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Construction Laborers
Vermont State
12 months ending September 2018
 
Description:  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).   (soc 47-2061)
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Jobseekers Count % of 
Total
Total Served - Construction Laborers 114 100.0
 
   Gender
Female 13 11.4
Male 101 88.6
 
   Age
Age 14-19 5 4.4
Age 20-24 25 21.9
Age 25-34 30 26.3
Age 35-44 20 17.5
Age 45-54 19 16.7
Age 55-75 15 13.2
 
   Family Status
Parent - one parent family 11 9.6
Parent - two parent family 3 2.6
Other family member 4 3.5
Family of One 4 3.5
Head of Household --
Not available 92 80.7
 
   Education Status
In School
    Middle or High school 6 5.3
    Post Secondary school 3 2.6
total 9 7.9
Not In School
    High School or higher graduate 86 75.4
    Not a High School Graduate 18 15.8
total 104 91.2
Not available 1 0.9
 
   Highest School Grade Completed
No grade completed 1 0.9
Grade 1-12, but no diploma 28 24.6
High School graduate or equivalent 75 65.8
1-3 yrs College or Technical school 8 7.0
Bachelor's degree or equivalent 1 0.9
Education beyond Bachelor's degree 1 0.9
 
   Race
White 102 89.5
African American 7 6.1
American Indian and Alaskan Native --
Asian --
Hawaiian Native and Other Pacific Islander --
Two or more races 2 1.8
Not available 3 2.6
 
   Ethnicity
Hispanic 4 3.5
 
   Other
Receiving Unemployment 11 9.6
     during the 3 weeks ending 10/01/18
Veteran 5 4.4
 
Jobs Listed
Total - Construction Laborers 478
 
   Duration of Job
Temporary 278
Permanent 151
Information N/A 49
 
   Wage
Minimum hourly wage $10.50
Maximum hourly wage $19.00
Average hourly wage $14.55
Jobs with an hourly wage 382
 
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Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor