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Construction Technology Careers

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

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,projects for Texas: 

Job TitleMedian Hourly WageMedian Annual SalaryEst. Job % Growth
Through 2024
Construction carpenters$17.27$35,920+23%
Construction and
building inspectors
$25.92$53,920+22%
Cost estimators$31.09$63,940+24%