Why do construction workers make so little?
Mostly it is due to supply and demand- there simply aren’t enough workers. And according to another study from the Associated General Contractors of America and Autodesk, 80 percent of those surveyed said they were have a hard time finding workers.
Do construction workers work hard?
There’s no getting away from it, working in construction is tough. The long days. The heavy lifting. In a lot of jobs, it’s hard to see the fruits of labour, with construction, it’s very much apparent.
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Are construction workers intelligent people?
An;y group of people numbering in the millions, as do construction workers, will have at least a few intelligent people in the ranks. Society has come to the belief that those who do not get college educations and go to work at white collar jobs just mean these are less intelligent people.
What motivates people to consider a career in construction?
The two most common reasons are wanting a less physically-demanding job (48\%) and the belief that construction work is difficult (32\%). They were then asked if there was any compensation level that might entice them to reconsider a career in the trades.
Is a career in the construction trades a good fit for young adults?
Young adults today don’t see a great, good-paying career path in the skilled trades. In order to more concretely understand young adults’ perception of the financial benefits of a career in the construction trades, the survey asked how much they thought people in the construction trades earn annually.
Why don’t young people want to work in the Trades?
The 63\% of undecided young adults who indicated there was no or little chance they would consider a career in the trades no matter the pay were prodded about the reasons for their resoluteness. The two most common reasons are wanting a less physically-demanding job (48\%) and the belief that construction work is difficult (32\%).