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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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JOURNEYMAN PLUMBERS-Now hiring, Walker County Area. Must pass a drug test & have a valid Alabama drivers license. Please call Redmill Plumbing @ 205-221-7009 This job listing brought to you by The Cullman Times...
Company Confidential Elkmont, 35620
Accepting Applications For Carpentry Position. Indoor, Warehouse. Trim work. Experience preferred. M-F, 7am to 3:00pm. Start $9.00/hr. PU App @ front door:18786 Carters Circle, Elkmont, AL. This job listing brought to you by The News-Courier...
A/C INSTALLER - / Service Tech. Min. 3-5 yrs. exp. Al's Heating & A/C, P.S.L. Call 772-335-4955 Posting provided by:...
Purcell, 73080
Horizontal Well Drillers seeking to hire: Drillers $27, Derricks $24, Motors $23 and Floors $22 12 hour days with overtime paid, working 14 days on 14 days off and during rig moves. $75 a day per diem. Plus longevity bonus. Must have 2 yrs exp. INS after 90 days. 1 wk vac after 1 yr. Apply in person or online @ www.hwdrillers.com 2915 State Hwy 74 South Purcell, OK 405-527-1232 This job listing br...
Carpenter - FT M-F 7A-3:30P Apply online www.normanregional.com This job listing brought to you by The Norman Transcript...
Edmond, 73083
Scientific Environmental is looking for Operators with heavy equipment and/or dirt construction experience. Must be hardworking and have dependable transportation. Drug and Background screen required. Oilfield experience is a plus.  Hourly dependent on experience.  Benefits and 401k after 90 days. Email resume to ***** or (405)330-2856 This job listing brought to you by The...
Colorado Springs, 80909
CONSTRUCTION CONCRETE WORKERS Must have 5 yrs min. exp with foundation work. Call Larry for interview: 719-565-8023...
Colorado Springs, 80909
CONSTRUCTION Exp. Residential Wireman or Journeyman Electrician For fast growing service department. Remodeling & Troubleshooting exp req. Good driving record & Drug Free. Send resume to *****...
PLUMBER Jobbing-Remodeling Shop seeks Experienced Apprentice or Journeyman Plumber Min.3 Years. Exp. w/knowledge of heat. Excellent wages/benefits. 617-723-1859...
Carbondale, 81623
Utility Sales Position Grand Junction Pipe & Supply Is now hiring for: Utility Sales Position Full time year round Salary dependent on experience Please send resume to ***** or visit our website www.gjpipe.com...
Fort Collins, 80528
Equipment Operators Connell Resources, Inc., a leading heavy and highway contractor is accepting applications for the following positions: Pipe Layers, Track Hoe Operators, Laborers for utility work; experienced scraper operators and heavy equipment operators. Applicants must have a valid driver's license. We offer competitive wages and benefits of paid vacation, medical and dental, 401(K), and pr...
ROOFER - Experienced at least 1 yr experience needed. MUST HAVE DRIVERS LICENSE, and own transportation. Most work done in South Sarasota County MARK KAUFMAN ROOFING Call 941-473-3605 Drug free workplace...
Company Confidential ORLANDO, FL, 32811
Air Conditioning Service Tech . Daytona /Palm Coast. Email resume to ***** (386) 257-5692...
Company Confidential Browns Mills, NJ, 08015
FRAMING CONTRACTOR needed for local, single family homes. Must have drivers license. CARPENTER/MECHANIC - All around/All Trades Person. Must have drivers lic. You work a week, you get paid for a weeks wages. 609-668-5879...
Company Confidential Penndel, PA, 19047
CARPET INSTALLERS - F/T Must have exp, tools & drivers license. In-house, no subs. Call 215-943-5667....
LANDSCAPER Premier east coast hardscaping firm seeks entry-level landscaper with drivers license & related trade exp. Immediate employment & competitive com pensation/ benefits to successful candidate. Fax resume or work exp/ qualifications summary to: 215-946-5036; Phone: 215-946-5039; Email: *****...
Estimator/Salesperson P/T for small contractor for paving, concrete, excavation, demo. Exp'd only! Ed Russo Construction 215-785-5515...
THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS NOW ACCEPTING Applications For FOREMAN For all crafts Min.3yrs experience Exp'd. Marine ELECTRICIAN CRANE OPERATOR/ SHIFT BOAT OPERATOR Min. 3yrs experience STRUCTURAL & PIPE FITTERS STRUCTURAL, PIPE, & HELI-ARC WELDERS INSIDE/OUTSIDE MANUAL MARINE MACHINIST Min. 3yrs experience ENTRY LEVEL Marine Machinist PROJECT MANAGER Min. 3yrs experience Apply in Person at: 1874...
HRANEC INSULATION CORPORATION Expanding business needs experienced carpenters with management skills. Full time positions. Call 724-366-1234...
Company Confidential South Yarmouth, MA, 02664
TOWN OF YARMOUTH PART-TIME CONTRACT ROADWORK INSPECTOR EXPERIENCE IN ROAD REPAIR/SURFACE TREATMENT A MUST $45.00 PER HOUR; EEO APPLY TO YARMOUTH DPW 1146 ROUTE 28, SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA 02664 508-398-2231 EXT 1250...
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