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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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We have an immediate need for a Manufacturing Automation Systems Contractor JOB DESCRIPTION: Hello you service-oriented, systems-loving, IT manufacturing whiz! Thanks for taking the time to get to know us. We have an immediate need for a Manufacturing Automation Systems Contractor. This position will monitor the support performance and metrics of the IT systems, support the development or ref...
Contractor Sr. Project Manager Job Description: This role is responsible for overall delivery of project and programs. The primary job responsibilities include: Manage Proposal process for projects - accountable for generation of Engagement Proposal and Assessment Work with Sourcing Management and the Vendor on generation of project SOU/SOWs Establish and Manage projects and ultimately accou...
CONTRACTOR: Archival Catloguing Specialist, Phoenix,AZ Ancestry.com is the world's largest online resource for family history. We have helped pioneer the market for online family history research, taking a pursuit that was expensive and time-consuming and making it easy, affordable and accessible to anyone with an interest in their family history. The foundation of our service is an extensive col...
Empire Today, LLC, is a leading home improvement and home furnishing shop-at-home company featuring quality name-brand Carpet, Flooring and Window Treatments with next day installation. We've been in business for over 50 years and have a presence in most major metropolitan areas throughout the country. We have received numerous awards for our customer service including: BBB Torch Awards, Stevie Fi...
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Combatives Role Player Linxx Global Solutions, Inc., a government services provider based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is looking for male and female, Combatives Role Players - Independent Contractor – to support a short term military exercise in Ft. Campbell, KY, on 19-20 November 2014. Independent Contractor Responsibilities Assist instructors in incorporating combative techniques into traini...
General Role Player – Independent Contractor Linxx Global Solutions, Inc., a government services provider based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is looking for male and female, General Role Players - Independent Contractor – to support a short term military exercise in Ft. Campbell, KY, on 19-20 November 2014. Independent Contractor Responsibilities Wear assigned wardrobe and safety equipment while...
Military Working Dog Decoy Role Player Linxx Global Solutions, Inc., a government services provider based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is looking for male and female, Military Working Dog Decoy Role Players - Independent Contractor – to support a short term military exercise in Ft. Campbell, KY, on 19-20 November 2014. Independent Contractor Responsibilities Assist instructors in incorporating ...
About Us Empire Today, LLC, is a leading home improvement and home furnishing shop-at-home company featuring quality name-brand Carpet, Flooring and Window Treatments with next day installation. We've been in business for over 50 years and have a presence in most major metropolitan areas throughout the country. We have received numerous awards for our customer service including: BBB Torch Awards,...
About Us Empire Today, LLC, is a leading home improvement and home furnishing shop-at-home company featuring quality name-brand Carpet, Flooring and Window Treatments with next day installation. We've been in business for over 50 years and have a presence in most major metropolitan areas throughout the country. We have received numerous awards for our customer service including: BBB Torch Awards,...
Self-Starter? Do you have a successful track record of selling products directly to office-based doctors (for sale to their patients)? Must have current “ready-to-buy” office-based doctor contacts! Generous Commission-Only Independent Contractors needed to sell serious, well researched, Pharmaceutical-Grade Dietary-Supplements. Hiring Now across the USA. Qualified Candidates only, send resume to: ...
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...
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...
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...
Tracking Code 20133368 Job Description 84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Representative. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a great career in sales with an industry leader! As a Contractor Sales Representative you are responsible for identifying potential customers, building positive relationships, and creating customer loyalty. R esponsibilities include: Selling lu...
Tracking Code 20131943 Job Description 84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Representative. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a great career in sales with an industry leader! As a Contractor Sales Representative you are is responsible for creating positive customer relationships by identifying potential customers. A Contractor Sales Representative will exhibit service ...
Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Associate Network Contractor develops the provider network yieldi...
Tracking Code 20133298 Job Description 84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Representative. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a great career in sales with an industry leader! As a Contractor Sales Representative you are is responsible for creating positive customer relationships by identifying potential customers. A Contractor Sales Representative will exhibit service ...
Tracking Code 20135263 Job Description 84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Representative. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a great career in sales with an industry leader! As a Contractor Sales Representative you are responsible for identifying potential customers, building positive relationships, and creating customer loyalty. R esponsibilities include: Selling lu...

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Construction Career Tools

Consultant

Salaries

$41,600.00 - $165,000.00
Typical Salary for Consultant
(2267 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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