MARBA wage package update: A detailed look at pay for unionized tradespeople

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The Mid-America Regional Bargaining Association (MARBA) has published a detailed labor contracts wage package update, outlining pay and benefits levels for several unionized trades in the Chicagoland area.

If anyone needs evidence that the construction trades can provide satisfactory economic rewards, the data in these pages provides the proof. When benefits are included, the wage package for most trades tops $80.00 per hour, while laborers earn more than $73 per hour.

The MARBA listings by trade

The MARBA report lists wages and benefits for automobile mechanics, bricklayers, carpenters, cement masons and laborers in Chicago and surrounding districts.


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