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Energy, Construction and Utilities

Why Major in Energy, Construction & Utilities?

As our global population grows, so does the need for energy, construction, and utilities, which means the demand for these careers is on an upward trend.

State policies are requiring increased energy efficiency and greater use of alternative energy. Students who choose this career path set themselves up for job security in California and across the globe as this industry expands.

Potential careers include architecture, engineering, inspection, and jobs in the construction trades, such as plumbing and carpentry. High demand is projected for workers who specialize in energy efficiency technologies.

Employment in this sector will rise by 11% through 2023. That amounts to approximately 11,000 new jobs in the Sacramento region.

What’s Your Earning Potential?

Employees in this sector earn about $60,000 annually in the Sacramento area.

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