Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Knoxville, TN

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 16,140
2006 16,630
2007 16,150
2008 15,810
2009 14,270
2010 13,510
2011 13,830
2012 13,330
2013 11,860
2014 11,160
2015 13,330
2016 13,220
2017 13,160
2018 13,340

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 1,370
2006 1,500
2007 1,540
2008 1,260
2009 1,390
2010 1,290
2011 1,250
2012 1,030
2013 970
2014 1,110
2015 1,450
2016 1,600
2017 1,610
2018 1,550

Boilermakers

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2006 140
2007 160
2008 150
2009 100
2010 90
2011 80
2012 120
2013 140
2014 130
2015 170
2016 160
2017 140
2018 110

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 2,650
2006 2,240
2007 1,950
2008 1,840
2009 1,670
2010 1,630
2011 1,370
2012 1,610
2013 1,160
2014 1,070
2015 850
2016 990
2017 1,120
2018 1,100

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 260
2007 450
2008 390
2009 530
2010 360
2011 420
2012 180
2013 220
2014 240
2015 310
2016 310
2017 310
2018 280

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

Year Number
2006 150

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 2,250
2006 2,720
2007 2,970
2008 3,170
2009 2,340
2010 1,880
2011 1,530
2012 1,680
2013 1,760
2014 1,840
2015 2,440
2016 2,700
2017 2,670
2018 2,490

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 250
2006 260
2007 320
2008 240
2009 190
2010 140
2011 140
2012 130
2013 150
2014 180
2015 230
2016 240
2017 270
2018 240

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 1,210
2006 1,440
2007 1,060
2008 800
2009 740
2010 540
2011 570
2012 390
2013 340
2014 320
2015 560
2016 560
2017 600
2018 620

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 150
2009 180
2010 270
2011 240
2012 280
2013 290
2014 340
2015 380
2016 240
2017 140
2018 140

Tapers

Year Number
2010 70
2011 70
2012 70
2014 60
2015 70
2016 40

Electricians

Year Number
2011 2,020
2012 2,130
2013 2,280
2014 1,830
2015 1,570
2016 1,820
2017 2,000
2018 2,400

Glaziers

Year Number
2009 140
2010 140
2011 160
2013 130
2014 80
2015 130
2018 130

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2006 60
2016 200

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2015 70
2018 80

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 1,190
2006 800
2007 420
2008 370
2009 350
2010 420
2011 350
2012 280
2013 260
2014 410
2015 550
2016 630
2017 510
2018 670

Pipelayers

Year Number
2006 400
2007 460
2008 340
2009 350
2010 270
2011 280
2012 220
2013 200
2014 290
2015 310
2016 170

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 770
2006 900
2007 650
2008 870
2009 780
2011 1,500
2012 1,470
2013 720
2014 600
2015 750
2016 650
2017 570
2018 710

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2006 150

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50

Roofers

Year Number
2011 110
2012 230
2013 190
2014 180
2015 140
2016 130
2017 210
2018 280

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 470
2006 360
2007 420
2008 370
2009 370
2010 520
2011 700
2012 640
2013 660
2014 540
2015 590
2016 300
2017 330
2018 320

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2008 120
2009 130
2010 140
2011 300
2012 330
2013 360
2016 120
2017 180
2018 170

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 1,820,210
2006 1,720,601,140
2007 15,501,201,350
2008 21,101,501,040
2009 2,040,140,780
2010 2,470

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 70
2007 60
2010 70
2011 80
2012 100
2013 130
2014 110
2015 140

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 60
2006 100
2007 150
2008 190
2009 140
2010 110
2011 70
2012 90
2013 50
2014 40
2015 70
2016 80
2017 110

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 190
2006 240
2007 270
2008 390
2009 300
2010 250
2011 290
2012 150
2013 120
2014 170
2015 510
2016 430
2017 410
2018 230

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

Year Number
2005 120
2017 40

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2007 70
2012 200
2013 240
2016 130
2017 60
2018 60

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2012 60
2013 80
2014 80

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2016 40

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 130
2006 180
2007 170
2008 180
2009 180
2010 160
2011 160
2012 170
2013 190
2014 170
2015 180
2016 150
2017 140
2018 110

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2007 290
2008 280
2010 90
2011 90
2012 90
2013 60
2014 40

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 220
2006 330
2007 490
2008 410
2009 380
2011 680
2012 580
2013 350
2014 230
2015 270
2016 370
2017 260
2018 250

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 340
2007 340
2008 340
2009 330
2010 240
2011 240
2012 200
2013 160
2014 80
2015 260
2016 190
2017 160
2018 150

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2007 30

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2014 60
2018 40

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 80
2018 110

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2009 50
2015 60

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2012 40
2015 80

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Year Number
2015 80

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 30

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 40
2007 120

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2012 30
2018 50