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Construction Laborers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.73
Statewide median: $23.00

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Construction Laborers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$15.06 $18.60 $24.70
Minnesota
$18.01 $23.73 $33.41
Central Minnesota
$17.98 $21.42 $29.00
Northeast Minnesota
$16.53 $19.74 $28.22
Northwest Minnesota
$14.80 $17.46 $19.82
Southeast Minnesota
$18.38 $23.54 $28.66
Southwest Minnesota
$15.42 $18.20 $22.29
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.81 $29.19 $37.18

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 12,120 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Construction Laborers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 18,272 new Construction Laborers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Construction Laborers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
  2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 1,405,000 1,553,100 148,100 10.5%
  2020 2030 Number Percent
Minnesota 16,967 18,178 1,211 7.1%
  2018 2028 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 2,348 2,709 361 15.4%
Northeast Minnesota 1,125 1,246 121 10.8%
Northwest Minnesota 1,869 2,002 133 7.1%
Southeast Minnesota 1,493 1,612 119 8%
Southwest Minnesota 1,174 1,247 73 6.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,002 11,104 1,102 11%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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