From construction workers to electricians, these are the infrastructure jobs set to boom in the next few years – By Madison Hoff (Insider) / Nov 20, 2023
- Insider looked at employment projections for work related to construction and infrastructure.
- Both white-collar and blue-collar jobs are poised to boom, with demand for construction laborers and truck drivers, as well as business services.
- This article is part of the series “5 Trends to Bet Your Career On”.
The US is in dire need of more housing and infrastructure like roads, bridges, and clean energy. With money pouring into these areas, jobs will follow over the next decade.
Hannah Jones, a Realtor.com economic research analyst, describes the need for more workers to help with the housing crisis:
“We need people to be building homes. I would say just at that macro level, in order to build more homes there will necessarily need to be more labor.”
President Joe Biden is also behind the need for more infrastructure construction. His Bipartisan Infrastructure Law means job opportunities, including in infrastructure-repair investments, such as for bridges, and investments in public transportation and electric vehicle charging.
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