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Top Paying Jobs in Construction


Given that the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in the number of unemployed people, well-paid Denver jobs in the construction sector are becoming increasingly attractive. It is true, however, that the highest level of earnings is for the skilled, experienced professionals, but employers offer the opportunity to specialize at the workplace, through apprenticeships, and even to earn money while learning. Apprenticeships are convenient ways to start a career in constructions and, in time, if you keep progressing, you can reach the top paying jobs in this industry. Here are a few examples:              

Construction Manager

The median salary of a construction manager may reach approximately $95,000. A construction manager is a specialist, with years of professional training. Construction managers organize and supervise projects, from the planning stage, through the budgeting stage and to the production stage; they get the necessary permits, hire contractors, deal with problems and emergencies and communicate with clients.


The median salary of these Super Mario brothers is approximately $54,000. They deal with water and pipes systems, installing, repairing and troubleshooting them.

Solar Photovoltaic Installer

This job is one of the top paying in the construction industry; the median salary of such a specialist is approximately $43,000.

Solar photovoltaic installers assemble solar panels on the rooftops of residential/ commercial buildings and they also deal with their maintenance and necessary repairs. The solar industry is rather new, but it is expected to keep growing steadily in the future and create more jobs and opportunities.