How much does a General Laborer make in the United States? The average General Laborer salary in the United States is $35,894 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $30,843 and $41,206. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

General Laborer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile General Laborer Salary $26,244 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile General Laborer Salary $30,843 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile General Laborer Salary $35,894 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile General Laborer Salary $41,206 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile General Laborer Salary $46,042 US April 24, 2024
25% $30,843 10% $26,244 90% $46,042 75% $41,206 $35,894 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.


Workday: A cloud-based human resource management software system that unifies a wide range of HR functionality into a single system.


Promotion: Developing and implementing promotional activities to attract and increase the awareness of customers in buying products.

Customer Service 9.25%
Workday 2.77%
Promotion 2.03%
Others 85.95%

Job Description for General Laborer

General Laborer performs general manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting, digging, and moving materials. Operates a variety of tools to complete assignments according to internal and external policies and regulations. Being a General Laborer assembles and disassembles machines, tools, and other work-related equipment. Assists engineers and a variety of other functions with manual labor tasks as needed. Additionally, General Laborer may require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. The General Laborer works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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General Laborer salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of General Laborer, the highest General Laborer salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the General Laborer salary is 25.0% above. The lowest General Laborer salary is in Miami, FL, where the General Laborer salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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