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Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Businesses in this industry work on large-scale construction projects, such as highways, parks, or dams.

This industry includes businesses who construct entire engineering projects, as well as specialty trade contractors who work on specific parts of these projects. Specialty trade contractors in this group generally perform activities that are specific to heavy and civil engineering projects, such as highways and dams, and are not normally performed in the construction of buildings. Companies in this industry may work on new construction, additions, alterations, or repairs. They may also work on construction projects involving water resources (such as dredging and drainage) and projects involving open space improvement (such as parks).

This industry employs 15047 people in Minnesota.

Common Careers in this Industry

Career Median Wage
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $29.31
Construction Laborers $21.35
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $21.28
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers $34.05
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $18.74


Related Industries

Construction of Buildings
Specialty Trade Contractors



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