Laborer Jobs in New York, NY

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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Astoria, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
Hiring Experienced Handyman Must Speak Spanish and English Compensation: $20-25 employment type: full-time We are looking for an efficient Experienced Handyman at Perennial Construction. This...
2 days ago
New York, NY
Looking for a Handy Man! (Brooklyn) compensation: Payment based on skill level employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post - Painting - Tiling - Carpentry - Plumbing - Electrical -...
1 day ago
Guardian Service Industries - Jersey City, NJ (4 miles from New York, NY)
Guardian Service Industries is looking for qualified Handyman to cover a full time position at one of our locations in Jersey City, New Jersey. The ideal candidate will be reporting directly to...
19 hours ago
Teaneck, NJ (9 miles from New York, NY)
Looking for workers for demolition. No experience need, but will prefer someone with experience in construction or demo. We do interior and exterior demolition and junk removal. Good pay!!(depends...
12 hours ago
Ridgewood, NY (7 miles from New York, NY)
I need expierenced construction helpers. Full time job, good pay for more information please call. ...
12 hours ago
US Navy - New York, NY
NOW HIRING, FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME, NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, STEADY SALARY, FULL BENEFITS, IMMEDIATE HIRE, CONSTRUCTION WORKER!* READ REQUIREMENTS BEFORE APPLYING!.* NOTE: THIS JOB REQUIRES...
23 hours ago
Paterson, NJ (14 miles from New York, NY)
Construction company looking for an experienced handyman. Must have experience on: *Spackle *Painting *Repairs *Cement *Plumbing *Basic carpentry *General repairs Salary is based on experience....
2 days ago
Cedar Knolls, NJ (24 miles from New York, NY)
This is the perfect opportunity for someone with HANDYMAN skills or a Maintenance background. If you would like to work with a Company that VALUES its TEAM MEMBERS this could be the job you have...
1 day ago
Clifton, NJ (11 miles from New York, NY)
CONSTRUCTION HELPER (NORTH JERSEY) compensation: $130 UNTIL WE KNOW YOUR SKILL QR Code Link to This Post Tiling Drywall Light framing Work hard Show up to work on time everyday Must have a driver's...
1 day ago
Guardian Service Industries - Fort Lee, NJ (6 miles from New York, NY)
Guardian Service Industries is looking for qualified Handyman to cover a full time position at one of our locations in Fort Lee, New Jersey. The ideal candidate will be reporting directly to the...
16 hours ago
Jersey City, NJ (4 miles from New York, NY)
Window guard installation Bleed out radiators Window cleaning - Light electrical skills/knowledge - Light plumbing skills/knowledge - tiling skills - drywall and paint skills & Spackling - Sanding, Framing...
12 hours ago
Fairfield, NJ (18 miles from New York, NY)
N.J. HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICES is currently hiring gutter installers and cleaners. We are a highly rated and rapidly expanding company and there is room for growth within our organization....
1 day ago
Newark, NJ (9 miles from New York, NY)
I need 2 laborers to fill up dumpster. Also I need somebody for trim(baseboard. Windows doors). Can start now. I can pay by hour or day...
1 day ago
New York, NY
Also need a general laborer. Any experience with basic tools is a plus...
1 day ago
Flushing, NY (8 miles from New York, NY)
La contratacion de un manitas experimentado debe hablar espanol e ingles Compensacion: $ 20-25 tipo de empleo: tiempo completo Buscamos un manitas experimentado y eficiente en Perennial...
12 hours ago

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in New York, NY

This is the average annual salary for Laborer jobs in New York, NY as reported by the BLS.

$54,940

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Laborers in New York, NY 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 New York, NY
  • 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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