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Careers in
Construction

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

73% of all electricians work in construction.

Most people in these careers work in construction:

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Boilermakers
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Brickmasons & Blockmasons
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Carpenters
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Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
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Bright Outlook
Construction Laborers
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Construction Managers
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Cost Estimators
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Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installers
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Bright Outlook
Earth Drillers
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Bright Outlook
Electricians
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Bright Outlook
Elevator & Escalator Installers & Repairers
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Bright Outlook
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
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Fence Erectors
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Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers
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Floor Layers
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Floor Sanders & Finishers
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Glaziers
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Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
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Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, & Tile & Marble Setters
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Helpers--Carpenters
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Helpers--Electricians
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Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, & Stucco Masons
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Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
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Helpers--Roofers
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Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall
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Insulation Workers, Mechanical
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Mechanical Door Repairers
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Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
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Painters, Construction & Maintenance
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Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators
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Pile Driver Operators
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Pipelayers
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Plasterers & Stucco Masons
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Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
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Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
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Roofers
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Segmental Pavers
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Sheet Metal Workers
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Bright Outlook
Solar Energy Installation Managers
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Bright Outlook
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
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Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians
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Stonemasons
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Structural Iron & Steel Workers
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Tapers
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Terrazzo Workers & Finishers
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Tile & Stone Setters
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Weatherization Installers & Technicians
26% of all security and fire alarm systems installers work in construction.

Some people in these careers work in construction:

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Architectural & Civil Drafters
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Audiovisual Equipment Installers & Repairers
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Carpet Installers
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Civil Engineers
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Bright Outlook
Commercial Divers
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Control & Valve Installers & Repairers
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Crane & Tower Operators
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Bright Outlook
Dredge Operators
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Electrical & Electronics Drafters
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Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers
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Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
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Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
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First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
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Geothermal Technicians
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Health & Safety Engineers
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Helpers--Extraction Workers
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Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers
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Hoist & Winch Operators
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Manufactured Building & Mobile Home Installers
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Millwrights
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Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
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Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
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Occupational Health & Safety Technicians
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Paperhangers
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Pump Operators
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Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers
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Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators
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Refractory Materials Repairers
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Bright Outlook
Riggers
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Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers
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Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters
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Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
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Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers
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Transportation Engineers
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Water/Wastewater Engineers
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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers
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Bright Outlook
Wind Turbine Service Technicians