Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Asheville, NC

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 8,040
2006 8,360
2007 9,100
2008 8,720
2009 7,620
2010 6,780
2011 6,170
2012 5,920
2013 5,390
2014 5,670
2015 5,400
2016 5,650
2017 6,290
2018 7,170

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 1,150
2006 1,130
2007 1,310
2008 1,210
2009 1,080
2010 890
2011 860
2012 750
2013 630
2014 640
2015 600
2016 730
2017 860
2018 880

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 130
2006 100
2007 300
2009 180
2010 40
2012 40
2013 30
2014 40
2015 60
2017 80
2018 90

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,280
2007 1,440
2008 1,310
2009 1,340
2010 1,300
2011 1,090
2012 880
2013 750
2014 850
2015 850
2016 890
2017 960
2018 970

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2018 50

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 100
2006 90
2007 120
2008 100
2009 110
2010 100
2011 90
2012 60
2014 70
2015 110
2016 160
2017 180
2018 170

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 1,150
2006 1,360
2007 1,520
2008 1,470
2009 1,050
2010 920
2011 660
2012 660
2013 560
2014 700
2015 590
2016 620
2017 710
2018 940

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2007 70
2008 100
2009 90
2010 60
2011 70
2012 60
2013 80
2014 40
2015 120
2016 80
2017 70

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 470
2006 550
2007 630
2008 620
2009 560
2010 510
2011 550
2012 450
2013 250
2014 230
2015 240
2016 360
2017 430
2018 360

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2006 40
2008 80
2009 100
2010 60
2011 40
2012 30
2017 50
2018 100

Electricians

Year Number
2011 580
2012 640
2013 650
2014 670
2015 510
2016 450
2017 600
2018 790

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 70
2008 60
2009 80
2010 90
2014 40
2015 30
2017 50

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2014 40

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 250
2006 260
2007 290
2008 290
2009 210
2010 240
2011 250
2012 280
2013 210
2014 170
2015 140
2016 240
2017 320
2018 270

Pipelayers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 110
2007 150
2008 90
2009 90
2010 120
2011 90
2013 70
2014 80
2015 80
2016 100
2017 110
2018 120

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 390
2006 480
2007 610
2008 500
2009 390
2010 320
2011 290
2012 320
2013 360
2014 340
2015 300
2017 290
2018 380

Roofers

Year Number
2011 150
2012 170
2013 90
2014 90
2015 120
2016 100
2017 120
2018 100

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 360
2006 260
2007 240
2008 280
2009 240
2010 220
2011 170
2012 130
2013 160
2014 150
2015 110
2018 50

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 770,190,440
2006 660,140,370
2007 670,120,350
2008 710,120,400
2009 72,070,360
2010 1,210

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

Year Number
2008 60
2015 40

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2007 220
2008 250
2009 170
2010 180
2011 170

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 290
2006 450
2007 380
2008 360
2009 310
2010 210
2011 210
2012 110
2013 200
2014 240
2015 310
2016 340
2017 370
2018 370

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 150
2007 230
2008 210
2009 160
2012 80
2013 100
2014 150
2018 270

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2007 30
2008 50
2009 50
2014 80

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2012 50
2013 50
2015 50

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 120
2008 100
2009 100
2010 100
2011 90
2012 100
2013 100
2014 110
2015 180
2016 200
2017 150
2018 140

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 50
2012 210
2013 200
2014 220
2015 200
2016 190
2017 230
2018 260

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2007 80
2008 70
2011 50
2012 110
2013 90
2016 100
2017 160
2018 130

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 60
2018 80

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 30
2006 60
2007 30
2013 120
2014 150
2015 160
2016 140