Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Arkansas

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 50,630
2002 49,180
2003 48,410
2004 45,660
2005 47,020
2006 49,700
2009 51,900
2010 48,160
2011 46,740
2012 47,760
2013 45,040
2014 44,180
2015 45,820
2016 46,470
2017 46,330
2018 45,190

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2001 4,010
2002 4,000
2003 4,050
2004 4,390
2005 4,880
2006 4,750
2007 5,010
2008 4,960
2009 4,750
2010 4,840
2011 4,930
2012 5,230
2013 4,990
2014 4,840
2015 5,220
2016 4,890
2017 5,080
2018 4,900

Boilermakers

Year Number
2009 130
2010 90
2011 60
2012 40
2013 30
2014 30
2016 120
2017 120
2018 200

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2001 730
2002 790
2003 970
2004 840
2005 960
2006 1,070
2007 1,010
2008 1,110
2009 920
2010 740
2011 460
2012 460
2013 430
2014 510
2015 480
2016 460
2017 480
2018 450

Stonemasons

Year Number
2006 50
2008 80
2009 60
2010 90
2011 100
2012 100
2013 80
2014 50
2015 50

Carpenters

Year Number
2001 5,940
2002 5,190
2003 5,030
2004 4,660
2005 4,550
2006 5,030
2007 5,470
2008 4,910
2009 4,430
2010 3,740
2011 3,210
2012 3,240
2013 3,410
2014 3,680
2015 4,290
2016 4,670
2017 4,440
2018 4,250

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2001 170
2002 180
2003 300
2004 270
2005 140
2008 180
2009 110
2010 130
2011 120
2012 90
2013 90
2014 50
2015 150
2016 190
2017 220
2018 110

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2001 100
2002 70
2003 120
2004 100
2005 80
2006 70
2008 90
2009 80
2010 80
2012 50

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Year Number
2006 90
2007 90
2008 100
2010 110
2012 70
2013 60
2016 120
2017 130
2018 160

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2001 40
2002 70
2003 150
2004 200
2005 190
2006 160
2007 100
2008 130
2009 140
2010 130
2011 100
2012 120
2013 130
2014 110
2015 80
2016 80
2017 180
2018 190

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2001 1,530
2002 1,480
2003 1,390
2004 1,600
2005 1,600
2006 1,790
2007 2,000
2008 1,800
2009 1,550
2010 1,340
2011 990
2012 1,000
2013 970
2014 1,080
2015 1,110
2016 1,200
2017 1,470
2018 1,770

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

Year Number
2008 80
2009 70
2010 50

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2001 4,280
2002 4,260
2003 4,610
2004 4,360
2005 5,220
2006 5,770
2010 7,480
2011 7,890
2012 8,660
2013 7,420
2014 7,280
2015 7,490
2016 7,500
2017 6,650
2018 5,340

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 1,990
2002 1,870
2003 1,630
2004 1,430
2005 1,380
2006 980
2007 1,190
2008 1,090
2009 900
2010 880
2011 880
2012 960
2013 1,020
2014 900
2015 1,210
2016 1,080
2017 1,020
2018 1,080

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 3,590
2002 3,580
2003 3,720
2004 3,160
2005 3,660
2006 3,440
2007 4,480
2008 4,610
2009 4,670
2010 4,350
2011 4,060
2012 4,220
2013 3,950
2014 4,000
2015 3,590
2016 3,420
2017 3,890
2018 3,630

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2001 670
2002 610
2003 550
2004 520
2005 510
2006 420
2007 490
2008 370
2009 340
2010 320
2011 510
2012 500
2013 460
2014 350
2015 480
2016 570
2017 410
2018 330

Tapers

Year Number
2003 30
2004 50
2005 40
2006 50
2007 80
2008 100
2009 70
2010 50
2011 50
2013 50

Electricians

Year Number
2011 4,590
2012 4,610
2013 4,950
2014 5,000
2015 5,260
2016 5,620
2017 5,730
2018 5,740

