Laborer Jobs in Illinois

Perform basic tasks on site that require significant physical activity. One of the most essential functions laborers are responsible for is cleaning up and preparing construction sites before and after work each day to maintain a safe and organized work environment. They also load and unload materials, install markers to shift traffic patterns around the worksite, and assist craft workers as necessary. They follow plans and instructions from supervisors and other higher-ranking personnel.

Laborers do not require much training, but may still perform a variety of tasks with a wide range of supplies, including simple tools like shovels and more complex equipment such as pavement breakers or jackhammers. The most common types of projects they are involved in are building or tearing down structures, constructing roadways, and digging tunnels and mineshafts.

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La Grange, IL
Residential general contracting company looking for an experienced handyman. Flexible hours available. Must be proficient in multiple trades. Small jobs would include drywall patching and repair,...
3 days ago
SPX - Dixon, IL
General Laborer $1500 Phased Sign-on Bonus (62057) Requisition ID 62057 - Posted - HVAC Cooling (HVAC Cooling) - AMER - United States - Illinois - Dixon - Manufacturing - Operations  Job Description...
2 days ago
Streator, IL
Home Maintenance Technician - Flat Home Pro - Handyman (Chicagoland) compensation: $20+ / hour QR Code Link to This Post Flat is a subscription-based home maintenance service that helps busy...
10 hours ago
Lindwalt Construction Company - Carpentersville, IL
Updated today Construction laborer/ Concrete laborer/finisher lindwalt construction Co....
11 hours ago
Woodridge, IL
We are a veteran owned gutter company looking for Gutter Installers. We offer you a family environment with high quality gutter and gutter guard jobs. Paid Vacation. High commission payouts!!!...
2 days ago
Morton, IL
- OSHA 10 certification preferred (NOT required) CONSTRUCTION LABORER 7am - 5:30pm Monday - Saturday $23/ hour Start Date: ASAP CONSTRUCTION LABORER Job Type: Full-time Pay: $23.00 per hour...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
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1 day ago
Chicago, IL
Drywall Repair Needed - Handyman (Chicago - Northside by Western & Division st.) image 1 of 1 western near division ( ) compensation: $$$ QR Code Link to This Post I have some water damage in my...
10 hours ago
Northbrook, IL
Home Maintenance Technician - Flat Home Pro - Handyman (Chicagoland) (Chicago land area) compensation: $20+ / hour QR Code Link to This Post Flat is a subscription-based home maintenance service...
11 hours ago
South Beloit, IL
Cortech Staffing is seeking motivated General Laborers for a South Beloit, IL manufacturing facility....
10 hours ago
Evanston, IL
Need Handyman for Condo- occasional odd jobs (Evanston) church near sherman ( ) compensation: hourly rate depending on experience. QR Code Link to This Post Looking for reliable handyman to...
11 hours ago
Roehl Transport - Pana, IL
No more seasonality to your work - truck drivers are needed year-round. it doesn't matter your position - from foreman to general laborer, at Roehl, you can be a skilled professional truck driver....
7 hours ago
Crystal Lake, IL
Experienced commercial electrician or lighting installer needed. For ComEd related programs, retrofitting LED light fixtures and New fixture replacements. Experience is a MUST and MUST have own...
2 days ago
Winnetka, IL
Experience pays more! Bilingual pays more! (Spanish/English) Want to be a part of a new growing company? It's exciting and scary! Do you have ideas? Are you creative at building business? Do you...
3 days ago
Mokena, IL
Home Maintenance Technician - Flat Home Pro - Handyman (Chicagoland) compensation: $20+ / hour QR Code Link to This Post Flat is a subscription-based home maintenance service that helps busy...
11 hours ago

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Laborer jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.

$59,960

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Laborer positions.

Highest Education Level

Laborers in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (46.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (20.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (13.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.3%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Laborers in Illinois
  • Less than 1 year (54.0%)
  • None (17.4%)
  • 1-2 years (15.3%)
  • 2-4 years (11.0%)
  • 4-6 years (2.2%)

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