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Job Description

Median Salary

 
Brickmasons and BlockmasonsLay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures. The median hourly wage for Brickmasons and Blockmasons is $23.94
 
Cabinetmakers and Bench CarpentersCut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products. The median hourly wage for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters is $16.30
 
CarpentersConstruct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways. The median hourly wage for Carpenters is $21.73
 
Cement Masons and Concrete FinishersSmooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints. The median hourly wage for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers is $19.57
 
Construction and Building InspectorsInspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing. The median hourly wage for Construction and Building Inspectors is $28.41
 
Construction LaborersPerform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers. The median hourly wage for Construction Laborers is $16.59
 
Construction ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing. The median hourly wage for Construction Managers is $43.94
 
Crane and Tower OperatorsOperate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions. The median hourly wage for Crane and Tower Operators is $25.10
 
Drywall and Ceiling Tile InstallersApply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material. The median hourly wage for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers is $20.63
 
ElectriciansInstall, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. The median hourly wage for Electricians is $26.01
 
GlaziersInstall glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops. The median hourly wage for Glaziers is $20.48
 
Helpers--CarpentersHelp carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. The median hourly wage for Helpers--Carpenters is $14.38
 
Helpers--ElectriciansHelp electricians by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. The median hourly wage for Helpers--Electricians is $14.66
 
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and WallLine and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials. The median hourly wage for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall is $17.84
 
Operating Engineers and Construction Equipment OperatorsOperate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties. The median hourly wage for Operating Engineers and Construction Equipment Operators is $22.60
 
PaintersPaint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency. The median hourly wage for Painters is $18.27
 
Pipe Fitters and SteamfittersLay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems. The median hourly wage for Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters is $25.29
 
PlumbersAssemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes. The median hourly wage for Plumbers is $25.29
 
RoofersCover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures. The median hourly wage for Roofers is $18.75
 
Supervisors and Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction WorkersDirectly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers. The median hourly wage for Supervisors and Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers is $30.82
 
Tile and Marble SettersApply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks. The median hourly wage for Tile and Marble Setters is $20.05
 

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