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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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Construction Accountant Job in Pleasanton, CA. We are looking to fill a temp-to-hire Construction Accountant job position in Pleasanton. The client needs someone with construction industry experience. This role has a very busy desk, so it is essential to have strong multi-tasking and time management skills. The pay for this job is between $19 and $22 per hour depending on experience. Key Responsib...
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...
Carothers Construction, Inc., is seeking an estimator for full time employment in our Oxford, Mississippi office. Actual estimating experience is required and hands-on construction experienced is preferred. CANDIDATES MUST POSSESS: A Bachelor Degree in Construction, Engineering, or other Technical field. A strong work ethic and sense of urgency are required. Applicants must be well organized and h...
Carothers Construction is accepting resumes for a Purchasing Agent position, based in Oxford, Mississippi. Applicant must have extensive Federal Contracting experience, and will be required to assume full responsibility for all Subcontract and Vendor Contracting Negotiations, issuance and tracking of Subcontracts and purchase orders, and all necessary Federal Reporting Systems. Daily interaction w...
Carothers Construction, Inc., is accepting resumes for entry level or experienced Construction Project Engineer on various construction projects throughout the continental United States. Minimum requirements are Construction Management Degree and/or limited work experience in general building construction. Candidate must have management skills and technical construction knowledge, be computer lite...
Construction Project Manager Belz Construction Services, a Memphis contractor, design/build firm, needs detailed-oriented Construction Project Manager with five plus years office, industrial, retail and healthcare construction experience or a construction or project management degree. Computer proficiency required, basic software knowledge of Expedition Project Management, Suretrak Scheduling and...
Position Description: The primary responsibilities of the Sr. Mgr., Construction include: Direct/coordinate construction and tenant improvement activities from inception to final accounting. Act as a liason with customer, leasing, property management, architect, and general contractor. Implement and enforce department standard operating procedures. Manage and administer unit price base master cont...
HB Engineering, Inc. is seeking experienced construction inspectors for upcoming PennDOT projects. TCI with current certifications in NICEPT, NECEPT, PennDOT Concrete preferred. Valid Driver's License required. Email resume to: ***** or fax to: 717-482-2005...
HB Engineering, Inc. is seeking experienced construction inspectors for upcoming PennDOT projects. TCI with current certifications in NICEPT, NECEPT, PennDOT Concrete preferred. Valid Driver's License required. Email resume to: ***** or fax to: 717-482-2005...
HB Engineering, Inc. is seeking experienced construction inspectors for upcoming PennDOT projects. TCI with current certifications in NICEPT, NECEPT, PennDOT Concrete preferred. Valid Driver's License required. Email resume to: ***** or fax to: 717-482-2005...
Construction Superintendent Central Ohio Construction Company seeks project superintendent. Commercial construction experience is required. Candidates should have extensive experience with ground up and tenant finish projects, ability to manage project schedules (from ground break through completion). Quality and attention to detail a must. Must have strong communication and computer skills and be...
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...
Waterton LLC, an independent franchise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes, is looking for a Customer Concierge for expanding homebuilding business. Hands on responsibilities include maintaining the integrity of construction documents, scheduling customer meetings and plan reviews and acting as a liason for customer. Project Manager Homebuilding experience required. Design and drafting experience preferred....
Waterton LLC, an independent franchise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes, is looking for a Customer Concierge for expanding homebuilding business. Hands on responsibilities include maintaining the integrity of construction documents, scheduling customer meetings and plan reviews and acting as a liason for customer. Project Manager Homebuilding experience required. Design and drafting experience preferred....
COMPANY BACKGROUND: This Spokane based Company is a Heavy Highway concrete paving contractor that is well respected for their reputation. Past projects include: Airport runways, interstate highways, intersections, and state highways for WSDOT and numerous other states’ Department of Transportation. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR: As a successful candidate you will work closely with...
Job Description: Consumer Construction Estimator position here in the Centennial area, looking to start TOMORROW: (local candidates only, please) Founded in 2004, our client has established itself as a leader in the construction industry across the country with a focus in consumer projects. 80% of their jobs are located on the front range. Our clients? services help transition projects from the de...
Job Description: Stable career within the construction industry with a well known company. Looking for an experience Bookkeeper with American Contractor Software experience! Will pay up to $45k for the right candidate. Duties: ? General Bookkeeping duties ? Start to finish payroll ? Interact with clients and employees on a regular basis Requirements: ? 3-5 years bookkeeping experience within the c...
Job Description: Stable career within the construction industry with a well known company. Looking for an experience Bookkeeper with American Contractor Software experience! Will pay up to $45k for the right candidate. Duties: ? General Bookkeeping duties ? Start to finish payroll ? Interact with clients and employees on a regular basis Requirements: ? 3-5 years bookkeeping experience within the c...
Job Description: Stable career within the construction industry with a well known company. Looking for an experience Bookkeeper with American Contractor Software experience! Will pay up to $45k for the right candidate. Duties: ? General Bookkeeping duties ? Start to finish payroll ? Interact with clients and employees on a regular basis Requirements: ? 3-5 years bookkeeping experience within the c...
Construction Project Engineer Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're lo...
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