Glaziers

Year Number
2001 320
2002 350
2003 290
2004 130
2005 220
2006 240
2007 330
2008 470
2009 410
2010 310
2011 290
2012 350
2013 340
2014 320
2015 450
2016 400
2017 420
2018 430

Insulation Workers

Year Number
2001 240
2002 440
2003 460

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2004 270
2005 240
2006 140
2007 130
2009 380
2010 320
2011 120
2012 150
2013 210
2014 220
2015 210
2016 320
2017 350
2018 300

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2004 50
2005 50
2008 300
2009 100
2010 120
2011 60
2012 110
2013 140
2014 140
2015 160
2016 160
2017 190
2018 120

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2001 1,350
2002 1,420
2003 1,300
2004 1,080
2005 1,070
2006 1,260
2007 1,350
2008 1,460
2009 1,210
2010 1,120
2011 1,040
2012 1,130
2013 1,030
2014 1,060
2015 1,090
2016 1,340
2017 1,280
2018 1,140

Paperhangers

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40
2003 30
2004 30
2005 40
2014 40

Pipelayers

Year Number
2001 510
2002 480
2003 400
2004 360
2005 490
2006 550
2007 490
2008 560
2009 480
2010 430
2011 390
2012 320
2013 350
2014 380
2015 460
2016 450
2017 260

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2001 3,570
2002 3,930
2003 3,620
2004 2,830
2005 3,060
2006 3,070
2007 3,350
2008 3,320
2009 2,840
2010 2,850
2011 2,910
2012 3,100
2013 3,120
2014 3,050
2015 3,040
2016 2,940
2017 2,680
2018 3,130

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2001 290
2002 230
2003 200
2004 250
2005 390
2006 420
2007 370
2009 60
2010 70
2011 50
2013 50
2014 50
2015 60
2016 70

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2001 100
2002 100
2003 80
2007 100
2008 90
2009 120
2010 60
2011 70
2012 80
2013 70
2014 100
2016 70
2018 130

Roofers

Year Number
2011 680
2012 730
2013 640
2014 620
2015 720
2016 770
2017 720
2018 720

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2001 1,640
2002 1,300
2003 1,230
2004 1,640
2005 1,570
2006 2,270
2007 2,270
2008 2,190
2009 1,620
2010 1,360
2011 1,370
2012 1,510
2013 1,340
2014 1,170
2015 1,360
2016 1,280
2017 1,430
2018 1,060

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2001 1,110
2002 920
2003 1,050
2004 900
2005 700
2006 750
2007 880
2008 770
2009 890
2010 630
2011 670
2012 690
2013 760
2014 820
2015 830
2016 930
2017 850
2018 850

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2001 7,200
2002 7,400
2003 49,004,402,080
2004 44,704,902,350
2005 47,505,702,240
2006 49,901,990
2007 49,606,201,950
2008 47,505,502,230
2009 49,105,402,560
2010 7,440

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

Year Number
2001 670
2002 640
2003 650
2004 640
2005 500
2006 590
2007 580
2008 660
2009 560
2010 450
2011 360
2012 430
2013 400
2014 370
2015 290
2016 230
2017 320
2018 280

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2001 1,200
2002 1,150
2003 1,350
2004 1,370
2005 1,350
2006 1,150
2007 930
2008 670
2009 810
2010 660
2011 640
2012 480
2013 520
2014 320
2015 360
2016 270
2017 270
2018 290

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2001 900
2002 770
2003 760
2004 700
2005 880
2006 990
2007 1,000
2008 950
2009 1,120
2010 990
2011 990
2012 640
2013 680
2014 470
2015 360
2016 300
2017 490

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2001 390
2002 440
2003 340
2004 290
2005 350
2006 330
2007 220
2008 150
2009 190
2010 180
2011 190
2012 160
2013 150
2014 220
2015 220
2016 280
2017 150
2018 130

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2001 430
2002 410
2003 480
2004 590
2005 630
2006 730
2007 810
2008 740
2009 580
2010 540
2011 570
2012 510
2013 440
2014 460
2015 430
2016 440
2017 270
2018 490

