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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 is hiring for a Construction Project Accountant role in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or MBA with three to fifteen years of accounting experience. You will report to the Controller. If you are looking for an opportunity in which you will get to combine your accounting skills with hands operations via interaction with construction project mana...
Bridgeport, 19405
Construction Inspector/ Junior Engineer Bridgeport, PA Benefits & competitive wages. Training provided. Vehicle & valid driver's license required. Email resume to ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Brownsville, 78520
Trade Help Wanted Swimming Pool Construction Worker Pool Experience a Plus. Apply at: Berry Pool 3009 JCS Industrial Drive Bro,Tx Info: TX15885 to 56654...
Construction Supervisor. Experienced Builder/ Supervisor in Residential Construction. Salary based on experience, with a large bonus potential. Company benefits-Health, Life, and 401(K). Please mail resume to: Attn: Human Resources, 3300 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27332 or email *****. As Posted in the Carolina Classified Marketplace...
Company Confidential HARRISBURG, PA, 17112
CONSTRUCTION/ DRILLER Odyssey Environmental Services, Inc., a local environmental drilling and construction company is accepting applications for drillers and helpers, Geoprobe operators, and equipment operators. Ideal candidates should have an environmental background, excel at customer services, and be able to work independently. A valid PA driver's license is required. CDL and 40 hour OSHA trai...
Construction Project Manager $60,216.00 - $93,308.80 Annually Apply at www.mccarran.com/careers Clark County Department of Aviation This listing brought to you by The Las Vegas Review Journal/Sun Classified ads...
Company Confidential Gibsonia, PA, 15044
CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR Fast growing General Contractor in Gibsonia, PA is seeking full time Construction Estimator competitive salary, 401k, health benefits, vacation, proficient in Microsoft Office a must, submit resume and salary requirements to ***** or fax 724-502-4397....
Company Confidential Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
LARGE GENERAL CONTRACTOR IN PITTSBURGH IS SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED CONSTRUCTION COST / BILLING ACCOUNTANT to assist our cost control manager. Responsibilities include analyzing and updating accounting and project management systems, participating in cost review meetings, and preparing owner invoices for projects. Requirements include strong communication and analytical skills, the ability to work we...
Honolulu, 96813
DR Horton Hawaii Division Project Manager/Estimator Residential home builder looking for motivated project manager/estimator who is proactive, organized and a team player. Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to coordinate and communicate a must. Experience in estimating, construction, plan reading, negotiating, scheduling, budgeting and/or design build a plus. Construction Assistant/Labore...
Tampa, 33607
Construction Laborer, American Reconstruction Group, 4119 Gunn Hwy Tampa Fl., 90 temps. jobs (06/01/14 - 03/15/15) Duties: physical labor, operate hand and power tools, 6 months exp. req'd, M-F 7am-4pm. No O.T., Transportation provided to & from worksites from main ofc , Wage $12.83 p/hr. Fax resume to: HR Manager 1-866-282-6544 Reference Code:100414921902...
Tarpon Springs, 34689
Laborer F/T, Must have own truck with insurance, allowance for truck use. Must be reliable. New home construction punch useful. All work in Pasco and Pinellas counties. Email resume to ***** Reference Code:100414911502...
- Immediate Openings - Wood/Post Frame Construction Crew Members Needed NuMark Building Corporation, a post-frame construction company, is seeking full-time personnel to join our team. $500 sign on bonus after 6 months of employment! This position will serve as a member of our wood/post frame construction crew. Post frame, steel frame, or general construction experience preferred. â.¢ Based out of...
CONSTRUCTION LABORER/LULL DRIVER Laborer/Lull Driver position for distinguished residential construction firm in Naples. Ideal candidate will have extensive labor background on construction jobsites. Must be experienced lull/ forklift operator & have valid driver's lic. EOE/DFWP E-mail resume & references to:***** Posting provided by:...
CONSTRUCTION LAYOUT FOREMAN/ ASSIST SUPERVISOR Newbury North Associates Layout Foreman/Assistant Supervisor position for distinguished residential construction firm in Naples. Ideal candidate will assist with framing layout of interiors for residential homes as well as coordinate framing, MEP and multiple trades. Top/competitive pay.EOE/Drug-free workplace.E-mail resume and references to: HR@newbu...
Company Confidential Evansville, IN, 47714
Carpenter/Construction Worker - Career opportunity for the right person with local renovation/remodel firm. Must be detail oriented, organized, have exp., valid drivers license and be able to work with minimal supervision. Mail resume to P. O. Box 5401 Evansville IN 47716 Posting provided by:...
Company Confidential Madison, 35758
Construction workers & laborers needed at Valley Pools in Madison. 256-536-8008. This job listing brought to you by The News-Courier...
Construction Superintendent Trainee Top Homebuilder needs hard working, loyal, energetic person. Construction Exp. and degree a plus. Send resume to *****...
Assistant Professor, Building Construction Management Technology Application Deadline April 29, 2014 For additional information please contact Human Resources at 352-395-5187 or go to http //www.sfcollege.edu/hr/. EA/EO notice is found at http //www.sfcollege.edu/eaeo...
Job Description: Are you looking for a great opportunity that offers room for growth, great benefits and flexible hours? Payroll Administrator Summary: The Payroll Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day payroll activities of field and corporate personnel. Is responsible for processing multi-state payroll in an accurate and timely manner. Knowledge of Union and Sub-Contract Certified Payro...
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