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Architecture and Construction Occupations

The occupations below are in the Architecture and Construction career cluster.

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Occupational Title O*NET-
SOC Code
Architects, Except Landscape and NavalVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 17-1011
Architectural and Civil Drafters 17-3011
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021
Carpenters Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2031
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2051
Civil Engineering Technicians 17-3022
Civil Engineers designated as a Hot CareerVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 17-2051
Construction and Related Workers, All Other 47-4099
Construction Laborers 47-2061
Construction Managers 11-9021
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 49-9012
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 53-7011
Cost Estimators designated as a Hot Career 13-1051
Crane and Tower Operators 53-7021
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 47-5021
Electrical PowerLine Installers and Repairers Video icon -- Click here to view a related video 49-9051
Electricians Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupationsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 47-2111
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 53-7032
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 47-5031
Fence Erectors 47-4031
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 37-1012
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 47-2042
Glaziers 47-2121
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers designated as a Hot Career 49-9021
Helpers, Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 47-3011
Helpers, Carpenters 47-3012
Helpers, Electricians 47-3013
Helpers, Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015
Helpers, Roofers 47-3016
Highway Maintenance Workers Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-4051
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 47-2131
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 47-2132
Interior DesignersVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 27-1025
Landscape Architects 17-1012
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 37-3011
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 49-9095
Millwrights 49-9044
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2073
Painters, Construction and Maintenance designated as a Hot Career 47-2141
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment OperatorsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 47-2071
Pipelayers 47-2151
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 47-2152
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 47-2171
Roofers 47-2181
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 47-4071
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 51-8021
Structural Iron and Steel Workers designated as a Hot Career 47-2221
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 17-3031
Surveyors 17-1022
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044

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