Lucas Allen
Architecture and Construction

Summery: Careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining construction.

Construction Manager:

  • Bright Outlook: This occupation, Construction Managers, is projected to have large numbers of job openings.
  • This is a Green Career for the following reasons: Green Career:Construction managers work in the following green economy sectors:
  • Environment Protection — This sector covers activities related to environmental remediation, climate change adaptation, and ensuring or enhancing air quality.
  • Green Construction — This sector covers activities related to constructing new green buildings, retrofitting residential and commercial buildings, and installing other green construction technology.
  • Annual and hourly salary: Median wages (2013)$40.58 hourly, $84,410 annual
  • Academic Requirements: 76% -Bachelor's, degree 12% -Some college, no degree, 4% -Post-secondary certificate     

    Technology Impact: Made it easier to record and collect data.

Employment Trends: Growing in job opportunities

Constructional Labors:   

  •   Bright Outlook : This occupation, Construction Laborers, is expected to grow rapidly and is projected to have large numbers of job openings.
  • Green Career: This is a Green Enhanced Skills occupation — green economy activities and technologies are likely to cause significant change to the work and worker requirements. New tasks, skills, knowledge, credentials may be needed. Employment demand remains the same, but there is potential for an increase.
  • Construction laborers work in the following green economy sectors:

Construction and Building Inspectors:

  • Hourly and Annual Wages: Median wages (2013)$26.18 hourly, $54,450 annual
  • Academic Requirements: Percentage of Respondents Education Level Required 25%- Post-secondary certificate, -25% Bachelor's degree, 17 %-Some college, no degree

Technology Impact: Have made it easier to record and collect data.

Employment Trends: Growing in job opportunities

Top Jobs of 2014:

1. Software Developers (Applications and Systems Software)
Total employment in 2013: 1,042,402 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 104,348 (up 11%)
Median hourly earnings: $45.06

Its on there because, "Software developers play a key role in these initiatives.” as stated in the article.

2. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Total employment in 2013: 438,095 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 54,979 (up 14%)
Median hourly earnings: $29.10

Its on there because it helps businesses decide what they want to create.

3. Training and Development Specialists
Total employment in 2013: 231,898 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 18,042 (up 8%)
Median hourly earnings: $27.14

Its on here because, "Ferguson says. “Instead of waiting for the perfect hire in a competitive environment, companies are training candidates who have potential and can grow into the position.”as said in the article

4. Financial Analysts

Total employment in 2013: 257,159 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 17,060 (up 7%)
Median hourly earnings: $37.34

5. Physical Therapists
Total employment in 2013: 207,132 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 14,011 (up 7%)
Median hourly earnings: $37.93

6. Web Developers
Total employment in 2013: 136,921 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 13,364 (up 11%)
Median hourly earnings: $27.84

7. Logisticians
Total employment in 2013: 127,892 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 11,897 (up 10%)
Median hourly earnings: $35.08

8. Database Administrators
Total employment in 2013: 119,676 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 11,241 (up 10%)
Median hourly earnings: $37.39

9. Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
Total employment in 2013: 87,082 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 10,867 (up 14%)
Median hourly earnings: $22.56

10. Interpreters and Translators
Total employment in 2013: 69,887
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 8,377 (up 14%)
Median hourly earnings: $22.39

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