Numbers of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations in National

Occupation group

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 4,275,340
2002 4,262,880
2003 4,260,380
2004 4,300,440
2005 4,342,550
2006 4,396,250
2007 4,403,900
2008 4,429,870
2009 4,269,480
2010 4,175,550
2011 4,191,750
2012 4,246,260
2013 4,291,410
2014 4,371,450
2015 4,407,050
2016 4,426,090
2017 4,424,440
2018 4,421,980

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2012 269,700
2013 269,540
2014 270,150
2015 270,360
2016 264,210
2017 255,410
2018 255,580

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

Year Number
2001 202,880
2002 204,710
2003 203,770
2004 199,990
2005 186,870
2006 182,690
2007 179,850
2008 183,560
2009 177,730
2010 172,610
2011 171,960
2012 170,690
2013 169,920
2014 168,960
2015 166,920
2016 161,140
2017 155,090
2018 154,180

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

Year Number
2001 94,930
2002 95,600
2003 95,450
2004 102,380
2005 106,280
2006 111,100
2007 110,340
2008 108,940
2009 103,540
2010 100,630
2011 100,460
2012 99,010
2013 99,620
2014 101,190
2015 103,450
2016 103,070
2017 100,320
2018 101,390

Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers

Year Number
2012 3,067,210
2013 3,099,520
2014 3,150,530
2015 3,159,840
2016 3,174,220
2017 3,176,790
2018 3,171,520

Building Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2012 3,005,830
2013 3,035,070
2014 3,082,890
2015 3,089,590
2016 3,101,400
2017 3,101,660
2018 3,094,210

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Year Number
2001 2,071,920
2002 2,052,090
2003 2,064,350
2004 2,103,490
2005 2,107,360
2006 2,124,860
2007 2,112,870
2008 2,145,320
2009 2,090,400
2010 2,058,610
2011 2,068,460
2012 2,097,380
2013 2,101,810
2014 2,137,730
2015 2,146,880
2016 2,161,740
2017 2,164,040
2018 2,156,270

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Year Number
2001 917,930
2002 912,340
2003 896,370
2004 880,150
2005 893,820
2006 900,040
2007 915,890
2008 917,120
2009 887,890
2010 865,960
2011 877,980
2012 894,920
2013 917,470
2014 929,540
2015 926,240
2016 924,640
2017 922,660
2018 924,290

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 13,580
2005 15,610
2006 14,390
2007 14,320
2008 13,580
2009 12,290
2010 12,280
2011 12,370
2012 13,530
2013 15,790
2014 15,620
2015 16,480
2016 15,020
2017 14,970
2018 13,650

Pest Control Workers

Year Number
2001 56,570
2002 57,370
2003 58,500
2004 59,080
2005 62,400
2006 62,710
2007 63,440
2008 63,180
2009 63,500
2010 62,490
2011 62,270
2012 61,380
2013 64,450
2014 67,640
2015 70,250
2016 72,830
2017 75,130
2018 77,300

Grounds Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2012 909,350
2013 922,350
2014 950,780
2015 976,840
2016 987,670
2017 992,240
2018 994,880

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Year Number
2001 772,800
2002 792,170
2003 819,780
2004 860,200
2005 896,690
2006 924,330
2007 932,730
2008 921,900
2009 859,960
2010 829,350
2011 821,750
2012 830,640
2013 839,780
2014 868,770
2015 895,600
2016 906,570
2017 912,360
2018 913,480

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

Year Number
2001 22,120
2002 22,000
2003 23,450
2004 24,200
2005 25,770
2006 25,880
2007 25,560
2008 25,060
2009 23,530
2010 23,200
2011 23,540
2012 23,650
2013 22,830
2014 23,790
2015 24,200
2016 25,230
2017 25,900
2018 24,500

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

Year Number
2001 44,850
2002 43,530
2003 40,710
2004 39,600
2005 29,790
2006 28,300
2007 30,670
2008 35,420
2009 37,830
2010 37,540
2011 38,530
2012 39,750
2013 40,720
2014 39,640
2015 40,160
2016 40,680
2017 41,140
2018 42,440

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 17,760
2005 17,960
2006 21,930
2007 18,230
2008 15,790
2009 12,840
2010 12,890
2011 14,430
2012 15,300
2013 19,030
2014 18,570
2015 16,890
2016 15,170
2017 12,840
2018 14,470