Careers in the Construction Trades

Find your home with a rewarding career in the home building industry and earn a great salary. The top 25% in most construction trades professions earn at least $60,000 annually.

NAHB is your connection to the educators, industry members, and state and local home builder associations who can help get you started on your career path.

This section will soon feature resources to help you learn about career opportunities in some of the most popular construction trades, including:

  • Electrical
  • Carpentry
  • Painting
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing

You can learn more now in Building a Skilled Labor Workforce and at HBI, our workforce development arm, which develops and administers a wide range of educational and job training programs.