Are you looking for a career?
Guaranteed raises while training?
Then this is the place for you.
Check out some staggering statistics.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handook and Career Guide to Industries
- Construction is one of the nation’s largest industries
- In 2006 there were 7.7 million Americans in construction
- The construction industry is among the economy’s top 10 largest sources of growth
- The average craft professional is 47 years old
- 240,000 trained jobs go unfilled each year
- From 2006-2016 there will be almost 1 million new jobs available in construction, an increase of 10.2%
- Construction occupations are projected to grow 11% through the year 2016
- The Gross Domestic Product for construction in 2006 was $630 billion, a 4.8% share of the national total (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
- About 64% of wage and salary jobs in 2006 were with specialty trade contractors
- Opportunities to own your own firm are better in construction than any other industry--1.9 million individuals in the construction industry were self-employed in 2006.
- In 2006 the average hourly rate for production and nonsupervisory workers in construction was $20.02, compared to an average of $16.76 for production and nonsupervisory workers in all private industries
Partnering with ABC and NCCER, our four year apprenticship program is just what you are looking for. Apprentices attend two night classes per week September through May.
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