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Skilled Laborer Salary

How much does a Skilled Laborer make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Skilled Laborer

$53,270 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$1,683 (USD)/yr

$52,637 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$1,683 (USD)/yr

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).
The average skilled laborer salary in United States is $53,270 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,683. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$38,965 (USD)

$65,194 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$61,755 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Skilled Laborer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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