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For Women

For Women — Why Construction?

Careers in the building and construction trades …

We're looking for a few good women.

Good jobs. Good pay. Great future.
Apprenticeships in the construction trades offer a way out of low-paying, dead-end jobs and put women on a path to high-wage careers and financial success.

You'll gain marketable skills
As an apprentice, you'll be paid to learn your job. Your employer pays for your on-the-job and technical classroom training, so you don't have to worry about finding the time or money to go back to school.

You'll make a livable wage
In the first year, hourly apprenticeship wages range from minimum wage to $30.46 per hour, and increase as you meet required milestones. Once you complete the program and become a journey level worker, you'll earn as much as $48.75 per hour.

You'll have health and retirement benefits
Careers in the construction trades offer comprehensive health insurance to keep you and your family safe and healthy. Many employers also offer generous pensions and paid retirement accounts, such as 401(k)s.

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