Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Ames, IA

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 1,690
2006 1,640
2007 1,520
2008 1,430
2009 1,440
2010 1,480
2011 1,530
2012 1,420
2013 1,400
2014 1,570
2015 2,260
2016 1,980
2017 1,920
2018 1,720

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 150
2007 140
2008 120
2009 120
2010 110
2011 110
2012 90
2013 120
2014 150
2015 220
2016 210
2017 200
2018 250

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 260
2006 330
2007 220
2008 210
2009 280
2010 260
2011 220
2012 160
2013 140
2014 240
2015 270
2016 340
2017 170
2018 110

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2006 70
2007 100
2008 80
2009 70
2010 130
2011 160
2012 150
2014 70
2015 60
2016 50
2017 50
2018 40

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 290
2006 340
2007 280
2008 200
2009 110
2010 90
2011 160
2012 180
2013 350
2014 340
2015 340
2016 340
2017 350
2018 400

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2015 40

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 80
2009 100
2010 70
2011 80
2012 90
2013 90
2014 140
2015 150
2016 140
2017 180
2018 160

Electricians

Year Number
2011 310
2012 330
2013 210
2014 180
2015 180
2016 150
2017 180
2018 160

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2011 40
2012 40
2018 50

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 120
2006 100
2007 110
2009 120
2010 80
2011 90
2012 60
2013 80
2014 60
2015 80
2016 70
2017 80
2018 140

Roofers

Year Number
2013 40
2014 50
2016 30
2018 40

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 23,030
2006 240,100
2007 240,130
2008 190,180
2009 170,140
2010 430

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 60
2007 40
2008 30
2009 40
2012 40
2013 30
2016 50
2017 40
2018 40

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 50
2008 50
2009 60
2010 50
2011 40
2012 60
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60
2016 70
2017 100
2018 100