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How much can you earn?

Industry earnings potential weekly gross income in relation to education

Degree Income
Professional Degree $984
PhD Degree $981
Master's Degree $816
Skilled Journeyperson $800
Bachelor's Degree $641
Associate's Degree $503
Some College $398
Some High School $292
Source: U.S. Department of Labor

How much will your education costs be?

  • Average cost of a four-year college is about $10,000 per year
  • Apprenticeship programs cost you nothing as they are paid for by the industry
  • Construction Careers Center will prepare you for a construction apprenticeship program where the industry provides a scholarship of approximately $13,000 per year

How successful might you feel in the construction industry?

Below are some quotes from individuals already working in the field...
"If I knew then what I know now, I would have goteen into the apprentice program earlier. So, don't delay. Check out the apprenticeship programs."
     -Sean Grady, Apprentice Bricklayer
"Don't pass up construction. It's a great job with great pay."
     -Ryan Haefner, Journeyman Cement Mason
"Stay focused on the future. If you say you can't, you won't. You can do all things. Keep a positive, can-do attitude."
     -Patricia Haynes, Journeyman Construction Craft Laborer
"To the young people of today, I say learn your math. Concentrate on your studies and stay in school."
     -Mona Nash, Floor Installer