Construction and Extraction Occupations
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
721 thousand people employed within this category.
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers - 721 thousand
Construction Trades Workers
4,510 thousand people employed within this category.
Boilermakers - 14 thousand
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons - 66 thousand
Carpenters - 690 thousand
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers - 83 thousand
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers - 198 thousand
Construction Laborers - 1,013 thousand
Construction Equipment Operators - 468 thousand
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers - 106 thousand
Electricians - 690 thousand
Insulation Workers - 59 thousand
Painters and Paperhangers - 218 thousand
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters - 464 thousand
Plasterers and Stucco Masons - 26 thousand
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers - 17 thousand
Sheet Metal Workers - 121 thousand
Structural Iron and Steel Workers - 67 thousand
Solar Photovoltaic Installers - 28 thousand
Helpers, Construction Trades
202 thousand people employed within this category.
Helpers, Construction Trades - 202 thousand
Other Construction and Related Workers
447 thousand people employed within this category.
Construction and Building Inspectors - 129 thousand
Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers - 24 thousand
Fence Erectors - 27 thousand
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers - 47 thousand
Highway Maintenance Workers - 143 thousand
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators - 19 thousand
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners - 28 thousand
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers - 30 thousand
196 thousand people employed within this category.
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas - 59 thousand
Surface Mining Machine Operators and Earth Drillers - 53 thousand
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters - 5 thousand
Underground Mining Machine Operators - 23 thousand
Rock Splitters, Quarry - 4 thousand
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas - 39 thousand
Helpers--Extraction Workers - 7 thousand
Please note that when the total number of employees in a category exceeds the sum of the occupations within it, it indicates the exclusion of certain occupations.
Typically, these omitted occupations are categorized as 'all other', and usually consist of roles with relatively small workforce numbers.