Couturier Iron Craft has done well to weather the recent challenges of the construction industry. Lately the news has highlighted a turnaround in that industry. However, the news can sometimes be hard to quantify. Maxwell Systems has created a very helpful infographic. It is built on the data they mined from the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Commerce.
Here are some of the highlights of the infographic's numbers:
- Expected growth for commercial construction from 2012 to 2017 is 6.8%; expected growth for industrial during that same time period is 3.5%.
- Construction could see a 33% rise in employment by 2020 with 1.8 million jobs added.
- There are currently 99,000 job openings in construction.
Check out their predictions. Do you agree?