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If you’re searching for a career that doesn’t require you to sit in an office all day, look no further than Construction and Real Estate. Charlotte’s construction and real estate industries are booming as people and companies seek to relocate to our county. Careers in both construction and real estate are dynamic, fast-paced, and offer livable wages and career growth potential. There are many construction jobs that span throughout the construction process, from designing and planning buildings and homes to erecting structures to maintaining and inspecting existing structures.

The real estate industry is ideal for those who have great sales skills, and those who like interior design and property management. Because of an aging workforce, the construction and real estate industries have many job openings across all education levels.

Industry Overview
Occupation Overview

Career Map

Career Map for Construction

Construction Career Map

Explore our career map to find such opportunities in:

  • Construction Trades
  • Administration and Management
  • Post-Construction and Maintenance
  • Sustainable Construction

Career Spotlights

In each occupation spotlight download above you will find:

  • Common job titles
  • Number of positions posted in this field in Mecklenburg County in past 12 months
  • Annual salary range
  • Education/credentials preferred
  • Top Skills
  • Top Industries

In each Skills Transferability Guide above, you will find:

  • Occupation Overview: Wage, Jobs, Projected Growth
  • Minimum Educational Breakdown
  • Top Compatible Occupations with Wage, Jobs, and Projected Growth
  • Top 10 Competencies: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

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