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This is just the beginning of a lifetime of exciting opportunities that a construction career can bring you. As your knowledge and experience grow, there will be many career choices available to you… craft professional, foreman, project superintendent, project manager, company owner, just to name a few. Click on the images below to investigate career details or explore your salary and education options with filters provided.

All salaries are reflective of a state-wide average. Individual companies may offer less or more based on market conditions and other factors.

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Carpenter

Carpenter

$43,451

Do you like building, traveling and being outdoors? Why not consider a career that is fun and offers financial freedom.

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Concrete Finisher

Concrete Finisher

$41,746

This career involves using concrete to build attractive, durable surfaces and structures.

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Construction Manager

Construction Manager

$92,518

Do others seek your guidance to complete group assignments or project-based tasks?

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Craft Laborer

Craft Laborer

$36,005

Would you consider yourself a jack of all trades? If so, a construction laborer career might be an option to explore!

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Drywall Installer

Drywall Installer

$52,000

If you’ve ever been able to hang a picture or poster on your wall, thank a drywall professional!

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Electrician

Electrician

$47,944

If you’re into sound systems, robotics or tinkering with wires, you should think about a career as an electrician.

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Framer

Framer

$48,000

These skilled craftspeople use drawings to lay out and construct the frame of a structure.

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operator

$52,666

Do you have an interest in operating dump trucks, bulldozers or other vehicles classified as heavy machinery?

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HVAC Technician

HVAC Technician

$46,051

Are you interested in model building or have coined yourself Mr. Fix It?

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Ironworker

Ironworker

$52,291

If you are looking for an exciting career where you can balance from the top of a brand new skyscraper, then ironworking is for you.

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Mason

Mason

$41,745

Do you dream of building a structure with your own two hands or restoring historical buildings? Check out training in masonry!

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Millwright

Millwright

$61,360

Do you take things apart and put them back together just to see how they work?

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Painter

Painter

$38,002

Do you have an eye for different colors, textures and tones? Would you consider yourself artsy?

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Pipefitter

Pipefitter

$48,942

Are you a little bit of a perfectionist? Do you enjoy reading plans and making something useful? Consider training to become a pipefitter.

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Plumber

Plumber

$48,942

Are you always tinkering with objects? Do people ask for your help with fixing mechanical things? Look into becoming a plumber!

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Roofer

Roofer

$38,397

Take an interest in becoming a roofer and rise above the rest!

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Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet Metal Worker

$41,787

Are you a visual person? Do you enjoy mechanics and fitting puzzles together?

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Sprinkler Fitter

Sprinkler Fitter

$55,328

Are you a detail-oriented kind of person? Sprinkler fitting may be a good career to consider!

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Underground Construction

Underground Construction

$49,500

Have you ever wondered how the gas, water, sewer, communication and power lines get installed?

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Welder

Welder

$43,202

Do you get a kick out of watching sparks fly on the Fourth of July? Choose a career in welding and watch them fly every day!

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Average salaries provided do not include overtime or company incentives.