Plumber Shortage

PlumberWith the unemployment rate below 5 percent, labor shortages have begun to emerge. Employers are having trouble filling jobs and holding on to staff.

Shortages of skilled labor is expected because of retirements. With the average age of plumbers in Texas is 55 years old, companies are in need of plumbers. Plumbing apprenticeships hold little appeal when there is no work, so the pipeline of new plumbers has dried up, resulting in a shortage of new plumbing apprentices. With competitive salaries, and more jobs opening up, it is the perfect time to get into the plumbing business.

So if you’re wondering what to do with you life, or just need something new in life, try plumbing. It’s the perfect time for you to get into the business.