March 08, 2016
Commercial Construction & Renovation reported on the findings of Marcum's 2015 annual construction jobs survey analysis.
The Construction Services Practice of Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, today released the results of its third annual analysis of construction industry employment trends, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLT) Survey.
Marcum's 2015 JOLT Survey Analysis found that the construction industry continued its post-recession recovery in 2015 and into January 2016, representing seven consecutive months of job gains for the industry and bringing total construction employment above 6.6 million for the first time since 2008. The construction sector averaged 325,500 hires per month in 2015 after averaging 320,400 hires in 2014. In December, the construction industry hired 314,000 new workers, while industry separations totaled 292,000 for the month.