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Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Industry info from BLS
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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2016-2026)
Projected Job Openings
(2016-2026)
95% 53-7111.00 Mine Shuttle Car Operators  Decline   Decline 100
36% 53-7031.00 Dredge Operators  Average   Average 200
91% 53-7033.00 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining  Decline   Decline 300
72% 47-5049.00 Mining Machine Operators, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 300
98% 47-5061.00 Roof Bolters, Mining  Decline   Decline 400
78% 47-5051.00 Rock Splitters, Quarry  Decline   Decline 400
10% 53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 400
17% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 500
41% 17-2151.00 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers  Average   Average 600
74% 47-5099.00 Extraction Workers, All Other   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 600
93% 47-5042.00 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators  Decline   Decline 700
36% 47-5031.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters  Average   Average 800
10% 51-8099.00 Plant and System Operators, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,200
  51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians   Green Occupation Green    
  51-8099.02 Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians Green Occupation    
  51-8099.03 Biomass Plant Technicians Green Occupation    
  51-8099.04 Hydroelectric Plant Technicians Green Occupation    
91% 47-5041.00 Continuous Mining Machine Operators Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 1,400
13% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,700
47% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,700
96% 53-7073.00 Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,800
96% 47-5011.00 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,800
50% 19-4041.00 * Geological and Petroleum Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,900
  19-4041.01 Geophysical Data Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  19-4041.02 Geological Sample Test Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
12% 49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,300
76% 47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,600
23% 47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,600
91% 47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,600
49% 17-2171.00 Petroleum Engineers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,800
15% 51-9021.00 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders  Decline   Decline 3,000
24% 19-2042.00 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,500
18% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,300
23% 53-7032.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators  Average   Average 6,100
88% 47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 6,400
74% 47-5071.00 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,000

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.