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Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

General Information

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit69.50%
  2. Self-employed22.93%
  3. State and local government5.49%
  4. Private, not for profit1.41%
  5. Federal government0.52%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Architecture & Construction

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$74,080

State-by-state Salary

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$30,800
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Post-secondary certificate 27%
  • Less than high school 21%
  • High school 20%
  • Associate's degree 11%
  • Bachelor's degree 10%
  • Some college 7%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Building and Construction
  • Administration and Management
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Design

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