Construction Hiring Rebound Spread Nationwide in 2015

Construction Hiring Rebound Spread Nationwide in 2015

The remarkable employment improvements seen in the construction industry during 2015 weren't limited to just a few pockets of the United States, per the Associated General Contractors of America.

The organization issued its findings for 2015, reporting growth in construction hiring in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C. An even distribution of new jobs suggests

“Considering the fact construction employment is expanding in most parts of the country, it is easy to understand why many contractors are optimistic about 2016,” Stephen E. Sandherr, chief executive officer for the association said in a statement.

2016 forecasts are indeed positive. An anticipated 7-to-8 percent uptick in construction projects nationwide mean more job opportunities, and the growth showing across most states suggests hiring possibilities in most regions. The CareerCast Construction Network's database has listing from across the country, spanning a wide variety of skill sets and needs.