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Discover the Trades

Key Trades

A career in construction offers opportunities for great compensation and most construction contractors offer great benefits including healthcare, paid time off, and retirement programs.  Additionally, many construction contractors will offer apprenticeships and ongoing education at no cost to employees throughout their careers.

Explore the various opportunities in construction to discover the right one for you.

The salary numbers below do not include overtime opportunities and benefits.

*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/

* Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.

Carpenter

Carpet Installer

Concrete Finishing

Craft Laborer

Drywall Installer

Electrician

Elevator Installer & Repair

Enclosures

Glazier

HVAC Tech

Hazardous Materials Tech

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy Equipment Operator

Ironworker

Mason (Brick, Block, Stone)

Painter

Pipefitter

Pipelayer

Plumber

Roofer

Sheet Metal Worker

Tile & Wood Installer

Truck Driver

Welder

Wind Technician

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