Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 175,920
2006 183,320
2007 190,170
2008 187,750
2009 164,160
2010 147,450
2011 144,220
2012 140,140
2013 130,830
2014 130,980
2015 131,480
2016 130,510
2017 132,260
2018 138,710

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 11,400
2006 11,560
2007 10,850
2008 10,610
2009 9,210
2010 7,790
2011 6,900
2012 7,070
2013 7,400
2014 8,070
2015 7,890
2016 8,140
2017 7,350
2018 8,150

Boilermakers

Year Number
2005 1,080
2007 1,000
2008 1,200
2009 1,320
2010 960
2011 1,080
2012 970
2013 610
2014 760

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 6,110
2006 6,460
2007 6,510
2008 5,630
2009 4,910
2010 3,520
2011 3,180
2012 2,450
2013 2,780
2014 2,520
2015 2,530
2016 2,110
2017 2,060
2018 2,630

Stonemasons

Year Number
2007 350
2008 320
2009 330
2014 90

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 31,040
2006 33,270
2007 32,580
2008 30,340
2009 26,270
2010 20,860
2011 19,390
2012 16,030
2013 14,880
2014 15,570
2015 16,260
2016 18,270
2017 18,930
2018 20,810

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,450
2007 1,860
2008 1,730
2009 1,470
2010 1,470
2011 1,360
2012 1,480
2013 990
2014 1,160
2015 1,250
2016 1,360
2017 960
2018 630

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2005 850
2006 610
2010 260
2011 250
2012 200
2016 310
2017 490

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Year Number
2009 240
2010 320
2011 160
2012 130
2013 100

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2005 1,280
2006 1,020
2007 1,220
2008 1,610
2009 1,270
2010 1,090
2011 790
2012 670
2013 950
2014 940
2015 1,040
2016 1,450
2017 1,510
2018 1,820

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 6,050
2006 6,440
2007 5,240
2008 5,520
2009 4,430
2010 4,910
2011 5,040
2012 5,010
2013 4,520
2014 3,720
2015 3,380
2016 3,310
2017 3,980
2018 4,420

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

Year Number
2005 520
2012 190

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 23,100
2006 29,960
2007 37,560
2008 40,600
2009 33,920
2010 33,660
2011 32,160
2012 33,300
2013 23,740
2014 23,850
2015 24,170
2016 24,120
2017 24,700
2018 25,930

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 1,610
2006 1,060
2007 920
2008 600
2009 640
2010 660
2011 1,050
2012 1,170
2013 1,290
2014 1,050
2015 960
2016 760
2017 1,070
2018 1,530

Pile-Driver Operators

Year Number
2005 300
2007 180
2011 30
2013 50
2015 40

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 6,100
2006 7,020
2007 8,010
2008 8,030
2009 8,230
2010 7,600
2011 7,040
2012 6,030
2013 5,990
2014 5,720
2015 6,390
2016 7,320
2017 7,340
2018 7,680

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 2,020
2006 2,460
2007 2,520
2008 2,410
2010 1,100
2011 1,890
2012 1,710
2013 1,540
2014 900
2015 1,520
2016 1,540
2017 2,050
2018 1,560

Tapers

Year Number
2006 1,840
2007 1,730
2008 1,240
2010 810
2012 420
2013 400
2014 400
2015 420
2016 440
2017 380
2018 550

Electricians

Year Number
2011 18,360
2012 19,070
2013 20,050
2014 20,220
2015 19,330
2016 15,900
2017 16,960
2018 18,160

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 1,390
2006 1,260
2007 850
2008 1,090
2009 1,430
2010 1,200
2011 1,290
2012 860
2013 1,290
2014 1,100
2015 800
2016 790
2017 1,040
2018 1,140

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2005 860
2007 660
2009 1,180
2011 410
2012 520
2013 520
2014 330
2015 280
2016 640
2017 550
2018 730

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2007 930
2008 710
2009 490
2010 470
2011 730
2012 950
2013 1,460
2014 1,200
2015 850
2016 270
2017 100
2018 70

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 8,250
2006 8,050
2007 7,930
2008 7,340
2009 6,500
2010 6,160
2011 6,320
2012 6,020
2013 5,970
2014 5,980
2015 6,760
2016 7,060
2017 7,000
2018 7,310

Paperhangers

Year Number
2006 320
2007 260
2009 250
2010 230
2011 390
2012 340
2013 370
2014 170
2015 180

