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Skilled Trades Industry Overview


Cutting across major industry sectors from manufacturing to construction, jobs in skilled trades offer traditional employment opportunities that also change with the times and in many cases cannot be automated or offshored. Millions of American businesses ranging from very small home-improvement firms to civil construction behemoths, automotive parts makers and vehicle assembly plants offer work in skilled trades. Large employers of skilled trades workers include painting contractor Long Painting; site-preparation contractor Hayward Baker; and drywall, plaster acoustic and insulation contractor APi Group.

Skilled Trades Job Market


More than 438,000 Americans held jobs as machinists or tool and die makers in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), with these occupations expected to grow 7 percent by 2020, slower than the average occupation. There were just over 1 million carpenters in 2010, and their ranks were projected to grow by 20 percent by 2020, faster than the average occupation. Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters held nearly 420,000 jobs in 2010, with healthy growth of 26 percent expected by 2020.

Skilled trades jobs are seeing tremendous change in the 2010s. In manufacturing, robots and outsourcing are always a threat to US skilled trades employment. Yet employers complain that they can't find enough skilled trades talent to meet the key challenge of the 21st century: adapting to continuous and accelerating changes in technology. The bottom line: Well-trained, technically astute skilled tradespeople will be able to find challenging employment opportunities.

Common skilled trades careers include machinist, tool designer, fabricator, production technician, carpenter, mason, plumber, pipefitter, steamfitter, electrician, painter and roofer.

Skilled Trades Salaries


Machinists earned median annual wages of $39,220 in May 2011, according to the BLS. Carpenters’ median wages were $40,010; the top 10 percent earned $71,890. Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters earned median annual pay of $47,750; the middle 50 percent grossed between $36,050 and $64,790.
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This large, well established commercial general contractor have secured a large number of projects in the Houston region and are now looking to expand their team and recruit a Senior Project Manager to join the team. This role covers a range of projects and programs including healthcare, corporate interiors, new build offices, campus development and schools and higher education typically valued i...
This large, well established commercial general contractor have secured a large number of projects in the Houston region and are now looking to expand their team and recruit an Asst Project Manager to join the business. These roles cover a range of projects and programs including healthcare, corporate interiors, new build offices, campus development, schools and higher education. This organisati...
LOOKING FOR JOB SECURITY? NEED INSURANCE BENEFITS? JOIN OUR TEAM! Growing company looking for a carpenter-who can work independently. Must be an effective communicator. Should have skills on operating a table saw, laying tile, hanging/mudding sheetrock, hanging crown molding and hanging cabinets as well as other general finish work. Qualified candidates must be able to pass a background check an...
Express Employment Professionals is seeking a dependable, organized candidate to fill the position of Welder for a manufacturer who produces high quality safety relief valves for Oil and Gas companies. The Welder will assist in the day to day functions and various stages in the welding processes. Essential Job Functions: • Weld fitting together • Operate various equipment using the Stick and MI...
Title: Superintendent Supervisor: Site/Program Director Category: Exempt Job Summary: The Building Superintendent is responsible for all facility-related operations of the building including maintenance and security. S/he will have fire safety director certification, a Certificate of Fitness for the standpipe/sprinkler system as well as knowledge of NYC DOB and HPD code requirements and hav...
Job Purpose: Maintains equipment by repairing, rebuilding, and fabricating parts. Duties: * Plans work assignment by investigating machine failures; studying drawings, blueprints, and manuals. * Sets-up equipment by setting adjustments to match specifications; testing tolerances. * Fabricates parts by operating equipment; using handtools. * Verifies parts by using precision measuring instrum...
Lead HVAC Service Technician – Silver Spring, MD – 150k-200k+ About the Job Company Info Sila Heating & Air Conditioning is a well-established and rapidly expanding residential and commercial heating & air conditioning company with locations in Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston. Sila has been a well-respected heating & air conditioning company since 1989, and has e...
Gaylor Electric, Inc. is governed by and committed to the electrical industry's highest standards of professional integrity, performance, and cost effective services for the benefit of our clients. We recognize that our employees are the most important resource in maximizing sales growth and return on investment through teamwork, safety, personnel development and customer service. We believe our ...
We are a general contractor specializing in Industrial, Commercial, and Utilities. We operate throughout Kentucky therefore, travel is required. The open position is for a working superintendent/foreman with a minimum of 3 year\s experience as a Forman/lead person in construction. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, a clean driving record, references & drug testing. A stron...
ABOUT US: Founded in 1941, Syufy Enterprises began as a motion picture exhibition company with its first theater in Vallejo, California. Today, Syufy Enterprises has as affiliates Peacock Gap Golf Club, Villa Sport, Tomatina, SyWest Development (encompassing a wide range of real estate development and investments) and Bay Jet. Syufy Enterprises also operates the West Wind Public Markets and Drive...
BT Construction has set the standard in water, sanitary and storm system construction, completing projects of all sizes and specializing in large and difficult projects. We provide our employees a fun and challenging work environment with exciting opportunities. We are currently seeking the following: Estimator Primary Responsibilities: Take-offs Pricing/Negotiations Hard dollar or estimating...
Seeking a highly skilled and deeply experienced individual in all phases of residential and commercial insulation applications. The company’s unsurpassed reputation has earned a broadly based and extensive customer list which includes some of its service areas largest general contractors. Benefits include: * Sales Salary + Commission * Health, Dental and Vision Insurance * Life Insurance, AD&D...
Compensation will be based on experience Elias Brothers Group needs an experienced warehouse maintenance technician. Must have a mechanical background, able to repair small machines such as pressure washers. Experience with all maintenance tools, grinders, jack hammers, vehicle maintenance, etc. Must be neat and organized. Driver's license a must. Receive all warehouse deliveries and schedule ...
With large operations locally here in Texas and around the world, this international construction company has developed a reputation for A class and award winning project delivery. Since they were established, they have consistently exceeded the expectations of current clients bringing new business and new excitement for things to come. Because of the company's commitment to delivering quality bu...
Gaylor Electric, Inc. is governed by and committed to the electrical industry's highest standards of professional integrity, performance, and cost effective services for the benefit of our clients. We recognize that our employees are the most important resource in maximizing sales growth and return on investment through teamwork, safety, personnel development and customer service. We believe our ...
HVAC Installer & Service Technician wanted. Must have experience and need clean dmv. Ask us about sign on bonus options. Apply at: Holders Air Conditioning and Heating Inc 1140 blackgold rd 93308 or call (661) 864-1925...
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BUSINESS BOOMING Jenkins Nissan Under new Service management looking for Service Advisors, experience preferred but not necessary, bilingual helpful. Looking for experienced import Technicians, 5 day work week, top pay for top people. Call 813-766-6415 or send resume to: *****...
CARPENTER / FRAMERS "CARPENTERS WANTED"!!! Guns "N" Hoses Constsruction, Inc. Call 352-861-8355...
Dynamic company seeks Inside Sales Representative to embark on a successful career. Motivated and energetic people with a sense of urgency will have the chance to join Ram Tool & Supply Company, the largest family owned distributor of specialty commercial construction supplies in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Texas. Candidates must be organized and extremely proficient with computers. Outstand...
An innovative, growing, general construction company, headquartered in Douglas County, CO, specializing in commercial construction, design-build, historic restoration and adaptive re-use, is looking for a highly motivated, creative and self-directed Project Superintendent. We are a client focused organization and a strong advocate of entrepreneurial and confident leadership in a fun, fair and posi...

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