about the job

You don’t have to have a construction background to be in the built environment field. Construction firms are some of the highest grossing companies across the country and need professionals to assist.


Attention to detail
Communication skills 
Mechanical skills
Technical skills 
Time-management skills
Troubleshooting skills


Most professional careers require a related two year or four year degree. Employers may also require internships or advanced certifications.

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types of professionals


Accounting and finance: Built environment companies oversee complex projects with equally complex financing and accounting standards.   


Administrative support: Built environment companies need administrative professionals, bookkeepers and front desk professional that perform crucial functions to the success of the business.   


Human resources: Built environment companies often need to hire lots of people with the right skills to do the jobs correctly. 


Information technology: IT professionals create internal systems and integrate mobile platforms for communications between the field and office staffs.  


Legal: They may negotiate contracts, mediate disputes and often litigate. 


Marketing and communications: Construction companies to create and maintain websites and social media feeds, jobsite photography, issue press releases, coordinate advertising and assemble bid packages to secure new work.

what you'll get paid

The average starting salary is $47,080-$50,460 but will vary depending on experience and training.