Hardhats! Hard work! Heavy lifting!And… so much more!
Program Managers Surveyors Project Managers Planners Superintendents and Foremen Architects Asst. Project Managers Engineers TradesmenDesigners ApprenticesCADD operators Estimators BIM managers Schedulers Administrative Safety directors Human resources Quality control Accountants Testing and inspection IT and programmers
Exciting but Challenging Times for theConstruction IndustryNew technologies - force all of us to rethink the future ofour currents jobs or positions.• BIM (Building Information Modeling) / VDC (Virtual Design and Construction)• Green / LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) movement• Demand for new sustainable building systems• Prefabrication – the wave of the future?
Maryland’s Construction Industry: • 5th Largest Employment Segment • 7.4% of the State’s Overall Employment • Average Age of Craft Worker is 47 Feb 14, 2013, 1:58pm EST Updated: Feb 14, 2013, 3:28pm EST Up to 100 workers needed for construction job at Sparrows Point Shipyard Ryan Sharrow New Media Editor- Baltimore Business Journal
“What Proportion of Your Companys Workforce Is Likely toMaryland’s Construction Industry: Retire Between Now and the Year 2020?” *Nearly half of interviewed companies expect 20 percent or more of their workforce to retire between now and the year 2020
Earnings Ranges and Educational Requirements for Construction OccupationsIndustry Educational RequirementsHelper Carpenter – Helper $24,000-$30,000 Short-term on-the-job training Electrician – Helper $25,000-$33,000 Short-term on-the-job training Laborer $27,000-$34,000 Moderate-term on-the-job trainingSkilled Craft Sheet Metal Worker $34,000-$45,000 Apprenticeship / Long-term on-the-job training Welder $34,000-$46,000 Apprenticeship / Long-term on-the-job training Carpenter $36,000-$47,000 Apprenticeship / Long-term on-the-job training Plumber $43,000-$57,000 Apprenticeship / Long-term on-the-job training Electrician $43,000-$57,000 Apprenticeship / Long-term on-the-job training Surveyor $46,000-$63,000 Bachelor’s degreeConstruction Management Estimator $54,000-$71,000 Bachelor’s degree First Line Manager $54,000-$87,000 Work experience in a related occupation Construction Manager $76,000-$117,000 Bachelor’s degreeOther Professional Careers Architect $61,000-$87,000 Bachelor’s degree Civil Engineer $64,000-$90,000 Bachelor’s degree
Median Annual WagesMedian annual wages in the industries employing thelargest numbers of construction managers were: Building equipment contractors $81,590 Nonresidential building construction 79,950 Other specialty trade contractors 78,410 Foundation, structure, and building exterior 76,880 contractors Residential building construction 74,770 The middle 50 percent earned between $60,650 and $107,140. The highest paid 10 percent earned more than $145,920.