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Contractor Career Overview


Contractors, also called construction managers, are the general overseers of both large and small building projects. The Contractor plans the budget for the project, hires subcontractors to complete smaller jobs, creates and meets deadlines according to a timetable, complies with local building regulations and ensures that the person paying for the construction is happy with the process. While it is certainly a construction-focused career, it is equally important for Contractors to be great leaders, motivators and managers.

Contractor Educational Requirements


Although there is no requirement that Contractors have a college degree, most successful individuals in this field hold a four-year bachelor's degree. Some of the majors that will prepare aspiring Contractors for the position might include construction science, architecture, building science or construction management. However, experience and registration within the state of employment are also vital when it comes to being hired as a commercial or residential Contractor.

Contractor Job Market Outlook


Currently, the number of Contractors and construction managers is predicted to grow by 16 percent over the next decade. That percentage is faster than average for careers in the current job market. This is good news for anyone planning to enroll in a relevant degree program and pursue a career as a Contractor in the future as it ensures a less competitive hiring landscape and potentially greater earning potential. Similar positions would include General Contractor positions.

Contractor Salaries


Contractors earn substantially different salaries depending on where in the country they work, the cost of living in the region and the amount of new construction in the immediate area. Other factors influencing salary are the education, specialty and experience of the individual Contractor. On average, however, construction managers and Contractors in the United States command median salaries of $82,790 annually. The highest wages in the industry go to those Contractors in heavy and civil engineering projects rather than general construction or specialty trades.
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Please send Resume to ***** Our client is the world leader in delivering innovation in communications, mobility, information and entertainment. They provide superior broadband, video and other wireless and wire line services to consumers, businesses, governments and wholesale customers across the globe. Our client has partnered with ASK STAFFINGto find a VoIP Support Contractor for ...
Independent Contractor Program A leading operator of Watch and Jewelry Repair Service Centers in Department stores nationwide is looking for individuals to join our exciting Independent Contractor program. Job responsibilities include: Use your skills as a Watchmaker or Jeweler to operate your own repair center in a major department store. We will provide a turnkey department, supply the lease...
This position is located in our MN, Minneapolis facility The Contractor Site Supervisor (CSS) is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support under this contract in the field. The CSS supervises employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. The C...
This position is located in our IL, Chicago facility The Contractor Site Supervisor (CSS) is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support under this contract in the field. The CSS supervises employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. The CSS m...
This position is located in our IL, Darien facility The Contractor Site Supervisor (CSS) is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support under this contract in the field. The CSS supervises employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. The CSS ma...
This position is located in our KS, Olathe facility The Contractor Site Supervisor (CSS) is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support under this contract in the field. The CSS supervises employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. The CSS ma...
This position is located in our MN, Eagan facility The Contractor Site Supervisor (CSS) is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support under this contract in the field. The CSS supervises employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. The CSS may...
This position is located in our IN, Ft Wayne facility The Contractor Site Supervisor (CSS) is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support under this contract in the field. The CSS supervises employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. The CSS ...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Front End Drupal Developer Chicago, IL Contract Unspecified Apply Apply Front End Drupal Developer Chicago, IL Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details Are you looking for a contract to hire position with a stable consulting firm? Top Reasons to Work with Us We are a leading consulting firm in t...
Lehman Daman Construction Services is seeking a superintendent for commercial general contractor specializing in small additions, ground-up facilities, tenant renovations and miscellaneous small projects. Industries serviced include education, medical, industrial, retail, office and restaurants. Immediate need requires travel on projects for 3-4 months out of state as well as the ability to work 2...
Independent Contractors for assignments for 8 to 12 weeks to manage the liquidation process. Could be from major department store, big box category killer, or specialty chain, jewelry, stationary, home, party, sporting goods, or general retail stores, to supervise the Store Managers, Assistants, and Store staff to ensure timely product movement and merchandising throughout the liquidation process....
Job Description Eaton B-Line has an exciting opportunity available for a Contractor Sales Manager role which will support the sales and marketing organization. This position can be based in Philadelphia, PA or Baltimore, MD. JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for increasing customer preference for support system products in the assigned geographic region. The objectives are achieved thr...
Company Information: Privately held company-- founded over 100 years ago Specializes in General Contracting and design-build Company growing due to strong client demand Known for their commitment to quality and safety Consistently delivers on-time and within budget Technology-focused company Corporate values - quality workmanship, professional management and ethical conduct Advantages & Be...
Overview: MobileIron is the leader in security and management for mobile applications, documents and devices. The company was founded in 2007 with the belief that mobility would fundamentally change every business process in an organization. MobileIron was founded to bring simplicity to the chaos of mobility. From day one, MobileIron's focus has been 100% customer success through innovation, lea...
WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH AN EXTRA $800-$1,400 PER MONTH? RUN YOUR OWN BUSINESS Interested parties in Lower Bucks are to call: 215-949-4108 (4113) or email: ***** to deliver the Courier Times Immediate business opportunities for independent contractors to load, transport, setup, record and position the Bucks County Courier Times in stores daily and Sundays in Lower Bucks County No Saturd...
Job Description Summary Assist with EHS/Facilities procedure updates, training presentation revisions, standard work in support of ACE Silver efforts, convert EHS/Facilities training to CBT, work on EHS/Facilities Sharepoint site work and other work as assigned. GHS/MSDS Maintenance EHS & Facilities Procedures updates Assist with converting EHS/Facilities training to computer based training E...
Linn Star Transfer (LST) has been providing warehousing, delivery, and installation of household appliances and furnishings for more than 20 years. LST is located in 10 states and has 22 strategically located branch offices across the continental United States. We have up to 180 Home Delivery trucks on the road each day made up of Independent Contractors whom do about 6000 home deliveries each wee...
Linn Star Transfer (LST) has been providing warehousing, delivery, and installation of household appliances and furnishings for more than 20 years. LST is located in 10 states and has 22 strategically located branch offices across the continental United States. We have up to 180 Home Delivery trucks on the road each day made up of Independent Contractors whom do about 6000 home deliveries each wee...
Linn Star Transfer (LST) has been providing warehousing, delivery, and installation of household appliances and furnishings for more than 20 years. LST is located in 10 states and has 22 strategically located branch offices across the continental United States. We have up to 180 Home Delivery trucks on the road each day made up of Independent Contractors whom do about 6000 home deliveries each wee...
Assistant Rental Manager Contractors equipment wanted. Requires person with working knowledge of construction equipment. Must have good computer skills. Associates degree or equivalent and excellent communication skills. Remuneration based on experience. $45,000 to $65,000 plus benefits. Forward resume to Tom Krueger, Rentalex division of Sonco Corporation. 1022 Skipper Road Tampa FL 33613. Email ...

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Construction Career Tools

Consultant

Salaries

$41,600.00 - $165,000.00
Typical Salary for Consultant
(2269 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.2%
Master's
33.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
6.9%
Associates
4.5%
Doctorate
2.6%
High School
2%
(1687 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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