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Construction Adds 11,000 Jobs in January, 10th Monthly Gain

February 2, 2024

Via: ENR

Construction employment remained on its upward trend, adding 11,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, with the industry recording its 10th consecutive monthly increase. Architectural, engineering and related services, which are categorized separately from construction, posted an […]


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Contractors Kept Hiring in August, Adding 22,000 Jobs

September 1, 2023

Via: ENR

Construction employment kept on its recent upward path in August, as the industry gained a solid 22,000 jobs with increases in nearly all industry sectors, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The bureau’s latest monthly report on U.S. employment, […]


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Construction Keeps Gaining Jobs, Adding 19,000 in July

August 4, 2023

Via: ENR

Construction employment continued its upward movement in July as the industry added 19,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The bureau’s latest monthly look at U.S. employment, released on Aug. 4, also showed that construction’s July jobless rate […]


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Construction Loses Jobs for First Time in 14 Months

April 7, 2023

Via: ENR

Construction’s employment picture was mixed in March, as the industry recorded its first overall monthly job losses in 14 months, but also posted declines in its unemployment rate. The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly employment report, released on April […]


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Strong Construction Jobs Gain in February, With 24,000 Added

March 13, 2023

Via: ENR

Construction employment continues to record solid gains, with 24,000 new jobs in February and increases in all industry sectors, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. BLS also says in its latest monthly employment report, released March 10, that construction’s jobless […]


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The top and bottom 5 states for construction employment

February 10, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The five states with the lowest NSA unemployment rates were: Colorado (1.2%). Tennessee (2%). Utah (2.1%). Florida (2.2%). Nebraska (2.6%). All except Utah posted their lowest December NSA unemployment rate on record. The bottom five states were: Alaska (13.3%). Wyoming […]


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Construction Continues to Add Jobs, Gaining 28K in December

January 6, 2023

Via: ENR

Construction posted its eighth straight monthly jobs gain, recording a strong increase of 28,000 positions in December, but the industry’s unemployment rate showed mixed results, the Labor Dept.’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. In its latest monthly look at […]


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The top and bottom 5 states for construction employment

August 19, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The construction unemployment rate hovered in June below 2% in 10 states, but was at a high of 6.5% in New Mexico, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by the Associated Builders and Contractors. Overall, the […]


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Despite Residential Slowdown, Construction Adds 13K Jobs in June

July 8, 2022

Via: ENR

Buoyed by continued gains among nonresidential specialty trade contractors, overall construction employment increased by 13,000 jobs during June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The industry’s unemployment rate decreased slightly, to 3.7%, from May’s 3.8% rate. One industry economist believes […]


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Construction Posts Fourth-Straight Monthly Jobs Gain, Adding 22,000

January 7, 2022

Via: ENR

Construction employment continues to rise, as the industry added 22,000 jobs in December, the industry’s fourth monthly increase in a row, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The BLS report, released on Jan. 7, showed nearly all construction segments […]


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Construction’s career crisis: Can the industry attract millennials and Gen Z?

October 27, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Construction employment carries with it a perception that the work does not pay well or is more likely to be affected by an economic downturn than other fields. These fears are not entirely unfounded, said Priya Kapila, compensation practice leader […]


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July construction employment lags pre-pandemic peak in 36 states

August 24, 2021

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction employment in July remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 36 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data released today. Association officials said construction […]


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Public, private agencies focus on diversifying the infrastructure workforce

August 17, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Diversity programs, an equity index and increased recruitment efforts are among the tools that transportation agencies and other groups are using to improve diversity in the infrastructure workforce, according to comments from participants on a webinar panel in July hosted […]


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Construction employment rate increases, but trails pre-pandemic high

August 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Although national construction employment increased by 233,000 from June 2020, seasonally adjusted construction employment remained below its February 2020 peak by 238,000, or 3.1%, according to the ABC report. Construction employment is unlikely to grow in many parts of the […]


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Construction employment lags or matches pre-pandemic level in 101 metro areas despite housing boom

July 29, 2021

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction employment declined or stagnated in 101 metro areas between February 2020, the last month before the pandemic, and last month, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data released today. Association officials […]


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Construction employment trails pre-pandemic level in 39 states

July 19, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment in June remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data released today. Association officials noted that […]


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Construction employment in May trails pre-covid levels in 91 metro areas

June 30, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment declined in 91 metro areas and was stagnant in another 24 between February 2020, the last month before the pandemic, and May 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data […]


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Construction employment slips by 20,000 in May

June 7, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment declined for the third time in the past four months in May as nonresidential contractors coped with lengthening and unpredictable delivery times that limited their ability to start or complete projects, according to an analysis by the Associated […]


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Construction employment in April remains below pre-pandemic peak in 36 states and D.C.

May 24, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment in April remained below the pre-pandemic high set in February 2020 in 36 states and the District of Columbia, despite increases from March to April in 26 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of […]


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Construction employment in March trails March 2020 mark in 35 states

April 16, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe winter weather, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data […]