23. Construction Technician

Median Annual Salary
$44,803*
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What They Do: Construction technicians specialize in certain areas of the construction field, including HVAC, drafting, and inspection of construction projects and job sites.

Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 10% job growth through 2028.
What You'll Need: An associate degree is preferred, as well as relevant on-the-job training, certifications and licenses. Apprenticeships are also a great way to get your foot in the door.