Women In Construction | Breaking Social Barriers

There are many reasons why so many people choose a career in construction—from job security to competitive pay, the benefits are great! What was once considered a male-dominated industry now welcomes a new generation of women leaders. Women are breaking the social barriers of the construction industry. Read on.

Skilled women are breaking down the barriers and bringing a fresh perspective to the ever-changing construction industry.

Women in Construction

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the share of women construction workers is at an all-time high and has steadily increased since 2016. Women currently comprise 14% of the construction workforce as of August 2022.

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Did you know:

Washington, D.C., had the highest share of women in construction as of August with 17.6%. Arizona and Florida nabbed second and third place with 15.6% and 14.5%, respectively. Delaware had the lowest nationwide with 6.8%.

Interesting fact:

Women in the country own close to 13% of the construction firms. In 2020, nearly 4% of new construction firms were launched by women, and 9% of women-led construction firms have achieved revenues of over $500,000.

The construction industry is one of the most challenging and rewarding careers. STONEPILEllc is here to help!

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It’s time to harness the power of innovation, technology, and experience to train the next generation of construction leaders.


STONEPILEllc’s mission is to harness the power of innovation, technology, and experience to train the next generation of construction leaders in values-based perspectives, success-oriented knowledge, and real-world construction skills.


STONEPILEllc Online Construction College is a private online higher education institution that offers 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 ConstructionOur Trial 5 Program lets students try five weeks of school at no cost!

Dr. Jodi Vermaas
Founder I Disruptor I Mother of 12



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  1. https://www.constructiondive.com/news/percentage-of-women-construction-higher-than-ever/637033/


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