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

887,095 FLORIDA
296,237 GEORGIA
164,621 ALABAMA
146,245 KENTUCKY
330,981 LOUISIANA
87,897 MISSISSIPPI
199,202 TENNESSEE
1,190,197 TEXAS
291,915 OHIO
210,461 MICHIGAN
201,089 WISCONSIN
167,360 MINNESOTA
184,516 INDIANA
196,372 ILLINOIS
177,717 IOWA
107,558 MISSOURI
123,940 ARKANSAS
138,319 OKLAHOMA
124,517 KANSAS
117,448 NEBRASKA
41,074 MONTANA
77,054 WYOMING
190,261 COLORADO
65,609 NEW MEXICO
155,605 ARIZONA
90,873 UTAH
50,874 IDAHO
87,329 OREGON
180,257 WASHINGTON
519,323 CALIFORNIA
117,463 NEVADA
91,463 ALASKA
66,021 HAWAII
64,399 SOUTH DAKOTA
115,507 NORTH DAKOTA
217,957 VIRGINIA
51,817 MAINE
453,062 NEW YORK
28,151 VERMONT
92,575 CONNECTICUT
230,407 PENNSYLVANIA
284,147 NORTH CAROLINA
44,857 NEW HAMPSHIRE
165,139 MASSACHUSETTS
138,643 SOUTH CAROLINA
53,731 WEST VIGINIA
27,257 RHODE ISLAND
130,917 NEW JERSEY
22,076 DELAWARE
148,660 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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