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Construction Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,640 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Worker is $44,640 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Worker is between $33,242 and $54,133. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Construction Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Constructs and repairs buildings, bridges, and roads.
  • Demolishes buildings and bridges.
  • Grades and maintains railroad right-of-ways and lays ties and rail.
  • Widens, deepens, and improves rivers, canals, and harbors, requiring little or no independent judgment.
  • Installs waterworks, locks, and dams.
Construction Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 962,060

Estimated population of Construction Worker jobs: 47,737

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Construction Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Cement Construction Laborer
Jun 16
Glenview, IL, USA
Demeter Masonry
Working Conditions/Environment • Work in levels of noise, dust, dirt, moisture and temperatures normally found on construction sites • Work in confined space (as required for underpinning. Pay ...
Construction Laborer
Apr 18
Downers Grove, IL, USA
We are now hiring for Construction Helpers and Labor. Laborer Responsibilities Include: • Moving ... Whether you're looking for work, or you're seeking workers for your business, PeopleReady is the ...
Landscaping Construction Specialist - Skilled Labor
Apr 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Premier Service.
Great atmosphere, we value our workers! * Lots of room to learn skills and expand your career ... Premier's primary mission is to provide the highest level of design, construction, and maintenance ...
Entry Level Positions - General Labor Experience Needed
Jun 17
Palatine, IL, USA
Leadership and Management Training Program
We are a customer acquisition firm that specializes in working with clients in the construction, labor, and residential energy efficient industries. Individuals who have labor experience typically ...
Jun 14
Plainfield, IL, USA
ANM Pool services
Prepare new construction sites by digging, moving dirt, or compacting space * Provide assistance to contractors (i.e. craft workers, electricians, painters) as needed * Clean and clear debris and ...
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