When thinking of an industry dominated by men, construction is usually one of the first to come to mind. Not any more! More and more women are breaking barriers and succeeding in the construction field. Read on for information about some amazing opportunities for women!
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research found that the share of women working in construction trades is the highest in two decades. Statistics show that more women are joining the construction industry and being promoted to leadership roles and owning their construction businesses.
How many women are in construction?
Of all construction workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 10.9% of them are women.
Just under 87% of women working in construction hold office positions, and only about 2.5% of tradespeople are women. Women also only make up about 14% of staff executive and 7% of line executive positions.1
Don’t Miss this Incredible Opportunity for Women in Construction
With a degree in construction management, women can enter the field of construction in advanced leadership positions. Below are some ways women benefit from a degree in construction leadership:
- Graduate into leadership as a Project Manager.
- Earn over 90K with your Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
- Get immediate job placement in a growing field.
- Harness soft skills, such as organizational management, workflow assessment, quality, control oversite, team-building, and motivational leadership.
- Master the new industrialized construction methods, including tech-savvy, clean, safe, and automated ways to build faster, greener, and better.
STONEPILEllc Construction College provides affordable, accessible, industry-disrupting Construction Leadership training to help meet the growing demand for qualified construction leadership professionals. They provide the opportunity for an Associate in Applied Science in Construction, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction, and a Master of Applied Science in Prefabricated, Offsite, and Modular Construction, allowing students to gain marketable construction and leadership skills while enjoying the fullness of a 2- or 4-year degree.
With STONEPILEllc Construction College’s Trial 5 Program students can try five weeks of college at no cost.
It’s time to harness the power of innovation, technology, and experience to train the next generation of construction leaders.
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