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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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Looking for Construction Skilled Laborers for highway construction project in metro Atlanta Area. Highway construction experience preferred. Immediate openings. EEO-Background check-Drug Test - E-Verify required....
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Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions - Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense). In late 2012, we acquired Sierra Trading P...
Our client located Parsippany, NJ area has a position for a Full cycle Construction Accountant. The ideal candidate will have experience in job cost tracking, analysis and reporting. Account reconciliation, and communication with project managers. Accounts receivables tracking and reporting. Yardley or Timberline Software. Strong Excel...
Our client is seeking a RF Construction Project Manager/Engineer in Irvine, CA. Responsibilities Manages regional network capital programs encompassing multiple projects/geographies related to new cell site construction, cell site modification, expansions, reconfigurations, and system upgrades using standard processes with a focus on Transport Engineering Implementation for both Fiber and Microwav...
We are currently working with a Real Estate/Development company in Long iSland that is seeking Property Accountants and Construction Accountants at all levels. YARDI EXPERIENCE A MUST Prior experience in a Real Estate Development company preferred BA Degree in Finance or Accounting required Salaries based on experience For consideration, forward your resume in word format to: resumes@essentialasso...
Leading NYC Construction and Development firm is seeking a Construction Accountant to support the financial and accounting functions. The position will also assist the Project managers. Duties: • Responsible for all purchase orders from receiving to processing checks to insure timely payment. • Responsible for all material only jobs from start up to collection and completion. • Track and record jo...
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Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
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