Best Construction Jobs

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Despite a rough patch in employment during the recession, construction is still a promising sector. In its most recent projections report, the Labor Department predicted overall employment growth of 2.6 percent – or 1.6 million new jobs – for the workers who create, repair and enhance our infrastructure. And the opportunities aren't limited to hard hat-wearing occupations. Learn more about the construction jobs we consider a cut above the rest, and read more on how we rank the best jobs.