FACT SHEETS & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

Our mission at NCCER is to inform and keep you up-to-date on all things industry. To do this, we’ve provided video research and supporting material below.


Construction Company Size and Employment

Construction Company Size and Employment

The U.S. construction industry employs 7,040,788 people across 745,205 companies. While small firms represent most of the construction companies overall, roughly 4.3 million employees, are employed by construction firms with between 10 and 249 total employees. 

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Construction Workforce Age Progression FINAL

Construction Workforce Age Progression

The construction craft workforce is aging, with the average age in 2020 being 42.9 years. If the current aging rate continues, in 2030, the average age of the workforce will be greater than 46 years. 

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Journeymen Training Fact Sheet

Journeymen Training

The downloadable fact sheet details the approximate time it takes to become a journeyman. These durations show the importance of recruiting and training new workers now to address the overall aging workforce. Note that these are approximate durations, and may differ by state, job experience, training program, and many other factors. 

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Multiskilling Among Craft Professionals

Multiskilling Among Craft Professionals

The term "multiskilling" refers to a craft professional receiving education in more than one specific craft. The data presented in the downloadable fact sheet below shows the primary reason for multiskilling among craft professionals  as well as the growth in multiskilling among NCCER test-takers who passed a written certification exam outside of their primary skills.  

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