Promote the Skilled Trades with New State-Specific Salary Data

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NAHB has updated its state-specific salary data for the most popular construction trades to help HBAs and members promote the value of pursuing a skilled trades career in their local areas.

The updated data include the average state wages for 19 construction specialty trade contractors, based on 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Visit NAHB’s Workforce Development Resources to access additional tools you can use in your community, including brochures, posters, videos, customizable op-eds and social media posts.

And, start planning now Careers in Construction Month in October. This annual celebration helps to increase public awareness of the opportunities available in construction trades professions. For ideas on how to reach individuals in your community to promote a career in the trades, consult NAHB’s Careers in Construction toolkit for a variety of in-person and virtual event suggestions.

For more information, contact Greg Zick.

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