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.
Laborers can earn up to
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics