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Construction Laborers


Perform physical tasks on a construction worksite.

Construction Laborers may operate hand or power tools like air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, and a variety of others. They may clean or prepare sites. They may dig trenches or put up scaffolding.

Wages $27.45 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Construction
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