Numbers of Architecture and Engineering Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2005 55,910
2006 54,300
2007 54,760
2008 55,280
2009 54,660
2010 51,350
2011 49,060
2012 48,970
2013 49,070
2014 51,650
2015 51,880
2016 52,790
2017 51,800

Individual occupations

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Year Number
2005 3,790
2006 3,980
2007 3,910
2008 4,450
2009 4,530
2010 3,860
2011 3,580
2012 2,930
2013 3,140
2014 3,630
2015 3,770
2016 3,920
2017 4,350

Landscape Architects

Year Number
2005 560
2006 610
2007 480
2008 530
2009 410
2010 350
2011 90
2012 130
2013 230
2014 350
2015 310
2016 210
2017 140

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 70
2008 260
2009 230
2010 150
2011 70
2012 70
2013 80
2014 150
2015 180
2016 170

Surveyors

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 1,340
2007 1,530
2008 1,450
2009 930
2010 610
2011 620
2012 630
2013 750
2014 550
2015 460
2016 460
2017 620

Aerospace Engineers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 90
2008 70
2009 80
2013 230
2014 330
2015 380
2016 290
2017 230

Agricultural Engineers

Year Number
2014 70

Biomedical Engineers

Year Number
2005 170
2011 200
2012 100
2013 70
2014 50
2015 90
2016 170
2017 280

Chemical Engineers

Year Number
2005 520
2006 410
2007 440
2008 740
2009 710
2010 780
2011 520
2012 750
2013 810
2014 810
2015 420
2016 380
2017 420

Civil Engineers

Year Number
2005 5,180
2006 6,370
2007 5,760
2008 5,010
2009 4,740
2010 4,290
2011 4,790
2012 5,460
2013 6,160
2014 6,640
2015 6,660
2016 7,360
2017 7,490

Computer Hardware Engineers

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,700
2007 1,850
2008 920
2009 800
2010 1,010
2011 1,490
2012 1,490
2013 1,410
2014 850
2015 930
2016 730
2017 630

Electrical Engineers

Year Number
2005 3,070
2006 3,370
2007 3,290
2008 3,640
2009 3,390
2010 3,170
2011 2,670
2012 3,280
2013 3,220
2014 3,590
2015 3,660
2016 4,010
2017 3,610

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Year Number
2005 4,260
2006 3,980
2007 3,420
2008 3,000
2009 3,150
2010 3,800
2011 3,870
2012 3,270
2013 2,240
2014 1,920
2015 2,190
2016 2,270
2017 2,360

Environmental Engineers

Year Number
2005 1,250
2006 960
2007 1,080
2008 1,450
2009 1,380
2010 1,080
2011 790
2012 780
2013 820
2014 760
2015 960
2016 970
2017 940

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

Year Number
2005 630
2006 470
2007 490
2008 1,010
2009 1,010
2010 1,010
2012 620
2013 620
2014 500
2015 360
2016 310
2017 300

Industrial Engineers

Year Number
2005 3,840
2006 3,700
2007 4,260
2008 4,600
2009 5,200
2010 4,450
2011 4,930
2012 3,630
2013 4,250
2014 5,080
2015 6,600
2016 6,600
2017 5,860

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Year Number
2011 50

Materials Engineers

Year Number
2005 670
2006 600
2007 260
2008 340
2009 360
2010 560
2011 610
2012 640
2013 450
2014 300
2015 330
2016 390
2017 430

Mechanical Engineers

Year Number
2005 5,290
2006 5,120
2007 4,310
2008 5,150
2009 4,990
2010 5,400
2011 5,130
2012 5,700
2013 5,920
2014 5,570
2015 5,540
2016 6,800
2017 8,000

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Year Number
2014 140

Nuclear Engineers

Year Number
2005 670
2006 790
2007 320
2009 820
2010 820
2011 620
2012 520
2013 500
2014 520
2015 440
2016 330
2017 370

Petroleum Engineers

Year Number
2016 50
2017 40

Engineers, All Other

Year Number
2005 5,940
2006 5,490
2007 7,380
2008 6,960
2009 7,170
2010 5,350
2011 4,370
2012 5,130
2013 4,960
2014 5,020
2015 3,030
2016 2,340
2017 2,170

Architectural and Civil Drafters

Year Number
2005 2,400
2006 1,910
2007 1,830
2008 1,980
2009 1,870
2010 1,830
2011 1,990
2012 2,020
2013 2,390
2014 2,270
2015 2,340
2016 1,910
2017 1,410

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Year Number
2005 510
2006 470
2007 520
2008 580
2009 870
2010 690
2011 650
2012 310
2013 420
2014 410
2015 530
2016 520
2017 540

Mechanical Drafters

Year Number
2005 1,640
2006 1,360
2007 1,570
2008 1,290
2009 1,400
2010 1,190
2011 1,210
2012 990
2013 1,030
2014 1,470
2015 2,200
2016 2,500
2017 2,570

Drafters, All Other

Year Number
2005 460
2006 580
2007 670
2008 1,050
2009 940
2010 700
2011 460
2012 430
2013 490
2014 370
2015 280
2016 160
2017 110

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Year Number
2005 150

Civil Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 3,170
2006 2,150
2007 1,970
2008 1,130
2009 980
2010 910
2011 720
2012 980
2013 1,110
2014 1,330
2015 1,060
2016 940
2017 830

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 2,760
2006 2,950
2007 3,070
2008 3,150
2009 3,010
2010 3,400
2011 3,300
2012 3,060
2013 2,440
2014 2,580
2015 2,680
2016 2,480
2017 2,340

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Year Number
2005 520
2006 560
2007 620
2008 510
2009 360
2010 270
2011 270
2012 350
2013 270
2014 390
2015 290
2016 260
2017 100

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 270
2006 260
2007 640
2008 710
2009 680
2010 560
2011 390
2012 450
2013 360
2014 340
2015 140
2016 200
2017 260

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,280
2006 1,320
2007 1,370
2008 1,380
2009 1,330
2010 1,090
2011 1,120
2012 740
2013 730
2014 670
2015 660
2016 690
2017 700

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,120
2006 870
2007 680
2008 690
2009 730
2010 1,070
2011 1,190
2012 1,200
2013 780
2014 1,320
2015 1,610
2016 1,520
2017 1,110

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,300
2007 1,510
2008 1,460
2009 1,660
2010 1,510
2011 1,600
2012 2,030
2013 2,190
2014 2,190
2015 2,120
2016 2,280
2017 2,730

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,070
2006 1,010
2007 930
2008 720
2009 610
2010 680
2011 730
2012 720
2013 630
2014 730
2015 640
2016 770
2017 730