are a proud, elite group. As the future of our country’s construction industry, you’ll be tasked with helping to build a better tomorrow. Sign up today to become a part of this community. Master a trade, and discover there’s no limit to what you can accomplish.
AMERICA’S SKILLED WORKERS.
Currently, only one tradesman is entering the industry for every four that leave. That means you can earn competitive pay at a young age—without worrying about student loan debt. Learn more about the industry and how you can build your career.
For every four people who leave the trades, only one replacement is supplied by apprenticeship programs.
Only 10.4% of construction workforce is female.
The average age of a construction tradesman today is 47 years old.
FLORIDA’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IS GETTING OLDER AND SMALLER.
Thousands of men and women leave the trades every year, and there aren’t enough young workers to replace them. If we want our state to continue to prosper, we have to start from the ground up.
7.5 million Americans are employed by the construction industry annually.
The construction industry is projected to grow by 2.4% through 2020.
AMERICA WASN’T BUILT IN A DAY—AND IT DIDN’T BUILD ITSELF.
A proud, hard-working corps of men and women have supported the construction industry for centuries, and we need new blood to continue to carry our country into the new millennium.
There are over 370,000 construction job openings across the county and approximately 44,000 in Florida.
Half of construction workers earn more than $47,290 per year. In comparison, the U.S. median wage is $38,640.
It will take college graduates 10+ years to pay off their student loans.
YOU DON’T NEED A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE TO MAKE A LIVING.
Thousands of new jobs open up every year, and with training programs throughout the state, workers can start earning a competitive salary with increasing benefits right away—without worrying about student loans.