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Average Bonus
The average skilled laborer salary in Alabama, United States is $45,549 or an hourly rate of $22. This is 11% lower (-$5,600) than the average skilled laborer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,439.
Salary by Experience


Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level skilled laborer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $37,075. On the other end, a senior level skilled laborer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $59,956.
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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