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Build California

California’s construction industry is thriving! Build California is your one-stop-shop for info on careers, training, & jobs across the state. Get started & get paid.

Top careers

A big house. Your dream car. Time to unwind. Careers in construction can get you there.
Carpenters
$36 /hour +
Carpenters
Cement Masons
$36 /hour +
Cement Masons
Electricians
$42 /hour +
Electricians
Ironworkers
$41 /hour +
Ironworkers
Laborers
$30 /hour +
Laborers
Operating Engineers
$45 /hour +
Operating Engineers
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By the numbers

In case you need more convincing. Here's why you should build your legacy in California's construction industry.
83%

of Construction companies in California will hire in the next 12 months

250+
Places to Get Training Across the State
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139K
New Construction Jobs That Will Need to be Filled by 2026

The industry

10.8%
In construction, you can earn an average of 10.8% more than in other industries.
$30.44
The average hourly wage for a skilled tradesperson is $30.44.
52%
52% of construction employers have increased salaries over the last 12 months.
868k
There are currently 868K tradespeople & construction professionals across the state.

Training Pathways 250+

Ready to start your career? Our training database has you covered.

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Find Your Training Program

There are hundreds of programs across the state. Search near you.

Why Construction?

  • High Wages & Benefits
  • Immediate Job Openings
  • Opportunity to Grow
  • Build Your Legacy

Start a career after high school & become a CEO without student loan debt. Go to college & make your mark in this high-tech, high-reward industry. The choice is yours. Build California is just here to get you started.

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