Construction


Excavating Machine Operators

operate or tend machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials.
$48500
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.
$61100
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Plumbers

Jake Romano from John The Plumber
1 reviews
assemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes.
$61100
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Solar Hot Water Installers

install or repair solar energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water for residential, commercial or industrial use.
$44180
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Earth Drillers

operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap sub-surface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. May use explosives. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.
$51040
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Construction Carpenters

Sean Chapman from
1 reviews
construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools.
$54200
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Rough Carpenters

build rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel, bridge, or sewer supports, billboard signs, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions.
$54200
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Fire Inspectors

inspect buildings and equipment to detect fire hazards and enforce state and local regulations.
$67680
Post-secondary certificate
High job satisfaction
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Civil Drafters

prepare drawings and topographical and relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, pipelines, flood control projects, and water and sewerage control systems.
$59120
Associate’s degree
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Energy Auditors

Michael Callahan from Comfort 1st Insulation
Allen Shuford from The Switch
2 reviews
conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment grade audits of buildings or systems.
$84290
Post-secondary certificate
High job satisfaction
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Architecture Professors

teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$100820
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Transportation Engineers

develop plans for surface transportation projects, according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy. Prepare designs, specifications, or estimates for transportation facilities. Plan modifications of existing streets, highways, or freeways to improve traffic flow.
$95440
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Landscape Architects

1 reviews
plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
$75440
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Construction Managers

Maciej Kisiel from Kisiel Group
Jeff Becka from A fence installation company
Teresa Oquendo from AVIVV
10 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
$107260
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Architects

Marvin Flax from OBM International
Rebeca Sena from A private office
3 reviews
plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property.
$89470
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Civil Engineers

perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.
$95440
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Construction and Building Inspectors

2 reviews
inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.
$66470
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Interior Designers

Kim Kapellusch from Style My Space
Andra DelMonico from
Jessica Mann-Amato from Mancini Duffy
3 reviews
plan, design, and furnish the internal space of rooms or buildings. Design interior environments or create physical layouts that are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to the intended purposes. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.
$61400
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Riggers

set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.
$53020
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Construction Workers Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
$72990
No degree required
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Solar Energy Installation Managers

Mogale Modisane from
Logan Haggerston from HCB Solar
2 reviews
direct work crews installing residential or commercial solar photovoltaic or thermal systems.
$72990
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Civil Engineering Technicians

apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
$56590
Post-secondary certificate
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Pile-Driver Operators

operate pile drivers mounted on skids, barges, crawler treads, or locomotive cranes to drive pilings for retaining walls, bulkheads, and foundations of structures such as buildings, bridges, and piers.
$71880
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Segmental Pavers

lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.
$44180
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Mechanical Insulation Workers

apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems in order to help control and maintain temperature.
$55470
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Brickmasons and Blockmasons

1 reviews
lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances, to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
$58420
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

position and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools. Includes rod busters.
$54700
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Glaziers

install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.
$50970
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Pipelayers

lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains. Perform any combination of the following tasks: grade trenches or culverts, position pipe, or seal joints.
$45060
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Construction Equipment Operators

operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.
$55280
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Structural Iron and Steel Workers

raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
$58650
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Crane and Tower Operators

Adrian Diaz from
1 reviews
operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions.
$64010
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Paving Equipment Operators

operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways or for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators.
$46400
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fireproofing, or acoustical material.
$51930
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Solar PV Installers

Matthew Messer from New York Solar Maintenance
Kaden Coziar from ES Solar
Pat Coppens from REenergizeCO
3 reviews
assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.
$48020
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Electricians

Jeff Brandlin from Assurance Electrical Services
1 reviews
install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures and ensure that their work is in accordance with relevant codes.
$61550
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

2 reviews
smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.
$49390
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Roofers

Austin Fain from Perfect Steel Solutions
Victor Adrian from
Jesse Garrett from Liberty Roofworks
Patrick Connelly from
Constantine Anest from Ethos Roofing & Restoration
6 reviews
cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.
$47010
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Fence Erectors

erect and repair fences and fence gates, using hand and power tools.
$40120
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Construction and Maintenance Painters

Paige NeJame from CertaPro Painters of the South Shore and Boston
Andrew Groves from My Paint Guide
2 reviews
paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.
$46460
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Sheet Metal Workers

fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings. Work may involve any of the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal; shaping metal over anvils, blocks, or forms using hammer; operating soldering and welding equipment to join sheet metal parts; or inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of burred surfaces. Includes sheet metal duct installers who install prefabricated sheet metal ducts used for heating, air conditioning, or other purposes.
$55320
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Dredge Operators

operate dredge to remove sand, gravel, or other materials in order to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways.
$53790
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Tapers

seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.
$62140
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Paperhangers

cover interior walls or ceilings of rooms with decorative wallpaper or fabric, or attach advertising posters on surfaces such as walls and billboards. May remove old materials or prepare surfaces to be papered.
$49820
No degree required
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Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Rico Algarin from ARCH Production & Design NYC
1 reviews
fabricate, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products.
$44750
No degree required
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Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

apply a mixture of cement, sand, pigment, or marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to fashion durable and decorative surfaces.
$56440
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Carpet Installers

1 reviews
lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.
$46150
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Construction Laborers

Cole Failing from Insite Construction
1 reviews
perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris, and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
$43000
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Elevator Installers and Repairers

assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
$86200
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Floor and Ceiling Insulation Workers

line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.
$46860
No degree required
Strong job growth
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