Tag: college


Report: Highest-paying construction jobs that don’t require a college degree

October 26, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

There are nearly 300,000 construction managers in the U.S., but the most common job that doesn’t require a college degree was first-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers, with over 626,000 workers. Over 81% of those workers don’t have […]


Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher average pay than college degrees in Illinois

January 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

It should be noted that Illinois is a union-heavy state, so geographic areas without a major union presence might not have access to the same labor-management joint programs and the wages in nonunion areas are often lower. Other findings contained […]


Lack of Vocational Training Leads to Construction Labor Shortage

November 26, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

As this next generation of children begins to reach adulthood, the push to get a four year college degree is seen as the only solution to achieve career success. Any other direction is frowned upon by parents and society. Unfortunately, […]