Statistics of Women in Construction
Women working in construction numbered 1.5 percent of the entire U.S. workforce in 2018. Source, Table 13
Women in the U.S. earn on average 81.1 percent of what men make. The gender pay gap is significantly smallerin construction occupations, with women earning on average 99.1 percent of what men make.
Source, Table 19
About the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) originally began as Women in Construction of Fort Worth, Texas. Sixteen women working in the construction industry founded it in 1953. Knowing that women represented only a small fraction of the construction industry, the founders organized NAWIC to create a support network. Women in Construction of Fort Worth was so successful that it gained its national charter in 1955 and became the National Association of Women in Construction. Today, NAWIC provides its members with opportunities for professional development, education, networking, leadership training, public service and more.
NAWIC Granite State Chapter 218
Granite State Chapter #218 was chartered in August 1975 in Concord, NH. They are a group of women from varying fields of construction who get together on a monthly basis to support each other by providing opportunities for expanding their knowledge, networking, volunteering in the community, mentoring New Hampshire's Youth and by attending local seminars. Find out more.