The construction sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects, like bridges and highways. Establishments primarily engaged in the preparation of sites for new construction and establishments primarily engaged in subdividing land for sale as building sites also are included in this sector. Construction work done may include new work, additions, alterations, or maintenance and repairs.

  • Construction firms reported more than 5,000 job vacancies in 2022, as employers struggled to find workers to fill open jobs.
  • Average annual wages were just under $80,000 in 2022, which was nearly $10,000 above the average across all industries.


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