Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Richmond, VA

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2005 35,600
2006 37,820
2007 38,090
2008 35,010
2009 29,040
2010 25,550
2011 25,000
2012 24,760
2013 24,890
2014 25,070
2015 26,270
2016 27,060
2017 27,850
2018 27,990

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2005 4,070
2006 4,180
2007 3,700
2008 3,980
2009 3,680
2010 3,550
2011 3,300
2012 3,200
2013 2,980
2014 3,000
2015 3,090
2016 3,320
2017 3,380
2018 3,490

Boilermakers

Year Number
2005 40
2012 50
2014 100

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2005 940
2006 910
2007 770
2008 770
2009 580
2010 460
2011 480
2012 460
2013 750
2014 610
2015 720
2016 640
2017 670
2018 530

Stonemasons

Year Number
2007 260
2008 230

Carpenters

Year Number
2005 4,710
2006 5,210
2007 4,730
2008 4,070
2009 2,840
2010 2,350
2011 2,150
2012 2,110
2013 2,190
2014 2,510
2015 2,580
2016 2,610
2017 2,510
2018 2,520

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 110
2010 120
2011 140
2016 70

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 130
2008 140
2013 150

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2009 80
2011 150
2012 120
2013 60
2015 60

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2005 590
2006 640
2007 700
2008 470
2009 510
2010 360
2011 350
2012 420
2013 430
2014 510
2015 540
2016 620
2017 730
2018 580

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2005 3,810
2006 4,880
2007 4,870
2008 4,840
2009 3,670
2010 3,290
2011 3,140
2012 3,090
2013 2,930
2014 3,460
2015 3,630
2016 3,790
2017 3,520
2018 3,670

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 360
2006 470
2007 480
2008 610
2009 280
2011 160
2012 210
2013 140
2014 150
2015 250
2016 360
2017 340
2018 460

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2005 2,070
2006 1,950
2007 2,310
2008 1,910
2009 1,910
2010 1,610
2011 1,850
2012 1,580
2013 1,730
2014 1,750
2015 1,920
2016 1,830
2017 2,060
2018 2,090

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2005 710
2006 760
2007 650
2008 680
2009 530
2010 600
2011 540
2012 580
2013 370
2014 290
2015 360
2016 280
2017 290
2018 260

Tapers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 120
2007 80
2008 80

Electricians

Year Number
2011 2,870
2012 2,630
2013 2,920
2014 2,620
2015 2,950
2016 3,000
2017 3,320
2018 3,500

Glaziers

Year Number
2005 220
2007 140
2008 140
2010 110
2016 110
2017 180

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2005 410
2010 160
2012 110

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2007 580
2008 620
2009 550
2010 410
2011 490
2012 590
2013 700
2014 650

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2005 1,610
2006 1,510
2007 1,750
2008 1,590
2009 1,370
2010 1,110
2011 950
2012 870
2013 810
2014 1,030
2015 1,150
2016 1,250
2017 1,260
2018 1,270

Pipelayers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 230
2007 290
2008 380
2009 340
2010 320
2011 170
2012 260
2013 370
2014 300
2015 450
2016 480
2017 360
2018 240

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 2,570
2006 2,460
2007 2,600
2008 2,540
2009 2,280
2010 2,210
2011 1,910
2012 1,790
2013 1,500
2014 1,640
2015 1,810
2016 1,790
2017 1,970
2018 1,920

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2006 30

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 120
2018 40

Roofers

Year Number
2011 460
2012 360
2013 340
2014 360
2015 450
2016 450
2017 440
2018 350

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 750
2006 1,090
2007 790
2008 630
2009 450
2011 870
2012 1,040
2013 870
2014 980
2015 550
2016 520
2017 460
2018 490

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2005 680
2006 580
2007 310
2008 310
2009 370
2010 380
2011 420
2012 490
2013 580
2014 450
2015 520
2016 300
2017 230
2018 280

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2005 31,605,601,450
2006 36,405,301,480
2007 46,505,801,750
2008 38,804,801,610
2009 34,604,801,740
2010 4,610

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

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 880
2007 860
2008 500
2009 390
2011 200
2012 270
2013 290
2014 570
2015 530
2016 630
2017 520
2018 420

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2005 1,500
2006 1,630
2007 1,600
2008 1,150
2009 540
2010 330
2011 340
2012 410
2013 420
2014 320
2015 310
2016 420
2017 420
2018 390

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,460
2007 990
2008 690
2009 690
2010 590
2011 670
2012 580
2013 750
2014 630
2015 720
2016 720
2017 640
2018 670

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

Year Number
2005 220
2006 270
2007 150

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2005 710
2006 670
2007 840
2008 760
2009 600
2010 450
2011 360
2012 420
2013 460
2014 450
2015 620
2016 510
2017 440
2018 450

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 140
2007 80
2008 100
2010 120
2011 130
2012 270

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2005 240
2006 330
2008 350
2009 320
2010 300
2011 220
2012 210
2013 170
2014 150
2015 200
2016 260
2017 220
2018 270

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2005 460
2006 600
2007 520
2008 560
2009 490
2010 450
2011 520
2012 530
2013 560
2014 480
2015 530
2016 760
2017 780
2018 720

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2005 110
2010 80
2011 100
2012 80

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2005 140
2006 150

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 230
2007 170
2008 170
2009 190
2010 200
2011 380
2012 390
2013 450
2014 460
2015 290
2016 260
2017 330
2018 340

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2005 710
2006 590
2007 600
2008 530
2009 640
2010 610
2011 620
2012 510
2013 560
2014 550
2015 530
2016 510
2017 540
2018 520

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2011 110
2012 80
2013 70
2016 100
2017 140
2018 120

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 190
2018 180

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2009 100
2013 50
2014 50
2015 80
2016 110

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2005 40
2007 90
2008 70
2009 60
2013 130
2017 110

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Year Number
2013 190

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 90
2009 90

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

Year Number
2012 30
2018 40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2008 60