Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Career in the Construction Industry
According to a study by US News, the construction industry has experienced a winding road of recovery. The good news for those considering a construction job is that the industry is starting to hit its stride. Plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters and construction managers will be needed to build new structures and update existing buildings. The best jobs: #1 Construction Manager, #2 Plumber, and #3 Electrician.
Need some more reasons to consider a career in the construction industry? Studies report:
1) The construction industry is one of the largest industries in the United States. As long as there is a modern civilization in this country, there will be need to build, repair, and remodel the homes, commercial buildings, roads, and infrastructures that exist through the country.
2) Due to the aging workforce of skilled craft persons, good paying jobs are even more available as people start to retire.
3) Unlike other industries, the majority of the construction installation cannot be built in other countries. You have to build roads and buildings on their final location—right here in the United States.
4) Those who choose a career in construction have a sense of accomplishment when they see their completed project. There is an immediate feedback showing productivity and a job well done which will last for generations to enjoy.
5) The construction industry is constantly evolving. Advanced technologies on machines, computers, math, and physics are all part of completing projects safer, more efficient, and “greener.”
In the Mid Coast Region, there is a critical shortage of skilled labor that is projected to grow over the next decade. Trained plumbers and electricians enjoy one of the most stable employment futures in the workforce and licensed plumbers and electricians experience a current average starting salary of $23 per hour in our area.
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In the Mid Coast Region, there is a critical shortage of skilled labor that is projected to grow over the next decade. Trained plumbers and electricians enjoy one of the most stable employment futures in the workforce and licensed plumbers and electricians experience a current average starting salary of $23 per hour in our area. Mid Coast Construction Academy is proud to partner with local businesses, school districts, and individuals as we address this issue through education and career development.
Partial funding for Mid Coast Construction Academy provided by Cuero Economic Development Corporation