Delaware Data for Career Pathway Planning
Pathways by Career Cluster: Architecture & Construction
Career Cluster and PathwaysMSHSHWHDEmployment
2018
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
  Architecture & Construction  26,570      2,035           7.1%           $51,975  
Design/Pre-Construction 3,110      210           6.2%           $69,443  
Construction  16,340      1,017           5.9%           $53,661  
Maintenance/Operations   7,120      808           10.0%           $40,476  
Pathways by Geographic Region: Architecture & Construction
PathwayRegionEmployment
2018
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
Design/Pre-ConstructionMid-Atlantic121,250     10,820         8.5%           $76,565  
Design/Pre-ConstructionUnited States964,090     91,200         8.9%           $75,069  
ConstructionMid-Atlantic639,420     69,680         9.1%           $55,350  
ConstructionUnited States6,048,980     747,000         10.6%           $53,435  
Maintenance/OperationsMid-Atlantic240,790     27,150         9.7%           $42,532  
Maintenance/OperationsUnited States1,944,960     270,000         11.4%           $41,464  

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 • Sources: Delaware Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
 • Mid-Atlantic includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
 • MS, HS, HW and HD are abbreviations for Middle Skill, High Skill, High Wage and High Demand Occupations
 • MS & HS Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as MS if, within the cluster/pathway, the percentage of MS occupations is at least thirty (30) percent
   of the total number of occupations reported for that cluster/pathway. The same process is used to determine HS clusters/pathways.
 • HW & HD Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as HW if, within the cluster/pathway, the total employment for HW occupations is greater than the
   total employment for non-HW occupations. The same process is used to determine HD for clusters/pathways.