Laborers can earn up to
Construction laborers and helpers perform many tasks that require physical labor on construction sites. Laborers work at building, highway and heavy construction sites.
Construction laborers and helpers work full time and do physically demanding work. Some of that work is at great heights or outdoors in all weather conditions.
Laborers learn their trade through a registered apprenticeship program that is usually cost free to the student. A high-school diploma or equivalent is required to begin your apprenticeship and career in the trade.
The certified training and apprenticeship program for construction laborers is run through Laborers’ International Union of North America and offers apprentices superior education, at little or no cost to the student, that enables them to reach their full potential within the trade.
Apprentices are able to earn living wages from day one and benefits (health, vision, etc.) are available to all students.
Once apprenticeship is complete, tradespeople continue their education and are able to advance to journeyperson status and beyond through continued education and certification programs.