When people think of careers in construction, they imagine scenes from Mike Rowe’s series, Dirty Jobs—a profession that is seen as dirty, dangerous, and demanding. While there is a huge need for such workers, most don’t realize the additional power roles in the construction industry.
With a degree in construction technology, students graduate ready to earn over $90K per year.
With a higher education in Construction Management, graduates succeed big. Although you do not need a degree to work in construction, those who do have immediate access to lucrative job opportunities in construction leadership.
Here are some of the many high-paying job placements in construction:
- Project Manager
- Project Superintendent
- Contract Administrator
- Cost Estimator
- Building Inspector
One of the most lucrative roles is that of the Project Manager on the jobsite.
Construction Project Manager
Construction project managers take home the highest salary in the construction industry with a median salary of $91,370, or $44.89 per hour. There are a projected 44,800 jobs in this industry and room for growth in both salary and leadership. Construction Project Manager’s job responsibilities include planning and overseeing construction projects, as well as budgeting and scheduling to ensure a project is meeting its deadline. Construction project management jobs are expected to grow at an 11% rate from 2016 to 2026 and typically require a bachelor’s degree in construction management or civil engineering.
With a degree in construction, graduates advance to project management leadership roles immediately, creating a fast path to success.
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