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Set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.


  • Many construction laborer jobs require a variety of basic skills, but others require specialized training and experience.
  • Most construction laborers learn on the job, but formal apprenticeship programs provide the most thorough preparation.
  • Job opportunities vary by locality, but in many areas there will be competition, especially for jobs requiring limited skills.
  • Laborers who have specialized skills or who can relocate near new construction projects should have the best opportunities.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $43,020/yr ($21.51/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education High School diploma