Salary Range: $20,109 – $56,439
Construction Workers help the skilled tradesmen on a construction site, loading and unloading materials, setting up concrete forms and ramps, mixing and pouring materials like concrete and helping with other jobs. It’s a great way to learn a trade, and with an aging workforce advancement opportunities will be excellent.
Why It’s Hot
Construction has been adding an average of 28,000 workers every month over the last 12 months. The BLS predicts employment will increase 21.3 percent by 2022.
What You’ll Need
Unions like recruiting young veterans because they’re in great shape, possess good math skills and know how to work safely on a team. You can learn on the job, or use your GI Bill to learn a trade; some employers even train service members on base while still on active duty. Learn how to get a job in construction management.