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Careers in
Construction

Would you like to get a job in this industry? Think about these types of careers.

67% of all electricians work in construction.

Most people in these careers work in construction:

Where do they work?
Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click a sun below to learn more.)
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Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click a logo below to learn more.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Boilermakers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Brickmasons & Blockmasons
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Construction Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Construction Laborers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Cost Estimators
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electricians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Elevator Installers & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Fence Erectors
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Floor Sanders & Finishers
Where do they work? Glaziers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanics & Installers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, & Tile & Marble Setters
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Helpers--Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Helpers--Electricians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, & Stucco Masons
Where do they work? Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Helpers--Roofers
Where do they work? Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Insulation Workers, Mechanical
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Mechanical Door Repairers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Paperhangers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Pile-Driver Operators
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Pipe Fitters & Steamfitters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Pipelayers
Where do they work? Plasterers & Stucco Masons
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Plumbers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Roofers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Rough Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Segmental Pavers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Sheet Metal Workers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Solar Energy Installation Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Stonemasons
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Tapers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Terrazzo Workers & Finishers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Tile & Marble Setters
Apprenticeship
26% of all security and fire alarm systems installers work in construction.

Some people in these careers work in construction:

Where do they work?
Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click a sun below to learn more.)
Green (Careers that are part of the green economy. Click a leaf below to learn more.)
Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click a logo below to learn more.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Carpet Installers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Commercial Divers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Construction Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Crane & Tower Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Dredge Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Earth Drillers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electrical Drafters
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electronic Drafters
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers & Repairers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
Where do they work? Floor Layers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Geothermal Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Helpers--Extraction Workers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
Green
Where do they work? Manufactured Building & Mobile Home Installers
Where do they work? Millwrights
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Painters, Construction & Maintenance
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Product Safety Engineers
Where do they work? Radio Mechanics
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers
Where do they work? Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators
Green
Where do they work? Refractory Materials Repairers
Where do they work? Riggers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Where do they work? Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Solderers & Brazers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Weatherization Installers & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Welders, Cutters, & Welder Fitters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Wind Turbine Service Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship