Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 15,260
2006 15,790
2007 14,820
2008 14,380
2009 12,770
2010 11,610
2011 10,840
2012 11,460
2013 11,710
2014 13,890
2015 13,990
2016 14,860
2017 15,700
2018 15,580

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 1,130
2006 1,090
2007 1,180
2008 1,000
2009 890
2010 870
2011 950
2012 1,130
2013 1,060
2014 1,470
2015 1,540
2016 1,640
2017 1,680
2018 1,630

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 420
2007 240
2008 240
2009 140
2010 90
2011 70
2012 100
2013 130
2014 170
2015 130
2016 160
2017 160
2018 260

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 1,710
2006 2,610
2007 2,310
2008 2,460
2009 1,990
2010 1,860
2011 1,460
2012 1,420
2013 1,430
2014 1,780
2015 1,910
2016 2,130
2017 1,710
2018 1,370

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2014 110
2017 110

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2008 60
2010 80
2012 70
2013 120
2014 230
2015 210
2016 220

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 570
2006 650
2007 540
2008 460
2009 570
2010 510
2011 430
2012 280
2013 300
2014 450
2015 610
2016 770
2017 910
2018 710

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 2,860
2006 2,660
2007 1,840
2008 1,650
2009 1,180
2010 1,290
2011 1,690
2012 2,140
2013 2,440
2014 2,340
2015 2,490
2016 2,570
2017 2,630
2018 2,530

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2006 170
2007 110
2008 140
2009 50
2013 130

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 890
2006 860
2007 1,310
2008 1,150
2009 1,130
2010 750
2011 770
2012 630
2013 700
2014 920
2015 1,020
2016 1,000
2017 950
2018 1,120

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 400
2006 410
2007 310
2008 360
2009 340
2010 280
2011 140
2012 150
2013 140
2014 120
2015 210
2016 450

Tapers

Year Number
2006 120
2007 70
2008 90
2009 80
2010 80
2018 160

Electricians

Year Number
2011 1,410
2012 1,600
2013 1,160
2014 1,720
2015 1,540
2016 1,390
2017 1,780
2018 1,850

Glaziers

Year Number
2007 130
2008 180
2011 130
2012 130
2013 90
2015 90
2018 200

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2017 50

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2009 110
2013 30
2014 90
2018 160

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 560
2006 590
2007 720
2008 650
2009 630
2010 530
2011 490
2012 360
2013 390
2014 540
2015 600
2016 570
2017 480
2018 460

Pipelayers

Year Number
2007 290
2008 300
2009 280
2011 150
2013 180
2014 200
2015 90
2016 70
2017 40
2018 40

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,430
2007 1,180
2008 1,100
2009 960
2010 700
2011 830
2012 790
2013 1,030
2014 930
2015 830
2016 580
2017 590
2018 560

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2006 40

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2006 130

Roofers

Year Number
2014 250
2015 210
2016 170
2017 270
2018 360

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 470
2006 390
2007 420
2008 380
2009 300
2014 260
2015 310
2016 660
2017 530
2018 770

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 200
2006 200
2007 210
2008 360
2009 350
2010 300
2011 170
2013 110
2014 240
2015 270
2016 250
2017 220

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 1,510,220,630
2006 1,760,190,500
2007 1,700,170,620
2008 1,340,200,780
2009 1,150,130,900
2010 2,390

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

Year Number
2005 60
2008 50

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 100
2006 120
2007 110
2008 90
2012 80
2017 100

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2008 60
2009 100
2010 70
2011 60
2014 220
2015 270
2016 250
2017 380
2018 360

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 140
2006 90
2007 110
2008 140
2009 220
2016 220
2017 240
2018 330

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2008 50

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2006 90
2007 100
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2012 50
2014 60
2016 40

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 180
2006 200
2007 160
2008 190
2009 210
2010 240
2011 200
2012 180
2013 150
2014 130
2015 160
2016 140
2017 180
2018 200

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2006 80
2007 160
2009 110
2011 30

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2009 390
2014 260

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2007 80
2008 130
2009 130
2010 120
2012 80
2013 90
2014 170
2015 190
2016 200
2017 150

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 550
2006 550
2007 430
2008 400
2009 480
2010 470
2011 440
2012 400
2013 390
2014 380
2015 370
2016 360
2017 370
2018 370

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2005 110
2006 80
2010 50
2012 50
2016 40
2017 90

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 250
2007 110
2013 110
2014 90

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2016 30
2017 50
2018 40