Find Your Dream Job

Explore a career in the construction industry that fits your interests and personality.

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Employers want you. Industry needs you. Opportunities are there.

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Find A Craft Training Center

Locate craft training centers available around the state.

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Go Pro in Construction

We are about connecting people like you with a career that fits your personality and lifestyle.

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Mission

Build Your Future Indiana is a unique collaboration of employers, state agencies and industry associations. Our goal is to encourage Indiana residents to learn about construction craft careers and training opportunities now emerging in our state, and to qualify for and get jobs in these high-demand occupations.

 

Craft Labor Demand

473,065 FLORIDA
224,918 GEORGIA
105,384 ALABAMA
78,548 KENTUCKY
256,043 LOUISIANA
79,022 MISSISSIPPI
145,352 TENNESSEE
617,411 TEXAS
183,959 OHIO
129,044 MICHIGAN
83,190 WISCONSIN
114,801 MINNESOTA
114,418 INDIANA
138,954 ILLINOIS
100,698 IOWA
60,627 MISSOURI
82,846 ARKANSAS
90,742 OKLAHOMA
64,300 KANSAS
54,494 NEBRASKA
25,022 MONTANA
53,535 WYOMING
127,199 COLORADO
69,615 NEW MEXICO
120,055 ARIZONA
74,797 UTAH
32,362 IDAHO
77,519 OREGON
125,940 WASHINGTON
383,554 CALIFORNIA
92,221 NEVADA
125,299 ALASKA
63,723 HAWAII
37,340 SOUTH DAKOTA
69,052 NORTH DAKOTA
173,748 VIRGINIA
37,486 MAINE
322,939 NEW YORK
17,259 VERMONT
43,763 CONNECTICUT
157,946 PENNSYLVANIA
225,222 NORTH CAROLINA
20,597 NEW HAMPSHIRE
118,710 MASSACHUSETTS
120,042 SOUTH CAROLINA
69,780 WEST VIGINIA
15,212 RHODE ISLAND
106,270 NEW JERSEY
15,920 DELAWARE
160,636 MARYLAND

What Career Fits Your Personality?

A career in construction can take you all the way to CEO.
Find your dream job with Build Your Future Indiana’s Career Quiz.

Explore Construction Careers

Architect

Architect

$73,090

Do you see beauty in buildings? Do you like to design? Then you may be drawn to architecture.

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Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

$79,340

Do you take joy in designing and executing plans? Then becoming a civil engineer may be for you.

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Instrumentation Technician

Instrumentation Technician

$67,823

Are you a problem solver with a knack for small details? Instrumentation may be the perfect craft profession for you!

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Mobile Crane Operator

Mobile Crane Operator

$61,100

If you wished your career involved using a joystick then check out this career.

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Pipeline Operator

Pipeline Operator

$53,460

The pipeline industry has a wide range of opportunities waiting for you!

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Project Manager

Project Manager

$88,675

Do others seek your guidance to complete group assignments or project-based tasks?

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Rigger

Rigger

$53,352

Are you interested in practical physics? Do you love working outdoors? That combination is a good start to becoming a rigger.

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Solar Photovoltaic Installer

Solar Photovoltaic Installer

$35,200

Does your dream job involve working under the sun?

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Sprinkler Fitter

Sprinkler Fitter

$53,959

Are you a detail-oriented kind of person? Sprinkler fitting may be a good career to consider!

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Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician

Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician

$45,907

Are you a rock-climber who loves extreme heights? Would you consider yourself environmentally friendly?

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Tower Crane Operator

Tower Crane Operator

$77,535

Looking for a career where you will be given the best seat in the house? Then check out the view as a tower crane operator!

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Craft Laborer

Craft Laborer

$29,160

Would you consider yourself a jack of all trades? If so, a construction laborer career might be an option to explore!

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Boilermaker

Boilermaker

$56,560

Check out this adventurous career where you can work with flames and an assortment of tools!

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Painter

Painter

$38,830

Do you have an eye for different colors, textures and tones? Would you consider yourself artsy?

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Plumber

Plumber

$51,830

Are you always tinkering with objects? Do people ask for your help with fixing mechanical things? Look into becoming a plumber!

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Roofer

Roofer

$35,290

Take an interest in becoming a roofer and rise above the rest!

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Insulator

Insulator

$41,480

Work with your hands in an industry that provides the economy with energy saving options.

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Glazier

Glazier

$37,610

If you enjoy adventures, scenic views and have a creative side then try out this profession!

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Millwright

Millwright

$61,253

Do you take things apart and put them back together just to see how they work?

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HVAC Technician

HVAC Technician

$43,640

Are you interested in model building or have coined yourself Mr. Fix It?

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Mason

Mason

$53,061

Do you dream of building a structure with your own two hands or restoring historical buildings? Check out training in masonry!

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Carpenter

Carpenter

$51,441

Do you like building, traveling and being outdoors? Why not consider a career that is fun and offers financial freedom.

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Pipefitter

Pipefitter

$57,051

Are you a little bit of a perfectionist? Do you enjoy reading plans and making something useful? Consider training to become a pipefitter.

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Operator Engineer

Operator Engineer

$58,429

Do you have an interest in operating dump trucks, bulldozers or other vehicles classified as heavy machinery?

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Electrician

Electrician

$57,174

If you’re into sound systems, robotics or tinkering with wires, you should think about a career as an electrician.

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Welder

Welder

$64,373

Do you get a kick out of watching sparks fly on the Fourth of July? Choose a career in welding and watch them fly every day!

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Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet Metal Worker

$46,721

Are you a visual person? Do you enjoy mechanics and fitting puzzles together?

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Ironworker

Ironworker

$51,740

If you are looking for an exciting career where you can balance from the top of a brand new skyscraper, then ironworking is for you.

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Choose Your Career Path

A career in construction can take you all the way to CEO.
Find your ideal path with Build Your Future’s interactive Career Path.

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