Pipelayers

Year Number
2005 620
2006 620
2007 520
2008 390
2009 630
2010 540
2012 330
2013 480
2014 510
2015 570
2016 250
2017 390
2018 190

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 14,600
2006 15,690
2007 15,640
2008 15,480
2009 14,470
2010 12,150
2011 10,770
2012 9,680
2013 11,350
2014 13,100
2015 13,040
2016 12,170
2017 13,310
2018 12,890

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2005 560
2007 330
2009 190
2010 290
2011 420
2012 380
2013 300
2014 230
2016 160
2017 50
2018 180

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2006 1,450
2007 810
2008 1,240
2009 890
2010 810
2011 480
2012 420
2013 660
2014 470
2015 520
2016 510
2017 510
2018 480

Roofers

Year Number
2011 3,550
2012 3,330
2013 3,810
2014 3,650
2015 4,120
2016 4,040
2017 3,680
2018 3,540

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 4,950
2006 5,210
2007 4,930
2008 5,310
2009 4,610
2010 3,610
2011 3,710
2012 3,290
2013 3,170
2014 2,530
2015 2,560
2016 2,980
2017 3,500
2018 3,810

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 2,800
2006 2,830
2007 2,550
2008 2,180
2009 1,670
2010 1,500
2011 2,220
2012 2,640
2013 2,060
2014 2,380
2015 2,460
2016 2,570
2017 2,500
2018 2,410

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 2,077,042,105,730
2006 1,806,040,106,990
2007 2,163,046,905,260
2008 2,142,042,204,810
2009 2,004,038,303,800
2010 24,610

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

Year Number
2005 930
2006 1,380
2007 1,290
2008 1,130
2009 520
2010 520
2011 480
2012 560
2013 210
2014 180
2015 160
2016 210
2017 240
2018 200

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2006 2,560
2007 2,400
2008 2,160
2009 1,310
2010 610
2011 670
2012 680
2013 800
2014 590
2015 530
2016 270
2017 350
2018 230

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 1,280
2007 730
2008 610
2009 370
2010 560
2011 500
2012 680
2013 660
2014 600
2015 540
2016 370
2017 300
2018 390

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

Year Number
2005 340
2006 510
2007 480
2008 300
2009 120
2010 50
2011 110
2012 190
2013 240

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2006 1,320
2007 1,470
2008 1,060
2009 980
2011 1,330
2012 1,420
2013 870
2014 590
2015 470
2016 250
2017 200
2018 310

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2005 120
2006 350
2007 350
2008 340
2009 200
2010 120
2012 530
2014 550
2015 270
2016 170
2018 110

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,100
2006 1,170
2007 530
2008 450
2009 270
2010 220
2011 90
2012 190
2013 640
2014 780
2015 790
2016 740
2017 330
2018 250

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 1,670
2006 1,860
2007 1,720
2008 1,900
2009 1,720
2010 2,290
2011 2,490
2012 3,090
2013 2,760
2014 2,260
2015 1,830
2016 2,040
2017 2,180
2018 1,940

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2005 750
2006 770
2007 720
2008 640
2009 410
2010 330
2011 300
2012 620
2013 1,010
2014 1,460
2015 1,430
2016 1,220
2017 470
2018 340

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2007 320
2009 100
2011 180
2012 270
2013 330
2014 340
2015 250
2016 360
2018 550

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 1,500
2006 660
2007 550
2008 620
2009 590
2010 590
2011 870
2012 1,280
2013 1,340
2014 1,470
2015 1,640
2016 1,520
2017 1,150
2018 870

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 1,950
2006 3,080
2007 3,100
2008 3,000
2009 2,810
2013 2,290
2014 2,070
2015 2,360
2016 2,520
2017 2,930
2018 2,950

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2007 370
2008 300
2009 270
2010 210
2012 170
2013 180
2014 210
2018 180

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2006 640
2007 920
2008 810
2009 870
2010 820
2011 1,340
2012 1,170
2013 960
2014 790
2015 720
2016 740
2017 570
2018 610

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 1,150

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,530
2006 1,160
2007 860
2008 950
2009 830
2012 490
2013 520
2014 450
2015 780

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2018 200

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2005 690
2007 170
2008 380
2009 410
2011 120
2012 120
2013 140
2014 280
2015 240
2016 270
2017 100
2018 70

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Year Number
2005 30
2010 40
2011 40
2012 50
2013 50

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 100
2006 90

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 260
2007 170
2008 130
2009 160
2010 130

Extraction Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 80
2007 110