What is Road Construction?
Road construction, better known as highway construction, includes highway, heavy and utility construction. The workers you see on the side of the road are just the tip of the iceberg as far as the types of jobs in this industry, and Work IN Roads hopes to educate and connect individuals to all of the opportunities available.
$57,100 average pay
Pay for construction industry employees in Indiana was $57,100 in 2017, 23% more than the state average for all private-sector employees.
78% of firms need workers
Construction unemployment is near a series low. In AGC’s 2019 Hiring and Business Outlook Survey, 78% of firms in the U.S. reported difficulty filling salaried and hourly craft worker positions.
Construction employment in Indiana in December 2018 totaled 152,600 people.
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There are many diverse and rewarding careers available in the road construction industry–and not all involve working with your hands. Explore the options below to see where the path might lead.
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