Contractor Jobs

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.
RSS

1000+ Contractor jobs found on Monster.

Jobs 1 to 20 of 117072
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 ...
Tracking Code 20134905 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...
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 Senior Hospital Network Contract Manager develops the provider network (hospitals, ancil...
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 Senior Hospital Network Contract Manager develops the provider network (hospitals, ancil...
Job Requisition Number:42253 The Role: Bloomberg's R&D Training team is looking for a Senior Executive Administrator to assist managers. The ideal candidate must project a professional company image and high degree of business acumen through strong internal and external communication, e.g., face-to-face, e-mail, telephone, text, e-mail, or postal. This role requires a team player with excellent ...
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 Network Contractor develops the provider network (physicians, hospitals, pharmacies, anc...
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)...
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,...
Performance Marketing Contractor, San Jose, CA Duration: 6 Months Contract The Performance Marketing Contractor will be responsible in supporting marketing efforts by executing various marketing projects to completion, on-time and within budget. Candidate will collaborate and assist with all aspects of marketing programs to cost-effectively deliver against established business metric goals. This...
KLC Consulting, Inc. Requirement for: Telecom Contractor, Miami, FL Contact: Maggie Manning, (850) 270-9732 (Office), Email Id: ***** or Keith Cricks, (850) 894-1952 (Office), (412) 613-1906 (Cellular), (813) 333-2554 (FAX), Email Ids: *****. End Client: Department of Health Due Date: 9/5/2014, 11:30 AM Start date: ASAP Duration: 6-months and may become permanent. J...
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,...
Qualified applicants should email their updated resume to ***** and a phone screening will follow. Start: ASAP End: 10/24/2014 Work within CW Operations in handling issues regarding the on boarding and off boarding of contingent workers. Must have excellent communication and must be able to make independent decisions regarding management of contingent workers. Able...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply JavaScript Contractor San Francisco, CA; Palo Alto, CA Unspecified Apply Apply JavaScript Contractor San Francisco, CA; Palo Alto, CA Unspecified Apply Job Details Based in San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA, this TOP digital agency is flooding the online world with their high quality websites for ...
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,...
Outside Electrical Industrial/OEM/Contractor Salesperson Republic is an award winning, well established, family owned business headquartered in Davenport, Iowa since 1916. Republic has grown to become one of the largest independent distributors of energy management solutions, electrical products, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and sign support products in the upper Midwest with a long h...

Get new jobs by email for this search
We'll keep looking and send you new jobs that match this search.
email me

Upload your resume and let employers find you!
It's that simple!

Construction Career Tools

Consultant

Salaries

$41,600.00 - $165,000.00
Typical Salary for Consultant
(2264 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

Popular Contractor Articles

Six High-Paying Contract Jobs Article Rating
Though full-time jobs are still scarce, contract jobs are being filled, some at a hefty premium over the typical full-time rate.
Women Independent Contractors Article Rating
The number of independent contractors is on the rise, as is the share of women opting for the situation. Find out why they do it.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.4.45.50-220
eTrustLogo