Construction Facts

  • Construction is a major source of jobs. The industry provides employment to 7 million employees. Construction jobs are good-paying jobs.
  • The construction industry is the second largest employer in the U.S.
  • Aging work force (avg. 47 yrs. old) translates to more available jobs than students graduating now and in the future.
  • Within next 10 yrs. – 58% of total jobs in the U.S. will be construction related.
  • You can choose your work environment inside, outside or both.
  • Construction offers more opportunities than most other industries for individuals who want to own business.