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2001 320
2002 260
2003 250
2004 170
2005 160
2006 180
2007 250
2008 280
2009 350
2010 250
2011 250
2012 250
2013 210
2014 220
2015 210
2016 240
2017 120
2018 50

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2004 750
2005 700
2006 660
2007 720
2008 560
2009 410
2010 340
2011 350
2012 330
2013 270
2014 340
2015 320
2016 310
2017 300
2018 420

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2001 1,070
2002 1,480
2003 1,630
2004 1,290
2006 720
2007 630
2008 710
2009 680
2010 720
2011 690
2012 650
2013 620
2014 630
2015 550
2016 630
2017 760
2018 880

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2003 60
2004 60
2014 30
2015 60
2016 90
2017 110
2018 80

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2001 230
2002 160
2003 160
2004 180
2005 210
2006 130
2007 120
2010 260
2011 220
2012 230
2013 180
2014 210
2016 180
2017 200
2018 290

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2001 320
2002 320
2003 340
2004 250
2005 250
2006 150
2007 230
2008 180
2009 250
2010 290
2011 290
2013 200
2014 190
2015 160
2016 220
2017 260
2018 170

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2001 2,100
2002 1,820
2003 1,680
2004 1,490
2005 1,440
2006 1,320
2007 1,410
2008 1,390
2009 1,460
2010 1,570
2011 1,580
2012 1,620
2013 1,700
2014 1,720
2015 1,730
2016 2,390
2017 2,890
2018 3,160

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 210
2002 210
2003 210
2004 220
2006 190
2007 200
2008 170
2009 180
2010 190
2011 200
2012 180
2013 170
2014 180
2015 140
2016 140
2017 60
2018 70

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2001 460
2002 480
2003 510
2004 500
2005 230
2006 300
2007 390
2008 370
2009 340
2010 170
2011 120
2012 190
2013 190
2014 170
2015 120
2016 130
2017 200
2018 130

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 140
2018 170

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 920
2005 740
2006 950
2007 740
2008 660
2009 620
2012 410
2013 310
2014 270

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2001 60
2002 60
2003 90
2004 190
2005 190
2006 330
2007 440
2008 840
2009 1,020
2010 860
2011 650
2012 460
2013 310
2014 230
2015 240
2016 120
2017 70
2018 70

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2001 210
2002 150
2003 110
2004 150
2005 270
2006 350
2008 1,160
2009 840
2010 730
2011 590
2012 370
2013 180
2014 90
2015 110
2016 40

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Year Number
2001 200
2002 210
2003 170
2004 300
2005 250
2006 320
2007 250
2008 600
2009 380
2010 560
2011 480
2012 570
2013 520
2014 670
2015 650
2016 530
2017 490
2018 550

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2001 380
2002 230
2003 240
2004 250
2005 270
2007 170
2008 80
2009 90
2010 80
2011 130
2012 180
2013 230
2014 190
2015 220
2016 40
2017 70
2018 110

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Year Number
2001 170
2002 140
2003 120
2004 90
2005 100
2006 120
2007 190
2008 350
2009 390
2010 370
2011 290
2012 250
2013 230
2014 160
2015 130
2016 120
2017 160
2018 170

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 30
2002 50
2003 30
2011 60
2012 40
2013 40
2014 100
2015 190
2016 220
2017 190
2018 160

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 90
2009 110
2012 40
2013 30

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

Year Number
2006 40
2008 90
2009 80

Rock Splitters, Quarry

Year Number
2005 130
2006 250
2007 200
2008 280
2009 160
2010 150
2011 130
2012 120
2013 100
2014 60
2016 40
2017 50
2018 110

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2001 170
2002 210
2003 280
2004 280
2005 160
2006 80
2007 150
2008 220
2009 510
2010 830
2011 990
2012 1,110
2013 650
2014 590
2015 540
2016 420
2017 320
2018 360

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2001 460
2002 280
2003 220
2004 320
2005 400
2006 390
2009 170
2010 290
2011 450
2012 460
2013 430
2014 270
2015 260
2016 80
2017 80
2018 80

Extraction Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2008 50
2010 140
2011 150
2012 110
2013 60
2014 40