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Construction Laborer

What does a construction laborer do?

Construction laborers 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.

What is the median salary of a construction laborer?

  • $32,810

Where can I go from here?

Construction Careers
1. Construction Laborer
2. Security Guard
3. Basic Trades
4. Construction Welder
5. Freight, Stock, and Materials Mover (Forklift Operator)
6. Solar Photovoltaic Installer
7. Paving/Surfacing Equipment Operator
8. Excavation/Loading Equipment Operator
9. HVACR Technician
10. Electrician (Apprentice)
11. First-Line Supervisor
12. Building Maintenance
13. HVACR Technician (Apprentice)
14. Industrial Machinery Mechanic
15. Cost Estimator
16. Construction Inspector
17. Building Controls Installer
18. Architectural Design Technologist
19. Engineering Technician
20. Construction Supervisor
21. Project Manager
22. Surveyor
23. CADD Designer
24. Civil CADD Designer
25. Civil Design Technician
26. Control Systems Service Technician
27. Facility Management Technician
28. Engineer
29. Civil Engineer
30. Architect
31. Construction Manager
32. Maintenance Manager
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