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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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Membership Consultant Position Description The Member Consultant position (“MC") will be held by Independent Contractors. The position is designed to provide the following functions: Conduct the Face-to-Face (Meet & Greet) appointment for each client after their first date. The Member Consultant meets with each new member at a participating restaurant partner for about forty-five minutes to col...
Our client is the world's leading chemical company. With more than 110,000 employees, six affiliate sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide they serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. They combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation they enable customers in almost all industries t...
Tracking Code 20135575 Job Description 84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Trainee. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a rewarding career in sales with an industry leader! As a Contractor Sales Trainee, you will be engaged on learning how to identify potential customers, build positive relationships, and create customer loyalty within the building industry. This exciti...
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,...
Attention Prior Military Personnel History of ADKOS ADKOS is a veteran owned and operated business specializing in vehicle care & storage of personally owned vehicles (POV) for our military since 2002. Our services are fully reimbursable for personnel on qualifying Temporary Duty and Permanent Change of Station orders. ADKOS provides secure/garaged storage and quality preventive maintenance to e...
Attention Prior Military Personnel History of ADKOS ADKOS is a veteran owned and operated business specializing in vehicle care & storage of personally owned vehicles (POV) for our military since 2002. Our services are fully reimbursable for personnel on qualifying Temporary Duty and Permanent Change of Station orders. ADKOS provides secure/garaged storage and quality preventive maintenance to e...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
OIL AND GAS HEATING CONTRACTORS SEVCA Weatherization is seeking oil and gas heating contractors to do service work on client homes in Windham and Windsor Counties, VT. Certified contractors will need to provide proof of Workers Compensation insurance for their employees and at least $1 million in liability insurance. For more specific information, contact Chip Sullivan at 802-722-4575, ex...
CHENEGA CORPORATION – EHFM Company Job Title: Contract / Recruiter Chenega Job Title: Recruiter Clearance: Background Check Location: Exton, PA Reports To: Director of Recruiting FLSA Status: IC Contractor Prepared Date: 12-17-2014 Approved Date: 12-17-2014 Summary: The Recruiter I provides full cycle recruiting by utilizing multiple sources (i.e. job boards, networking, associa...
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 EHS/Facilities Standard Wo...
Tracking Code 20135548 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
(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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