The construction sector has struggled since the recession began, but with a warmer than average winter, hiring in 2012 started strong and continues to hold at higher levels. In August, there were more than 32,000 jobs available in the construction industry.
Hiring Demand in the Construction Industry – 4 Year Hiring Trend
The cities that currently have the most job ads in the construction industry are Houston, Washington (DC), Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
Heat Map of Online Job Ad Volume by Metropolitan Area
Below are the 10 most commonly advertised job titles in the construction industry. Among the most in-demand fields are construction and extraction workers; management occupations; installation, maintenance or repair positions; and architecture and engineering.
- Project Manager
- Administrative Assistant
- Sales Representative
- HVAC Service Technician
If hiring is increasing, will it be more difficult to fill open positions? Despite this increasing demand, our Hiring Scale shows that overall recruiting conditions for construction jobs will be favorable on average across the US. The average duration of an online job ad is 37 days – or just over 5 weeks.
Hiring Scale for the Construction Industry
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