Careers In Construction For Groundbreakers

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1. Construction Worker

Construction Worker

Construction Worker

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$32k
Growth
+12.4%
Satisfaction
2.7 / 5

2. Roofer

Roofer

Roofer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$35k
Growth
+11.1%
Satisfaction
2.6 / 5

A roofer is a professional who specializes in roof construction.

3. Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$64k
Growth
+10.6%
Satisfaction
2.9 / 5

A civil engineer is an engineer who designs and oversees the construction of public works, such as roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, buildings, airports, water and sewage systems, and other large infrastructure projects.

4. Ironworker

Ironworker

Ironworker

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$68k
Growth
+12.8%
Satisfaction
2.8 / 5

Structural iron and steel workers install iron or steel beams, girders, and columns to form buildings, bridges, and other structures.

5. Drafter

Drafter

Drafter

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$39k
Growth
+8.1%
Satisfaction
3.0 / 5

A drafter is someone who uses software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings and plans.

6. Construction Manager

Construction Manager

Construction Manager

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$60k
Growth
+11.1%
Satisfaction
3.0 / 5

7. Carpenter

Carpenter

Carpenter

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$34k
Growth
+8.2%
Satisfaction
3.1 / 5

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who work in the construction industry fabricating primarily wood constructions; from the entire framework of a building to ornate woodwork on stairs and trim.

8. Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet Metal Worker

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$36k
Growth
+8.6%
Satisfaction
2.9 / 5

A sheet metal worker is a skilled tradesman who creates, installs, and repairs sheet metal products.

9. Construction Painter

Construction Painter

Construction Painter

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$32k
Growth
+5.7%
Satisfaction
2.7 / 5

10. Landscape Architect

Landscape Architect

Landscape Architect

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$54k
Growth
+6.5%
Satisfaction
3.2 / 5

A landscape architect is someone who creates beautiful outdoor spaces.