Numbers of Architecture and Engineering Occupations in National

Occupation group

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,489,070
2002 2,411,260
2003 2,376,650
2004 2,372,770
2005 2,382,480
2006 2,430,250
2007 2,486,020
2008 2,521,630
2009 2,412,730
2010 2,305,530
2011 2,310,830
2012 2,356,530
2013 2,380,840
2014 2,418,020
2015 2,475,390
2016 2,499,050
2017 2,516,780
2018 2,556,220

Individual occupations

Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers

Year Number
2012 150,150
2013 153,200
2014 160,590
2015 168,660
2016 174,720
2017 177,030
2018 179,380

Architects, Except Naval

Year Number
2012 98,470
2013 100,550
2014 107,000
2015 113,550
2016 119,280
2017 122,160
2018 123,020

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Year Number
2001 84,980
2002 87,700
2003 91,010
2004 94,280
2005 96,740
2006 101,010
2007 106,830
2008 110,990
2009 101,630
2010 87,700
2011 83,590
2012 82,720
2013 84,210
2014 88,900
2015 93,720
2016 99,860
2017 103,110
2018 104,360

Landscape Architects

Year Number
2001 17,980
2002 17,460
2003 18,910
2004 17,960
2005 20,220
2006 22,130
2007 21,890
2008 21,130
2009 18,940
2010 16,680
2011 15,760
2012 15,750
2013 16,330
2014 18,110
2015 19,820
2016 19,420
2017 19,040
2018 18,660

Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists

Year Number
2012 51,680
2013 52,650
2014 53,580
2015 55,110
2016 55,440
2017 54,870
2018 56,360

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Year Number
2001 7,810
2002 8,040
2003 8,940
2004 9,870
2005 11,260
2006 11,430
2007 11,460
2008 11,690
2009 11,750
2010 11,670
2011 11,240
2012 11,490
2013 11,290
2014 11,610
2015 11,970
2016 12,100
2017 11,440
2018 11,050

Surveyors

Year Number
2001 54,650
2002 53,340
2003 51,490
2004 52,680
2005 54,220
2006 56,820
2007 56,670
2008 55,780
2009 50,360
2010 43,950
2011 42,020
2012 40,190
2013 41,360
2014 41,970
2015 43,140
2016 43,340
2017 43,430
2018 45,310

Engineers

Year Number
2012 1,530,090
2013 1,547,580
2014 1,574,480
2015 1,610,480
2016 1,635,420
2017 1,665,220
2018 1,700,880

Aerospace Engineers

Year Number
2001 74,380
2002 74,210
2003 70,740
2004 73,650
2005 81,100
2006 86,720
2007 85,510
2008 67,800
2009 70,570
2010 78,450
2011 79,400
2012 80,420
2013 71,500
2014 69,080
2015 66,980
2016 68,510
2017 65,760
2018 63,960

Agricultural Engineers

Year Number
2001 2,550
2002 2,500
2003 2,270
2004 3,220
2005 3,170
2006 3,050
2007 2,480
2008 2,640
2009 2,620
2010 2,520
2011 2,650
2012 2,470
2013 2,590
2014 2,450
2015 2,330
2016 1,980
2017 1,770
2018 1,630

Biomedical Engineers

Year Number
2001 6,960
2002 7,130
2003 6,980
2004 8,650
2005 11,660
2006 14,030
2007 15,400
2008 15,220
2009 14,760
2010 15,280
2011 16,590
2012 18,810
2013 19,890
2014 20,080
2015 20,890
2016 20,590
2017 20,100
2018 18,970

Chemical Engineers

Year Number
2001 31,710
2002 32,110
2003 32,490
2004 30,320
2005 27,550
2006 29,060
2007 28,780
2008 30,970
2009 29,000
2010 28,720
2011 27,860
2012 32,190
2013 33,300
2014 33,470
2015 32,230
2016 31,990
2017 33,500
2018 32,060

Civil Engineers

Year Number
2001 205,370
2002 207,480
2003 206,350
2004 218,220
2005 229,700
2006 236,690
2007 247,370
2008 261,360
2009 259,320
2010 249,120
2011 254,130
2012 258,100
2013 262,170
2014 263,460
2015 275,210
2016 287,800
2017 298,910
2018 306,030

Computer Hardware Engineers

Year Number
2001 67,590
2002 67,180
2003 72,550
2004 74,760
2005 78,580
2006 74,480
2007 79,330
2008 73,370
2009 65,410
2010 66,960
2011 71,990
2012 79,580
2013 77,670
2014 76,360
2015 75,870
2016 72,950
2017 66,770
2018 60,750

Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Year Number
2012 295,520
2013 303,450
2014 308,530
2015 313,970
2016 315,870
2017 318,300
2018 320,610

Electrical Engineers

Year Number
2001 151,300
2002 146,180
2003 146,150
2004 148,310
2005 144,920
2006 147,670
2007 148,800
2008 154,670
2009 151,660
2010 148,770
2011 154,250
2012 160,560
2013 168,100
2014 174,550
2015 178,580
2016 183,770
2017 183,370
2018 186,490

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Year Number
2001 123,210
2002 126,020
2003 137,320
2004 135,560
2005 130,050
2006 131,880
2007 133,870
2008 139,930
2009 135,990
2010 133,660
2011 136,310
2012 134,960
2013 135,350
2014 133,990
2015 135,390
2016 132,100
2017 134,930
2018 134,110

Environmental Engineers

Year Number
2001 48,700
2002 45,720
2003 45,480
2004 47,690
2005 50,140
2006 51,370
2007 51,210
2008 52,590
2009 50,610
2010 49,800
2011 50,350
2012 50,850
2013 53,020
2014 53,240
2015 52,600
2016 52,280
2017 52,640
2018 53,070

Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety

Year Number
2012 243,620
2013 254,430
2014 261,510
2015 272,470
2016 281,950
2017 291,660
2018 305,780

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

Year Number
2001 36,420
2002 34,160
2003 29,920
2004 25,860
2005 25,330
2006 24,620
2007 24,770
2008 25,190
2009 24,070
2010 23,390
2011 23,170
2012 23,490
2013 23,850
2014 24,530
2015 24,900
2016 25,410
2017 26,130
2018 26,230

Industrial Engineers

Year Number
2001 161,540
2002 151,760
2003 156,780
2004 174,960
2005 191,640
2006 198,340
2007 204,210
2008 214,580
2009 209,300
2010 202,990
2011 211,490
2012 220,130
2013 230,580
2014 236,990
2015 247,570
2016 256,550
2017 265,520
2018 279,550

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Year Number
2001 4,860
2002 4,810
2003 4,960
2004 6,620
2005 6,550
2006 7,810
2007 6,620
2008 6,480
2009 5,270
2010 5,720
2011 5,470
2012 6,880
2013 6,640
2014 7,570
2015 7,600
2016 8,120
2017 10,960
2018 11,350

Materials Engineers

Year Number
2001 22,920
2002 22,780
2003 23,120
2004 21,130
2005 20,950
2006 21,230
2007 21,910
2008 24,160
2009 22,510
2010 21,830
2011 22,160
2012 22,740
2013 24,190
2014 24,990
2015 27,040
2016 26,800
2017 27,200
2018 26,930

Mechanical Engineers

Year Number
2001 204,310
2002 203,620
2003 207,810
2004 217,010
2005 220,750
2006 217,500
2007 222,330
2008 233,610
2009 232,660
2010 234,400
2011 238,260
2012 252,540
2013 258,630
2014 270,700
2015 278,340
2016 285,790
2017 291,290
2018 303,440

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Year Number
2001 6,090
2002 5,050
2003 4,730
2004 5,050
2005 5,680
2006 6,810
2007 7,150
2008 6,900
2009 6,310
2010 6,270
2011 6,630
2012 7,640
2013 7,990
2014 8,200
2015 8,000
2016 6,940
2017 6,150
2018 5,780

Nuclear Engineers

Year Number
2001 14,180
2002 15,180
2003 16,010
2004 17,180
2005 14,290
2006 14,870
2007 14,300
2008 16,640
2009 16,710
2010 18,610
2011 18,430
2012 19,930
2013 16,400
2014 16,520
2015 16,880
2016 17,680
2017 16,700
2018 15,980

Petroleum Engineers

Year Number
2001 11,420
2002 11,130
2003 11,630
2004 14,690
2005 14,860
2006 15,060
2007 16,060
2008 20,880
2009 25,540
2010 28,210
2011 30,880
2012 36,410
2013 34,910
2014 33,740
2015 34,600
2016 32,780
2017 32,010
2018 32,510

Engineers, All Other

Year Number
2004 159,720
2005 152,940
2006 155,620
2007 169,950
2008 169,240
2009 159,680
2010 139,610
2011 125,590
2012 122,410
2013 120,810
2014 124,570
2015 125,460
2016 123,390
2017 131,500
2018 142,030

Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians

Year Number
2012 676,280
2013 680,070
2014 682,950
2015 696,250
2016 688,900
2017 674,540
2018 675,960

