Most Skilled Laborers Saw Pay Increases for Construction Work Last Year

People working in 15 of the 17 craft professions associated with construction jobs made more money in 2014. That’s according to a survey from the National Center for Construction Education and Research.  Boilermakers saw the most significant pay increase in 2014, a jump of 16 percent to $64,064 per year. “Industrial maintenance mechanics weren’t too far behind, up 15 percent to $59, 654,” reveals the survey. Project supervisors earned higher wages, too.

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