47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
Carpenters are involved in many phases of construction and may have opportunities to become first-line supervisors, independent contractors, or general construction supervisors. Important Qualities. Business skills. Self-employed carpenters must bid on new jobs, track inventory, and plan work assignments. Detail oriented.
Many farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers are self-employed and must be motivated in order to maximize crop or livestock production. Interpersonal skills. Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers supervise laborers and other workers, so effective communication is critical. Mechanical skills.
Employment of food service managers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Those with several years of work experience in food service and a degree in hospitality, restaurant, or food service management will have the best job opportunities.
The median annual wage for lodging managers was $51,800 in May 2017. Job Outlook. Employment of lodging managers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in hotel or hospitality management are expected to have the best job opportunities.
Employment of property, real estate, and community association managers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Job opportunities should be best for those with a college degree in business administration or real estate and for those who obtain professional credentials.
Employment of flooring installers and tile and marble setters is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The construction of new housing units will be the primary source of flooring and tile and marble installation work over the next decade.