Job opportunities and earnings within the construction industry can be excellent as there is often a high demand for skilled and experienced tradesmen.

Manual workers within this industry need stamina, strength and the appropriate training to work with specialised tools and equipment. This type of work can work can be dangerous so safety should be a top priority for both employee and employer.

Here is a list of typical jobs and salaries within the construction industry.

Architect               £60k     Project Manager     £40k

Building surveyor     £20k     Quantity Surveyor   £25k
Carpenter               £25k    Electrician              £25k

Bricklayer               £35k     Plumber                 £25k

Typical employers include: 

 Balfour Beatty,  Carillion,  Laing O’Rourke,  Morgan Sindall,  Kier,  Interserve,  Babcock,  Mitie,  Newarthill / Sir Robert, McAlpine,       Skanska,  Amey UK  Galliford Try,  Bovis Lend Lease,  Vinci,  BAM Construct,   Costain