Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 285,400
2006 293,900
2007 295,680
2008 311,670
2009 288,240
2010 262,960
2011 256,580
2012 251,090
2013 258,330
2014 272,160
2015 302,850
2016 311,030
2017 314,140
2018 323,890

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 26,840
2006 26,180
2007 25,620
2008 26,140
2009 24,350
2010 22,750
2011 21,840
2012 20,620
2013 19,550
2014 19,710
2015 21,450
2016 21,280
2017 21,410
2018 23,610

Boilermakers

Year Number
2005 610
2006 480
2007 570
2008 420
2009 440
2010 340
2011 390
2012 250
2015 440
2016 300
2017 360
2018 410

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 5,750
2006 6,090
2007 6,760
2008 7,270
2009 7,700
2010 6,020
2011 5,700
2012 4,620
2013 4,660
2014 4,450
2015 5,010
2016 5,800
2017 6,300
2018 4,870

Stonemasons

Year Number
2005 1,030
2006 890
2007 770
2008 680
2009 370
2010 740
2011 1,140
2012 1,240
2013 1,090
2014 830
2015 1,660
2016 1,750
2017 1,360
2018 1,080

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 42,850
2006 45,260
2007 49,160
2008 54,190
2009 50,670
2010 45,260
2011 39,910
2012 39,090
2013 38,880
2014 42,250
2015 45,450
2016 45,710
2017 44,540
2018 46,190

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2006 1,530
2007 1,860
2008 1,880
2009 1,530
2010 1,400
2011 1,200
2012 1,680
2013 1,430
2014 1,580
2015 1,420
2016 1,420
2017 1,430
2018 1,270

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 910
2007 770
2008 680
2009 460
2010 330
2011 260
2016 270
2017 440
2018 410

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Year Number
2007 250
2008 310
2009 270
2010 260
2011 170
2016 270

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2005 2,320
2006 2,190
2007 2,640
2008 3,240
2009 3,530
2010 2,370
2011 1,790
2012 2,040
2013 2,310
2014 2,040
2015 2,250
2016 2,180
2017 3,040
2018 2,570

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 6,160
2006 6,020
2007 6,270
2008 6,920
2009 5,810
2010 4,780
2011 3,980
2012 4,310
2013 4,590
2014 5,050
2015 6,590
2016 8,050
2017 7,980
2018 7,740

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

Year Number
2006 260
2007 250
2008 210
2009 270
2010 200
2011 210
2012 100
2013 50
2015 210
2016 240
2018 60

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 40,980
2006 44,260
2007 43,580
2008 45,800
2009 40,080
2010 41,270
2011 42,310
2012 44,460
2013 45,760
2014 49,210
2015 57,340
2016 60,790
2017 59,110
2018 62,390

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 1,800
2006 2,110
2007 2,650
2008 2,410
2009 2,760
2010 2,140
2011 2,400
2012 2,310
2013 2,690
2014 2,650
2015 2,390
2016 2,420
2017 2,000
2018 1,840

Pile-Driver Operators

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2008 190
2009 140
2010 80
2011 130
2012 210
2013 250
2014 180
2015 240
2016 260
2017 230
2018 90

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 10,210
2006 11,440
2007 11,350
2008 10,950
2009 10,350
2010 10,070
2011 9,760
2012 9,230
2013 9,440
2014 9,730
2015 10,670
2016 9,830
2017 10,680
2018 10,780

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 3,480
2007 4,700
2008 4,790
2009 3,970
2010 3,030
2011 2,770
2012 2,440
2013 2,910
2014 2,440
2015 2,470
2016 2,790
2017 3,980
2018 6,150

Tapers

Year Number
2005 660
2007 910
2008 1,090
2009 920
2010 980
2011 940
2012 1,210
2013 780
2014 870
2015 790
2016 930
2017 950
2018 670

Electricians

Year Number
2011 30,500
2012 30,900
2013 33,400
2014 35,500
2015 39,160
2016 41,130
2017 42,620
2018 43,760

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 2,570
2006 1,880
2007 2,170
2008 2,110
2009 2,310
2010 2,580
2011 2,850
2012 2,770
2013 2,400
2014 2,590
2015 2,420
2016 2,740
2018 2,900

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,210
2007 1,270
2008 730
2009 810
2010 640
2011 910
2012 780
2013 560
2014 720
2015 1,000
2016 970
2017 840
2018 350

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2005 470
2007 1,090
2008 770
2009 600
2010 350
2011 490
2012 590
2013 700
2014 840
2015 730
2016 600
2017 480
2018 430

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 11,840
2006 12,140
2007 12,950
2008 14,120
2009 13,880
2010 12,900
2011 13,320
2012 11,220
2013 11,450
2014 11,750
2015 13,430
2016 12,680
2017 13,200
2018 13,720

Paperhangers

Year Number
2005 610
2006 560
2007 650
2008 560
2009 430
2010 340
2011 370
2012 370
2013 330
2014 330
2015 260
2016 240

Pipelayers

Year Number
2006 1,190
2007 1,260
2008 1,040
2009 910
2010 1,070
2011 1,070
2012 1,140
2013 970
2014 1,020
2015 960
2016 1,000
2017 910
2018 730

