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Laborers Build California

North/Central California

Average yearly earnings

$33k - $54k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Bay Area California

Average yearly earnings

$36k - $61k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Southern California

Average yearly earnings

$33k - $56k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Build California - Laborers

Laborers

Provide the physical strength and support to take a construction project from start to finish.


AVERAGE WAGE

$17/hour +

Apprentice

$30/hour +

Journeyperson


Demand through 2026 : Extreme

What You’ll Need

  • 18 Years Old 18 Years Old
  • + 2-4 Years on-the-job Training + 2-4 Years on-the-job Training
  • + other requirements
+ other requirements

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They work through all phases of construction from pouring concrete and moving earth, to operating power tools, and applying finishing touches. Laborers are in high-demand on highway and transportation projects, and residential or commercial sites across the state.

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