Construction has long been a steady employer of North Shore residents. Between the 2nd Quarter 2016 and the 2nd Quarter 2017, construction employment in the North Shore Workforce Investment Area has increased by 2.58%, from 6,686 to 6,859 workers.
|Industry Sector||Number of Establishment||Average Monthly Employment||Average Weekly Wages|
|Construction of buildings||340||1,532||$1,286|
|Heavy and civil engineering construction||43||463||$1,656|
|Specialty trade contractors||923||4,865||$1,195|