Salary for
General Laborer in the United States

How much does a General Laborer earn in the United States? The average General Laborer salary in the United States is $31,540 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $27,364 and $37,522. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Performs general manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting, and moving materials. Assists a variety of functions with manual labor tasks as needed. May require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

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  1. This Job:

    General Laborer

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    General Laborer, Sr.

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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