Construction Laborer and Helper


Construction laborers and helpers perform physical tasks on construction sites. Construction workers have one of the highest rates of injuries of all jobs.


Construction laborers and helpers need

· excellent use of their hands and fingers

· controlled movement

· endurance

· problem solving skills

· to pay attention to detail

· be dependable


Construction workers learn through on the job training. Construction laborer and helper jobs do not require a high school diploma.


Construction workers may use computer aided design software (CAD) on the job when planning construction projects.

Salary/Job Outlook

The average salary of a construction laborer and helper is $36,000. New job opportunities are expected in the future due to the need for new construction.