Market Trends in the Commercial Construction Contractor Workforce

HIRING IN THE NEXT SIX MONTHS
Two-thirds of contractors expect to employ more workers in the next six months. However, access to talent remains a challenge.

VARIANCE BY GEOGRAPHY
The Midwest (79%) and West (75%) have much higher percentage of contractors who expect to hire more employees in the next six months compared with the Northeast (48%).

WORKFORCE SKILL LEVEL
Most contractors have a moderate to high level of concern about the skill level of workers, with the majority [56%] expressing high concern.

DIFFICULTY FINDING SKILLED WORKERS
Nearly two-thirds (61%) of contractors report difficulty finding skilled workers.

VARIANCE BY COMPANY SIZE
Over two-thirds (69%) of small firms reported difficulty finding skilled workers, compared with 59% of midsize firms and 50% of large firms.

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