Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Delaware

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 20,730
2002 19,120
2003 19,320
2004 21,070
2005 21,980
2006 23,570
2007 22,420
2008 20,570
2009 17,180
2010 15,000
2011 16,060
2012 14,480
2013 15,520
2014 15,770
2015 15,240
2016 14,400
2017 15,510
2018 16,420

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2001 1,600
2002 1,580
2003 1,620
2004 1,880
2005 1,460
2006 1,720
2007 1,670
2008 2,270
2009 1,970
2010 1,810
2011 1,690
2012 1,270
2013 1,280
2014 1,530
2015 1,710
2016 1,820
2017 2,060
2018 2,210

Boilermakers

Year Number
2004 170
2005 150
2010 30

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2001 530
2002 460
2003 400
2004 510
2005 560
2006 510
2007 530
2008 390
2009 360
2010 260
2011 310
2012 210
2013 170
2014 260
2015 250
2016 220
2017 170
2018 180

Stonemasons

Year Number
2001 80
2002 80
2009 40
2014 30
2015 40
2016 50

Carpenters

Year Number
2001 2,770
2002 2,580
2003 3,010
2004 2,930
2005 3,280
2006 3,580
2007 3,460
2008 2,820
2009 2,130
2010 1,800
2011 2,010
2012 1,870
2013 2,030
2014 1,980
2015 1,900
2016 1,650
2017 1,770
2018 1,950

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2001 110
2003 260
2004 230
2005 260
2006 140
2007 50
2008 70
2009 70
2011 100
2012 140
2015 270
2016 180
2017 130
2018 140

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2005 70
2006 120
2011 40
2012 50
2013 40

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Year Number
2018 60

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2011 150

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2001 500
2002 420
2003 430
2004 400
2005 500
2006 630
2007 720
2008 600
2009 500
2010 320
2011 450
2012 400
2013 420
2014 410
2015 390
2016 400
2017 470
2018 440

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2001 3,110
2002 2,480
2003 2,760
2004 3,780
2005 3,970
2006 4,380
2007 3,770
2008 3,620
2009 2,760
2010 2,280
2011 2,180
2012 2,090
2013 2,300
2014 2,320
2015 1,950
2016 1,920
2017 1,810
2018 1,870

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 140
2002 160
2003 140
2004 200
2005 390
2006 320
2007 360
2008 330
2009 250
2010 210
2011 310
2012 330
2013 290
2014 270
2015 290
2016 230
2017 250
2018 250

Pile-Driver Operators

Year Number
2018 40

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 1,350
2002 1,100
2003 1,310
2004 1,380
2005 1,600
2006 1,520
2007 1,460
2008 1,320
2009 1,220
2010 1,150
2011 1,200
2012 1,070
2013 1,190
2014 1,150
2015 1,100
2016 1,120
2017 1,160
2018 1,300

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2001 130
2002 100
2003 100
2004 110
2005 120
2006 240
2007 320
2008 270
2009 290
2010 230
2011 280
2014 330
2015 500
2016 340
2017 310
2018 210

Tapers

Year Number
2001 40
2004 60

Electricians

Year Number
2011 1,800
2012 1,600
2013 2,060
2014 2,080
2015 1,950
2016 1,800
2017 1,910
2018 2,110

Glaziers

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40

Insulation Workers

Year Number
2001 280
2002 280
2003 180

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2004 110
2005 170
2006 270
2007 320
2008 250
2009 100
2011 100
2012 230
2013 210
2016 110

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2005 380
2006 330
2007 370
2008 450
2009 290
2010 330
2012 270
2013 200
2014 310
2015 190
2016 200
2017 300
2018 280

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2001 770
2002 790
2003 740
2004 620
2005 660
2006 670
2007 700
2008 840
2009 690
2010 600
2011 560
2012 610
2013 550
2014 480
2015 430
2016 420
2017 440
2018 530

Paperhangers

Year Number
2001 80
2002 90
2003 100
2004 90
2014 60
2015 80
2016 60

Pipelayers

Year Number
2001 70
2002 90
2003 70
2005 210
2006 200
2007 190
2008 120
2009 100
2010 130
2011 130
2013 50
2014 80
2015 120
2016 100
2017 100
2018 110

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2001 2,280
2002 1,900
2003 1,670
2004 1,910
2005 1,840
2006 2,080
2007 1,930
2008 1,630
2009 1,610
2010 1,480
2014 940
2015 980
2016 970
2017 1,170
2018 1,230

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2001 110
2002 130
2003 140
2004 110
2005 140
2007 90
2008 60

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2006 90
2011 90

Roofers

Year Number
2011 230
2012 170
2013 140
2014 180
2015 210
2016 200
2017 180
2018 180

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2001 610
2002 500
2003 420
2004 520
2005 630
2006 800
2007 800
2008 620
2009 540
2010 540
2011 540
2012 480
2013 440
2014 510
2015 470
2016 490
2017 550
2018 520

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2001 410
2002 240
2004 300
2005 260
2006 240
2007 180
2008 200
2009 180
2010 230
2011 200
2012 170
2014 160
2015 170
2017 220
2018 190

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2001 3,530
2002 3,810
2003 2,480,180,990
2004 2,530,220,860
2005 23,302,301,140
2006 24,303,501,160
2007 22,903,701,360
2008 21,302,701,410
2009 18,802,301,250
2010 2,760

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

Year Number
2001 320
2002 210
2003 210
2004 120
2005 90
2006 90
2007 110
2008 120
2009 100
2010 60
2011 70
2012 60
2013 50
2014 50
2015 50
2016 90
2017 160
2018 150

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2001 600
2002 610
2003 850
2004 690
2005 600
2006 430
2007 380
2008 240
2009 210
2010 160
2011 190
2012 150
2013 280
2014 280
2015 250
2016 230
2017 300
2018 330

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2001 150
2002 190
2003 220
2004 240
2005 530
2006 650
2007 580
2008 380
2009 250
2010 130
2011 150
2012 110
2013 180
2014 210
2015 240
2016 180
2017 200
2018 270

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

Year Number
2001 80
2002 50
2003 70
2004 60
2013 40
2014 40
2015 50
2016 30
2017 40

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2001 280
2002 220
2003 280
2004 190
2005 270
2006 280
2007 250
2008 130
2009 150
2010 130
2011 180
2012 90
2013 130
2016 130
2017 240
2018 260

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2001 60
2002 40
2003 40
2004 50
2005 40
2017 50
2018 60

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2006 150
2007 80
2008 70
2010 100
2011 110
2012 120
2013 90
2014 60
2015 50
2017 50

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2001 320
2002 320
2003 280
2004 220
2005 220
2006 290
2007 340
2008 410
2009 370
2010 390
2011 370
2012 400
2013 360
2014 540
2015 510
2016 500
2017 460
2018 490

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2015 30
2016 50
2017 130

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2001 140
2002 160
2005 180
2007 210
2008 110
2009 130
2010 130
2011 100
2012 110
2013 90
2017 40
2018 80

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2001 90
2002 100
2003 100
2004 100
2005 70
2006 40
2007 80
2008 80
2009 60
2011 30
2012 60
2013 90
2014 80
2015 80
2016 40
2017 60
2018 60

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2009 60
2010 70
2011 50
2012 80
2013 80
2014 50
2015 40
2016 50

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2007 60
2008 70
2009 60
2010 60
2011 50
2015 120
2016 100
2017 90
2018 120

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 100
2018 110

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 60
2005 70
2006 60
2012 160
2013 180
2014 170
2015 200
2016 120

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2003 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2013 30
2014 40
2015 70
2018 40