Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 14,200
2006 15,780
2007 18,170
2008 16,880
2009 14,360
2010 10,790
2011 10,270
2012 9,580
2013 10,150
2014 12,310
2015 11,860
2016 13,300
2017 14,360
2018 14,850

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 1,770
2006 1,850
2007 2,120
2008 2,140
2009 1,920
2010 1,610
2011 1,580
2012 1,280
2013 1,370
2014 1,600
2015 1,770
2016 2,070
2017 2,190
2018 2,240

Boilermakers

Year Number
2009 50
2014 50
2015 80
2016 70
2017 80

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 570
2006 490
2007 450
2008 310
2009 280
2011 120
2012 110
2013 120
2014 80
2017 180
2018 120

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,810
2007 2,450
2008 2,180
2009 1,590
2010 910
2011 870
2012 1,020
2013 980
2014 1,370
2015 1,370
2016 1,650
2017 1,750
2018 2,000

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2010 30
2011 70
2012 80
2013 50

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2010 60
2011 80
2015 90
2016 70
2017 50

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 500
2006 410
2007 280
2008 340
2009 300
2010 270
2011 270
2012 220
2013 240
2014 290
2015 250
2016 290
2017 270
2018 420

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 1,820
2006 1,650
2007 1,860
2008 1,740
2009 2,070
2010 1,850
2011 1,670
2012 2,110
2013 2,250
2014 2,440
2015 2,500
2016 3,200
2017 3,540
2018 3,120

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 120
2006 180
2007 370
2008 370
2009 260
2010 160
2011 170

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 820
2006 1,140
2007 1,120
2008 1,130
2009 800
2010 720
2011 770
2012 680
2013 780
2014 830
2015 960
2016 880
2017 960
2018 970

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 520
2006 520
2007 710
2008 670
2009 450
2010 130
2011 170
2012 180
2013 260
2014 290
2015 230
2016 220
2017 260
2018 320

Electricians

Year Number
2011 620
2012 720
2013 960
2014 1,290
2015 1,160
2016 1,020
2017 1,250
2018 1,330

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 100
2010 80
2011 80
2012 100
2013 120

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2009 100
2016 170
2017 200

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2007 130
2008 260
2009 230
2013 180
2014 90
2015 90

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 450
2006 620
2007 700
2008 600
2009 550
2010 390
2011 280
2012 150
2013 160
2014 210
2015 220
2016 310
2017 300
2018 250

Pipelayers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 220
2007 210
2008 270
2009 140
2010 150
2011 110
2012 110
2013 70
2014 70
2016 60
2017 80

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 1,230
2007 1,790
2008 1,490
2009 1,060
2010 630
2011 590
2012 670
2013 830
2014 960
2015 650
2016 450
2017 1,020
2018 1,350

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2006 60
2007 60
2014 210
2015 200

Roofers

Year Number
2011 120
2013 110
2014 150
2015 130
2016 230
2017 330
2018 380

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 320
2007 320
2008 340
2009 480
2010 450
2011 270
2012 250
2013 210
2014 250
2015 270
2016 270
2017 200
2018 200

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 40
2008 40
2009 70
2010 80
2011 110
2012 80
2014 160
2015 160
2016 250
2017 210
2018 190

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 1,010,200,700
2006 1,470,260,720
2007 1,830,290,910
2008 16,703,001,110
2009 1,190,240,880
2010 1,710

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

Year Number
2005 260
2006 370
2007 250
2008 150
2009 50
2010 40
2013 90
2015 50
2016 50
2017 60

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 480
2006 510
2007 470
2008 400
2009 310
2010 200
2011 160
2012 140
2013 140
2014 280
2015 260
2016 300
2017 140
2018 110

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 370
2006 550
2007 560
2008 540
2009 440
2010 400
2011 380
2012 170
2013 230
2014 250
2015 340
2016 260
2017 290
2018 350

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

Year Number
2008 110

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 330
2006 490
2007 490
2008 420
2009 320
2010 180
2011 160
2013 140
2014 350
2015 240
2016 260
2017 50

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2005 90

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2006 170
2007 280
2008 180
2009 120

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 190
2006 300
2007 280
2008 160
2009 170
2010 210
2011 180
2012 120
2013 140
2014 120
2015 140
2016 180
2017 230
2018 310

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2016 140
2017 80
2018 100

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 160
2007 100
2008 130
2009 170
2010 180
2012 80
2013 90
2014 50
2016 100
2017 140
2018 190

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2009 50
2010 50
2011 410
2013 50
2014 210
2015 30
2016 30

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2006 80
2007 70
2010 30
2016 90
2018 40

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2009 50

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2014 30
2015 40
2016 40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50