Employees in construction literally build our future! These are the people who build and remodel houses, apartments, industrial buildings, warehouses, office buildings, churches, schools and recreational facilities. This pathway also includes the builders of highways, streets, bridges, tunnels and airports as well as power plants, chemical plants, refineries and mills.
Construction is one of the largest industries in the United States. Job opportunities are expected to be excellent in the construction industry, due largely to the numerous openings arising each year from experienced construction workers who leave jobs and the continued shortage of adequate training programs. Construction has a very large number of self-employed workers. Earnings in construction are significantly higher than the average for all industries.
This pathway is part of the Architecture and Construction cluster. These are the other pathways in the cluster:
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