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Construction Labour Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$25,000
$21,000
$25,000
$30,000
Construction labours in the United States make an average salary of $25,250 per year or $12.14 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $30,000. If you like following the crowd, construction and professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out construction, professional, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Vermont provide the highest construction labour salaries.
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Map of Construction Labour Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Construction Labours earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Construction Labour Salary By Location

While a construction labour can average a salary of $25,250 per year, or $12.14 per hour, there are many opportunities for construction labours to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $37,474 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Jackson, NJ and Salt Lake City, UT. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $28,000. The highest paying states for construction labours include Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Missouri, Tennessee, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$37,474
$37k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$33,889
$34k
Jackson, NJ
Jackson, NJ
$33,633
$34k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$31,314
$31k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$29,989
$30k
Commerce City, CO
Commerce City, CO
$28,708
$29k
Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
$25,420
$25k
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$25,271
$25k
Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar Rapids, IA
$25,119
$25k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$24,861
$25k

High Paying Construction Labour Jobs

Average Construction Labour Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a construction labour, being employed by a company such as McCarthy Building Companies or Hard Rock Cafe would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Taylor Construction and Clear Channel Communications also report highly competitive salaries for construction labours.

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Construction Labour Salary History

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    Average Construction Labour Pay By Industry

    The salary for a construction labour can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for construction labours tend to be found in construction, professional, and manufacturing companies. In fact, construction labours can make a yearly salary of $26,760 while working for construction companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Construction
    Construction
    $26,760
    $27k
    Professional
    Professional
    $25,677
    $26k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $24,787
    $25k
    Finance
    Finance
    $23,273
    $23k

    Construction Labour Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a construction labour can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Construction Labour Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Construction Laborer
    Construction Laborer
    Gig Harbor, WA
    Gig Harbor, WA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $36,400
    $36,400
    10/31/2020
    Construction Laborer
    Construction Laborer
    Newburgh, NY
    Newburgh, NY
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/30/2020
    Construction Laborers
    Construction Laborers
    Effingham, IL
    Effingham, IL
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    10/28/2020
    Skilled General Laborer Heavy Highway Construction
    Skilled General Laborer Heavy Highway Construction
    Bettendorf, IA
    Bettendorf, IA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/28/2020
    General Construction Laborer
    General Construction Laborer
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/28/2020
    Skilled Construction Laborer
    Skilled Construction Laborer
    Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/28/2020
    Construction Laborer
    Construction Laborer
    Gig Harbor, WA
    Gig Harbor, WA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $36,400
    $36,400
    10/27/2020
    Construction Laborers and Operators
    Construction Laborers and Operators
    Charleston, SC
    Charleston, SC
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/27/2020
    Construction/Solar Laborers
    Construction/Solar Laborers
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $37,566
    $37,566
    10/27/2020
    Construction Labor-1St. Shift-**MON-FRI Asap
    Construction Labor-1St. Shift-**MON-FRI Asap
    Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/27/2020