This year NAWIC Sacramento will be participating in Habitat for Humanities Women Build 2019. If you would like to join our team please visit link here and become a team member. Let's do all we can to help those in need in our community!
Below are some brief statistics regarding women in the construction industry: In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 9,813,000 people working in the construction industry. Of these, 872,000 of them, or 8.9 percent, were women. Source: www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat14.pdf and http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf Women working in construction numbered 1.2 percent of the entire U.S. workforce in 2013. Source: www.bls.gov/opub/reports/cps/women-in-the-labor-force-a-databook-2014.pdf Women in the U.S. earn on average 82.1 percent what men make. The gender pay gap is much narrower in the construction industry. In construction, women earn on average 93.4 percent what men make. Source: www.bls.gov/opub/reports/cps/women-in-the-labor-force-a-databook-2014.pdf