Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Columbus, OH

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 31,980
2006 32,530
2007 30,980
2008 29,640
2009 26,450
2010 23,060
2011 22,620
2012 22,810
2013 24,060
2014 27,000
2015 28,950
2016 29,120
2017 29,800
2018 29,970

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 2,830
2006 3,090
2007 3,160
2008 3,330
2009 2,720
2010 2,180
2011 1,710
2012 1,570
2013 1,940
2014 2,260
2015 2,560
2016 2,600
2017 2,590
2018 2,590

Boilermakers

Year Number
2008 100
2012 40
2013 30

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,220
2007 850
2008 650
2009 560
2010 350
2011 410
2012 400
2013 290
2015 250
2016 350
2017 520
2018 540

Stonemasons

Year Number
2006 30

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 4,770
2006 4,780
2007 4,790
2008 4,060
2009 3,410
2010 2,470
2011 2,300
2012 2,450
2013 2,870
2014 3,050
2015 2,860
2016 2,580
2017 2,530
2018 2,620

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2011 140
2012 160
2013 130
2014 110

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2005 50
2009 60
2011 160
2016 60
2017 100
2018 150

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2008 80
2009 90
2010 80
2011 100
2013 100
2014 100
2015 190
2017 280
2018 210

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 1,230
2006 1,090
2007 1,040
2008 1,130
2009 770
2010 660
2011 390
2012 590
2013 430
2014 890
2015 930
2016 1,080
2017 840
2018 1,010

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 4,300
2006 4,860
2007 3,980
2008 3,380
2009 2,810
2010 2,750
2011 3,190
2012 4,060
2013 4,660
2014 5,000
2015 5,770
2016 6,090
2017 6,510
2018 5,820

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2006 250
2007 390
2008 380
2009 230
2010 140
2011 200
2012 290
2013 300
2014 280
2015 320
2016 290
2017 270
2018 380

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 1,890
2006 2,000
2007 1,510
2008 1,520
2009 1,340
2010 1,820
2011 1,640
2012 1,920
2013 1,970
2014 2,250
2015 2,580
2016 2,750
2017 2,980
2018 2,420

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 440
2006 380
2007 500
2008 430
2009 450
2010 210
2011 170
2012 190
2013 250
2014 260
2015 240
2016 170
2017 220
2018 150

Tapers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 190
2009 60
2010 40
2011 50

Electricians

Year Number
2011 3,420
2012 3,010
2013 3,250
2014 3,730
2015 3,920
2016 4,220
2017 4,430
2018 4,710

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 340
2007 260
2008 220
2009 220
2010 160
2011 160
2012 250
2014 220
2016 160
2017 140
2018 170

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2008 210
2010 100
2017 230
2018 220

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2014 140
2015 100
2016 80
2017 90

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 1,070
2006 1,230
2007 1,040
2008 1,150
2009 800
2010 680
2011 680
2012 750
2013 670
2014 760
2015 740
2016 620
2017 600
2018 760

Pipelayers

Year Number
2005 270
2006 220
2007 210
2008 140
2009 350
2010 350
2011 380
2012 240
2013 190
2014 170
2015 110
2016 100
2017 170
2018 210

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 2,100
2006 2,250
2007 2,230
2008 2,070
2009 2,160
2010 1,780
2011 1,790
2012 1,970
2013 2,080
2014 2,530
2015 2,210
2016 2,290
2017 1,980
2018 1,970

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2005 80
2008 210
2009 200

Roofers

Year Number
2011 560
2013 480
2014 570
2015 850
2016 790
2017 620
2018 700

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 550
2007 580
2008 470
2009 510
2011 1,040
2012 700
2013 590
2014 570
2015 800
2016 530
2017 760
2018 700

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 360
2006 170
2007 280
2008 520
2009 490
2010 430
2011 320
2012 280
2014 240
2015 270
2016 420
2017 560

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 43,005,301,770
2006 34,105,401,740
2007 40,005,801,800
2008 39,406,502,010
2009 40,306,401,640
2010 5,380

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

Year Number
2006 210
2007 180
2008 150
2009 80
2010 50
2014 70
2016 170
2017 180

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 310
2006 420
2008 130
2009 70
2010 50
2014 150
2015 170
2016 160
2017 100

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 320
2007 380
2008 320
2010 180
2011 190
2012 200
2013 170
2018 340

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 340
2006 370
2007 280
2008 200
2012 80
2013 130

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2008 40
2009 30
2015 80
2016 120
2017 110
2018 110

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 650
2006 720
2007 720
2008 740
2009 710
2010 600
2011 630
2012 680
2013 800
2014 830
2015 820
2016 590
2017 610
2018 660

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2008 140
2009 120
2010 180
2011 150
2012 170
2013 140
2014 250
2015 150
2016 160
2018 180

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 1,250
2006 1,310
2007 940
2008 1,210
2009 1,150
2010 870
2011 1,030
2012 840
2013 800
2014 670
2015 820
2016 730
2017 830
2018 850

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2012 80
2013 50
2014 50

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2005 90
2009 210
2010 200
2011 180
2012 100
2014 150
2015 140
2016 240
2017 140
2018 180

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 150
2018 270

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 340
2006 550
2007 620
2008 500
2013 140

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Year Number
2008 100
2009 90
2010 70

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2005 80
2007 110
2008 90
2009 70
2011 70
2012 120
2013 90
2016 90
2017 80
2018 50

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Year Number
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40
2015 130

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2008 60