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 25,450
2006 25,650
2007 23,060
2008 23,310
2009 22,450
2010 19,420
2011 20,900
2012 20,110
2013 20,790
2014 23,150
2015 24,910
2016 27,250
2017 26,920
2018 28,620

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2005 1,470
2006 1,340
2007 1,230
2008 1,810
2009 1,670
2010 1,550
2011 1,120
2012 880
2013 740
2014 1,050
2015 860
2016 1,030
2017 820
2018 1,090

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2005 1,030
2007 750
2008 1,090
2009 900
2010 710
2011 370
2012 750
2013 1,370
2014 1,370
2015 1,430
2016 700
2017 770
2018 1,180

Roofers

Year Number
2011 3,190
2012 2,700
2013 2,850
2014 3,460
2015 3,910
2016 3,750
2017 3,170
2018 3,100

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 6,510
2006 6,240
2007 6,530
2008 6,520
2009 6,120
2010 5,590
2011 4,950
2012 4,540
2013 5,960
2014 6,560
2015 8,760
2016 7,330
2017 7,050
2018 6,640

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 3,420
2006 3,740
2007 3,710
2008 4,530
2009 4,360
2010 3,900
2011 3,950
2012 3,440
2013 3,110
2014 3,160
2015 4,490
2016 5,270
2017 5,980
2018 5,670

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 36,850,353,014,450
2006 36,700,356,015,780
2007 35,470,341,018,830
2008 39,000,365,018,280
2009 35,280,351,016,930
2010 48,630
2013 180
2014 290
2015 500
2016 840
2017 980
2018 1,110

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

Year Number
2005 1,330
2006 1,910
2007 2,120
2008 2,210
2009 1,520
2010 1,280
2011 1,400
2012 1,420
2013 990
2014 640
2015 860
2016 1,120
2017 1,540
2018 1,700

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 6,140
2006 6,710
2007 7,430
2008 6,100
2009 5,490
2010 4,060
2011 3,660
2012 2,680
2013 2,920
2014 2,930
2015 2,530
2016 1,630
2017 1,560
2018 1,330

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 4,610
2006 4,660
2007 4,070
2008 4,340
2009 3,530
2010 3,750
2011 4,100
2012 4,270
2013 4,540
2014 5,640
2015 6,710
2016 6,110
2017 5,220
2018 4,840

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

Year Number
2005 450
2006 430
2007 440
2008 460
2009 410
2010 270
2011 300
2013 550
2014 510
2015 170
2016 140

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 4,360
2006 3,380
2007 3,300
2008 3,630
2009 3,730
2010 3,730
2011 3,360
2012 3,170
2013 3,670
2014 3,630
2017 2,920
2018 3,340

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2005 540
2006 470
2007 670
2008 570
2009 530
2010 440
2011 600
2012 460
2013 420
2014 160
2015 310

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,640
2006 1,300
2007 1,550
2008 1,290
2009 1,150
2010 740
2011 730
2012 740
2013 830
2014 740
2015 580
2016 1,050
2017 1,440
2018 1,850

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 5,360
2006 5,650
2007 5,620
2008 5,820
2009 5,870
2010 6,180
2011 6,030
2012 6,240
2013 6,580
2014 6,780
2015 7,020
2016 7,210
2017 7,560
2018 8,510

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2006 3,700
2007 4,020
2008 4,610
2009 4,030
2010 3,690
2011 3,900
2012 3,350
2013 4,400
2014 3,740
2015 3,970
2016 4,070
2017 4,430
2018 4,600

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2005 1,090
2006 910
2007 1,190
2008 1,200
2009 1,210
2010 1,060
2011 1,140
2012 1,540
2013 1,500
2014 1,290
2015 1,080
2016 780
2017 810
2018 830

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 4,120
2007 3,780
2008 3,820
2009 3,660
2010 2,880
2011 2,900
2012 2,870
2013 2,870
2014 3,310
2016 5,030
2018 3,840

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 6,170
2006 5,880
2007 4,900
2008 4,560
2009 4,320
2010 4,120
2011 4,060
2012 3,760
2013 3,620
2014 4,000
2015 4,720
2016 4,790
2017 6,280
2018 6,470

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2006 400
2007 380
2011 1,990
2012 2,070
2013 1,950
2014 1,900
2015 2,130
2016 2,090
2017 2,660
2018 2,350

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2006 1,260
2007 1,550
2008 1,670
2009 1,200
2010 1,290
2011 1,040
2012 1,060
2013 1,010
2014 1,060
2015 1,500
2016 1,490
2017 1,760
2018 1,580

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 1,680
2018 1,050

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,490
2006 2,370
2007 1,760
2008 1,390
2009 1,420
2012 1,300
2013 1,500
2014 1,210
2015 1,340
2016 1,490

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2005 600
2006 340
2009 790
2010 590
2011 440
2012 300
2013 320
2014 370
2015 530
2016 610
2017 600
2018 650

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Year Number
2007 30
2008 30
2016 60
2017 60
2018 60

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Year Number
2015 40

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

Year Number
2010 50

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

Year Number
2009 80
2010 70

Rock Splitters, Quarry

Year Number
2009 80
2010 60
2015 70
2017 40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2006 220
2007 350
2008 470
2009 410
2010 320
2012 150
2013 110
2014 100
2015 30
2018 60