Careers In Construction For Innovators

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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. Drafter

Drafter

Drafter

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$38k
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.

5. Construction Manager

Construction Manager

Construction Manager

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

6. Carpenter

Carpenter

Carpenter

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$33k
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.

7. 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.

8. Construction Painter

Construction Painter

Construction Painter

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

9. Cabinetmaker

Cabinetmaker

Cabinetmaker

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$35k
Growth
+2.3%
Satisfaction
3.1 / 5

As the name would suggest, a cabinetmaker is someone who creates built-in cabinets, as well as fine wood furniture.

10. Architect

Architect

Architect

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$53k
Growth
+4.2%
Satisfaction
3.2 / 5

An architect is someone who loves to design, and is specifically trained and licensed to work on the planning and design of buildings.