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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: $23.16
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Construction Laborers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$15.27 $18.74 $23.84
Minnesota
$18.37 $23.16 $30.16
Central Minnesota
$18.45 $23.14 $29.46
Northeast Minnesota
$18.22 $22.78 $29.90
Northwest Minnesota
$18.04 $22.73 $28.74
Southeast Minnesota
$18.44 $22.78 $25.57
Southwest Minnesota
$18.27 $22.78 $24.23
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.62 $23.70 $33.18

* "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 18,200 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
U S 1,285,200 1,388,300 103,200 8%
Minnesota 16,967 18,178 1,211 7.1%
Central Minnesota 2,396 2,553 157 6.6%
Northeast Minnesota 997 1,087 90 9%
Northwest Minnesota 1,795 1,968 173 9.6%
Southeast Minnesota 1,240 1,326 86 6.9%
Southwest Minnesota 1,387 1,514 127 9.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,210 9,860 650 7.1%


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




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