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Career chart - average wages for construction industry employees in ColoradoA career in construction offers a lifetime of opportunity including good pay and benefits, continuing education, and potential to advance both in the field and in administrative, design, and construction management careers.

  1. Enter the industry through a Build Colorado program:
  1. Get hired by a contractor
  2. Prove your value to your employer
  3. Select apprenticeship of interest
  4. Begin apprenticeship and earn while you learn
  5. Continue post-secondary education – earn college credit towards a degree
  6. Earn promotions throughout your career:
    1. Journeyman
    2. Foreman
    3. Field Engineer/Construction Management (College Degree required)
    4. Superintendent
    5. Company Owner and other opportunities​