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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2020-2030)
Projected Job Openings
(2020-2030)
99% 47-3016.00 Helpers--Roofers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,000
98% 47-2053.00 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers  Decline   Decline 200
96% 47-2072.00 Pile Driver Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 400
95% 47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters  Average   Average 7,100
95% 47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters  Decline   Decline 2,300
93% 47-2161.00 Plasterers and Stucco Masons  Average   Average 2,400
93% 47-3014.00 * Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons  Average   Average 1,200
92% 47-2051.00 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers  Little or no change   Little or no change 17,200
92% 47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians  Little or no change   Little or no change 8,900
92% 47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,300
91% 47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical  Average   Average 2,800
87% 47-2221.00 Structural Iron and Steel Workers  Average   Average 7,900
86% 47-3012.00 Helpers--Carpenters  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,700
86% 47-4021.00 Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers  Average   Average 2,500
86% 47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,300
82% 47-4031.00 Fence Erectors  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,000
81% 47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers  Slower than average   Slower than average 10,700
81% 47-3019.00 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other  Average   Average 3,500
81% 47-2082.00 Tapers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,600
79% 47-2181.00 Roofers  Slower than average   Slower than average 15,600
78% 47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons  Decline   Decline 6,000
76% 47-2171.00 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers  Average   Average 2,200
75% 47-2071.00 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators  Average   Average 5,100
74% 47-2152.00 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters  Average   Average 51,000
  47-2152.04 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians    
73% 47-2121.00 Glaziers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,000
71% 47-2111.00 Electricians  Average   Average 84,700
71% 47-2151.00 Pipelayers  Decline   Decline 3,500
70% 47-2022.00 Stonemasons  Decline   Decline 1,300
69% 49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,200
68% 47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers  Average   Average 70,700
  47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers    
68% 49-9021.00 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers  Average   Average 38,500
64% 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 140,100
64% 47-2211.00 Sheet Metal Workers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,100
64% 47-2043.00 Floor Sanders and Finishers  Slower than average   Slower than average 700
63% 47-2031.00 Carpenters  Slower than average   Slower than average 89,300
63% 47-2073.00 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators  Average   Average 46,000
60% 47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,400
60% 47-2011.00 Boilermakers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,300
59% 13-1051.00 Cost Estimators  Little or no change   Little or no change 17,800
58% 47-2044.00 Tile and Stone Setters Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,400
57% Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers  Average   Average 4,200
  47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers    
  47-4099.00 Construction and Related Workers, All Other    
  47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians    
53% 11-9021.00 Construction Managers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 38,900
50% 47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance  Average   Average 32,700
50% 49-9044.00 Millwrights Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,400
50% 53-7031.00 Dredge Operators  Average   Average 300
45% 47-5022.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,100
45% Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas; and Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters  Average   Average 3,000
  47-5023.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas    
  47-5032.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters    
44% 47-2041.00 Carpet Installers  Decline   Decline 2,500
43% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Average   Average 5,000
43% 49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 500
42% 49-9045.00 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons  Decline   Decline
35% 49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 10,200
34% 49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers  Average   Average 12,900
31% 49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,500
28% 49-9052.00 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 13,100
28% 49-2098.00 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 9,200
27% 47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,900
26% 49-2097.00 Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 3,000
25% 49-2021.00 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,600
25% 47-2142.00 Paperhangers  Average   Average 400
24% 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,500
17% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,400
16% 49-2022.00 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers  Decline   Decline 21,500
16% 17-3012.00 Electrical and Electronics Drafters  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,300
14% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 19,200
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians    
14% 17-2111.00 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors  Average   Average 1,700
  17-2111.02 Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers    
14% 49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers  Decline   Decline 300
13% 51-4121.00 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers  Average   Average 49,200
13% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 400
12% 19-5011.00 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists  Average   Average 7,800
12% 19-5012.00 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians  Average   Average 1,800
11% 49-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers  Average   Average 47,400
11% 17-2051.00 Civil Engineers  Average   Average 25,000
  17-2051.01 Transportation Engineers    
  17-2051.02 Water/Wastewater Engineers    
11% 51-2041.00 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters  Decline   Decline 5,900
11% 49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,200
11% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,400
10% 17-3011.00 Architectural and Civil Drafters  Little or no change   Little or no change 9,300
10% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators  Average   Average 1,500
10% 17-3019.00 Drafters, All Other  Decline   Decline 1,200

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2020-2030 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide. "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.