $33,400
$18,742 - $64,315
$19K
$33K
$64K
MEDIAN: $33,400
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90%

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$9.81 - $23.52
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$0$64K
Salary $18,742 - $64,315
Bonus $95.92 - $4,194
Profit Sharing $104 - $9,635
Commission $1,000
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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$20,607 - $56,065
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 405
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $9.81 - $23.52
Hourly Tips $0.09 - $7.88
Overtime $14.82 - $36.00
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $95.92 - $4,194
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $104 - $9,635
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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$20,607 - $56,065
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,006

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 manufacturing process such as operating machinery or working directly with materials. A laborer in construction would likely engage in tasks such as brick laying, drilling, etc.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Laborer

Pay by Experience for a Laborer has a positive trend. An entry-level Laborer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 2,779 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laborer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 886 salaries. An experienced Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 639 salaries. A Laborer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 213 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,815

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Laborer?

Laborer in El Paso:
"Ups and downs."
Pros: Free time after doing a chore.
Cons: Management.

Laborer in Council Bluffs:
Pros: The freedom of being given a list everyday and going at your own pace.
Cons: On-call on the weekends from 7pm-7am. Get a guaranteed 2 days off once a month. Management seems to think they are better than hourly/constant harassment.

Laborer in Fort Polk:
"Pretty good job."
Pros: The hours that I work and the hours that they are open, the pay is good, and for someone like me its a good entry job, especially with my husband being in the military.
Cons:

Laborer in San Francisco:
"Hard work."
Pros: Hands on.
Cons: Lifting heavy materials and cleaning.

Laborer in Boston:
"Physical hard labor."
Pros: What you work is what I get paid..
Cons: When it rains..When is slow and hurry up and wait.

Laborer in Senoia:
"Equipment."
To be aware of the struggles that will occur when equipment starts breaking down.

Laborer in Everett:
"It's Good."
Pros: The hours, the company, and the pay.
Cons: The weather when it's raining. Winter.

Key Stats for Laborer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1186 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Laborer Salaries

▲20%

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1186 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 51%