Laborer Salary

A Laborer earns an average wage of $13.37 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$21,018 - $65,119
$21K
$34K
$65K
MEDIAN: $34,436
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50%
90%

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$9.78 - $22.62
$9
$14
$23
MEDIAN: $13.58
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$0$65K
Salary $21,018 - $65,119
Bonus $96.71 - $4,143
Profit Sharing $59.76 - $8,726
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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$20,603 - $57,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $9.78 - $22.62
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.72
Overtime $14.83 - $35.65
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $96.71 - $4,143
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $59.76 - $8,726
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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$20,603 - $57,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,840

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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 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: $30,790

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Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Laborer?

Laborer in Pooler:
"I'm Home By 5."
Pros: I like that I am home early to spend the rest of the day with my family.
Cons: It is stressful because of no organization.

Laborer in all over:
"Hard."
Pros: We have a 20 and 23 year olds th hat help us out.They can do heavy lifting and things I cant. Do as good.Like taking wheel barrows of mulch and rock up hills or long distances.They make things easier and let m e catch my breath.Also we drive from job to job.Sometimes long distances.Like state to state.Which I dont mind driving.Or riding.
Cons: Very physical.We mow lawns, Rake leaves.plant trees, aerate lawns do fall and spring cleanup.Lay sod and mulch.Put up signs.Paint, build things like decks.And seal them.We also bushwack weeds and high grass etc.

Laborer in Cordele:
"Hard work."
Pros: Helping people using my hands and what I learned.
Cons: Heat Cold rain overall bad weather.

Laborer in Drexel Hill:
"Cool."
Pros: You get to take something apart and make it into something new.
Cons: The money.

Laborer in Murray:
"Under paid."
Pros: I like making stuff and seeing it in completion. I like fixing things other people find complicated.
Cons: Boss not wanting to work.

Laborer in Canton:
"Lifting and working on the floor."
Pros: The people I work with but the supervisors suck.
Cons: How we get treated like crap.

Laborer in Terre Haute:
"Self rewarding."
Pros: Not having to supervise anyone but myself.
Cons: Others not taking pride in their work.

Key Stats for Laborer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 636 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Laborer Salaries

▲20%

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 636 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
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 51%
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