Improvement in Construction Employment Means More Electrical Market Potential

Improvement in Construction Employment Means More Electrical Market Potential

Construction employment is trudging along steadily toward some sort of respectability, but it’s still miles from its heyday during 2006-2008, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

Data for last month showed that overall construction employment has increased marginally (+0.1%) over Sept. 2011 to approximately 5.77 million workers, but it’s still off approximately 25% from its recent high in 2006, when it topped out at an annual average of 6.97 million workers.

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