The District's construction sector is projected to grow much faster than average. By 2029, construction jobs are projected to grow by 8%.
Inclusive & Diverse
The District leads the nation with the most women in construction. As of 2022, women made up 17.6% of the District's construction employees. Nationwide, people of color make up 40% of construction employees.
The average salary for D.C. construction employees is $73,476 and the average hourly wage is $35.33.
What can you expect from a career in the construction industry?