Construction laborers and carpenters rank 10th and 13th, on the list of job categories that will see the most growth by 2022.
- 1.2 million -number of carpenters needed nationwide, 2022
- 901,200 -number of carpenters nationwide, 2012
- 6.5%-number of how many more jobs are forecast for, 2016
- 11.52 million-number of jobs projected to commissioned this year nationwide.
A few years from now, an hour with a good plumber-if you can find one is going to cost more than an hour with a good psychiatrist. At which point we'll all be in need of both. Mike Row, host of "Dirty Jobs", in testimony to Congress.
Currently things are slow so I guess it is a long slow journey but I do hope this is the way our industry goes.