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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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Conneaut, 44030
City of Conneaut Part-time Planning/Zoning Manager Temporary 3 months (approx.) The City of Conneaut is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Planning/ Zoning Manager for the City of Conneaut. Requirements: Valid Ohio drivers license, clean driving record, computer knowledge, able to work in all weather conditions, have some knowledge of carpentry, general plumbing knowledge, abilit...
Bethel, 06801
ROOFING COMPANY seeks LABORER for Bethel / Danbury area. Call 203-744-0105...
Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02108
Const. Bld. Super/Project Mgr. For Metrowest RE Dev. Site exp. a plus. Send reusme to: *****...
Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02108
CAREER FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC The Kingston Fire Department is accepting applications for a Career Firefighter Paramedic. Applications may be obtained at the Kingston Fire Department, 105 Pembroke Street, Kingston....
Company Confidential Pembroke, MA, 02359
PEMBROKE HOUSING AUTHORITY MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR The Pembroke Housing Authority seeks an experienced professional for the position of Maintenance Supervisor. Candidate should be highly motivated, and able to work in demanding environment for a high performing authority. Position supervises maintenance mechanics, subcontractors of all building trades, inspectors, etc. and performs hands-on mainten...
Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02108
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC SHARON, MA The Sharon Fire Dept is seeking candidates for a Full time Firefighter/Paramedic. Mass Fire Academy Trained and 911 experienced Medic are preferred. Cover Letter, resume and employment application must be submitted by August 22, 2014 to: on, MA 02067. Fire Chief James Wright, 92 South Main St, Sharon, MA 02067 The employment application can be obtained at the Sharo...
Company Confidential Ottsville, PA, 18942
PAINTERS - 5 years experience. Must have tools & transportation. Upper Bucks area. Call 610-294-8231...
Company Confidential Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006
ELECTRICIAN - Residential 4-6 yrs exp. Tools, transportation. Rough wire homes, service calls, home generators. Mail to: resume, PO Box 292, Brynathyn, PA 19009...
CONSTRUCTION POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Laborers & experience carpenters/electricians wanted. Foreman/Lead positions available. Telecommunications & CATV type of work. Some out of town work required - home every weekend. Holidays/vacations after one year. Email resume with desired pay to: *****...
Company Confidential PALATINE, IL, 60067
Carpenters/Subcontractors: Need experience, own tools, transportation & valid DL. Call 847-934-9690. Posting provided by:...
R & D THIEL: RESIDENTIAL CARPENTERS NEEDED TOP PAY and BENEFITS R & D Thiel the Chicagoland's largest carpenter contractor for the past 60 years is seeking CARPENTERS and CARPENTER HELPERS. We offer full time steady work and the ability to work throughout the year. Since we have over 60 jobsites throughout the Chicagoland area we attempt to hire carpenters at jobsites nearest the towns that they r...
Company Confidential Fort Wayne, 46802
ERIE HAVEN Ready-Mix Company looking for Drivers Class "A" and "B" CDL positions available Also seeking Part Time Class B Driver for Bluffton Call Kerry 8a-5p Mon-Fri 260-969-4268 Excellent opportunities for the right individuals Excellent working hours This listing brought to you by Fort Wayne Newspapers and www.jobs.fortwayne.com....
Company Confidential Martinsburg, WV, 25401
LABORER Local Environmental Co. Will train motivated people to perform various labor intensive tasks. 304-262-0123, M-F 8-5, fax 304-262-0180, e-mail: *****. provided by The Martinsburg Journal...
Company Confidential Hiram, OH, 44234
Machine Operators Tired of long commutes and fighting traffic? Growing Manufacturer In Hiram 1st shift, benefits 330-569-7200 Ext.-103 or visit our website: www.winpro industries.com provided by The Warren Tribune-Chronicle...
Company Confidential Cadiz, OH, 43907
ELECTRICIANS Local electrical contractor seeking help. Electricians with WV Apprentice or Journeyman's license is a plus, but not required for application. Fax resume to: 740-546-3166 or call: 740-546-3361 provided by The Martins Ferry Times-Leader...
Company Confidential Bridgeport, WV, 26330
Experienced Heavy Equipment Operators wanted for a Construction Company/Utlity Contractor. Must be willing to work in WV, PA & OH. Excellent pay & benefits. Send resume to: Blind Box 1754 c/o Parkersburg News PO Box 1787 Parkersburg, WV 26102 provided by The Parkersburg News & Sentinel...
Local employer seeking qualified Plumber/HVAC Technicians & Apprentices. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of three years experience, certification, valid driver's license, great attitude and willing to work independently. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, paid vacation, and paid holidays. Interested and qualified applicants contact Stacie at 570-893-4328 or Lock Haven Plumbing...
"Our Plus is our People" Corn Plus Ethanol plant in Winnebago, MN is seeking applications for a Journeyman Electrician. We are looking for someone with a hard work ethic, like working in a team environment and adapt well to a changing environment. Ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of electrical job experience. This person will have the ability to apply electrical theory and related knowledge...
Truck & Car Mechanic needed. Weekends or more! 419-618-9273 567-230-0579 provided by The Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune...
Company Confidential Akron, OH, 44301
SIDING CREW Busy local contractor looking for experienced siding crew that can supply their own tools and equipment. Please call: 330-819-2956 provided by The Martins Ferry Times-Leader...
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