A career as a contractor is a good one. You don’t have to spend thousands at a four-year college, you don’t have to sit at a desk all day, and you have a competitive salary. In this field, you can choose a specialty and field that is important to you. Much contracting work allows you to work your own hours and work wherever you want across the country – there are so many opportunities in this field.
A career in construction or building is reliable. There will always be a need for new builds, maintenance, and renovations.
There are many ways to get into this field including courses (in person and online) as well as apprenticeships.
As a contractor, you can work indoors and outdoors. You have a lot of freedom of where you work and you always can experience new places and meet new people.
You can also work your way up into managerial roles.
Technology is growing within the world of construction. If you’re great with technology, you can teach and help out others with learning the new advancements. The more you know about this technology the more you will be valuable and can advance in your career.