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$35,877

Average Base Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$901

Average Bonus
The average construction person salary in United States is $35,877 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $901. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$29,516

Entry Level Salary

$47,163

Senior Level Salary
An entry level construction person (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $29,516. On the other end, a senior level construction person (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $47,163.

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Job Description
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers. Construction laborers who primarily assist a particular craft worker are classified under "Helpers, Construction Trades" (47-3010). Excludes “Hazardous Materials Removal Workers” (47-4041).

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