Construction Careers Rank Among Best Jobs of 2018

Preconstruction manager and construction superintendent are among the top ten best jobs of 2018, according to employment search engine Indeed. Based on salary—jobs with a baseline salary of at least $75,000—and abundance of opportunity based on growth in job postings on, careers in construction are on the rise.

“Last year tech roles dominated the best jobs results, but the 2018 rankings contain a wider variety of industries, with a particularly strong showing for construction and healthcare-related roles,” according to a blog post on

Among the top construction-related jobs were: 

  • Preconstruction manager (#5)
  • Construction superintendent (#6)
  • Construction estimator (#12)
  • Plumbing engineer (#14)
  • Project superintendent (#15)
  • Construction manager (#19)
  • Project architect (#20)
View the full list of “The Best Jobs in the United States: 2018.”