General Labor Jobs

General Labor Job Overview

General Laborers go by a variety of different names, including General Workers, Construction Workers and Construction Helpers. They often receive a set wage based on the number of days that they work in the field. Some positions require that workers sign a contract that makes them an independent contractor, which means that they need to pay their own taxes to the government. Day laborers perform some of the same duties as full-time construction workers do, including transporting heavy equipment to the job site, doing basic carpentry work and completing simple roofing jobs.

General Labor Job Education Requirements

Day laborers do not need a college degree. Most workers have a high school diploma or GED certificate. They go through a short period of on-the-job training where they learn the necessary skills from those with more experience. Anyone who handles hazardous waste on the job must have a HAZMAT permit from the federal government. Laborers can also earn other types of certification through training or after passing a test. There are certifications for asbestos removal, welding, lead removal, and forklift operations.

General Labor Job Market

The recession led to a decrease in the number of maintenance and labor jobs available in the country. As the number of companies building new construction decreased, there wasn't a need for day laborers. With things picking back up, the number of available positions will also increase. General Labor jobs will increase by 25 percent in the decade after 2012, which is higher than average and equals out to more than 320,000 jobs.

General Labor Job Salary Information

Day Laborers and General Laborers receive an hourly salary that can be as low as minimum wage or as high as $14 to $15 an hour. Those working full-time as laborers earn a median wage of more than $29,000 a year. Other jobs that have a similar rate of growth, require some of the same skills and pay around the same amount include Apartment Maintenance jobs and Maintenance Worker jobs.
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Amazon Warehouse Jobs – Up to 15.00/hr Integrity Staffing Solutions is hiring right now for positions at your local Amazon Fulfillment Center. Today’s the day you can start in on weekly paychecks and a job that will teach you leadership, teamwork and a whole lot more about yourself. These are seasonal and long term warehouse jobs where America’s holiday gifts are picked and sent packing across th...
Job Purpose: Produces painted surfaces by determining painting requirements; preparing surfaces; applying paints; maintaining equipment. Duties: * Determines painting requirements by studying specifications. * Prepares surfaces by using masking or chemical rinse. * Completes painting by adjusting spray guns, automatic, and manual equipment. * Maintains equipment by troubleshooting malfunctio...
Responsible for general duties involving physical handling of product, materials, supplies and equipment. - Maintain orderly and clean work area in compliance with Company safety and sanitation requirements. - Operate industrial power equipment - Restock and replenish as appropriate. - Perform general maintenance. - Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures. - Fill in f...
Earn $190.00+ per day, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
Earn $190.00+ per day, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply...
Earn $190.00+ per day, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
Earn $190.00+ per day, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
Earn $190.00+ per day, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
Earn $190.00+ per day, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
MACHINIST Immediate openings for CNC machinist and conventional machinist. Experience required. WELDERS/HELPERS All welder candidates must be able to read and interpret blue prints and read tape measure, must be able to weld; run torch, run grinds, and use other hand tools GENERAL LABOR Immediate openings for general labor. Experience working with industrial equipment a plus. --Openings for all sh...
Warehouse Worker (Temp) Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for a hardworking, dedicated Warehouse Palletizer in the West Jordan area. This is a fantastic company to work with. They treat their employees extremely well, do on the job training so minimal experience is required. If you meet the qualifications listed below, please Apply Now! Responsibilities for Warehouse w...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply...
Heavy industrial cleaning company hiring full time Supervisor, Operator, General Labor & Class B CDL Driver in Canton, OH area. Benefits after 90 days. All applicants must have valid drivers license. Please call 1-888-483-1375....
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-903-4103 Pro...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-903-4103 Pro...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-903-4103 Pro...

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Labor Relations Consultant

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Bachelor's
40.6%
Master's
21.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
16.1%
High School
7.8%
Associates
5.6%
Some High School Coursework
2.2%
Certification
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