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Construction Technology Careers

Construction site at dawn

Your career path will depend on your level of continued education, professional certifications, experience, company size and region of the country.

What are Good Skills for Construction Technology?

  • Ability to read well and follow instructions
  • Blueprint reading and mechanical drawing skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good work ethic
  • Skills in welding, metal and machine shop
  • Understanding of general math, including algebra and geometry
  • Understanding of general science, including chemistry and physics

America’s Career Infonet gives detailed information about the skills, abilities, work activities and recommended education for jobs in fields using construction skills. Though salaries may vary, these jobs include the following salaries and estimated growth in Texas: 

 Job Title Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Salary Est. Job % Growth
Through 2022
Carpenters $15.32 $31,900 +20%
Construction and
related workers
$16.33 $34,000 +20%
Construction and
building inspectors
$24.99 $52,000 +23%
Construction
managers
$35.90 $74,700 +15%
Electricians $20.68 $43,000 +21%