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Building Trades and Construction Sector

 

Do you like to build things? Are you comfortable working on a project until all the pieces fit together? If you answered yes, the Building Trades and Construction Industry Sector may hold the career for you. The four pathways provide opportunities with a variety of construction skills, directly associated with completing building projects. High school curriculum in this sector integrates academic and technical preparation and leads to hands-on, work-based instruction. Project and work-based instruction offers opportunities in work experience, community classroom, or other internship types of instruction.

 


Courses offered by ROP

4055 - Cabinetry

4061 - Construction Technology

4062 - Construction Technology II

Other related courses:

4211 - Computer Aided Drafting

4618 - Metal Fabrication



Labor Market: Building Trades and Construction Sector

Title EmployedIncome
Commercial Divers 5 60,600
Construction and Building Inspectors 171 64,400
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 553 57,600
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 506 53,900
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,962 42,000
Wind Turbine Service Technicians 4 50,800