Google Trend graph of Construction IT shows it’s had a steady interest between 2005 through 2013. The graph shows that in January 2004, Construction IT had a pike interest, but became the most stable in March 2004 with only a small decline in December 2012. During that time, it was most likely due to the construction business taking a hit from the economy. With new home construction setting new records in 2013, Construction IT should pick up again in the near future.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Construction IT salaries states that in 2010 the median pay for a Construction IT worker was $75,660 a year or around $36.37 an hour. The job duties are classified in the BLS’s database as Information Security Analysts, Web Developers & Computer Network Architects. People working IT jobs in Construction typically need a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and need around 1 to 5 years of work experience. The total number of jobs in this type of field in 2010 were 302,300 and are expected to see a 22% growth rate which is faster than the average job. This growth rate will take place from 2010 – 2020 and will add nearly 65,700 jobs in the IT field which includes Construction specific positions.
Listed below is information that is specific to Construction IT job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Construction IT. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Construction IT professionals and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”