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Career Outlook Construction Management

Technology and Health Division
Degree S0881

The Construction Management A.S. program prepares students to enter the field of construction management, construction administration, supervision, or other related construction employment. This multi-tiered program offers certificates designed to enhance the skills of working professionals (and credit for applied learning), and a comprehensive program designed to introduce entry level students to the range of construction employment opportunities. The program develops contemporary and emerging skills in general construction principles and processes, sustainability, estimating and scheduling, contract administration, building codes and legal aspects of construction, materials and specifications, reading construction documents and preparation of shop drawings, and BIM (building information modeling) through an immersive virtual construction environment. Students desiring a Bachelor's degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

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    • Construction Managers

      Construction Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9021.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $33.34

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $92,949.42
      Annual Job Openings
      5,592

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Cost Estimators

      Cost Estimators

      SOC Career Code: 13-1051.00

      Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $29.80

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $81,619.85
      Annual Job Openings
      2,516

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

      Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

      SOC Career Code: 47-1011.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $32.50

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $86,682.05
      Annual Job Openings
      8,198

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Construction and Building Inspectors

      Construction and Building Inspectors

      SOC Career Code: 47-4011.00

      Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $31.36

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $92,055.37
      Annual Job Openings
      1,918

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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