The building industry offers a broad range of positions with varying levels of compensation, training requirements, and opportunities for advancement. Construction support and assistant roles usually represent a path into the industry, since they’re attainable with minimal experience. But at project management levels, and in specialized positions that require specific skills, both compensation and responsibility increase.
Building and construction opportunities are growing at a steady rate and are likely to continue beyond 2022. For more information on training, certification, and the skills and traits that bring success in this industry, review the building occupation overview in this section.