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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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Are you tired of working and not being appreciated? Can you move up in your current job? Do you work for an employer who really cares about YOU? Now hiring dedicated, loyal, responsible individuals who want honest work for honest pay with a growing construction company that cares about its' employees! We are willing to train the right individual! ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs routine...
Kleinfelder is an engineering, architectural, and science consulting firm providing solutions to meet our world's complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges. Kleinfelder has nearly 2,000 employees with offices nationwide and abroad. With over 50 years of experience, Kleinfelder's reputation for providing innovative, commonsense solutions to the most complex challenges has solidified it...
Dabbs-Williams General Contractors is seeking full time Construction Project Superintendent and Construction Project Assistant Superintendent in the Savannah Area. Position requires 2-5 years experience. Please send resume to *****....
IA Design Group, an interior-design support and design-build company based in Atlanta, has an immediate opening for a Construction Field Superintendent for its IA Construction Group brand with new operations in the Franklin and Nashville, TN area. The qualified individual must have knowledge of all phases of residential and multi-family renovation construction assisting with the overall constructi...
IA Design Group, an interior-design support and design-build company located in Norcross, has an immediate opening for a Construction Field Superintendent for its IA Construction Group brand. The qualified individual must have knowledge of all phases of residential and multi-family renovation construction assisting with the overall construction quality, completion, scheduling, and construction bud...
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Hello! We are a luxury residential construction firm located in Jupiter who is looking to fill a position for an on-site superintendent / Project Manager. This person is required to have at least 10 years of actual on-site superintendent experience and to be a "hands-on" style superintendent. It is also required that this experience be within the residential sector and predominately with custom ho...
Job Title Traveling Site Construction Superintendent Overview Redstone Construction Group of Little Rock, AR is seeking an individual to oversee and manage civil contracting projects ranging in size from $100,000 to $3,000,000. The projects will primarily be located statewide within Arkansas and possibly in surrounding states. This position will require travel; if you are not willing or able to tr...
Allison Transmission, Inc.​ (Allison) is the premier global provider of commercial duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems.​ Allison products are specified by over 250 of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers and are used in many market sectors including bus, refuse, fire, construction, distribution, military and specialty applications.​ Founded in 1915, the Allison business...
Construction Manager Mosaic Tile, one of the nation’s largest independent distributors of Ceramic Tile, Marble, Granite, and Stone; we are located in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. We are currently looking for a Construction Manager. Hours are from 7AM to 5PM Monday through Friday with extended hours for special projects. As a Construction Manager, you will assist with the coordination an...
Project Engineer – Building Group Rycon Construction Inc; a premier preconstruction, general contracting and construction management firm based in Pittsburgh’s Strip District; is seeking an experienced Project Engineer to join our Building Group. This opening requires a minimum of 2 years experience in a commercial construction field paired with a degree in a Construction Management/Engineering/Ar...
Wireless Construction Manager - Kansas City, MO Job Description: We have an exciting new opportunity to join a world class LTE Service and Equipment company base in the heart of Silicon Valley. Responsibilities: Manage the building of wireless sites on time and within budget Organize all documents of zoning and construction Assist the development and installation of power and backhaul services to...
Wireless Construction Manager - San Jose, CA Job Description: We have an exciting new opportunity to join a world class LTE Service and Equipment company base in the heart of Silicon Valley. Responsibilities: Manage the building of wireless sites on time and within budget Organize all documents of zoning and construction Assist the development and installation of power and backhaul services to sit...
GC Recruiters a Professional Search-Consulting firm is representing a premiere Multi-family developer and Manager of upscale apartment communities. We are seeking an experienced Assistant Superintendent of multi-family construction. Our client is a nationally recognized leader in the multifamily housing industry. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Interacting with subcontractors Par...
GC Recruiters a Professional Search-Consulting firm is representing a premiere Multi-family developer and Manager of upscale apartment communities. We are seeking an experienced Superintendent of multi-family construction. Our client is a nationally recognized leader in the multifamily housing industry. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Interacting with subcontractors Partner with...
GC Recruiters a Professional Search-Consulting firm is representing a premiere Multi-family developer and Manager of upscale apartment communities. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager of multi-family construction. Our client is a nationally recognized leader in the multifamily housing industry. Qualified Project Manager candidates will possess the following: Knowledge of principals, prac...
City: Chilhowie State: Virginia Postal/Zip Code: 24319 W-L Construction and Paving, an Oldcastle Materials company, is one of southwest Virginia’s largest grading contractors and the largest paving contractor in the area employing more than 350 employees during the construction months. W-L performs all aspects of roadway construction including grading, paving, stone, concrete, and utilities with p...
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...
Experienced leaders are in high demand now more than ever. Accounting Principals is the contract and contract to hire division for Accounting and Finance professionals; a division of a Global Fortune firm and leader in professional staffing and consulting services with over 5,500 branches in over 60 countries. We connect finance and operations professionals with leading companies. We are searching...
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...

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