The 10 Best Places in the U.S. to Get a Construction Job
These cities are growing (and so are the jobs)
Yahoo Finance and Trulia crunched the numbers to determine which metro areas have experienced the most growth. These figures include both commercial and residential construction workers. See who’s on the list from #10 to #1.
#10 – Columbus, IN
In July of 2009, construction employment was at 34,630, and in May of 2017, that rose 27.8% to 44,270. What’s happening in Columbus? Well, there’s this…
There’s a boom on the upper east coast and Charlotte is leading it! With beautiful landscapes and NASCAR, these towns are racing to be number one in construction employment opportunities.
#6 – Cape Coral – Fort Myers, FL
It’s probably the waterfront lifestyle and the baby boomers, but this town is a prime opportunity for construction workers looking to get a job. With a growth rate of 31.8% in construction employment, it’s amazing anything gets done with these views!
#5 – Austin – Round Rock, TX
There’s nothing weird about these numbers… Austin’s construction employment has grown 32.5% since 2009. And with so much to do – you can balance work and play…
With these sunsets, it’s no wonder Greeley is growing. They’ve seen a 36.1% construction employment growth thanks to the nearby Air Force base and major job providers like Hensel Phelps Construction. Check out what jobs they have available!
Okay, so you may not have seen Elkhart coming in first, but given the hit they took during the recession, we were glad to see them coming back strong. The RV capital of the world has jobs for construction workers… Pack up the camper and find work in Indiana!