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The construction industry is booming in Milwaukee. There is an expected 5% growth in the next five years alone. A career in construction means you can start earning a great salary right away. Construction provides opportunities for upward mobility and growth.

Top Jobs in Milwaukee County

Occupation

Median

Wage

Education Requirements

2016  Jobs

Construction Laborer

$20.52/hr

Less than HSD

1,402

Electricians

$30.79/hr

HSD

1,249

Carpenters

$23.78/hr

HSD

1,043

Plumbers

$41.19/hr

HSD

901

Supervisors construction workers

$33.57/hr

HSD

890

Source: EMSI, Milwaukee County, 2016.2 – QCEW Employees, Non-QCEW Employees & Self-Employed – 2016-2026

Career Pathway

CP

 

Construction Career Competencies

Workplace Competencies

Technical Competencies

Teamwork

Building, Construction & Design

Following Directions, Plans & Schedules

Material Resources

Working with Tools

Operation, Installation & Repair

Examining, Checking and Recording

Regulations & Quality Assurance

Craftmanship

Health, Safety and Security

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