CAREER PATHWAYS

REASONS TO CONSIDER A CAREER IN THE CONSTRUCTION TRADES

Why consider a career in the construction trades?

  1. Earn a High and Stable Income: Did you know that many jobs in construction offer annual salaries higher than the average for Mecklenburg County? 

  2. Less Student Debt: The average 4-year college graduate owes $37,200 in student debt. Construction offers pay-while-you-train opportunities so you can earn an income while training for the trade.

  3. Opportunities for Everyone: Construction offers a diverse range of jobs open to people of all backgrounds with all types of experience. From veterans to former offenders to those with advanced degrees, everyone can find the job that is right for them.

  4. Entrepreneurship: The construction field is entrepreneurial by nature, with ample opportunity to start and grow your own business.

  5. It's Challenging: From sustainable building practices to ever-changing technology, no day on the job is ever the same.

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