Drafters

Year Number
2012 189,570
2013 196,460
2014 199,260
2015 205,190
2016 202,710
2017 195,510
2018 193,260

Architectural and Civil Drafters

Year Number
2001 99,160
2002 101,190
2003 97,800
2004 101,060
2005 101,040
2006 107,110
2007 111,460
2008 114,910
2009 105,320
2010 89,670
2011 85,740
2012 83,410
2013 88,860
2014 91,520
2015 95,280
2016 96,810
2017 95,960
2018 97,610

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Year Number
2001 39,300
2002 35,470
2003 33,720
2004 34,850
2005 30,270
2006 32,440
2007 32,350
2008 32,710
2009 30,590
2010 27,960
2011 28,010
2012 28,160
2013 29,600
2014 29,390
2015 29,200
2016 26,750
2017 26,060
2018 24,900

Mechanical Drafters

Year Number
2001 69,150
2002 68,280
2003 74,010
2004 76,610
2005 74,650
2006 72,950
2007 74,260
2008 77,070
2009 71,890
2010 64,440
2011 64,090
2012 63,220
2013 63,180
2014 64,070
2015 65,250
2016 63,630
2017 58,190
2018 56,170

Drafters, All Other

Year Number
2004 22,620
2005 20,870
2006 22,800
2007 23,280
2008 20,720
2009 18,290
2010 15,210
2011 16,070
2012 14,780
2013 14,820
2014 14,270
2015 15,470
2016 15,530
2017 15,300
2018 14,580

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Year Number
2012 439,710
2013 435,650
2014 432,950
2015 437,440
2016 432,270
2017 427,140
2018 430,400

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Year Number
2001 15,570
2002 14,700
2003 13,900
2004 9,260
2005 9,950
2006 8,280
2007 7,870
2008 8,540
2009 7,940
2010 8,480
2011 9,290
2012 9,750
2013 10,540
2014 11,230
2015 12,890
2016 11,970
2017 11,710
2018 10,110

Civil Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 85,920
2002 88,380
2003 90,060
2004 90,000
2005 90,390
2006 86,730
2007 88,030
2008 88,140
2009 82,690
2010 77,050
2011 71,890
2012 70,790
2013 69,830
2014 71,300
2015 71,440
2016 72,150
2017 71,430
2018 71,150

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 220,800
2002 194,960
2003 177,940
2004 178,560
2005 165,850
2006 166,340
2007 162,460
2008 162,330
2009 154,050
2010 147,750
2011 150,020
2012 144,460
2013 141,150
2014 137,040
2015 139,080
2016 134,870
2017 128,320
2018 126,950

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Year Number
2001 42,130
2002 30,360
2003 25,820
2004 18,770
2005 15,130
2006 15,310
2007 15,730
2008 16,290
2009 15,640
2010 15,970
2011 16,620
2012 16,990
2013 15,540
2014 14,430
2015 14,720
2016 13,710
2017 13,050
2018 13,520

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 17,970
2002 18,770
2003 17,630
2004 19,840
2005 19,900
2006 20,600
2007 21,970
2008 20,740
2009 20,630
2010 18,450
2011 19,490
2012 18,590
2013 18,020
2014 18,080
2015 17,360
2016 16,550
2017 17,590
2018 17,310

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 59,500
2002 59,700
2003 64,260
2004 68,210
2005 73,310
2006 73,640
2007 74,930
2008 72,820
2009 65,460
2010 61,630
2011 63,030
2012 67,400
2013 68,520
2014 65,680
2015 62,290
2016 63,220
2017 65,020
2018 66,540

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 54,430
2002 53,630
2003 50,510
2004 46,990
2005 46,580
2006 46,660
2007 46,230
2008 45,770
2009 43,580
2010 44,170
2011 44,760
2012 46,630
2013 46,090
2014 47,560
2015 48,910
2016 45,510
2017 43,390
2018 41,460

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

Year Number
2004 88,100
2005 78,300
2006 78,260
2007 78,140
2008 73,870
2009 69,070
2010 66,560
2011 65,030
2012 65,090
2013 65,960
2014 67,640
2015 70,750
2016 74,290
2017 76,630
2018 83,360

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Year Number
2001 56,430
2002 55,670
2003 57,740
2004 60,530
2005 63,910
2006 70,940
2007 72,410
2008 71,920
2009 62,940
2010 53,870
2011 48,590
2012 47,000
2013 47,950
2014 50,750
2015 53,620
2016 53,920
2017 51,890
2018 52,300