May 7, 2007
What This Job Pays: construction laborer
Pay: The average pay of a construction laborer in the Seattle area is about $15 an hour, with most making from about $11 to $17 an hour, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits.
Demand: The outlook is good for construction laborers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – not because the total number needed is expected to soar, but because openings will rise as laborers leave the occupation. Opportunities will be best for those with experience and specialized skills.
PayScale, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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