Demolition laborers/contractors are involved in a wide variety of projects, including structural demolition of buildings, interior gutting of offices, equipment dismantling, and salvage and hazardous materials remediation. Maintenance and Demolition Supervisors are responsible for the coordination of demolition projects as well as trash hauling and general clean-up of the company’s construction sites, overseeing demolition and personnel .
Demolition laborers must be able to use small tools and specialized equipment to operation of heavy construction machines; they must be skilled in performing routine manual labor and know how to select the tools and equipment needed to do a job. They must be able to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly and be able to repair machines or systems using the needed tools; they must be able to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects, as well as be able to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
|Estimated 2000||Estimated 2010||Annual Average % Change|
Hourly : $11.62 – 27.41
Median Annually – $31.800
Average Annually: $$$$