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Construction Industry Overview


The US commercial and heavy construction industry comprises approximately 80,000 firms with about $545 billion in total annual revenue, according to Hoovers. Major creators of construction jobs include Bechtel, Fluor, Jacobs Engineering, Peter Kiewit Sons’ and Turner Construction. Additional jobs in construction are found in the residential sector, with 170,000 business locations bringing in about $325 billion in annual revenue, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Construction Job Market


Careers in construction are sharply segmented by occupation. Carpenters held just over 1 million jobs in 2010, while construction managers held about 523,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These two construction occupations alone are projected to add a total of more than 280,000 jobs from 2010 to 2020.

Leading trades jobs in construction are brick masons, carpenters, drywall installers, electricians, glaziers, insulation installers, painters, plasterers, plumbers and roofers.

Other construction job opportunities include construction estimator, construction project manager, construction inspector, construction equipment operator and various engineering roles.

The market for construction employment has been among the hardest hit of US industries since the recession began in 2007. When the industry hit bottom, 5.5 million people were employed in construction -- 2.2 million fewer than the all-time high in 2006. In 2011 and 2012, demand for construction work had recovered only modestly due to the glut of commercial and residential building stock in most markets.

Construction Salaries


Wages for work in construction vary substantially by trade. Median annual wages across all construction and extraction occupations in May 2011 were $39,820, according to the BLS. The middle 50 percent earned between $29,720 and $56,130. The top 10 percent earned more than $73,000.

Median wages for construction managers were $84,240 in May 2011, with the middle 50 percent earning between $64,780 and $112,020 and the top 10 percent making $149,070, the BLS reports.
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Our client has an open position on their corporate accounting team for a Staff Senior Accountant. This company is in the Real Estate industry and experiencing some recent growth. The company has been around for over 20 years and they are a well known player in the game. The Staff Accountant will be in the corporate office and will be handling construction accounting for the development division. T...
Accounting Principals is currently seeking a Construction Billing and Collections Specialist for our client in the South Bay area. This a permanent opportunity which is open immediately for interviews. Candidate must have recent construction industry experience, specifically in the Billing and Collections area. Company offers great benefits including medical and dental - company pays 100% for the...
Growing Construction Company in Downtown, Atlanta is hiring a Project Construction Accountant immediately. Position is contract but could go perm for the right person! In order to me considered for the position, individual must have recent construction accounting experience. Experience with CMIC software is ideal. Project Construction Accountant will be responsible for analyzing financial informat...
Accounting Principals is currently looking for an AP Specialist with Construction Experience for an established Construction Company in the West San Fernando Valley for a temp to hire position . Please see below for the requirements. This position is looking to start ASAP Client Objectives: The AP Specialist will perform a variety of general accounting support tasks in an accounting department inc...
Construction Accountant job in Parsippany, NJ Our client, an industry leader in construction in Parsippany, NJ, is looking for a Construction Accountant. The Construction Accountant must have advanced proficiency in Timberline software. The ideal Construction Accountant will have experience working with the General Ledger, working with whip schedules, maintaining payment draws and file invoices, A...
A stable client is currently recruiting for a Construction Accountant job opportunity in Atlanta, GA. This is a temp to perm opportunity that is paying $20 to $22 per hour. Qualified candidates must have 3 to 5 years of current experience as a Construction/Project Accountant. Candidates must also have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. The Construction Accountant Job Duties and Responsibilities In...
Faithful+Gould is a leading project management consultancy protecting and maximizing our clients’ interests in the planning and delivery of projects. Operating at the forefront of our industry for more than 60 years, we provide a blend of services to the public and private sectors. We are dedicated to providing innovative solutions by combining professional knowledge and skills with our diverse em...
Senior Inspector & Senior Construction Project Manager The Texas Tech University System, Facilities Planning Construction department is seeking to fill a Sr Construction Project Mgr position. Bachelor's degree and ten years of experience in large scale commercial project management. Prefer PMP or CAPM certified and/or LEED accredited to some level. See full description at www.texastech.edu/careers...
THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: Maintenance Construction Worker I: Summary: responsible for sewer line maintenance/repair and road repair/ maintenance. Operates auger. Measures, cuts and installs sewer line. Repair pot holes. Assists other Public Works division as assigned. Starting Salary: $9.09/HR STARTING DATE: JULY 24th, 2014 CLOSING DATE: AUGUST 7th, 2014...
Company Confidential Barstow, CA, 92392
Construction/Trades Wanted HVAC SERVICE TECHNICIAN 3 years minimum experience. Own hand tools, and clean driving record. Call (760) 252-0017 for more information....
Company Confidential TOLEDO, OH, 43660
CONSTRUCTION WORKER Looking for a full time construction worker year round work, with electrical experience preferred. Background check. We are a drug free workplace. Box #B2437, The Blade, 541 North Superior St. Toledo, OH 43660...
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Job Purpose: Supports construction crew by preparing and cleaning work sites; maintaining supplies and materials; performing steps in work processes; proficient in running machinery; experience in concrete work; maintaining records. Duties: * Organizes work by checking work schedule. * Prepares work site by obtaining and delivering equipment, tools, supplies, and materials. * Maintains clean and s...
About Us Corcon is a nationwide solutions-based general contracting company that has been a leader in the industry for more than 25 years. We have steadily grown by enhancing our services to adapt to the ever-changing building and project management challenges in today’s world. Whether your project is a major interior renovation or ground up construction, Corcon has both the knowledge and the reso...
Job Description : Permanent position for a mid level Construction Project Manager to oversee construction and installation of co-generator (emergency power backup) system projects in supermarkets so stores can fully operate during long term power outages. Involves 20% travel on east coast, and position offers a company car and travel expenses. Job Requirements : BS - Mechanical Engineering or othe...
Strawser Construction Inc., a subsidiary of Barrett Industries Inc., is a leader in the pavement preservation industry involved in a broad range of roadway construction processes and is dedicated to providing long-lasting, cost-effective solutions to today's road and highway problems. Performing work in multi-state areas, we are strong, stable and growing. We are currently seeking construction lab...
About Us Wells Construction is a full service general contractor that has been helping build our community since 1989. It is our commitment to provide our clients with unrivaled support throughout all phases of the design and construction process. We believe that our interests are best served when we understand our clients’ objectives- so we listen. http://wellsconstruction.com/ Responsibilities:...
Corrpro, an Insituform company, is looking for an experienced Construction Foreman. Corrpro is America's largest corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, and corrosion monitoring business for the protection and preservation of infrastructure. Corrpro provides professional corrosion consulting and cathodic protection engineering services to major oil companies, government agencies, municipal wat...
About Us Wells Construction is a full service general contractor that has been helping build our community since 1989. It is our commitment to provide our clients with unrivaled support throughout all phases of the design and construction process. We believe that our interests are best served when we understand our clients’ objectives- so we listen. http://wellsconstruction.com/ Minimum 5 years co...
Hadco Construction a Heavy Highway/ Civil Site & Utility Contractor seeks an A-Player Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years verifiable quality experience in a combination of utilities and heavy highway construction. A 4 year technical degree preferred. This position will require the coordination of subcontractors, project schedules, customer relationships and timely...
Corrpro Companies, Inc., a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is looking for an experienced Construction Operator. Corrpro is America's largest corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, and corrosion monitoring business for the protection and preservation of infrastructure. Corrpro provides professional corrosion consulting and cathodic protection engineering services to major oil companies, gove...

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