Skilled trades workers are employed in the residential and nonresidential construction industries. They may work full time or on a contract basis; some work seasonally. Some are self-employed and may own their own businesses. The key laborers who work on construction sites include carpenters; brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters; electricians; plumbers, pipelayers, pipefitters, and steamfitters; painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons; roofers, and other construction trades workers.
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- Bricklayers and Stonemasons
- Cement Masons
- Chimney Sweeps
- Construction Laborers
- Heating and Cooling Technicians
- Marble Setters, Tile Setters, and Terrazzo Workers
- Painters and Paperhangers
- Plumbers and Pipefitters
- Welders and Welding Technicians