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Career Opportunities in Construction/Maintenance Discussed on "Behind The Scenes" With Laurence Fishburne

April 1, 2020 - "Black-ish" star Laurence Fishburne is lending his skills as host to the informational television program "Behind The Scenes" with Laurence Fishburne. The show features a wide variety of topics that affect people across the country. An impending episode will take a turn into the construction industry and will explore the longevity of career opportunities in the construction field.

Many college students graduate and find that the degree they spent four years earning is no longer a career they have an interest in, or is no longer a job that exists. As a result, more and more people are seeking out trade jobs, with careers in construction climbing to the top of the list. A position in construction can earn a respectable income and does not always require prior experience.

The average median wage for construction occupations in 2018 was about $51K. Construction project managers bring in a median income of $91K annually, and civil engineers on average can take home $84K a year. Buildings, roads, and pipes will always need to be created and maintained, and because there is still a need for them, jobs in construction have a longevity that many careers may not.

The upcoming episode of "Behind The Scenes" with Laurence Fishburne will feature industry experts who will further discuss these career opportunities in construction professions, and highlight how these careers are lucrative for many. Fishburne was also recently seen as part of a coordinated by the cast of "Contagion" to implement safe procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic (

"Behind The Scenes" with Laurence Fishburne is carefully inspected before broadcast. The educational program has received a variety of Tellys for its endeavors in the television arena.


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