Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 13,450
2006 13,690
2007 13,620
2008 13,170
2009 11,750
2010 10,240
2011 10,980
2012 11,210
2013 10,640
2014 11,290
2015 11,220
2016 11,450
2017 10,880
2018 10,940

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 970
2006 1,000
2007 940
2008 1,000
2009 960
2010 890
2011 930
2012 930
2013 870
2014 900
2015 980
2016 950
2017 960
2018 850

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 160
2007 220
2009 400
2010 230
2011 80
2012 90
2013 90
2014 100
2015 70
2016 100
2017 140
2018 100

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 2,360
2006 2,910
2007 2,930
2008 2,680
2009 2,080
2010 1,650
2011 1,730
2012 1,730
2013 1,330
2014 1,380
2015 1,300
2016 1,660
2017 1,440
2018 1,260

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2009 90
2011 70
2013 90
2018 110

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2007 130
2011 40
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60
2016 110
2017 120

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 320
2006 480
2007 400
2008 310
2009 160
2010 180
2011 220
2012 180
2013 260
2014 330
2015 400
2016 350
2017 360
2018 290

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 2,170
2006 2,000
2007 2,080
2008 1,860
2009 1,620
2010 1,500
2011 1,930
2012 1,840
2013 1,940
2014 1,680
2015 1,770
2016 1,550
2017 1,790
2018 2,030

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2007 80
2009 120
2011 90
2013 120
2014 150
2015 180
2016 160
2018 90

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 1,000
2006 850
2007 870
2008 790
2009 910
2010 780
2011 820
2012 730
2013 600
2014 680
2015 820
2016 860
2017 760
2018 740

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 150
2006 140
2007 120
2008 120
2009 170
2010 130
2012 100
2013 230
2014 300
2015 340
2016 150

Tapers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2011 50
2012 50
2013 90

Electricians

Year Number
2011 1,160
2012 1,350
2013 1,330
2014 1,510
2015 1,400
2016 1,450
2017 1,240
2018 1,160

Glaziers

Year Number
2017 110

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2018 40

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 350
2006 430
2007 480
2008 420
2009 340
2010 260
2011 320
2012 320
2013 320
2014 310
2015 340
2016 400
2017 400
2018 420

Paperhangers

Year Number
2005 120

Pipelayers

Year Number
2007 40
2011 50
2012 60
2013 60
2014 50

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 1,000
2006 820
2007 910
2008 680
2009 640
2010 670
2011 710
2012 790
2013 640
2014 870
2015 820
2016 960
2017 950
2018 1,030

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2006 120

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2011 30

Roofers

Year Number
2011 280
2013 250
2014 280
2015 300
2016 320
2017 230
2018 210

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2006 190
2007 240
2008 350
2009 350
2011 310
2012 240
2013 190
2014 290
2015 200
2016 190
2017 90

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 100
2007 180
2011 120
2012 150
2013 200
2014 190
2015 150
2016 140
2018 210

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 11,002,301,040
2006 1,180,360,840
2007 1,310,380,700
2008 1,460,900
2009 1,330,200,880
2010 2,140

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

Year Number
2007 60
2008 110
2009 140
2012 60
2013 40
2014 50

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 430
2006 490
2007 280
2008 260
2009 150
2010 170
2011 70
2012 50
2017 70

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 290
2008 250
2009 250
2010 150
2011 130
2012 120
2014 60
2016 110
2017 130
2018 240

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2009 50
2010 60
2017 110
2018 100

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2005 90
2009 90

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 440
2006 380
2007 350
2008 440
2009 350
2010 340
2011 310
2012 320
2013 330
2014 410
2015 360
2016 300
2017 280
2018 320

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2011 70
2013 70
2014 80
2015 120
2016 80
2017 60

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2008 90
2009 60
2016 140
2018 80

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2011 90
2012 150
2013 130
2014 70
2016 40
2017 80
2018 210

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 330
2007 330
2008 440
2009 470
2010 510
2011 470
2012 530
2013 510
2014 600
2015 590
2016 580
2017 550
2018 540

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2006 40
2008 90
2009 90
2010 90
2011 80
2012 240
2014 180
2015 60
2016 130

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 50

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2016 30

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2006 40
2008 30
2009 50
2010 70
2011 30
2015 30
2016 60
2017 60

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Year Number
2015 50

Rock Splitters, Quarry

Year Number
2010 40