Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 20,450
2006 19,620
2007 20,110
2008 20,760
2009 20,680
2010 20,290
2011 19,810
2012 18,960
2013 17,360
2014 18,380
2015 19,050
2016 20,140
2017 19,230
2018 19,630

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 1,880
2006 1,590
2007 1,540
2008 1,660
2009 1,680
2010 1,750
2011 1,700
2012 1,360
2013 1,050
2014 1,090
2015 1,340
2016 1,600
2017 1,550
2018 1,750

Boilermakers

Year Number
2006 50

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 680
2006 520
2007 700
2008 600
2009 690
2010 590
2011 420
2012 260
2013 230
2014 210
2015 340
2016 400
2017 400
2018 490

Stonemasons

Year Number
2012 60
2013 110

Carpenters

Year Number
2006 2,820
2007 2,620
2008 2,520
2009 2,960
2010 2,900
2011 2,970
2012 2,690
2013 2,270
2014 2,210
2015 2,250
2016 2,360
2017 2,240
2018 2,440

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2017 90

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2005 120
2006 700
2007 710
2008 620
2009 90
2010 130
2012 110
2013 80
2014 70
2017 100

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 490
2007 510
2008 450
2009 260
2010 290
2011 270
2012 340
2013 200
2014 300
2015 410
2016 470
2017 470
2018 400

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 2,860
2006 2,930
2007 3,050
2008 3,120
2009 3,200
2010 3,320
2011 3,230
2012 2,660
2013 2,870
2014 3,360
2015 4,000
2016 3,930
2017 3,860
2018 3,510

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 100
2006 50
2007 80
2008 90
2009 100
2010 70
2011 50
2012 130
2016 170
2017 160
2018 190

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 1,140
2006 900
2007 970
2008 970
2009 1,160
2010 1,150
2011 1,100
2012 1,000
2013 880
2014 800
2015 830
2016 930
2017 890
2018 790

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 670
2006 350
2007 460
2009 340
2010 240
2011 190
2014 310
2015 330
2016 280

Tapers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 90
2007 50
2017 30

Electricians

Year Number
2011 1,790
2012 1,980
2013 1,940
2014 2,240
2015 2,220
2016 2,270
2017 2,290
2018 2,350

Glaziers

Year Number
2011 170
2012 240
2013 170
2014 190
2015 160
2016 260
2017 130
2018 190

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2005 110
2007 130
2010 170
2011 170
2017 270
2018 230

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2005 150
2012 50
2013 70
2014 80
2015 110

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 1,000
2006 820
2007 820
2008 830
2009 800
2010 780
2011 790
2012 850
2013 820
2014 770
2015 760
2016 830
2017 860
2018 910

Pipelayers

Year Number
2005 40
2007 70
2008 60
2009 50
2013 130
2014 70
2015 70
2017 30

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 880
2006 1,160
2007 1,200
2008 1,430
2009 1,560
2010 1,580
2011 1,560
2012 1,610
2013 1,640
2014 1,670
2015 1,620
2016 1,630
2017 1,400
2018 1,300

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2006 50
2007 40
2011 30

Roofers

Year Number
2011 370
2012 560
2013 420
2015 360
2016 350
2017 440
2018 650

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 760
2006 640
2007 640
2008 400
2009 370
2010 470
2011 500
2012 530
2013 410
2014 660
2015 540
2016 810
2017 570
2018 530

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 180
2007 190
2008 410
2009 400
2010 310
2011 230
2012 320
2013 280
2014 200
2015 110
2017 320
2018 340

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 22,204,601,710
2006 23,203,001,260
2007 22,403,001,040
2008 2,070,330,680
2009 1,970,430,530
2010 2,880

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

Year Number
2009 60
2010 80
2011 150
2012 170
2013 200
2014 110

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 180
2006 120
2008 230
2009 300
2010 270
2011 230
2015 70
2016 40
2017 40

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 270
2006 140
2007 80
2012 140
2013 120
2014 160
2016 140
2017 130
2018 130

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 140
2006 70
2013 100
2016 140
2017 90
2018 210

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2007 100
2008 120
2009 80

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 300
2006 320
2007 500
2008 560
2009 580
2010 580
2011 620
2012 610
2013 510
2014 480
2015 510
2016 500
2017 540
2018 490

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2010 200
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 90
2016 120
2017 130
2018 120

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2005 80
2006 160

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 130
2008 430
2009 450
2010 550
2011 350
2012 330
2013 280
2014 330
2015 450
2016 300
2017 320
2018 410

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 910
2006 1,150
2007 1,100
2008 1,170
2009 1,080
2010 1,270
2011 1,310
2012 1,180
2013 1,010
2014 1,020
2015 1,180
2016 1,230
2017 1,250
2018 1,250

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2007 120
2011 50
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40
2017 70

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2009 170

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2018 50