From building new skyscrapers and improving infrastructure, to executing recovery projects after natural disasters, we’re seeing a lot of growth in the construction market. Though many cities across North America are booming and introducing new construction projects each year, our expert recruitment consultants have found there is a major talent gap in the industry. The talent pool seems to be getting smaller.

There are a plethora of opportunities and openings in the construction industry, and not enough talented professionals to fill them. While there are different needs across the United States and Canada, this one trend seems to be true across the board.

To provide a comprehensive look at this talent gap, we’ve created the below infographic on the state of the construction labor market in North America.

If you’re interested in finding talented professionals for your next construction project, you can submit a job description here. If you are interested in finding a construction job, browse our job listings. Both hiring managers and talented professionals seeking work can get in contact with one of our expert recruitment professionals today.

Infographic Sources:

US Bureau of Labor Statistics (1)
US Bureau of Labor Statistics (2)
Commercial Construction Index
Statistics Canada
On-Site Magazine