Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Abilene, TX

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 3,210
2006 3,140
2007 3,760
2008 4,010
2009 3,820
2010 3,150
2011 3,290
2012 3,560
2013 3,730
2014 4,000
2015 3,770
2016 3,450
2017 3,270
2018 3,580

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 300
2006 200
2007 220
2008 320
2009 380
2010 350
2011 310
2012 320
2013 290
2014 300
2015 330
2016 300
2017 340
2018 330

Boilermakers

Year Number
2008 60
2015 100
2016 90

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 70
2006 160
2007 150
2008 220
2009 130
2010 130
2011 80
2012 70
2013 150
2014 180
2015 230
2016 130
2017 130
2018 210

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2007 30
2008 40
2011 50
2015 50
2016 60

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 370
2006 370
2007 460
2008 400
2009 290
2010 340
2011 370
2012 430
2013 540
2014 570
2015 390
2016 330
2017 370
2018 450

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 110
2007 40

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 190
2006 200
2007 340
2008 420
2009 340
2010 180
2011 120
2012 170
2013 170
2014 200
2015 180
2016 190
2017 250
2018 310

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 120
2009 140
2010 100
2011 40
2012 100
2015 150
2016 150
2017 130
2018 110

Electricians

Year Number
2011 290
2012 250
2013 280
2016 430
2018 320

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 60

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2012 50

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 130
2006 180
2007 190
2008 160
2009 140
2010 140
2011 140
2012 130
2013 130
2014 130
2015 130
2016 120
2017 130
2018 150

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 170
2006 150
2007 140
2008 90
2009 80
2010 120
2011 170
2012 170
2013 200
2014 300
2015 320
2016 310
2017 320
2018 330

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 60
2007 40
2015 50
2016 70
2017 70
2018 60

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2018 50

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 27,070
2006 220,130
2007 24,050,110
2008 33,050,160
2009 39,050,140
2010 330

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2006 40
2008 40

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2008 50
2016 30

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 150
2007 130
2008 180
2009 110
2010 80
2012 70
2013 110

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 150
2006 110
2009 120
2010 110
2012 60
2013 50
2014 60
2015 90
2016 90
2018 60

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2015 40
2016 30
2017 30
2018 50

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2006 40
2008 50
2011 40
2012 40
2013 30
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40
2018 40

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2012 60
2013 60
2014 60
2015 80
2016 90
2017 90
2018 60

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2006 90
2007 60
2009 150
2010 160
2011 150
2012 490
2013 400
2014 500
2015 250
2016 80
2017 50
2018 50

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2005 270
2006 300
2007 200
2009 140
2011 120
2012 260
2013 200
2014 190
2015 70
2016 60
2017 50

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2008 160
2009 130
2010 70
2011 160
2012 230
2013 210
2014 110
2018 380

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2006 60
2007 540
2008 600
2009 530
2010 320
2011 320
2012 200
2013 230
2014 140
2015 340
2016 230
2017 250
2018 200

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2011 100
2012 70
2013 90
2014 120
2015 200
2016 120
2017 60