Construction Laborers (47-2061)
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers. Construction laborers who primarily assist a particular craft worker are classified under Helpers, Construction Trades (47-3010). Excludes Hazardous Materials Removal Workers (47-4041).
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||25.46||15.89||21.10||24.46||29.71||35.42|
|Balance of State||24.94||14.32||18.51||24.46||29.53||36.77|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.