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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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Our client, a large General Contractor with a National footprint, is searching for a Regional Controller for their Washington DC market: JOB SUMMARY: Employee is responsible for; ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, and internal controls, generating and implementing process improvements and efficiencies, and championing various accounting department functions. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES...
Looking for a certified/licensed general contractor and plumber for commercial work in NC/SC. We are a new and growing company in the Charlotte area. We offer vehicle, company phone, and company uniform and all tools needed. Guaranteed 40 hours a week. Also offer benefits. I am looking for a long term employee who works well with others and is a team player. Weekend work is required on a rotating ...
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, 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 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 ...
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 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...
Procurement Attorney Client- global manufacturer of specialty chemicals. Description: We are looking for a Procurement Attorney at our Wilmington, DE headquarters. This is a Contractor position and reports to our General Counsel. Essential Job Functions Responsible for providing legal advice and services to Company on a global basis in connection with all aspects of raw material, logistics (i...
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,...
Laborer and Carpenter needed for commercial INTERIOR work - HITT (Golden, CO) © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap 15000 W 6th Avenue (google map) (yahoo map) compensation: Hourly rate HITT Contracting Inc. is looking to hire a full-time, hourly carpenter (1) and laborer (1). These new employees will join our HITT Denver field staff based out of our office in Golden, CO on local tenant int...
Job Description: The Project Coordinator will be afforded the opportunity to be a part of an organization that is well noted for taking on complex, intricate and award-winning projects. This highly visible position is part of a Team known for delivering high value added services and solutions and has the opportunity to impact the direction and growth of our company. Key responsibilities will incl...
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 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 collect...
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...
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...
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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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