Construction Worker Shortage Continues To Grow

September 10, 2018
Alisa Zevin - Engineering News-Record

The U.S. construction industry's labor shortage continues to worsen in 2018, according to the recently released Autodesk-Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Construction Workforce Shortage Survey. Among the 2,500 contractors surveyed, 80% report difficulty hiring qualified workers, particularly in the hourly craft positions. The percentage indicates that the shortage continues to grow, up 10% from 2017’s reported 70%.

Ms. Zevin may be contacted at zevina@enr.com



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