Labour Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$23,000
$21,000
$23,000
$26,000
Labour workers in the United States make an average salary of $23,549 per year or $11.32 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 $26,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and government 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 professional, construction, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Washington provide the highest labour worker salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Nampa, ID
$25,245
Racine, WI
$25,180
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Map of Labour Worker Salaries

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

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Average Labour Worker Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a labour worker is roughly $23,549 per year, which boils down to $11.32 per hour. Interestingly enough, labour workers have the highest salaries in Richland, WA at about $25,511 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Richland, WA is $23,000. Additionally, labour workers make more than the average salary in Nampa, ID, Racine, WI, Urban Honolulu, HI, Albuquerque, NM, and Edwardsville, IL. On a more broad level, labour worker salaries are highest in Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Washington, Alaska, and Wisconsin. On the contrary, Florida, Utah, and California offer the lowest labour worker salaries.

Average Labour Worker Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a labour worker, being employed by a company such as Aerotek or Adecco Staffing, USA would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Spherion and Kelly Services also report highly competitive salaries for labour workers.

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Average Labour Worker Pay By Industry

Labour worker salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with professional, construction, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a labour worker can make a yearly salary of $24,023 while working for professional companies. All the while, other labour workers are making $23,594 at construction companies and $23,050 at manufacturing companies. One industry labour workers may want to avoid is the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $22,962.

Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$24,023
$24k
Construction
Construction
$23,594
$24k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$23,050
$23k
Retail
Retail
$22,962
$23k

Labour Worker Salary History

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Labour Worker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a labour worker 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 Labour Worker Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Labor Workers
Labor Workers
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$30,262
$30,262
07/29/2020
Staffing Synergies Inc.
Staffing Synergies Inc.
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$26,088
$26,088
07/28/2020
Start Today General Labor Workers
Start Today General Labor Workers
07/26/2020
07/26/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/26/2020
Franecki Group
Franecki Group
General Labor Worker
General Labor Worker
General Labor Worker
07/14/2020
07/14/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/14/2020
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/10/2020
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/08/2020
City of Elk River
City of Elk River
Seasonal Public Works Laborer
Seasonal Public Works Laborer
Seasonal Public Works Laborer
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$25,044
$25,044
07/02/2020
Barton Staffing Solutions
Barton Staffing Solutions
General Labor-Clean Work Environment-All Shifts (Au#322991)
General Labor-Clean Work Environment-All Shifts (Au#322991)
General Labor-Clean Work Environment-All Shifts (Au#322991)
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/30/2020
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/26/2020
Staffing Synergies Inc.
Staffing Synergies Inc.
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
General Labor Workers
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$22,957
$22,957
06/19/2020