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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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Open Systems Technologies, Inc. Raleigh, NC, 49504
Job Description Dedicated resource required to perform data analysis and validate/update inventory for Network Inventory Data Integrity project. Problems are varied and range from simple to moderately complex. Normally receives detailed instructions and guidance for tasks. Need candidate to be able to work independently on multiple tasks concurrently with direction readily available. Contact ...
- - No deliveries on Sundays - - Deliveries paid on a per stop basis Home Appliance and Electronics Delivery Broker Company has openings for Independent Contractors - Contract Carriers to make home deliveries Must own or have ability to lease / purchase a 24 - 26 foot straight truck with lift gate Must have own ICC and DOT authority Insurance Program available to help you meet the insurance requir...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Marketing Operations Contractor for their San Francisco, California (CA) location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Responsibilities Utilize Salesforce and Marketo for marketing and sales data management, including list uploads, list clean up, and data cleanliness Report on marketing and sales activity through Sal...
Our client, an organically growing company headquartered in PG County is aggressively seeking to add a new Controller to the team. The organization already records healthy revenue numbers for a mid-sized company and has demonstrated remarkable year-over-year growth numbers with significant continued growth forecasts. The Controller will have the opportunity to lead the financial close process and ...
Contractor Environmental Monitoring Specialist (CEMS) Must have: Education: • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or Biology is preferred. Candidates with BS in Chemistry, Engineering, Pharmacy, or equivalent will be considered with relevant experience in environmental monitoring, laboratory operations, or sterile/vaccine production setting. Required Experience and Skills: • At least one year o...
Company Confidential Ridgeland, SC, 29936
National Mechanical Contractor (Plumbing & HVAC) seeking full time purchasing manager to join our staff in Ridgeland, SC. Purchasing manager's main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the buyout and vendor award for all material requisitions for our projects. Another main function of this position is to manage our submittal process for both our plumbing and HVAC projects. Ideal candi...
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,...
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,...
Company: Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Division: IC - BT - Fire Safety & Security Location: IL - Buffalo Grove Req ID: 135798 Position Title: Business Development Manager - General Contractor & Consulting Engineers Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience Travel Required: Yes Company Description: The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities (IC)...
(16272 ) Contractor Quality Specialist Must have: Education: • Bachelor's degree. Technical emphasis in an appropriate scientific or engineering field preferred; candidates with majors in other fields will be considered if accompanied by significant relevant experience. Skills: • At least one year of relevant post-degree work experience in a laboratory, manufacturing, or quality position. • ...
Tracking Code 20133586 Job Description 84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Trainee. We are looking for experienced and inexperienced sales professionals. 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, ...
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 ...
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 20132033 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 ...
GREAT OPPORTUNITY WITH GROWING COMPANY PCM Services, a well established commercial paint contractor in Beltsville, Maryland seeks a reliable, organized and experienced manager to run production and labor for the $5 million Paint Division. Work is performed throughout the DC/Baltimore metro area. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Not to mention a free, on-site fitness center and some...

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Construction Career Tools

Consultant

Salaries

$41,600.00 - $165,000.00
Typical Salary for Consultant
(2265 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%
(1685 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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