Salary for Construction Laborers

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Also known as:  Air Hammer Operator, Construction Craft Laborer, Construction Laborer, Construction Trench Digger

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Similar to construction helpers, construction laborers handle the most basic tasks that need to be completed on construction sites. Their work is very physically demanding and strenuous as they often have to lift heavy objects and are prone to bad weather conditions. They are also subject to injuries more often than those who choose other careers because of the often dangerous work environments they face. Almost all construction laborers learn their trade through short-term on-site job training. To become a construction laborer, no education is required. Most employers do not typically require a high school diploma or GED.

A Construction Laborer gets a salary of between $26,090 - $69,880 depending on education and experience. get average salaries of fourty-three thousand dollars each year.

are paid most highly in Hawaii, where they can earn average pay scales of close to about $62,690. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Information, where they can earn job pay of $52,670.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 49.12 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Construction Laborers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Information
$52,670
Utilities
$50,120
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,480
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$45,610
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$44,170
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$43,740

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$36,150
Finance and Insurance
$37,610
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$37,630
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$37,750
Manufacturing
$37,970
Accommodation and Food Services
$40,040