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

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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2020-2030)
Projected Job Openings
(2020-2030)
96% 47-5011.00 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,500
95% 47-5041.00 * Continuous Mining Machine Operators  Average   Average 1,900
94% 47-5043.00 Roof Bolters, Mining  Decline   Decline 200
91% 47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,400
91% 47-5044.00 Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining  Decline   Decline 400
88% 53-7073.00 Wellhead Pumpers  Average   Average 1,700
85% 47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 6,600
84% 47-5051.00 Rock Splitters, Quarry  Average   Average 600
83% 47-5071.00 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,200
82% Underground Mining Machine Operators and Extraction Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,700
  47-5049.00 Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other Bright Outlook    
  47-5099.00 Extraction Workers, All Other Bright Outlook    
63% 47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,900
46% 17-2171.00 Petroleum Engineers  Average   Average 2,100
42% 17-2151.00 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 400
32% 47-5022.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,100
27% 53-7031.00 Dredge Operators  Average   Average 300
25% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,400
23% Geological and Hydrologic Technicians  Average   Average 2,300
  19-4043.00 Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians    
  19-4044.00 Hydrologic Technicians    
22% 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    
16% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Average   Average 4,400
16% 19-2042.00 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers  Average   Average 3,100
13% 51-9021.00 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,500
10% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 1,500

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.